The Women's World Cup: There and Then; Here and Now
Ahead of this summer Women's World Cup in France, where England will hope to improve on their third place in Canada 2015, three members of the England team that played at the 1971 World Cup in Mexico will share their experiences and reflect on how the women's game has changed.
Professors David Wood (School of Languages and Cultures at The University of Sheffield) and Jean Williams (academic in residence at the National Football Museum in Manchester) will introduce the event, at which ex-England stars Leah Caleb, Gill Sayell and Chris Lockwood will discuss their time as international women football players in the 1970s, shortly after the ban on women's football was lifted by the FA. This will be followed by a Q&A session. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required.
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Tags: Women's World Cup, England Women's Football Team, Mexico 1971