Women Were Passionate About the Game But Didn't Have Opportunities To Play

In 1932, there appeared to be no opportunities for women to play football in Mackay. But that did not stop women being passionate about the game. The Mackay Daily Mercury reported at the time that women supported the local teams and participated in "good-natured barracking heard on all sides." That year the Daily Mercury also reported on an instance where a female soccer supporter appeared to smack a goalkeeper in the face, though they assured their readers that this was a personal grievance and not because of her team’s defeat.

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