The Festival of Football to celebrate women

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The Festival of Football to celebrate women

Women's football is set to take over East London this summer - with a series of screenings, discussions, tournaments and taster sessions.

The Festival of Football will celebrate women and non-binary people in the sport, from grassroots to professional levels, with the hope of raising profiles, and encouraging participation.

Hannah Wright is the festival director and Fleur Cousens, is a founder of the Goal Diggers football club, they spoke to Anthony Baxter.

 

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