Two of the most prominent football pundits in the BPL became became front page news fodder two months ago for all the wrong reasons; they made an off-air derogatory comments about a female match official, a team executive and sexually suggestive remarks about other women.
|The good ole days eh? Image: epltalk.com|
According to the Football Association, there are 853 female match officials in England, up from 600 since 2008. On the international stage, FIFA claims that there are 251 women's referees and 334 women's assistants worldwide- up from 237 and 301 in 2008. In Europe, there are 104 women referees and 123 female assistants.
|Sian Massey(middle), dubbed "not knowing the offside rule" by the two men. Image: telegraph.co.uk|
|Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel. Image: brisbanetimes.com.au|
info: the independent