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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

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.

Sian turned professional in 2010 and in August 2011 was appointed to the ‘Select Group’ of match officials, a panel of English professional football referees and assistant referees, appointed by Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL).

In 2017 Sian was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the New Year Honours for her services to football.