Soccer, Women, Sexual Liberation: Kicking off a New Era by Fan Hong, J.A. Mangan

By Fan Hong, J.A. Mangan

This is the 1st in-depth international examine of women's soccer the world over. This assortment considers women's soccer, in fifteen nations worldwide, in an international context, and analyzes its development, demanding situations and difficulties it has faced.

It indicates how women's soccer has made an important contribution to the emancipation of women's soccer in lots of nations. It additionally strains the evolution of women's soccer in face of resistance, rejection and prejudice and describes girls footballer's fight for equivalent rights in a male ruled soccer global.

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Women were playing basketball at Vassar and Smith colleges in 1892, barely a year after James Naismith, a YMCA physical education instructor, had invented the game. See Bill Gutman, The History of NCAA Basketball (New York: Crescent Books, 1992). The Seven Sister colleges are Vassar, Smith, Wellesley, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Barnard, and Radcliffe. The term ‘program’ has been retained throughout in the original spelling as it is a standard term of American college courses. The post-game socializing with meals and/or beverages is somewhat reminiscent of the milieu for the earliest baseball games between organized clubs of middle-class men in New York (c.

C3. 37. Paul Dodson, WUSA Manager of Sports Communications, personal communication (19 Nov. 2002). 38. French, ‘Profitable by 2007? Increased Revenues Spark Hope as Attendance, TV Ratings Decline’, 35. 39. George Vecsey, ‘WUSA Recognizes Its New Talent Amid Thanks for “St. John”’, New York Times, 25 Aug. 2002, p. SP8. 40. WUSA 2002 Official Media Guide, p. 170; and ‘The Smart Way to Reach America’s Families’, WUSA promotional kit, 2002. 41. Richard Sandomir, ‘Sale of Cup Merchandise Just Didn’t Take Off’, New York Times, 13 July 1999, p.

It did so again briefly during the Sydney Olympics in 2000, when Team USA lost the gold-medal game to Norway, 3–2, in what arguably was the best-played and most exciting match in the history of women’s soccer to date. Significantly, the success of the US national team has directly led to the establishment of the first venue for routinized professional women’s soccer, the Women’s United Soccer Association (see below). In retrospect, it can be said that the success of Team USA on the field and the success of the 1999 World Cup in garnering the interest and attention of the American public and media put women’s soccer ‘on the map’, carving out a recognizable niche (though one still quite diminutive in comparison to the Big Three and One-half) in the cultural sports space of the United States.

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