Carrie Dunn to visit Brown Books, inspiring next generation in women’s football
Carrie Dunn is coming to Brown Books in High Town, Luton to promote her brand new book, Woman Up: Pitches, Pay and Periods – The Progress and Potential of Women’s Football on Sunday 3 December.
Carrie will be talking about writing, her books and career, and the importance of women’s football and the progress made in the fight for equality, with a Q&A session at the end. There will be two sessions, starting at 1pm and 2.30pm, and we will have copies of Woman Up: Pitches, Pay and Periods – The Progress and Potential of Women’s Football and Unsuitable for Females: The Rise of the Lionesses and Women’s Football in England to purchase on the day and have signed by Carrie.
With the triumph of England’s Lionesses at Euro 2022, the women’s game has been in the spotlight like never before. But this is the result of decades of struggle to get women’s football – banned by the English FA for fifty years – on a more equal footing to its male counterpart. And while the current professional players are starting to reap the rewards of their success on the pitch, their personal journeys have often involved fighting against the odds.
So that a new generation of girls getting involved in football all over the world don’t face the same obstacles as their predecessors, football journalist Carrie Dunn shines a light on the evolution of women’s football and the gender gaps that still persist.
Packed with practical advice and first-hand accounts from leading female players, Woman Up is an inspirational, informative and entertaining account of women’s football’s painful past and its exciting future.