Female Football Players and Fans

Intruding into a Man's World

  • Gertrud Pfister
  • Stacey Pope

Part of the Football Research in an Enlarged Europe book series (FREE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Stacey Pope, Gertrud Pfister
    Pages 1-15
  3. Women’s Football and Female Players

  4. Female Football Fans and their Experiences

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 309-319

About this book


This edited collection draws on social science approaches to provide insights into the world of women’s football and female fans. Providing in-depth analysis of the development of the women’s game in different European countries, it examines both the experiences of female fans of men’s football and women’s views, perceptions and evaluations of women’s football.

Female Football Players and Fans will be of interest to students and scholars in a range of fields, including sports sociology, sport sciences, gender studies, women’s studies and fandom and cultural studies.


Female Football Women's Football Female Football Players Female Football Fans Football Research in an Enlarged Europe Socialization of Female Football Fans Gender and Sport Relationship Between Women's and Men's Football

Editors and affiliations

  • Gertrud Pfister
    • 1
  • Stacey Pope
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.School of Applied Social SciencesDurham UniversityDurhamUnited Kingdom

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