Elegant and on the offense - Women's Football in Europe

Yvonne Weigelt and Kisato Kanoh

[Received January 10, 2006 ; Accepted December 6, 2006] 

The present situation of women football (Soccer) in Europe is analyzed here with reference of statistics. Although women football has been widely accepted by many European nations, there still exist great differences in performance-level among the regions. After the remarkable success in the European Women Championship in England many sport scientists have become interested in the field of women football. Scientific analyses and related problems are also briefly discussed in this paper.

Keywords: Women's Football, Europe, Popularization, UEFA

[Football Science Vol.3, 21-28, 2006]