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  1. The best players aren’t going to America, they’re staying in Europe and in fact they’re coming to England.
  2. It had always been about America, but now, sorry, they lag behind us. English football’s time is coming.
  3. People are getting used to women’s football on their screens, so as long as the quality of the product is high, we’ll draw fans to the sport.
  4. I just hope we do start to see more females coaching teams like you see across American sports.
  5. I was always the minibus driver. I was always the one carrying the balls and the cones.
  6. It was so bizarre. I’ve never accepted a job as quickly as I accepted the Chelsea one. I said yes, I’ll do it, I didn’t even ask about the money. I just thought: this is my calling.
  7. We’ve heard so much about introducing the Rooney Rule but I don’t hear enough conversations about putting in place things so that females can get interviews.
  8. Players that don’t play aren’t ever happy.
  9. As coaches we want everything.
  10. I’m a merit-based person.
  11. You can’t always be on top and dominant throughout.
  12. I’m not afraid of Wolfsburg and I know my dressing room is not.
  13. The football world needs to live by its promises and live by the diversity codes. They need to be promoting opportunities for the less privileged. That’s what I want to see.
  14. Changing leaders is something that’s pretty normal in our environment, and as we always know with geese, they’re extremely loyal to their cause.
  15. I am an advocate of playing in big stadiums.
  16. I just don’t know why anyone would ever think that women’s football is a step down and that coaching World Cup champions, winners, players that have represented their countries in the Olympics or European championships is a step down from anything.
  17. That’s a big part of who I am — developing mentality, mindsets.
  18. I want success for so many people. I couldn’t give a crap about myself.
  19. There’s no better platform than to be with Sky. Sky will bring the elevation that the women’s game needs. It’s a partner that is taking women’s sport very seriously and football tops that agenda.
  20. Would I love to go and get out of here and have a couple of months preparing, I don’t know, anywhere in sunshine? Yes. But I think while I’m under employment with Chelsea, I think to talk about another job, even if it was short-term, and I haven’t been asked, I think it is so disrespectful.

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