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And 15 percent report being sexually harassed.

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If you think working conditions are getting better for women working in soccer, you'd be mistaken. According to a survey conducted by Professor Sue Bridgewater of Liverpool University, which had 505 respondents, a quarter of women working in the sport in the UK have been bullied on the basis of gender and 15 percent have been sexually harassed. An amazing 19 percent say they've been banned from parts of soccer stadiums on the basis of gender, while 61 percent say they've witnessed sexism on the job.

During the last survey two years ago, 7 percent -- less than half the percentage in the current survey -- reported being sexually harassed.

Goal of the day

It's from Bebé. Yes, that Bebé. The Manchester United one. (r/soccer)

Silly stat of the day

Ashley Williams is a machine. (@DanielStorey85)

In the news

Expect Gareth Bale and Marcelo to start in Champions League. (AS)

Leicester's celebrations apparently cause earthquakes. (BBC)

Don't expect John Terry to play in Champions League this week. (ESPN FC)

Niko Kovac is the new boss at Bundesliga side Eintracht Frankfurt. (Bundesliga)

Claudio Ranieri (correctly) thinks big clubs are afraid of Leicester. (Telegraph)

Pep Guardiola hasn't taken over at Manchester City yet, but they're already looking for his successor. (Mirror)

You should be reading

Louise Taylor on Steve McClaren's nightmare at Newcastle. (Guardian)

Stephanie Brantz on the rise of the Matildas and women's soccer in Australia. (ESPN FC)

Emilia Bona on what she's learned playing 11-a-side mixed-gender soccer in Scotland. (Vice)

What to watch on Tuesday (all times ET, click for listings)

Champions League: 2 games (2:45 p.m.) -- They're not competitive ties, but it's still Champions League.

FA Cup: Hull vs. Arsenal (2 p.m.) -- Honestly, watch this instead.


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