Written by Callum Rice-Coates Produced by Tifo Studios

In the 1920s, Lily Parr was perhaps the most celebrated footballer in England. At a time when women’s football had reached unprecedented levels of popularity, she was the star.

Parr was a pioneer and a role model, a representative for female footballers across the country.

Over her 41-year playing career, Parr did far more than just score goals. She changed the perception of the women’s game, and for that she will be remembered long into the future.

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