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Listen: Bristol Unpacked with captain of Bristol City Women’s Aimee Palmer

The women’s Euros are heating up with higher attendances and broadcast figures than ever before. Bristol City’s Aimee Palmer talks about growing interest in the women’s game and the challenges along the way.

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Women’s football was banned by the Football Association in 1921. Lasting for 50 years, the grandees of the football establishment deemed the sport “quite unsuitable for females”. Now, teams such as Aimee Palmer’s Bristol City are seeing an explosion in interest and fans. With England’s Lionesses eyeing up victory at the ongoing Euros, Neil and Aimee chat about her difficult journey as a professional player and what needs to happen to dismantle barriers for everyone who wants to play the beautiful game. 

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