Rossella Marrai-Ricco: “I am lucky I have been able to combine my two passions together”

Italy’s Serie A is known as one of Europe’s big 5 leagues, along with the Premier League, La Liga, Ligue 1 and the Bundesliga. One of the things the country is most famous for is its football as well as its passionate fans. Rossella Marrai-Ricco’s Italian family were all football fans and so it played […]

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Kelly Somers: “Work hard, and be prepared to be patient – it won’t happen overnight”

For many, football is a huge part of family life, with children growing up attending matches with their parents and then going on to do the same with their own children. Kelly Somers spent her childhood following Watford FC, with her Mother and late Grandparents having season tickets at the club. After begging to go […]

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Kate Mason: “When I was offered the chance to come and work on football in the place that will next host the World Cup I couldn’t believe my luck!”

The number of women and young girls taking part in sport is increasing with figures published in the Telegraph, sourced from Sport England, showing that the number playing sport regularly has risen by over 200,000 in the year 2015/16. However, many still feel they are discouraged by the stigma around it. As a child, Kate […]

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Women at the World Cup: Inspiring the masses, ignoring the criticism.

The World Cup has already thrown up many shocks and stories despite the teams not even having completed the group stages. However, not all of these stories have been about the football and the players themselves, with some people’s attention on those presenting and commentating on the games rather than those competing. This tournament has […]

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