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Everything you need to know about women’s soccer can be found below. We cover the origins of Women’s soccer and the first teams, to the modern soccer era and the upcoming World Cup.

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Female Footballers: An Unsuitable Game For Women In 1900s

On 23 March 1895, at Crouch End in London, a group of female footballers came together and played a women’s football match. It took place between North and South England. It had been organized by Nettie Honeyball, who became the …

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How Tall Is Carli Lloyd? (Height, Age, Net Worth, Facts)

Have you ever wondered how tall Carli Lloyd is? Well, this record-breaking national women’s soccer league superstar is only 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 centimeters). But she is still a tremendous asset to the USA women’s soccer team and …

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Swindon Spitfires: Women’s Football Club Established 1967

Women’s football in England is now firmly established as part of the game’s fabric, but few of those pioneering clubs from the mid-1960s have survived through to modern times. A rare example is Swindon Spitfires FC, formed in 1967 and …

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First Women’s FA Cup Final: The Mitre Trophy 1970-71

Women’s soccer in England has made tremendous progress over the last 50 years. The Women’s Football Association, formed in 1969, organized the first women’s national competition. It was called The Mitre Trophy for the 1970-71 season. This was to become …

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England Women’s Soccer Team And 1971 World Cup Tournament

In 1971, an England women’s soccer team played in front of almost 100,000 fans at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca. Yet, the match does not appear in any official records. Thus, England’s participation in what was considered at the time as …

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Best Women’s Soccer Player: The Stars Of 2021-22 Season

The recent growth in women’s soccer has further led to the emergence of a generation of superstars. Recently we asked our readers who they felt were the female football stars of the season. Thank you to the 1,646 readers who …

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France Women’s Soccer: Becoming The New Powerhouse In Europe

The USA has enjoyed a place in the sun for much of women’s soccer history, but its dominance may come under threat now that the rest of the world, mainly the France women’s soccer scene, is catching up. The game …

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Jamaica Women’s Soccer Team: The Fight For Acceptance

Adversity breeds resilience, and there is no better example of that than the Jamaica women’s soccer team. After folding not once but twice, they rose from the ashes to become the first Caribbean nation to qualify for a FIFA Women’s …

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Portsmouth Ladies FC: Women’s Football Pioneers In Hampshire

The history of the Portsmouth Ladies FC commences in 1914, although they did not officially form until 1916. Unusually, and perhaps unique for this period in history, some of the Portsmouth Ladies FC players may have had some soccer experience …

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Carli Lloyd: Twice FIFA World Women’s Player Of The Year

Carli Lloyd is a former US Women’s soccer player who retired in 2021 after winning two World Cup finals and two Olympic gold medals with the national team. The highlight of her career was scoring three goals (known as a …

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