Alex Scott: I will carry on despite sexist abuse

6/28/2022 10:00:00 PM

: 'I've had so many tweets saying I should be at home ironing or cooking.'

: 'I've had so many tweets saying I should be at home ironing or cooking.'

The TV presenter and ex-England defender says she feels a responsibility to change perceptions.

Media caption,‘We’re not going anywhere’ - how female footballers are tackling online trollsThe TV presenter, who is also a guest host of the One Show, said she had told the BBC's director of sport, Barbara Slater, that she "didn't want to be taken off air because then who wins?"

Scott said: "I've had so many tweets saying I should be at home ironing or cooking."I don't care about those, but sometimes people threaten my life and those have to be taken seriously."It's my responsibility to change perceptions by sitting in that chair and talking about football."

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Media caption, ‘We’re not going anywhere’ - how female footballers are tackling online trolls The TV presenter, who is also a guest host of the One Show, said she had told the BBC's director of sport, Barbara Slater, that she "didn't want to be taken off air because then who wins?" Scott said: "I've had so many tweets saying I should be at home ironing or cooking. "I don't care about those, but sometimes people threaten my life and those have to be taken seriously. "It's my responsibility to change perceptions by sitting in that chair and talking about football. “I was starting P9 but then I crossed the finished line [to end lap 1] in P16." Image caption, Alex Scott believes the women's game needs to be more diverse Hosts England are among the favourites for the Women's European championship, which begins on 6 July. Led by Dutch manager Sarina Wiegman, who won the Women's Euros with the Netherlands in 2017, England's first challenge will come on the opening night as they face Austria at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium.

Female football has steadily become more popular over the years, with more women and girls playing the sport, according to the Football Association. “I was not feeling super confident with the bike, so in the end I arrived to Oliveira and Mir, and I stayed there. Scott said the game's growth has had its downsides and feels diversity within the teams needs to be addressed. She said concrete pitches in council estate areas "aren't as important any more" as "academies have appeared that are maybe two hours away, and an inner-city street kid doesn't have the financial means to access them". "One of the girls I'm mentoring said that when she looks at the England team she doesn't see herself represented. “It is what it is..

. That needs to be addressed," she said.” Mir finished less than half-a-second ahead of Rins in eighth and is now two points ahead of his team-mate for seventh place in the world championship standings. OUT OF THIS WORLD: .