Women & Girls Legacy Month
Putting a spotlight on female football after the success of the lionessess
After the recent success at the Women's Euros, Northants Football announced that August would be a month focused on the Women & Girls Legacy.
Read more about what has been happening this month below:
The month started with a good news around Kayla from Kettering Town Women's:
Increasing the Workforce
The month continued with the announcement that Northants Football would fund 22 coaches to complete the Introduction to Coaching course, providing they were looking to get involved in the female game. Please see link to apply for this to funding here
Northants Football then wanted to here about who inspired individuals to get involved in the women's game.
'The Loake Family Amy Joanne Jade Loake Danny Loake - for giving up their time for so long, always supporting women’s football & for putting up with me and Amy Mullett for many years, always encouraging us to push on further and take opportunities. Oh… and the wagon wheels.
Jackie Bushell - The legend. From u10’s at Northampton Town to now…I’m lucky enough to call her my friend. Flying the flag always for women to achieve.
Stuart Smith - the mighty Stu Smith introducing futsal to females in Northamptonshire. I’ve been able to play NFS futsal because of you and the work you did. 👏'
Gave girls the opportunity to play football in secondary school! She listened and then delivered! Put her heart and soul into it to make sure girls could play competitively at school which helped many move onto ladies football after school!'
'Adam Matthew Knight for us!
His passion and drive for girls football is insurmountable! He has supported myself to develop my coaching and my daughter to progress with her own football and does this for everyone! A complete inspiration!'
'Russell Lewis, always included girls at his Saturday clubs and holiday clubs.'
We also wanted to find out how the Euros had impact some of the leading role models in the county for Women's Football. We caught up with Claire Stancliffe (England and Great Britain Deaf team) who had the following to say on the recent success:
Women and Girls Opportunities
Find out more about where you can get involved in Female football within the county.
Click this link for a more focused look of the clubs that provide female football opportunities
Female Pathway clubs
For more information about any of the opportunities you see please contact firstname.lastname@example.org