history of women's football - lily parr gender role smashing footballer

Celebrate LGBT+ History Month - Lily Parr was born in Preston in 1905 and died there in 1978. She played for the Dick Kerr's Ladies  Team and was the first woman footballer to have a statue made of her in the Hall of Fame of the National Football Museum. 

Watch her story here from the BBC 

And here from TIFO on You Tube