Men’s Football Seeks International Title in French Tournament

By Kyle Gehman, BA Development Studies While some students used February’s reading week to their academic advantage, the SOAS men’s football team was busy going on a fairytale run in the Les Parisiennes sports tournament in Paris which ended in a tense final against the hosts Sciences Po.  The group stages kicked off on a […]

The SOAS Women’s Football Team are amazing and I get to be a part of it

By Carmel Mould, History & World Philosophies BA How could a beginner like me go from never playing football, to being a part of the undefeated SOAS Women’s Football Club (WFC) this season? One word: opportunity. As a child, I loved the game and sometimes scraped in with the boys during break times –  what […]

Fighting the Stigma Against Women Football

Samia Abdurahman  Bsc Economics A demeaning issue that some women footballers face alongside the sexism of football are racial and religion discriminations  Sexism still exists in the world of football and there is indeed a stigma surrounding women in sport. As a budding footballer, I myself have experinced the constant shock of people when they […]