‘I felt I got punished for having children’ – Motherhood: One of sport’s final barriers

The Telegraph | Oct 17, 2019 at 7:00 AM
  • ‘I felt I got punished for having children”.
  • Despite enjoying largely positive experiences during her trophy-laden club career, including at Arsenal and Chelsea, her England career was “always a battle”.
  • The US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) introduced a childcare policy as far back as 1996, including allowing children into training camps, paying for their travel and the cost of a nanny.