History as PFA admit women

Women players will be allowed to join the Professional Footballers' Association for the first time from next season.

Last Updated: 11/03/13 at 11:09 Post Comment

Clarke Carlisle: PFA chairman confirms women can join from next season

Clarke Carlisle: PFA chairman confirms women can join from next season

The announcement will see all players registered for the Women's Super League able to sign up to the PFA - and to attend the traditionally all-male annual PFA awards dinner.

PFA chairman Clarke Carlisle said: "I think it is fantastic that women players will now be able to join the PFA - it has been a long time in coming.

"It's perfect timing that this is announced on International Women's Day.

"It should be good both for female players, who will now have the support of a long-established union, and for the PFA in terms of increased membership."

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