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When Foot­ball Banned Women, 10pm, Ch4

Irish Daily Mail - - Television -

IF you thought women’s soccer was a mod­ern phe­nom­e­non, think again. Be­cause 100 years ago, the women’s game was very pop­u­lar, with star play­ers draw­ing crowds of up to 60,000. In this one-off, Clare Bald­ing (pic­tured left) ex­plores the game’s sur­pris­ing his­tory.

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