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BBC: England Lionesses reach bonuses agreement with the FA

21st September 2023

Women in Sport CEO Stephanie Hilborne OBE speaks to the BBC following an announcement that the Lionesses had reached a bonuses agreement with the FA.

After long-running disagreements up until the 2023 World Cup between players and the FA, Lioness Millie Bright and Sarina Wiegman gave a joint statement.

This also follows global discussion about respect for the women’s game after Luis Rubiales, President of the Spanish football federation was forced to resign after kissing player Jenni Hermoso without her consent when Spain won the World Cup Final.