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Kenny Shiels comments on women's emotions are 'disappointing'

Kenny Shiels the Northern Ireland women's football manager has said second goals in women’s football come soon after the first because “women are more emotional than men" following his sides 5-0 loss to England. Andrea was joined on Lunchtime Live by Aisling O’Reilly, Journalist and Reporter with Off The Ball, GAA Coach Clíodhna O'Connor and other listeners...

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13.18 13 Apr 2022


Kenny Shiels comments on women's emotions are 'disappointing'


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13.18 13 Apr 2022


After a great night for the Republic of Ireland women's football team drawing 1-1 with Sweden, Kenny Shiels the Northern Ireland women's football manager has said second goals in women’s football come soon after the first because “women are more emotional than men" following his sides 5-0 loss to England.

Do these comments from the Northern Ireland manager show how far perceptions of the women’s game still have to go?

Andrea was joined on Lunchtime Live by Aisling O’Reilly, Journalist and Reporter with Off The Ball, GAA Coach Clíodhna O'Connor and other listeners...

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