Goal! Why Girls’ Football is Increasing in Popularity

May 11, 2016

Since the mid 1800s, football began as a game that boys and men played, much like most sports. Back then, all sports were for the male gender. Women were told it wasn’t lady-like to participate in such events. Women’s football made headlines in England in the late 1800s. That was when the Ladies’ Football Association was first pioneered by women from the suffrage movement. Although it didn’t last (the league…