Book Review: Women in Boots – Football and Feminism in the 1970s

By Professor Jean Williams Women in Boots – Football and Feminism in the 1970s by Marion Stell and Heather Reid is a fantastically detailed account of the history of women footballers in Australia and New Zealand, in the 1970s, a pivotal time for the internationalisation of the women’s game. The book builds upon a growing …

Women in Research: Katie Taylor and women’s American football history

I had the immense pleasure of meeting Katie Taylor three years ago at the International Football History conference in Manchester.  This conference hosts academics and historians who are researching any code of football, though the program is usually dominated by scholars investigating the histories of the world game. I went along to this conference for …