England’s historic Euro 2022 victory has changed the face of women’s football, and this is only the beginning

12:25 PM ET Ian DarkeESPN.com writer Close Darke, who called games for the network during the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, is ESPN’s lead soccer voice in the United States. He has covered the Barclays Premier League and the Champions League since 1982, and has one of the world’s most recognizable soccer voices. … Read more

Sarina Wiegman proved herself a great football manager in the way she won Euro 2022

Sarina Wiegman now belongs in the pantheon of great football managers. If that sounds like a knee-jerk reaction after England’s victory last night, it’s worth considering that no one has ever won two European Championships — or World Cups, for that matter — with different nations in either the women’s or men’s game. Wiegman was … Read more

England’s Euro 2022 title success is a platform to inspire the next generation

LONDON — Lucy Bronze wasn’t sure what was next after this final. For her whole career, whenever a tournament finished with England, she’d pick through the disappointment, learn from it and try to ensure she wouldn’t feel the same again. As a country, it’s been this case for 56 years. Even after their remarkable win … Read more