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A commission for Wigan and Leigh’s hosting of the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 celebrating the areas rich history and diversity. Launched at Leigh Town Hall featuring film premiere and Q&A prior to their first game of the tournament, Portugal vs Sweden.
A NEW TEAM, FILM DOCUMENTARY & MEMORABILIA that offers fresh insight into the women of football in and around the match – the female voices that make the game on and off the pitch. Exploring those special moments that affect people long after the final whistle is blown.
The Team – 11 women of diverse ages and backgrounds, including veteran England internationals from the 1970’s and current grassroots players, brought together to explore the past, present and future of football.
The Shirt & Crest – Design inspired by local heritage, limited edition eco shirt made from recycled plastic bottles contributing to a more sustainable future for the game.
The Book & Lapel Badge – 44 page perfect bound publication featuring foreword essay, poem, players’ portraits and biographies along with the new team crest as lapel badge.
CREATIVE & PRODUCTION | Chris Butler
DESIGN | Daren Newman
PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY | Daniel Cheetham
ADDITIONAL IMAGES | Simon Pantling
FOREWORD ESSAY | Jacqui McAssey
FILM | Chris Butler & Simon Pantling
SOUND | Simon Connor
SOUNDTRACK | Chris Butler & Simon Connor
EVENT PHOTOGRAPHY | Will Grundy
PRESS | Rob Allen
CLIENTS | UEFA • Wigan Council • GMCA
PARTNERS | National Football Museum • Wigan Athletic F.C. • Hope & Glory Sportswear • Powerleague • Skem Athletic National Girls and Women’s Football Tournament • Wigan School For The Arts – Wigan & Leigh College • Girl Fans