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Do You Really Know Women's Football?

Do you know what year Women's football was banned?

  1. WHO WON THE 2011 FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP?

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    Japan won in 2011!

  2. Who is this?

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    This is Marta, a Brazilian player who currently plays for Orlando Pride.

  3. WHO HOLDS THE RECORD FOR THE MOST GOALS SCORED AT FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP TOURNAMENTS?

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  4. Who is this?

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    This is Sun Wen, she won FIFA Player of the century in 2000, along with Michelle Akers.

  5. WHAT YEAR WAS WOMEN'S FOOTBALL BANNED BY THE FA?

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    In 1921 the FA banned women from playing on FA-affiliated pitches, saying "the game of football is quite unsuitable for females and ought not to be encourag

  6. HOW MANY WOMEN HAVE ACTED AS A REFEREE IN A PREMIERE LEAGUE GAME?

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    As of the publication of this quiz, a woman has not been the referee for a Premiere League game. They have acted as assistant referees though.

  7. Who is this?

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    She's British player Eniola Aluko.

  8. WHAT YEAR WAS THE WOMEN'S FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION FORMED?

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    The WFA was formed in 1969.

  9. ACCORDING TO THE FA, WHEN WAS THE FIRST WOMEN'S FOOTBALL MATCH?

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    According to the FA, in1895 North beat South 7-1.

  10. Who is this?

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    It's Hope Solo, the American goalkeeper. She's a two-time Olympic medalist and world champion.

  11. WHO WON THE FIRST UEFA EUROPEAN WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP?

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    Sweden won in 1984. After a tough match that ended on penalties they beat England 4-3.

  12. WHAT YEAR WAS THE FIRST FIFA WOMEN'S WORLD CUP?

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    It was in 1991.

  13. AND WHO WON THE FIRST WORLD CUP?

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    It was the USA.