The number of female referees continues to grow according to Manchester FA Referee Development Officer, Tom Elliott.
Bibiana Steinhaus, a chief inspector in the German police, made history earlier this month when she refereed a match between Hertha Berlin and Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
Top-scorer Matty Done’s diving header gave Rochdale an early lead, but goals from Kyle Bennett, Theo Robinson and Curtis Main secured the three points for Doncaster in the League One clash.
Comment: Clattenburg’s performance in Manchester City’s Anfield defeat must bring officiating changes
Referee Mark Clattenburg failed to award title contenders City two penalties as Liverpool ran out 3-2 winners in a pulsating match
Mind games with managers was also another trick
Axing linesman for urging Manchester City players to thank fans not intended as punishment, insist referee chiefs
Referee chiefs defend decision to remove John Brooks.
‘Ridiculous and bizarre’: Jeff Jones dismayed as Manchester Giants lose in overtime to Sheffield Sharks
David Watts tied the game at 71-71 with 0.3 seconds remaining.
Squad game: Manchester City’s David Platt praises strength-in-depth as substitute Edin Dzeko seals WBA win
Platt questioned whether James Milner sending off was a goal-scoring opportunity.
Sub Matt Smith scored late leveller against Sheffield United.
MM reporter Charlotte Duncker tackles football’s controversial new crusade