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One of the Lads: Women Who Follow Football
One of the Lads Women Who Follow Football Author:Anne Coddington The beautiful game has undergone a revolution in recent years: the rise of the 'soccerati', the fanzine explosion, players taking to the catwalks and fantasy football teams in the most unlikely of places. And in amongst this - often laddish - soccer renaissance is a quieter footballing phenomenon: the number of women who follow the game has now ... more »reached unprecedented heights.
In this highly engaging book Anne Coddington looks at the many and varied ways in which women have connected with football, past and present. From soccer-mad mothers to pioneering journalists, from players' wives to football landladies, from chief executives to match-day hostesses, from die-hard fans (famous and not so famous) to women players, Coddington uncovers a whole world of female participation and passion in a sport whit is perhaps only now earning its mantle of the 'people's game'.« less