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This is a list of all the ladies or women’s soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Alexia Putellas: Makes History Winning Ballon d’Or

Alexia Putellas Segura is a professional soccer player who plays for the Spain women’s national team and Barcelona Femení. She plays in the midfield and is considered one of the best players ever in women’s soccer. She has won five …

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Florence Bilton: The Pioneer Behind Women’s Soccer

Florence Bilton, the Hull woman who pioneered women’s soccer both locally and nationally, passed away in 2004. She was aged 82. Florence, originally from Beverley Road, Hull, helped form the Hull Women’s Football Association in 1968 and the English Women’s …

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Is There A World Cup Women’s Soccer Tournament?

The men’s FIFA World Cup has been going since 1930. In 2022 it will host its 22nd tournament. But there is also a World Cup Women’s soccer tournament, and while it hasn’t been going as long, the competition is just …

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Lily Parr: An Icon For Female Soccer Globally

The name Lily Parr, who played football, may be familiar to people. Most people do not know her story or influence, or, more importantly, how it pertains to the story of women’s soccer. Born in St. Helens in 1905, Lily …

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An Unsuitable Game For Female Footballers

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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Anson Dorrance: USA College Most Successful Soccer Coach

Anson Dorrance is a famous US soccer coach who is primarily known for his success and influence in women’s soccer. Currently, he coaches the University of North Carolina women’s soccer team. His coaching record is one of the best in …

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How Tall Is Carli Lloyd?

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

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Swindon Spitfires Women’s And Girls Football Club

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, formed in 1967 and celebrated …

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southampton preparing for 1970-71 mitre cup (FA womens cup final)

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: The Mitre Trophy, for the 1970-71 season. More than 45 years later, the national …

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England Women's Soccer Team Playing At 1971 Womens World Cup

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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