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No Girls Allowed

June 23, 2015

Tags: Soccer, Women, FIFA, Writers

This is the Dusty Rose soccer team, 1982, with a pregnant coach and a breastfeeding player.
I wanted soccer before soccer wanted me. It is hard to imagine when girls were barred from a sport that is now so integral to every town’s recreation department. I sound like the last dinosaur roaming the earth when I tell this tale, but it is true.

When I was in sixth grade (more…)