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Lily Parr: Football Trailblazer

Lily Parr was a pioneer, a trailblazer and a maverick of the women’s game. Originally the prolific goal scorer started her footballing career as a left back playing for her local side, St Helens Ladies where she amassed over 100 appearances. Shortly after the outbreak of World War 1, Lily aged just 14 started work […]

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Women’s football: 50 years in the wilderness.

The women’s game has certainly gone through a rollercoaster ride throughout the decades. Starting with the first women’s game taking place between the North and South of England back in 1895. The outbreak of World War 1 in 1914 had a big impact on the women’s game when men’s competitive football stopped in England with […]

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