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The secret history of women's football.

Author: Tim Tate
Publisher: London : John Blake, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive look at the history of women's football. During World War One, most factory workers were women, and many factories had a ladies' football team. By 1920, football was a major spectator sport, but in 1921 an FA resolution banned women's football from all professional football grounds. It wasn't until 1971 that the ban was lifted.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Tate
ISBN: 9781782194293 1782194290
OCLC Number: 879348457
Description: 280 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm

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A comprehensive look at the history of women's football. During World War One, most factory workers were women, and many factories had a ladies' football team. By 1920, football was a major spectator sport, but in 1921 an FA resolution banned women's football from all professional football grounds. It wasn't until 1971 that the ban was lifted.

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