Future’s BRIGHT for women’s football and, hopefully, for Millie too!


The roar of England’s Lionesses – who include a north Derbyshire women – will be heard long after this summer’s Women’s World Cup, as Rebecca Erskine discovers.

THE Lionesses may have missed out on a place in the FIFA Women’s World Cup final in July but their progress in the tournament has done a lot to win hearts and minds across the nation. Nowhere in the country is this felt more keenly than in the north of England, where more than half of this World Cup squad hail from. Among their number is Chesterfield-born defender Millie Bright…