Eddy Hamel: New York, Amsterdam, Auschwitz

Eddy Hamel: New York, Amsterdam, Auschwitz

Eddy Hamel was the first Jewish player, and the first American, to play for Ajax Amsterdam, but his life ended in tragedy at Auschwitz. His story is one the Holocaust and migration.

Gottfried Fuchs: The One who got away

Gottfried Fuchs: The One who got away

Gottfried Fuchs was a powerful centre-forward and a goalscoring machine. his career was interrupted by war, twice. He emigrated to Canada never to return. His story is one migration.

Helmut Rahn: Der Boss

Helmut Rahn: Der Boss

Helmut Rahn was known as “the cannon from Essen”. He is famed for scoring the winning goal in West-Germany’s victory in the 1954 “Miracle of Bern”, but struggled with fame. His story is one of fame and legacy.

Florrie Redford: The Preston Munitionette

Florrie Redford: The Preston Munitionette

Florrie Redford was a leading pioneer of women’s football, and a star centre-forward for Dick, Kerr Ladies in the 1920s playing in England, France and the United States. Her story is about pioneering in Women’s Football.

Petra Landers: For the Love of the Game

Petra Landers: For the Love of the Game

Petra Landers has had many triumphs in football, but thinks the governing bodies have not given women’s football the right support. Her story is one about diversity, equality and education.