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Pia Sundhage at her first ‘elite’ club Jitex, 1981.
Jul 22, 2014 / 55 notes

Pia Sundhage at her first ‘elite’ club Jitex, 1981.

Marie Vargas(Hammarby Sports Club) celebrates the first of her two goals against against Gothenburg Athletics & Sports Association (GAIS), 1985/1986, Sweden
Jul 22, 2014

Marie Vargas(Hammarby Sports Club) celebrates the first of her two goals against against Gothenburg Athletics & Sports Association (GAIS), 1985/1986, Sweden


Sue Lopez  in training, date unknown 

Sue Lopez is an  former England international footballer. She spent her entire club career with Southampton, except for a season in the Italian Serie A with Roma in 1971. 
 A leading advocate of the women’s game in England, Lopez has also worked as a coach, administrator and writer (Women on The Ball) since her retirement from playing.
Jul 20, 2014 / 2 notes

Sue Lopez  in training, date unknown 

Sue Lopez is an  former England international footballer. She spent her entire club career with Southampton, except for a season in the Italian Serie A with Roma in 1971. 

 A leading advocate of the women’s game in England, Lopez has also worked as a coach, administrator and writer (Women on The Ball) since her retirement from playing.

Nigeria starting 11 at the 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 1991, China
Top Row (L-R): Omo-Branch, Nkiru Okosieme, Rita Nwadike, Ngozi Uche, Phoebe Ebimiekumo, Mavis Ogun
Bottom row: (L-R): Florence Omagbemi, Ann Mukoro, Lydia Koyonda, Adaku Okoroafor, Diana Nwaiwu
Jul 20, 2014 / 4 notes

Nigeria starting 11 at the 1991 FIFA Women’s World Cup, 1991, China

Top Row (L-R): Omo-Branch, Nkiru Okosieme, Rita Nwadike, Ngozi Uche, Phoebe Ebimiekumo, Mavis Ogun

Bottom row: (L-R): Florence Omagbemi, Ann Mukoro, Lydia Koyonda, Adaku Okoroafor, Diana Nwaiwu

Vivian Mensah (L) of Ghana and Traci Bartlett of Australia battle for the ball in the first half of action during their 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup match, Foxboro Stadium, 1999
Jul 20, 2014 / 1 note

Vivian Mensah (L) of Ghana and Traci Bartlett of Australia battle for the ball in the first half of action during their 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup match, Foxboro Stadium, 1999

Edinburgh Dynamos, 1946
Jul 20, 2014 / 23 notes

Edinburgh Dynamos, 1946

A Scottish Ladies Team (date unknown)
Jul 20, 2014

A Scottish Ladies Team (date unknown)

The Sports Spectacle recently posted Yolanda Sousa’s World Cup watercolour paintings which are beyond amazing and are worthy of recognition as it is. But there’s more to Sousa than just being an artist: she’s also ex-footballer, having enjoyed a successful career playing women’s football in India. 

(via Yolanda de Sousa’s Mundial Scrapbook – The Sport Spectacle)
Jun 24, 2014 / 1 note

The Sports Spectacle recently posted Yolanda Sousa’s World Cup watercolour paintings which are beyond amazing and are worthy of recognition as it is. But there’s more to Sousa than just being an artist: she’s also ex-footballer, having enjoyed a successful career playing women’s football in India. 

(via Yolanda de Sousa’s Mundial Scrapbook – The Sport Spectacle)

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Regina Grunenberg, FC St. Pauli 1971.Source: Sportjournalismus, MHMK Hamburg
Sep 16, 2013 / 57 notes

footballarchive:

Regina Grunenberg, FC St. Pauli 1971.

Source: Sportjournalismus, MHMK Hamburg

Briana Scurry making a save WUSA match.
Scurry was the starting goalkeeper for the USWNT between 1995-2005.  Here she is talking about a save she made during 1999 World Cup final between China and the USA. 
Aug 14, 2012 / 3 notes

Briana Scurry making a save WUSA match.

Scurry was the starting goalkeeper for the USWNT between 1995-2005.  Here she is talking about a save she made during 1999 World Cup final between China and the USA.