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READER è DOC Girls With Balls ☆ ☃ [PDF / Epub] ☂ Girls With Balls: The Secret History of Women's Football By Tim Tate ✑ – Danpashley.co.uk In their day they were bigger than Beckhamthe working class factory girls who played in front of vast crowds throughout Britain and became celebrities across the world But they threatenedIn their day they were bigger than Beckhamthe working class factory girls who played in front of vast crowds throughout Britain and became celebrities across the world But they threatened the entire male dominated bastion of 20th century soccer So the FA plotted to shut them downWomens soccer began to flourish among factory workers during World War I and by 1920 had become a major spectator sport Yet in the success of ladies teams and the celebrity of their leading players lay the seeds of their destruction A year later the men of the Football Association alarmed by the huge popularity of the womens game met behind closed doors and after a brief debate banned womens soccer from all professional grounds Girls With Balls tells the extraordinary story of the time when women ruled the soccer world With recollections from the last surviving member of the leading factory team during its glory years backed by remarkable contemporary photographs here is the missing chapter in soccer's historyits last great secret It is a tale of self interested men with power wealth and a fiefdom to protect But above all it is the story of girls with balls Content is probably 5 stars if you can bear to wade through this edition This is a very good book but marred by the fact the pages are random some repeat and some seem to be missing Why is this edition still being allowed on sale? Extremely frustrating to read sorry Author not your faultSee authors comment belowNote; Author contacted me to apologize and offer a new copy so I've updated this review accordingly

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In their day they were bigger than Beckhamthe working class factory girls who played in front of vast crowds throughout Britain and became celebrities across the world But they threatened the entire male dominated bastion of 20th century soccer So the FA plotted to shut them downWomens soccer began to flourish among factory workers during World War I and by 1920 had become a major spectator sport Yet in the success of ladies teams and the celebrity of their leading players lay the seeds of their destruction A year later the men of the Football Association alarmed by the huge popularity of the womens game met behind closed doors and after a brief debate banned womens soccer from all professional grounds Girls With Balls tells the extraordinary story of the time when women ruled the soccer world With recollections from the last surviving member of the leading factory team during its glory years backed by remarkable contemporary photographs here is the missing chapter in soccer's historyits last great secret It is a tale of self interested men with power wealth and a fiefdom to protect But above all it is the story of girls with balls everything you need to know about women and football a must for all those girls trying to succeed

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Girls With Balls The Secret History of Women's FootballIn their day they were bigger than Beckhamthe working class factory girls who played in front of vast crowds throughout Britain and became celebrities across the world But they threatened the entire male dominated bastion of 20th century soccer So the FA plotted to shut them downWomens soccer began to flourish among factory workers during World War I and by 1920 had become a major spectator sport Yet in the success of ladies teams and the celebrity of their leading players lay the seeds of their destruction A year later the men of the Football Association alarmed by the huge popularity of the womens game met behind closed doors and after a brief debate banned womens soccer from all professional grounds Girls With Balls tells the extraordinary story of the time when women ruled the soccer world With recollections from the last surviving member of the leading factory team during its glory years backed by remarkable contemporary photographs here is the missing chapter in soccer's historyits last great secret It is a tale of self interested men with power wealth and a fiefdom to protect But above all it is the story of girls with balls I got interested in women's football after watching some games in the 2011 World Cup and the 2012 Olympics I therefore decided to dig into the history of the women's game and this book was part of my research I found a entertaining and surprising history I knew nothing of the role of the Rugby Football League in keeping the women's game alive during the FA's fifty year ban on the use of its members pitches for exampleGood book for anyone wanting to know about the women who stood up to the misogyny stupidity and downright nastiness of the FA It will make your blood boil