The Orlando Pride have named former professional goalkeeper and U.S. Marine Haley Carter their vice president of soccer operations and general manager. In the newly created position with the National Women's Soccer League team, Carter will oversee all soccer operations, including the coaching staff and scouting, player safety and performance. Carter, 37, is well known in the soccer community. She served as an assistant coach for the Afghanistan women's soccer team and was instrumental in helping
The acting chief executive of Welsh Rugby Union has warned the organisation needs to act or face a threat to the future of the sport. Nigel Walker was reacting to the resignation of Steve Phillips after allegations of misogyny, sexism, racism, and homophobia within the body.
Defending champions City trail the current Premier League leaders by five points, having played a game more, just over halfway through their campaign. With City also still competing in the FA Cup - after knocking out the Gunners last week - and their Champions League challenge soon to resume, there is plenty riding on most games. City had an indifferent spell around the turn of the year, prompting manager Pep Guardiola to publicly question his players' hunger.