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PremierLeague-News.Com - The reason given to The Bucks Herald was that girls were not allowed to play alongside boys.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! England Lionesses hero Ellen White was banned from football aged 9 for being a girl. White started up-front as England Women defeated Germany at Wembley in the Euro 2022 final on Sunday. But resurfaced newspaper report, published by Twitter user Scott Ottway, from September 1998 provides the story of how White was banned from playing in her local league aged nine. The reason given to The Bucks Herald was that girls were not allowed to play alongside boys. The piece was headlined 'Soccer girl banned by league for boys'. The Chiltern Youth League had banned her from playing due to concerns over the use of mixed changing rooms. READ MORELove Island fans work out Ekin-Su's next role - and it isn't replacing Laura Whitmore League chairman Chris Davidson told The Herald at the time: "Our league has made the decision and we are standing by it." He did admit that the decision could be appealed to the Bedfordshire FA. The head of club welfare and manager of the U13s team at Ellen White's former football club said the England striker has proven to young girls from the area "if you can see it, you can be it" ahead of the Euro 2022 final. Debs Hewes, 46, works for Aylesbury United Ladies & Girls FC, where White's father John and brother Marcus coach teams.
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England Lionesses hero Ellen White was banned from football aged 9 for being a girl. White started up-front as England Women defeated Germany at Wembley in the Euro 2022 final on Sunday. "I mean, it's a massive opportunity, isn't it." She praised England's "passion" in the tournament and added: "Where they've come through in the last few matches, they were the underdogs and they've come out and beat them. "They want it, and they can go and get it."
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