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.
A view from the stands on Bristol Rover’s new CEO, and the clubs prospects
With the appointment of Tom Gorringe as CEO of Bristol Rovers, Tom Metcalfe from GasCast gives his view on what fans would like to see on and off the pitch.
Why Bristol Rovers have joined the campaign for football reform
English football is dominated by big clubs and billionaire owners. But calls for a fairer football pyramid are more prominent than ever.
Gasheads clash over club’s handling of Joey Barton assault charge
Bristol Rovers go into pre-season friendly without Joey Barton, as club bosses try to dampen divisions over their handling of the controversial manager who has been charged with assaulting his wife.
Listen: Bristol Unpacked on kneeling at the Euros, and nurturing diverse football talent with leading local sports coach Rayan Wilson
Season 4 of Bristol Unpacked kicks off with a conversation with local sport coach Rayan Wilson, who has been involved in training amateur and elite athletes.
Podcast: Football Lads Alliance – The Rise of Fascism in Football?
Welcome to episode three of W.G. Grace’s Sports Surgery. Terry and Duke sit down with Dick Gherkin from cult podcast, From Bristol With Love, to...