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Goalposts have certainly moved for women's football

Editor's Viewpoint

Women's soccer has come a long way in the past few decades, even if it is still the very poor relation of the men's billionaire version of the sport.

But if the ladies who play to a very good standard today are jealous of their male counterparts they should thank their lucky stars they were not born years ago.

Our story on how former Northern Ireland player Patricia Rohdich has just received her international cap 36 years after the event show what a shoestring game it was in those years.

The female stars of today are applauded for their skill and can even make the game their profession. That is a feather in their caps...

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