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The History of Women’s Football

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Abstract

This chapter summarises the academic research that precedes this piece of work, focusing primarily on providing a brief history of international competitions in organised women’s football. It draws on the work of the likes of Jean Williams to set the Women’s World Cup 2015 in its historical context, exploring how the tournament has grown since its relatively recent inception.

Keywords

Female Player Elite Player Female Footballer Football Competition Football Ground 
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© Carrie Dunn 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of East LondonUK

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