Captain of a pioneering Italian football team in 1933.
Playing with strength, forgotten and rediscovered as a pioneer.
From female football star of the 1920’s to a memory icon.
For decades, football was seen as a white male dominant industry.
Pioneering women’s football in Germany in 1930.
She challenged cultural norms, but was killed a collaborator in war-torn France.
“Nettie” was a pioneer of women’s football. Her story is about diversity, equality and education.
Today Wembley would have a Euro 2020 semi-final. Also the UEFA 2021 Women’s Championship is pushed to 2022. A chance to look forwards and backwards.
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.
As the UEFA 2020 European Championships got pushed ahead one year, the team of Football Makes History will provide you with a 365-day #onthisday series of posts to help all fans out there to go back in time, think, and reflect.