She Kicks

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She Kicks
She Kicks.jpg
April, 2010 cover, featuring Fara Williams
EditorJennifer O'Neill
CategoriesFootball
FrequencyBi–monthly
First issueOctober 1996
CompanyBaltic Publications
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Websitewww.shekicks.net

She Kicks is a women's football magazine published by Baltic Publications. Produced bi–monthly, costing £3.25, and at 64-72 pages long, it published a FIFA Women's World Cup in 2011 and 2015 and a 20th anniversary special edition in November 2016. Has also printed a women's football calendar annually, since 2010.

She Kicks began as On the Ball in 1996, the first dedicated women's football magazine in England.[1] Original editor and founder Joanne Smith had wanted to call the magazine ElleFC, but an objection from Emap—publishers of Elle in the UK—led to a change of plan.[2] The name was changed to She Kicks, then Fair Game' in 2003,[3] before reverting to She Kicks in December 2009.

The current[when?] editor is Jennifer O'Neill, a former Times columnist[3] and Sunderland Women footballer,[4] who also works as a television pundit on Eurosport's women's football coverage.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sue Lopez (2001). "Soccer" (PDF). International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports. Berkshire. Retrieved 10 August 2011.
  2. ^ Midgley, Carol (7 September 1996). "New magazine tells women how to kick and make up". The Times. Retrieved 15 May 2013.
  3. ^ a b Ruth Addicott (21 March 2003). "Fair Game fills the void She Kick left behind". Press Gazette. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  4. ^ Steph Clark (24 June 2011). "Football not fair on the fairer sex in North-East". Northern Echo. Retrieved 24 August 2011.
  5. ^ Catherine Etoe (3 June 2005). "Women stars set to score with viewers". Press Gazette. Retrieved 24 August 2011.

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