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Playing like a girl

It's Girls Football Week – the perfect time to celebrate fancy footwork of the female variety. As part of our Life According to Kids series, and in partnership with Lidl (whose FA Skills programme has seen a 91% increase in participation among girls, and enabled 'girls only' FA Skills sessions to run for free during school holidays), Mumsnet invited some young players into the studio to demonstrate their favourite moves, talk about how it feels to score the winning goal, and … what happens when someone tells them: “Girls can't play football…”

Find out more about the FA Lidl Skills programme here.