mother's day march 14th 

It's good to celebrate the inspirational role of women and mothers in football at all levels of the game. Check out the stories at The Women's Football Channel on Twitter @weplaystrong and also players acknowledging the importance of their mothers in supporting their lives as footballers at the FA Facebook page . Also read this great account of the life of Cissie Charlton, the mother of Jack and Bobby Charlton in When Saturday Comes. Born into the Milburn family, the Charlton-Millburn families produced six professional footballers who between themj won 154 international caps. two world cup winners, and 14 winners medals in major competitions. Cissie herself coached a local junior football team in Ashington Northumberland.

Cissie Charlton playing football with her son Bobby