Tag: womens football

Vic Akers: the most decorated kit man in history

Given the propensity for the game’s club owners and managers to routinely pursue change in the name of progression, it is not uncommon for the fans of any football club to wave…

The game-changing story of Remarkables FC in South Africa

The 2010 World Cup is remembered for all the wrong reasons. Yelping vuvuzelas, squalid football and the infamous Jabulani mean the tournament’s sporting legacy lies on shaky ground. When Andrés Iniesta brought the football…

The greatness of Marta in a still-sexist game

PELÉ, RONALDO, SÓCRATES, GARRINCHA: Brazil has had its fair share of legends, players so great a nickname in Portuguese is enough to identify them the world over. But there’s another who sits as equal…