Rebecca Welch to become first woman Premier League referee by officiating Fulham vs Burnley | Football News

Rebecca Welch will become the first woman to referee a Premier League match when she officiates Fulham vs Burnley on Saturday afternoon. Welch has long been a trailblazer in men’s football, having become the first woman to be appointed to referee an EFL match in April 2021 and the first to take charge of a…

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US Open: Top seed Iga Swiatek kicks off her title defence with stunning win over Rebecca Peterson

Top seed Iga Swiatek kicked off her US Open title defence with a demolition job over Rebecca Peterson, while eighth seed Maria Sakkari made an early exit. The 22-year-old four-time Grand Slam champion dropped just eight points as she took the first set to love against Sweden’s Peterson. Peterson did get on the board early…

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