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Let's raise our game and help players like Hearts' Holly Aitchison go for gold

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Thankfully, this didn't deter her and fast forward 24 years and boom - she has 113 England caps, the record for most goals scored and a European Championship winner’s medal. Imagine how different her life could have been had she listened to the "no girls allowed" chat and ignored her dream of a career in football.

There has been a shift in women’s football since the 1990s but sadly, we still have a very long track to run because women’s football is still not on an equal par to men’s - and here's why.

Many talented female footballers are not getting opportunities or a full-time contract, mainly due to lack of funding, facilities and support in the women’s field. Many female footballers are........

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