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The hidden history of the Women's Game. Women have been playing soccer since the 1800s. And it has always been political. Rapinoe is not the first to cause controversy. We'll explore everything we can find from the first female pro teams to the forgotten World Cups. For questions, thoughts and suggestions email me with Forgotten in the subject line: christophermcglynn@gmail.com

The hidden history of the Women's Game. Women have been playing soccer since the 1800s. And it has always been political. Rapinoe is not the first to cause controversy. We'll explore everything we can find from the first female pro teams to the forgotten World Cups. For questions, thoughts and suggestions email me with Forgotten in the subject line: christophermcglynn@gmail.com

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The hidden history of the Women's Game. Women have been playing soccer since the 1800s. And it has always been political. Rapinoe is not the first to cause controversy. We'll explore everything we can find from the first female pro teams to the forgotten World Cups. For questions, thoughts and suggestions email me with Forgotten in the subject line: christophermcglynn@gmail.com

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English


Episodes

About Me

2/9/2021
Maybe you're wondering who your host is. Maybe you're wondering why this guy is so interested in Women's Football. Well, now you'll know. Check out ATA Football to watch women's football live. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super...

Duration:00:21:30

Carmen Pomies

10/10/2020
Pomies played first with Femina, then Dick Kerr's, but that was just the begining of her amazing story. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and download) Australia’s W-League is...

Duration:00:16:01

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

9/26/2020
Justice Ginsburg was a feminist icon who served on the Supreme Court for 27 years, but how she got there is just as important. Back to football next time, promise. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/chris-mcglynn/message

Duration:00:16:10

Rose Reilly

9/17/2020
Before women played football in Scotland, one little girl was determined to play. Rose Reilly should be a house-hold name. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and download) Australia’s...

Duration:00:13:35

1881, Again

8/30/2020
We have the real story of what happened in 1881. The first women's international match was more than just a single match. Thanks to Stuart Gibbs for his history Lady Players: The Strange Birth of Women's Football. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the...

Duration:00:21:01

Granny Was a Footballer

8/3/2020
What would you do if you found out that your grand mother had been a famous footballer? Stephen Bolton discovered exactly that just a few years ago. Follow him @STEPHEN11981196 on twitter. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA...

Duration:00:51:10

Dear Marta

7/1/2020
Marta Vieira da Silva is perhaps the greatest female footballer ever. But she wasn't always that. Once, she was a shy young woman. This is her letter to her younger self. Be safe, wash your hands. If these links don't work, try anchor.fm/chris-mcglynn Follow the show on Twitter! Follow Laura @blohblablaura Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s...

Duration:00:20:40

Manchester Corinthians LFC

6/24/2020
In 1949, a man founded a women’s football club to help his disabled daughter. That team would go on to conquer the world and attain international stardom. Here’s a link to the 1957 match. Be safe, wash your hands. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the...

Duration:00:21:46

When Football Was A Crime...

6/6/2020
Yes, women went to jail for the Beautiful Game. And you'll never guess where.... Be safe, wash your hands. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and download) Australia’s W-League is...

Duration:00:23:38

Chile

5/22/2020
The Industrial Revolution changed the world. In Chile, the Industrial Revolution changed the face of football forever. Be safe, wash your hands. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and...

Duration:00:17:43

Equal Pay? Any Pay....

5/8/2020
The first US WNT got paid about $10 a day to play matches. Things got a little better in the 1990’s, but the team couldn’t live on those wages. Then the USWNT took matters in to their own hands. This is the back story of the US WNT’s lawsuit against US Soccer. Be safe, wash your hands. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s...

Duration:00:24:57

Title IX (nine)

5/1/2020
Can a single law, just one sentence, change the world? One law, in one country, did change the world. Title IX is the only law in the United States that recognizes the rights of women, but it started a revolution around the world. Be safe, wash your hands. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on...

Duration:00:18:12

Second Class? Really?

3/20/2020
The Danish Club BK Femina won the first Women’s World Cup in 1970. Their story is in many ways similar to the USWNT’s story. Unappreciated and unrecognized, they soldiered on. And I am joined by the hosts of NWSL podcast @_itsnotsoccer to discuss the USWNT/US Soccer lawsuit, equal rights, equal pay and the state of women’s football in general. Be safe, wash your hands. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Buy me a cup of coffee if you like. Join the conversation, see PHOTOS...

Duration:00:53:25

The Rebellion - Part 3 Victory

3/6/2020
Women begin holding rogue World Cups in 1970. By the mid-80s, they are storming the gates of FIFA demanding that the women’s game be recognized. The Asian Ladies Football Confederation is on the verge of creating a Women’s FIFA. Something had to be done. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack Support the Forgotten XI here. The...

Duration:00:23:36

The Rebellion Part 2- More of This!

2/21/2020
In 1971, FIFA lifts the ban on women playing football. But they don’t do anything to help the women’s game. The Asian Ladies Football Confederation is having none of that. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for Android Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and...

Duration:00:22:20

The Rebellion, Part 1

2/7/2020
By 1970, women are playing football all over the world, but FIFA is not sanctioning matches. FIFA doesn’t seem to care. Someone else is paying attention though, and they set out to make history. The 1970 Women’s World Cup Final The 1971 WWC Final with more than 110,000 fans Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for...

Duration:00:13:15

The Matildas

1/25/2020
One hundred years ago, Australian women start playing football. Over the last century, they slowly and quietly, with little help from anyone, became one of the best sides in the world. Check out Never Say Die: The 100 Year, Overnight Success of Australian Women’s Soccer. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!: The Forgotten XI on Slack The NWSL App for...

Duration:00:22:04

Lotte Specht and Damen Fussball

1/3/2020
Germany was a dangerous place in the 1930s. The German economy was suffering under the Great Depression and German politics was becoming toxic. The Nazis are about to come to power. Men fought in the streets over politics. In the middle of all that, women took to the pitch to play football. And Austrian women attempt to do the impossible, something that still hasn’t been done in women’s soccer anywhere else. Follow the show on Twitter! Share this episode! Join the conversation, see...

Duration:00:20:11

A Small Place of Freedom

12/13/2019
“If you don’t have any collective memory, you cannot fight because you don’t have any history before you that could help you.” Marco Giani Marco Giani joins us from Milan to tell us more about GFC Milan, the Female Italian Partizans and much more. Many thanks to Marco Giani for all his research on GFC Milan, follow him on twitter @calciatrici1933 Follow Forgotten XI on Twitter here @forgottenxi Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like,...

Duration:00:34:32

Bella Ciao!

12/6/2019
In 1932, a group of high school girls play a soccer match in Italy. But this is Mussolini’s Italy. These young women are challenging not just sexism, but fascism. In so doing, they set off a series of remarkable events which will forever change Italy and women’s football around the world. Many thanks to Marco Giani for all his research on GFC Milan, follow him on twitter @calciatrici1933 Follow Forgotten XI on Twitter here @forgottenxi Watch The 1970 Women’s World Cup (highlights) Share...

Duration:00:27:09