A new world record has been set for a women’s domestic match after 77,390 fans watched Chelsea beat Manchester United in Sunday’s FA Cup final at Wembley.
Sam Kerr’s second half strike sealed a 1-0 win for Chelsea and bagged the Blues a third successive Women’s FA Cup title.
Women’s football has witnessed major changes across Europe over the past 14 months, with a 23-year-old world record finally broken, big stadiums selling out and attendance levels continuing to grow.
Sunday’s FA Cup final capped an extraordinary year for the women’s game in England, with the showpiece selling out for the first time. Cont