Plough Lane – England 2–0 France England beat France to secure eighth straight win Classic match report: Southampton duo Davies and Lopez score to down Les Bleues at Wimbledon In 1974 the British economy was in the toilet due to crackpot ‘austerity’ measures. Terrorism lurked on the nation’s streets due to disastrousContinue reading “Match: England 2–0 France, 7 November 1974, Plough Lane”
Manor Park 23 June 1973 – England 8–0 Scotland England thrash Scotland in first ever home match Classic match report: Lionesses rattle in EIGHT as roof falls in on sweltered Scots England’s first official home match took place in the rarefied environs of Manor Park, Nuneaton on 23 June 1973. WithContinue reading “Match: England 8–0 Scotland, 23 June 1973, Manor Park”
Football history buffs of the world, unite! AUTHORITATIVE football stats site RSSSF.com has published a list of the oldest and youngest players to play and score for their countries. Now the number crunchers behind the prestigious list, stattos of international repute, need your help to properly credit the women who should beContinue reading “Calling all Stattos”
Janet Bagguley Born: c.1955, Buxton Position: Defensive midfield Debut: Scotland (A) 18 November 1972 Occupation: TBC Midfield enforcer Bagguley, 17, made it through the trials into Eric Worthington’s original England squad in 1972. She also played netball to a high standard.
Jeannie Allott: excellent attacking midfielder who played international football for England and the Netherlands