From Ella Toone to Emma Raducanu, discover our picks of the 5 most famous female athletes in the UK right now, and find out how you can watch them in action at upcoming events.

Following a blockbuster year for women’s sport in 2022, with the Lionesses’ EUROs win, demand for women’s sport has reached an all-time high.

In the remainder of 2023, there are many more opportunities to witness the best and most famous female athletes in action. This year, the sporting calendar is jam-packed with a host of exciting events, from the Women’s FA Cup Final to the Netball Super League Grand Final.

So, if you want to experience the best that women’s sport has to offer, read on to discover our picks of the 5 most talented and famous female athletes in the UK right now. Plus, find out how you can watch them play live in 2023.

Ella Toone

Ella Toone, who plays for Manchester United and England, rocketed to fame after she scored the first goal in England’s 2-1 victory over Germany in the final of the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022.

Since then, the forward has continued to impress at Manchester United, and as the club’s top goal scorer of the 2020-21 season, she has secured her place on the team until June 2026.

Now, Manchester United are set to enter the Vitality Women’s FA Cup Final against Chelsea. The match will take place on 14th May at the iconic Wembley Stadium, and Toone is expected to feature for the Man U team.

If you want to see the rising star playing live, you can secure your place at the match with official hospitality. Experience the best of the action from premium seating in a prime location and enjoy exclusive perks by booking your place at Seat Unique today.

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Heather Knight

Heather Knight is one of the most famous female athletes in the cricket space and has risen through the ranks to become the captain of the England women's cricket team.

The right-handed batter and right-arm off-spin bowler has played over 100 One-Day Internationals for England and has both skill and experience behind her.

This season, Knight will lead the England team into the Women’s Ashes. The cricketer has already proven great finesse when facing the Australians, achieving a 157 score in 2013 that secured an England draw and helped them to regain the Ashes.

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Jade Clarke

Midcourt defender Jade Clarke MBE is one of the most successful netball players of all time. Since being selected for the England national team in 2002, Clarke has fiercely competed and hit milestones including winning the Commonwealth Games.

Clarke has now gained an incredible 200 caps for England, making her one of two players in world netball to have reached this incredible milestone.

While we do not yet know who will be competing in the Netball Super League Grand Final, Clarke and London Pulse could be in with a shot. If you would like to be at the match, secure your place at Seat Unique to enjoy the action from the courtside.

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If you are interested in discovering more about this netball legend, head to our blog to discover our interview on how Jade Clarke is empowering women in sport.

Abby Dow

Abby Dow is one of the most famous women in rugby right now, after playing a key role in England’s 2021 Six Nations winning squad, and a fundamental position in taking England to the final of the Rugby World Cup 2022.

The winger has also featured in this year’s TikTok Women’s Six Nations for the England national squad, and fans are hopeful that she will make an appearance at the Harlequins Game Changer against Wasps.

If you want to see Harlequins women face off against Wasps women at Twickenham Stoop this May, it is not too late to secure the best seats in the house. Explore available packages below to experience the incredible women’s Rugby League action.

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Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu burst onto the scene in 2022 when she reached a career-high ranking of No.10. She is the first British woman to win a Grand Slam since 1977, and many believe that she is paving the way for the future of women’s tennis in Britain.

Despite facing harsh critics, pressure, and injuries following her incredible Grand Slam win, fans of Raducanu believe that the young player will rise from the ashes once she has fully prepared her mind and body for the challenges of elite tennis.

While the competitors of this year’s Wimbledon Tennis Championship are yet to be confirmed, there is a chance that Emma Raducanu could be making an appearance. Even if she does not, Wimbledon will be stacked full of the most incredible and talented female players of this time.

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