The Shameful History Behind Women’s Football Must Not Be Forgotten

As the FIFA Women’s World Cup unfolds over the coming weeks, it’s vital to remember how decades of misogyny, envy and social stigma destroyed a once-blossoming sport — and how the path to equality in football is far from over

Dick, Kerr’s Ladies football club, 1921

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23-y/o Britalian, Oxford grad, published poet & singer/songwriter. Feminist, progressive & unafraid to share my views | Bylines: Indy, TIME, HuffPo, The Times

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