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 […]Read More Michelle Walder: “Talent is evenly distributed through the population but opportunity unfortunately isn’t. The way we’ll encourage change is to be visible”
Social Media has quickly become a vital tool in reaching fans and particular communities. The online football world is constantly growing and so for people wanting to grow a brand, it can be hugely useful. Harriet Drudge was FourFourTwo’s first Social Media Editor. The role required strategy behind driving traffic to their website, matchday analysis, […]Read More Harriet Drudge: “Work hard and don’t expect things to just happen for you. You make your own luck!”
For many, working in motorsport is their lifelong dream, whereas for others, it is something they stumble upon, never knowing how much they would love it. Veronica Del Sole had no interest in racing as a child, yet after leaving university, began working for Moto2 team Forward Racing. I spoke to her about how working […]Read More Veronica Del Sole: ‘Motorsport captures you and you inevitably fall in love’
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 […]Read More Women at the World Cup: Inspiring the masses, ignoring the criticism.
The recent Winter Olympics and Paralympics were hugely successful, with the Games gripping the nation once again. Channel 4 has been championing disability sport for many years now and this year saw them present coverage of the Paralympics in PyeongChang, in which GB won a total of 7 medals including gold in Para-Skiing. Someone who […]Read More Charlotte Evans: “You don’t know what you can do or achieve until you try!”
Women’s football has seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years, however funding for girls’ football doesn’t seem to have kept up with this demand. This means many of those wanting to participate have to travel further distances to clubs or academies than their male counterparts have to. Someone who has had to move […]Read More Flo Allen: “always play with a smile on your face!”
The Premier League is arguably the biggest and most famous football league in the world with all clubs boasting millions of fans worldwide. However, to build up such a large fan base, teams must reach out and interact with fans on social media and online platforms such as Twitter and YouTube, as well as their […]Read More Nicole Holliday: “I’ve always loved meeting new people and finding out about them”
In recent years the popularity and awareness of Women’s football has seen a huge increase with improved TV coverage and the success of the England Women’s team at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, in which the Lionesses finished in 3rd place. Last year’s Women’s European Championship was covered on Channel 4, with every England […]Read More Beth Mead: My advice would be “play with no fear”