Tag Archives: Corinne Diacre

History Continues To Be Made

16 Jun

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(Lozil says: “hopechaser has been sending me posts over the couple of days but I haven’t had time to get them on the blog – Mea culpa!”)

How did I miss this news?! Back in April, Hong Kong’s Eastern won their first national club title in 21 years. The history part? It was a 27-year old female who coached them to the title. Booyah Chan Yuen-ting! Continue reading

When She Walks, The Revolution’s Coming*

10 Feb

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You might remember in 2014, Corinne Diacre was named head coach of Ligue 2 club Clermont Foot. It made her the first woman to coach a men’s professional team to a league victory. I thought it was fabulous and posted about it here.

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Victory (And History)…

15 Sep

Photo 1I was pretty excited when Clermont, in France’s Ligue 2, named a female coach to their first team. It was originally Helena Costa, but she resigned before ever taking the reins in a competitive match. Her reasoning is disappointing (read about here) but she was replaced by another female coach, Corinne Diacre. Continue reading