Lydia Bedford: Brentford appoint former Leicester women’s manager as under-18s coach

Bedford guided Leicester to safety during the 2021-22 season. Brentford have appointed former Leicester City women's manager Lydia Bedford as head coach of their under-18s side. It is thought Bedford, 35, will become the first woman to hold a coaching position at a Premier League club. She will work alongside Jon-Paul Pittman, who

May’s U23 hotlist: Yamal, Simons, Duranville among the stars

Tor-Kristian KarlsenJun 1, 2023, 04:00 AM ET Welcome to the ESPN FC hotlist, which each month highlights some of the most in-form talent aged 23 or under across Europe. Generally, young but established stars like Manchester City's Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund's Jude Bellingham or Barcelona's Gavi aren't included -- otherwise they'd be