Women's football is the fastest growing participation sport in the UK and across the world. In England, the FA Women's Super League (FAWSL) is the premier competition for elite players and clubs which has a fascinating organisational structure that is very different from the majority of the football leagues across Europe. The league has attracted an increased audience in stadiums and in the media, but still faces plenty of opposition. Football and the FA Women's Super League critically explores women's elite football from a sociological perspective, analysing the growth, governance and impact of the FAWSL from its inception onwards. With analysis of the media coverage of the FAWSL, players' and fans' reactions to and opinions of the league, and assessments of how women's football might expand in the future, this book will appeal to anyone interested in gender, sport and sports governance.If they disagree with the licensing system, the summer league format, or any other aspect, clubs are welcome to leave the WSL. ... The FA are defining what the future of womena#39;s football will look like, what form it will take, and clubs and playersanbsp;...
|Title||:||Football and the FA Women’s Super League|
|Author||:||Carrie Dunn, Joanna Welford|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-12-17|