From the early female football pioneers to the female face of e-sports — Chapter 7

This is the seventh in a multi-part series on women in sport. Chapter 1 explored the early days of the Olympic movement, Chapter 2 grapples with the struggles of sexual identity, Chapter 3 looks at the influence of the media on gender views and Chapter 4 Part 1 and Part 2 discusses the sexualisation of women’s sport, Chapter 5 unpacks the unique obstacles facing female athletes in India and Chapter 6 examines women in parasport. Chapter 7: When women coach male footballers 'Women belong in the kitchen.' This is a sexist phrase that

“People tell them to break me in half, but I don’t care” — Nine-year-old Julia Rosado overcomes prejudice to shine against boys in football

I’ve never been called 'uncle' before. Actually, I’ve always wanted to have a little sister and I clearly remember constantly expressing this desire to my parents, who always laughed about it and delivered the same old argument: ‘Well, as a singleton you’ll have all the inheritance for yourself.' A very good

When Pinocchio met the Wolf of Wall Street, Frank Abagnale & Forrest Gump: Director Louis Myles discusses ‘Kaiser, the greatest footballer never to play football’

What happens when the Wolf of Wall Street meets Frank Abagnale? What if those two were amalgamated with Forrest Gump and Pinocchio? And what if this mismatched creation desired sporting fame without the on-pitch greatness? According to Louis Myles — the film's director — these elements create Kaiser, the greatest footballer never to