As you may have seen in the news recently, football has been in the spotlight and under criticism. Not only has leadership in football come under scrutiny, but so has sexism in the sport too. We may all ask that infamous question posed in Bend it like Beckham ‘who wants to cook Aloo Gobi when you can bend a ball like Beckham?’ Football is the not the only sport with a lack of women partaking or at the top. We will be talking about girls and women in sports and tackling the grassroots of sexism to understand why more are not partaking in sporting games either recreationally or competitively. And we’ll be addressing what can be done to tackle this.