Portugese woman Helena Costa has become the first woman to take charge of a major European men's football team, after being appointed as head coach of Clermont Foot in Ligue 2.
The former Celtic scout has been manager of the Iran women's team since 2012. She has an impressive CV, having been a youth coach at Benfica for seven years before successful stints in charge of Portuguese lower league team Cheleirense and the Qatar women's team.
Speaking about the announcement, Clermont Foot said 'It should help the club enter a new era.'
According to the BBC, Costa is the highest profile appointment of a female coach since Carolina Morace took charge of Italian Serie C1 team Viterbese for two matches in 1999.