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In this award-winning podcast Sue Anstiss talks to trailblazers in women sport. These are the individuals who are knocking down barriers and challenging the status quo for women and girls everywhere.

Along with openly sharing their historic careers, what drives them and how they’ve dealt with tough challenges, each episode explores key issues for equality in sport and beyond.

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The Game Changers podcast: Fearless Women in Sport

Dec 22, 2020

This football legend has 149 caps for England and plays for Man City. She’s played in four World Cups and was part of Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics.

Jill Scott left her hometown club of Sunderland to play for Everton in 2006 and went on to help them win the FA Women's Premier League Cup in 2008 and FA Women's...

Dec 15, 2020

Jane Purdon leads Women in Football as its CEO.

A qualified lawyer, Jane has worked at the highest level of football and sport. As Head of Governance and Leadership at UK Sport Jane oversaw the creation of the Code for Sports Governance.

Before this she worked at the Premier League as Director of Governance and began...

Dec 8, 2020

Sian Massey-Ellis is one of England’s highest profile female match officials, working the in the Premier League and EFL.

Sian has been a real trailblazer for female officials, appointed to matches in the Football League Trophy, UEFA Women's Champions League, the FIFA Women's World Cup and the UEFA Europa League.


Dec 1, 2020

Mary Harvey was a goalkeeper for the US Women's National Soccer team, winning both the World Cup and Olympic Gold.

A former Director of Development at FIFA, Mary did much to drive gender reforms, and the work she did still has huge global impact for the women’s game.

Mary also served on the board of US Soccer for 12...

Nov 24, 2020

As manager of the Scotland women's team, Shelley Kerr led them to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 2019.

A former Scottish international, Shelley captained Scotland as well as clubs including Kilmarnock and Hibernian. During her playing career she won every domestic honour in Scotland and played in the...