the footy queen

A few soccer-loving ladies sharing their thoughts, opinions, personal experiences, and more on the beautiful game.

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10 Struggles Every Female Sports Fan Knows:  http://thoughtcatalog.com/ella-ceron/2014/01/10-struggles-every-female-sports-fan-knows/
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Photo: Female Revolution in Turkish Football

How relatable is this article?

10 Struggles Every Female Sports Fan Knows:  http://thoughtcatalog.com/ella-ceron/2014/01/10-struggles-every-female-sports-fan-knows/

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Photo: Female Revolution in Turkish Football

Whoa! Check out these ADIDAS samba’s the first knitted soccer boot.

designboom

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— NY Amunti (@amunti)
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Mrs Graham’s XI, from Stirling in Scotland, are thought to be the first women’s football team in Britain, and sparked riots after they beat England 3-1 in their second match ever in May 1881.

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Indeed, Louisa Necib is quite brilliant on the pitch. 

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footybedsheets:

She is from Marseilles and is of Algerian descent.

They call her “the Female Zidane”.

She played for the top Women’s Club Team on the planet. Olympique Lyonnais of the Division 1 Féminine

She was shortlisted for a Puska Award this year and is undoubtedly incredible. 

Madames et Monsieurs….Louisa Necib. 

Happy World Cup Draw day! #WC2014

worldcupdraw: Zinedine Zidane

NIKE football unveils 2014 brazilian national team kit

What do you think? I quite like the simplicity. 

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Women’s football: Etihad Stadium summit examines attitudes

There are some who still cling to the outdated belief that football is a man’s world, run by men and played by men for the enjoyment of other men.

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So proud of my team - Played 8v11 for 80 min & only lost by one goal (2-1).

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[If you follow me via other forms of social media then you may have already seen a similar post to this one that I’ve shared with friends, but I thought it was worth sharing again, here, with TFQ followers too.]

IWSL shared this photo via Facebook today and it made me really happy - women of all ages playing the game in the Chicagoland area.

How old will you be when you retire your boots?

Footy love, nikhak