A feminine future for football

Updated March 8 2016 - 6:31am, first published March 6 2016 - 1:00pm
Lauren Brady, Bec Harper and Susan Lowick will run on-field for Wallamba after years spent in a sporting hiatus. Lauren played for four years in her early 20s and loved the game, but hasn’t played since having children. Bec Harper will swap hockey boots from high school with soccer boots, and American Susan Lowick will re-discover soccer, but this time the Australian way.

IT was 1999 and the FIFA Women’s World Cup, USA striker Brandi Chastain scores the winning penalty in the final’s shootout decider against China.