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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Michelle Walder: “Talent is evenly distributed through the population but opportunity unfortunately isn’t. The way we’ll encourage change is to be visible”

The sports industry in general is known for being hugely male-dominated, however when it comes to key senior roles in organisations such as football clubs, the number of women is even fewer. Michelle Walder is one of Brighton and Hove Albion’s Non-Executive Directors and also the Chair of the Women’s and Girls’ clubs. I spoke […]

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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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