Boardroom Lioness: FA director Kelly Simmons on women in leadership

The director of the women’s professional game, Kelly Simmons, shares her thoughts on women in leadership, women’s football and changing the culture of the UK’s national sport

From Alessia Russo’s impudent backheel to Chloe Kelly’s last-gasp winner, the England Lionesses’ steely performances in the Euros finals captivated the nation.

While taking home the European Cup will have done much to increase the popularity of the women’s sport, their success is likely to have a wider impact off the field too.

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