New broadcast deal lauded as the next step in the growth of the league, and sport as a whole
The Women’s Super League announced a new TV deal with Sky Sports and the BBC in late March, showing once again that women’s soccer — both in England and internationally — is growing at an impressive rate.
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A Sky Sports microphone before a soccer match Photo credit: REUTERS/Soeren Stache
Manchester United’s Maria Thorisdottir ushers ducks off the pitch during a match, right in front of the WSL logo Photo credit: Reuters/Andrew Couldridge
Canada’s Christine Sinclair is presented with the game ball and a commemorative jersey for breaking the world’s all-time international goalscoring record. At the moment, there is no professional Canadian women’s league, should Sinclair want to play at home Photo credit: Canada Soccer
Current Canada Manager Bev Priestman and defender Gabrielle Carle at a press conference for the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship. There is currently no professional women’s soccer league in Canada. Photo credit: Canada Soccer
Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema scores their second goal against Tottenham Photo credit: Reuters/Paul Childs