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Sport: Women's Football

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:15 am on 6th December 2007.

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Photo of Lord Bach Lord Bach Government Whip, Government Whip 11:15 am, 6th December 2007

My Lords, I am afraid that I have not been able to go to Preston to see the museum, but I will. My noble friend will know that there were 24,000 people at the women's cup final last year. The reward for that final was £5,000, whereas, for the men's clubs, to be in the third round proper is worth £24,000, so we can begin to see where the problems are.