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Women’s Football During World War One
(Shire Publications Ltd, 2014-10-31)
Prior to the World War One, women’s football had a rocky existence. The earliest organised game seems to have taken place on 9 May 1881 when a team calling themselves England played a side named Scotland at Easter Road, ...
Football Interconnections and Olympic Parallels
This chapter explores the connections between the expansion of women's football during the period between 1917 and 1923 and calls for a separatist Women's Olympic Games, led by Alice Milliat. The Women's Olympic Games held ...
The Gendered Governance of Association Football
The Chapter explores the gendered governance of Association Football since the codification of the sport in 1863 to the contemporary debates around women's involvement, including a widespread homophobia in the game and a ...
'Soccer Matters Very Much, Every Day': Player Migration and Motivation in Professional Women's Soccer.
Using elite interviews with PR China women's national team goalkeeper Gao Hong, Australia's Alison Forman and Irish-Canadian Ciara McCormack, this chapter explores the role of movement, migration and assimilation in ...