Blyth Spartans Ladies F.C.

During the First World War womens' football teams were established and became very popular. Blyth Spartan Ladies F.C. (aka Blyth Spartans Munitionettes) were a successful team, winning the Munitionettes Cup final on 18th May 1918, with players typically working in munitions factories and at the port during the war. The team continued until 1921 when women's football was banned from its grounds by the F.A.
Blyth Spartans Ladies FC, 1918
- BBC audio clip and information about Blyth Spartans Ladies FC who beat Bolckow-Vaughan of Middlesbrough in the 1918 Munitionettes Cup.

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World War 1 - Football - Blyth Spartans Munition Girls - Munitionette Cup Winners 1918

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World War 1 - Football - Blyth Spartans Munitions Ladies - Bella Wreay

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Blyth Spartans Munitions Ladies & supporters

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