Sport has the power to transform people’s lives, both on and off the field and women's sport has the extra ability to knock down barriers and challenge the status quo.
The Game Changers podcast will give you the chance to sit down with some of the biggest names in women’s sport as they talk frankly about their historic careers, what drives them and how they’ve dealt with some of the toughest challenges they’ve faced.
You may be surprised at what you hear – you’ll certainly be inspired.
You can find out more at https://www.fearlesswomen.co.uk/thegamechangers
The Game Changers podcast: Fearless Women in Sport
Laura Woods: Climbing the career ladder whilst staying authentic
Laura Woods is the 2021 SJA Sports Presenter of the Year and one of the leading female broadcasters in the sports industry.
Laura is a regular on Sky Sports and the host of talkSPORT’s Sports Breakfast, one of the most listened to shows in the UK.
Find out more about The Game Changers here.
Presented by Sue Anstiss.
Pippa Grange: Understanding the role of fear and how to combat it
Dr Pippa Grange is a highly sought-after, influential sports psychologist and a culture coach working across elite sports and business internationally.
In this episode, Pippa talks about family turmoil growing up, her formative years travelling and working in Australia, her first reaction to the job offer with England Football and the media spotlight she faced in the aftermath of the 2017 World Cup.
Carol Bates: inspiring the 'missed generation' of women's football
Carol Bates has always been a football fan but grew up in the 70’s when girls weren’t allowed to play football. At age 48, Carol set up the Crawley Old Girls to revive football for the ‘missed generation’ of women.
What started with ten friends, Women’s Recreational Football (as its now known) now has over 100 women, aged from 25 into late 60s playing regularly.
Find our more about The Game Changers here.
Presented by Sue Anstiss
Francesca Brown: Empowering young women through sport and education
Francesca Brown is founder of the award winning Goals4Girls development programme and a Prince’s Trust Ambassador. She received the 2016 Young Achievers Pride of Britain Award for her success in empowering young women through sports and education.
In this episode, she discusses the vital role sport played in her formative years, her battle with mental health, heading to London on her 18th birthday and what inspired her to develop a programme that utilised sport to have a long lasting positive impact.
Fleur Robinson: Putting football at the heart of the community
Fleur Robinson is an accomplished commercial leader with a huge passion for putting football at the heart of the community and making a positive difference to people’s lives.
Anita Asante: The fight to make football more inclusive
With 71 international caps under her belt, spanning 14 years, Anita Asante is a formidable England defender currently playing top club football for Aston Villa.
In this episode, she shares her hopes for the inclusivity of the game, playing over seas, using her platform to 'voice up' for the LGBTQ plus community and putting the onus back on the Governing Bodies to govern the politics and policies of the game.
Love everything about this. Sue is a fabulous host with an amazing array of guests. Couldn’t recommend this podcast more
Jessica Creighton interview
What a wonderful person
Really fascinating interview
Gail Newsham Interview
As a football loving girl growing up in Preston in the 80s and 90s I had heard lots about Dick Kerr ladies. Listening to Gails interview has brought back so many memories of playing in the north west as a tiny 14yr old girl, as well as reminding me of how inspiring the Dick Kerr ladies were and are still today. Thanks for a wonderful interview and thanks Gail for continuing to tell the story.