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The hidden history of the Women's Game. Women have been playing soccer since the 1800s. And it has always been political. Rapinoe is not the first to cause controversy. We'll explore everything we can find from the first female pro teams to the forgotten World Cups.

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The Forgotten XI Chris McGlynn

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    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

The hidden history of the Women's Game. Women have been playing soccer since the 1800s. And it has always been political. Rapinoe is not the first to cause controversy. We'll explore everything we can find from the first female pro teams to the forgotten World Cups.

For questions, thoughts and suggestions email me with Forgotten in the subject line: christophermcglynn@gmail.com

    Assile Toufaily, Football in Lebanon and France

    Assile Toufaily, Football in Lebanon and France

    I chat with Assile Toufaily, former member of Lebabon's Women's National Team about her experiences, and the growth of women's football in the Middle East. Follower her @Assile_T10 and follow me @forgottenxi 


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    • 31 min
    Roe v. Wade is Gone

    Roe v. Wade is Gone

    I sit down with couple of other podacsters to discuss the end of Roe, what it means for Americans, and what can be done about it


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    • 47 min
    Manchester Corinthians The Interview

    Manchester Corinthians The Interview

    I recently sat down with Margaret Shepherd and Margaret Whittney to talk about their time with the Corinthians, what it was like playing under teh ban and the current state of Women's professional football.



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    The NWSL App for Android

    Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and download)

    Australia’s W-League is here.

    And thanks to Bob Gerics for his song "Invention in Blue."


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    • 45 min
    The Lions of Kabul

    The Lions of Kabul

    Today is the 100 year anniversary of the English FA's ban on women's soccer. Afghanistan has a National Women's Team (had?). This is the story of the Lions of Kabul. 



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    Australia’s W-League is here.


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    • 17 min
    The Man Who Stole Football

    The Man Who Stole Football

    Did you ever wonder how FIFA got so big and so wealthy? What if it wasn't just because football is popular? What if it was just one guy's evil plot?



    Follow the show on Twitter!

    Share this episode!

    Buy me a cup of coffee if you like.

    Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!:

    The Forgotten XI on Slack

    The NWSL App for Android

    Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and download)

    Australia’s W-League is here.

    And thanks to Bob Gerics for his song "Invention in Blue."


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    • 21 min
    La Tri y La Pele

    La Tri y La Pele

    In 1970, Mexico's Women's Team shocked Europe in the 1970 unofficial Women's World Cup to place third. How had they done so well? How did they get so good? This is the story of La Tri.



    Follow the show on Twitter!

    Share this episode!

    Buy me a cup of coffee if you like.

    Join the conversation, see PHOTOS OF THE TEAMS mentioned in this episode and, if you like, help with research. It’s Free!:

    The Forgotten XI on Slack 

    The NWSL App for Android

    Sign Up for the Women's Super League, FA Player here (It's free, just sign up and download)

    Australia’s W-League is here.

    And thanks to Bob Gerics for his song "Invention in Blue."


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    • 25 min

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