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Woman’s Hour: Thornaby FC women and girls teams axed

11th June 2024

More than 100 women and girls from Thornaby FC have been left without a football club after their Board voted to remove its female section, citing low staffing levels as a reason

Women in Sport stands firmly behind the Chair of Thornaby FC and the other member who voted against closing the girls and women’s section.

The future of women’s football is bright and we will stand with all those working so hard to make sure no-one dims its light.

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