The secret history of women’s football

The Women’s Super League kicked off this weekend, following the euphoria of the Lionesses' win at Euro 2022 this summer. How was that success won? We trace the little-known history of women’s football from struggle to the success - including a time when the Football Association banned the women's game completely. 

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  • Professor Jean Williams, author and sport historian.
  • Molly Hudson, The Times Sport Reporter. 

Host: Manveen Rana. 

Clips: talkSPORT, BBC Sport, ITV News, Sky News, Sky Sport News, Radio 4 Woman’s Hour, BBC Archive.

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