Women's Euro 2022

Will the Lionesses' triumph be a game changer for TV sport?

Chloe Kelly celebrates scoring the winning goal of the Euro 2022 final alongside Nikita Parris and Lauren Hemp

May 2016. Tears cascade at the King Power Stadium as Andrea Bocelli serenades a sea of ecstatic, incredulous Leicester City fans. We’ve achieved the impossible, our team of giant-slaying underdogs have toppled the phenomenally rich “top six” Goliaths of modern-day football, defying odds of 5,000/1 to lift the Premier League trophy. It’s surely the most historic football moment I will ever experience. At 18, my life as a football fan has peaked.  

10 Iconic Moments From England's Euro 2022 Win

They broke records and made history, beating Germany 2-1 in extra-time with goals from Ella Toone and Chloe Kelly to win their first ever major trophy. 

It was a seismic moment for women’s sport in the UK, and it will no doubt have shifted attitudes permanently while inspiring young girls across the country.

Needless to say, it's been a memorable month, as the Lionesses' road to glory was paved with many iconic moments. Too many, really, to list in full. So here are just some:

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BBC Sport UEFA Women's EURO coverage with Vicki Sparks, Emma Saunders, Stephen Craigan (credit: BBC / Madeline Penfold)

The Extraordinary Life of April Ashley

Channel 4

Monday, 10pm

April Ashley (credit: Lucille Flood/ PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo)

From the slums of wartime Liverpool to London’s high society, this documentary tells the epic tale of April Ashley, the model, dancer and transgender pioneer who changed Britain.