This lovely book depicts the history of Dick Kerr Ladies, the most successful ladies football team in the 20s and 30s. The story is truly amazing and tells that Dick Kerr ladies played in front of thousands of fans, beating all those before them, touring both Europe and the US. I already knew that my Grandmother, Alice Woods was a footballer (much to her parent's disgust) but this book really made me appreciate exactly how good she was and how important Dick Kerr Ladies were.
The book is well written - deserves to be a more popular book than it is.
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Brilliant book on the history of Dick,Kerrs Ladies Football Team but also the the blinkered view`s of men in banning women`s football across leauge grounds by the FA,which lasted for 50 years ! Imagine where the Women`s game would be today if this had not happened ? Read the stories and the betraya, along with the passion and exploits of these munition workers who raised thousands of pounds for wounded soldiers, children and hospitals across the UK with even exploits in Canada and the USA highly recommended read.
This book is about a truly inspirational group of woman. Dick Kerr ladies played football through the rigours of two world wars, and an FA ban, raising massive amounts of money for charities. It's a beautifully documented book about the lives and achievements of ordinary hard working women, and a very good read. With a foreword from the late Sir Tom Finney, and full of great photographs and press clippings, this book has plenty to recommend it. You don't even need to be a football fan!