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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 associated with the game 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 – 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