The World Cup and Liverpool FC Women’s Fight for Opportunity

Bill Shankly famously talked about football being a team effort. It’s time for LFC and their fans to put their money where their mouth is. What does it take to build a community rooted in equity? One in which everyone can expect to be met with fairness and dignity?
Last week, football fans in the United States would have been in a rather unique place from which to consider these concepts. First, the nation’s annual celebration of its independence on the Fourth of July would necessarily force people to put themselves into the same space that the Founders were when they tangled with similar questions. Questions about justice and equality.
The United States Women’s National Team was also slated to face off against Holland in the Final of the World Cup. The US would go on to win the matc...

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