Lancashire Times
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1:00 AM 19th August 2023

Searches For ‘Football Lessons’ Skyrocket After Lionesses Defeat Australian Hosts In FIFA Women's World Cup

New analysis has found that searches for 'football lessons' in the United Kingdom have skyrocketed 2,009% over the past day, after the Lionesses dominated the FIFA Womens World Cup semi-final.

The research conducted by analysed Google Trends data over the past day to find searches for 'football lessons' saw a huge surge in interest as the Lionesses made it to the FIFA Women's World Cup final after defeating Australian hosts 3-1.

The Australia v England game in Sydney, Australia, saw the Lionesses defeat Australia with fantastic goals made by Ella Toone, Lauren Hemp, and Alessia Russo, firing the England team into the final.

The final will see the Lionesses play head-to-head against Spain on Sunday, 20th August.

England coach Sarina Wiegman stated moments after the win against Australia:
"Of course, it was a hard game, but again we found a way to win."

This will be the second team Wiegman has taken to the FIFA Women's World Cup after leading the Netherlands to the 2019 final.

A spokesperson for commented:
"This analysis demonstrates the immediate positive impact that the Lionesses have and will continue to have on women and girls, especially in the United Kingdom.

The data proves how much conversation is being created around women's football and how much interest is being made by people wanting to become actively involved in the sport themselves.

These are history-making females helping to shape future World Cup athletes that are continuously growing support for women's football, giving young girls the confidence to follow in their footsteps and make their dreams come true."