A lady managing an expert males’s soccer membership is ‘inevitable’, in response to Andy Townsend.
Chelsea Girls’s boss Emma Hayes was linked with the boys’s managerial job at AFC Wimbledon final month, earlier than the League One aspect opted to nominate Mark Robinson.
And former Chelsea and Republic of Eire midfielder insists it is not going to be lengthy earlier than a girl is bossing a Premier League or EFL membership.
Talking on Worldwide Girls’s Day on Monday, Townsend informed talkSPORT: “There’s far more consciousness now about girls’s sport, the standard of ladies’s sport and ladies collaborating within the males’s sport.
“It’s been some time now since we first noticed feminine officers concerned.
“I don’t suppose it’s going to be that lengthy earlier than we see a girl operating an expert workforce. I don’t know what league, I wouldn’t be capable of say Premier League, League One, League Two.
“However I don’t suppose it’ll be that lengthy earlier than we’re seeing girls, not solely concerned, however girls competing and being very aggressive in that respect. It’s inevitable.”
talkSPORT hosts Laura Woods, Adrian Durham and Jim White named their most inspirational girls in sport.
Explaining why she picked Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Woods stated: “As I grew up, the 2012 Olympics was one of many highlights of sport on the whole.
“I keep in mind ‘Tremendous Saturday’ so effectively. Jessica Ennis-Hill was the face of the Olympics.
“She had been increase this second all of her life and to see her undergo every occasion within the heptathlon, do what she wanted to do and take all of it in her stride, and simply appear to do it so simply… it was simply the category and the calmness she did all of it with.
“I keep in mind seeing her come up on the rostrum and it was one of the iconic moments that can all the time reside in my reminiscence. The best way she accepted her award, appeared across the crowd and there was a slight second the place she sort of broke just a little bit.
“She is simply this extremely gifted athlete and what she has gone on to do since then – not only for athletics bit for girls in sport – and what she stands up for and the very fact she is a mom as effectively, I simply suppose she does it with a component of sophistication.
“She is depraved. She conjures up me and I feel she is wonderful.”