Football

  • Visible Women

    The true story of the WWI footballer and lesbian icon who scored 1,000 goals

    Lily Parr was one of many women to play professional football during WWI and the greatest player of her era.

    Posted by
    Anna-Marie Crowhurst
    Published
  • Visible Women

    How women’s football emerged from the munitions factories of WWI

    Read the untold story of the women who stepped into the mens’ shoes in the factories and on the football pitch, too.

    Posted by
    Hannah-Rose Yee
    Published
  • Made by girls - sports teams
    Life

    “Why I think the sports world needs more mixed-gender teams”

    Here, 11-year-old Scarlett explains why she wants to see people of all genders playing sports together.

    Posted by
    Made By Girls
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  • Visible Women

    “Why we should all watch the England v Wales women’s game tonight”

    Watching the women’s World Cup qualifier isn’t just about brilliant football – it’s about sisterhood, says Alex Scott.

    Posted by
    Alex Scott
    Published
  • Life

    Far-right football fans want to ban women from their stadium’s “sacred space”

    It’s hard to believe this is happening in 2018, but it is.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • Life

    This Fan Girl is challenging the male dominated football fan identity, one game at a time

    This feminist football community is empowering female fans all over the UK

    Posted by
    Megan Murray
    Published
  • Life

    Women’s football team flies economy while men’s squad sits business class

    Come on, Barcelona FC – this is ridiculous.

    Posted by
    Moya Crockett
    Published
  • People

    The best A-list Instagrams from the week so far

    From Malala Yousafzai’s first Instagram post to the stars’ World Cup despair

    Posted by
    Nicola Rachel Colyer
    Published
  • World Cup 2018: the best England vs Croatia memes you need to see before kick-off
    Life

    World Cup 2018: the England vs Croatia memes you need to see before kick-off

    Because, in case you hadn’t heard, it’s coming home

    Posted by
    Kayleigh Dray
    Published
  • Food

    How to host a feast for the Wimbledon and World Cup finals

    From cocktails to picnics, make sure you're feasting in style

    Posted by
    Lizzie Pook
    Published