Soccer in Stilettos

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The definitive guide to the rise of women's soccer, and how it slowly but surely stepped out of the shadow of its male counterpart

How did women finally battle back against gender inequality within the soccer? From long-term stadium exiles to having an entire nation behind Team GB at London 2012, this book reveals exactly how women’s soccer slowly dragged itself become the much-loved and well-respected game we know today. Increased knowledge, improved funding, and media coverage have all contributed to the rapid rise in its popularity while the FA WSL—the Football Association Women’s Super League—is an initiative that proves women’s soccer is now being taken extremely seriously. With the help of expert insight, sports columnist Liam Newman shows just how far the sport has progressed in recent times while additionally looking ahead to a particularly bright future for women’s football.


Liam Newman is a sports writer and former comedian. Having previously written comedy sketches for an animated soccer program, he became a sports columnist writing for Goal, Bleacher Report, FHM, and other outlets.