Edith Klinger: Muzzled Austrian Referee

Edith Klinger: Muzzled Austrian Referee

Edith Klinger was an enthusiastic promoter of women’s football in Austria. But in 1938 the women’s game came to a full stop. Her story is one about politics and discrimination.

The Climb to Equality

The Climb to Equality

Football Makes History spoke with Laura Youngson, co-founder of Equal Playing Field and co-owner of the world record for highest altitude official football match ever played. This is the story of why we wanted to retell this story, and how we did it.

From anti-discrimination to inclusion in German Football

From anti-discrimination to inclusion in German Football

Claudia Krobitzsch is the Diversity and Inclusion Manager at the German Football Association (DFB). Having worked across Europe as an activist organiser and campaigner fighting racism and discrimination in football with Fare Network, she reflects on who drives changes in football and the role of history.

Mario Balotelli: Magnet for Controversy

Mario Balotelli: Magnet for Controversy

Mario Balotelli was bound to be a major star, but he faced a turbulent career as a young player. Racist abuse and many controversies are etched in his career. His story is one of racism, diversity and a reminder that Football has some way to go still.