Do you know Nettie Honeyball ?
She was the founder, the secretary and captain of the “British Ladies Football Club”, the first known women's association football club founded in 1894.
In historic terms this was the first time women organised football for women. The first game was in Crouch End in 1895 before 12,000 people. Defending women’s rights, on and off the field, she wishes : “I look forward to the time when ladies may sit in Parliament and have a voice in the direction of affairs, especially those which concern them most.”.
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