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The Game Changers

Sport has the power to transform people’s lives, both on and off the field and women's sport has the extra ability to knock down barriers and challenge the status quo.

The Game Changers podcast will give you the chance to sit down with some of the biggest names in women’s sport as they talk frankly about their historic careers, what drives them and how they’ve dealt with some of the toughest challenges they’ve faced.

You may be surprised at what you hear – you’ll certainly be inspired.

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The Game Changers podcast: Fearless Women in Sport

Mar 30, 2021

Professional footballer Jess Fishlock has played in nine countries winning numerous accolades include a UEFA Women’s Champions League winners medal.

Wales’ most capped footballer. Jess is the first player, male or female, to reach 100 caps for her country. Off the field Jess is a role model for the LGBTQ+...

Mar 23, 2021

Fleet Street's first female football writer, Julie Welch blazed a trail for women in sports media. An award-winning sportswriter for the Observer, Julie was the 'girl in the press box' for 15 years.

Julie openly shares her observations around what makes a great sports journalist, sexism in sports reporting and how much...

Mar 16, 2021

The first South Asian woman to coach in men's professional football, it was her twin brother's mental health breakdown and her role as a young carer, that motivated Manisha Tailor to work in grassroots football.

She progressed through the game and was appointed as an academy coach at QPR. In 2017 Manisha received an MBE...

Mar 9, 2021

Dawn Scott shares her unconventional path to be becoming a sports scientist, her role in helping the US National Team win two World Cups and Olympic Gold and her hopes for the Lionesses at the next Euros and World Cup.

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Mar 2, 2021

An award-winning broadcaster and journalist, Jessica has worked in the sports industry for over a decade, for organisations including the BBC, BT Sport and TalkSPORT. Jessica now presents Sky Sports News and hosts the Women's Football Show on Sky.

As a former football player, Jessica is committed to levelling the...