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Female footballer nearly wins award for best goal - but can you guess what the Mail was more interested in?

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kim147 Tue 13-Jan-15 09:44:30

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MrsKCastle Tue 13-Jan-15 09:49:04

Depressing. I notice they also feel the need to call her Miss Roche. Because obviously, readers need to know her marital status.

ShirakawaKaede Tue 13-Jan-15 12:19:53

Also, am I correct in thinking she was required to prove she could do it again (which she did on 2nd attempt) while it was simply assumed that all the men could. Of course. Ugh.

MQv2 Tue 13-Jan-15 15:54:26

She certainly wasn't required to prove she could do it again (unless I missed something ridiculous)

I'm going to guess she recreated it for some tv show or journalist if that took place.

spence82 Tue 13-Jan-15 15:55:03

I don't remember hearing anything about her being asked to do it again

YonicSleighdriver Tue 13-Jan-15 18:22:07

What was the third place. Scorer wearing? Did it match his eyes?

BuffytheReasonableFeminist Tue 13-Jan-15 18:23:33

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kim147 Tue 13-Jan-15 18:28:10

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whatdoesittake48 Tue 13-Jan-15 23:14:23

This type of journalism is so pervasive that I doubt they even notice any more. It just tumbles from their brains to the keyboard without a single thought.

BuffytheReasonableFeminist Wed 14-Jan-15 08:56:27

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Greenstone Wed 14-Jan-15 09:02:23

Even dh commented on how sexist this coverage has been.

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