Women's football in France
The earliest known women's football match involving the French was a women's French team versus the Dick, Kerr's Ladies team from Preston, played at Goodison Park, Liverpool on Boxing Day 1920, attracted a crowd of 53,000 with another 10–15,000 reportedly turned away because the ground was full.
Although popular amongst girls many experience prejudice and discrimination.
Division 1 Féminine is the national league in France.
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