Local football history closest to school teaching

Local football history closest to school teaching

A conversation with Football Makes History developer Geir Ove Halvorsen, a teacher at a secondary school in Norway, about his experience using football history, connecting local and global perspectives in his lessons.

Mrs Graham: Promoting the Women’s Game

Mrs Graham: Promoting the Women’s Game

Helen was one of the founding figures of the women’s game. She was a suffragist and a campaigner for women’s rights. She was the first woman to set up the stall for serious women’s football.

French Footballers and the May 1968 protests

French Footballers and the May 1968 protests

In May of 1968 students and the working class in France took to the street. Strikes and other forms of protests spread through France. The events didn’t leave Football untouched, on 30 May 1968 a charity match was played between Nantes and Rennes in sympathy with the protests