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Football Today

Oct 19, 2020

On Saturday in Manchester City's game against Arsenal Sergio Aguero grabbed a lineswoman's neck. Some people on Twitter criticized his actions as sexist. 

Often these moments aren't captured on camera in front of millions. More commonly gender discrimination happens in offices, training grounds and board rooms.

How common is gender discrimination in football? How supported are women who suffer from abuse or harassment?

Today, we analyze Women in Football's landmark survey and ask: what are working conditions like for women in football?


Ebru Köksal (@ebrukoksal1) Chair, Women in Football. You can read more about their landmark survey here

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The music for this episode was provided under the Creative Commons license by Blue Dot Sessions.

‘Lick Stick’ by Blue Dot Sessions

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‘The Face of the Thrush’ by Blue Dot Sessions

‘Capering’ by Blue Dot Sessions

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‘Peacetime’ by Blue Dot Sessions