Stephanie Frappart awards a penalty in the Women’s World Cup final. Photograph: Reuters

Stephanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee a major European men’s game when she takes charge of the Uefa Super Cup between Liverpool an(...)

 Assistant referee Michelle O’Neill: ‘As a woman you have far less room for error, but you learn to deal with it, and a lot is about player management.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Who brings a hot-water bottle to France in June? Michelle O’Neill, for one, thanks to her role at the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup. As a Fifa-level “(...)