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#WWC19 MURALS

Creative Strategy / Producer

Continuing on from our #WomenInFootball campaign earlier in the year we looked ahead to the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. While England & Scotland’s male footballers are high profile national figures going into world cup tournaments their female equivalents were largely unknown and unheralded - and many players weren’t even known in the towns they grew up in. 

We set out to fix this. Working with the Scottish and English FA, the players, grafiti artists and the very best female illustrators found on Twitter we created a series of player murals that you couldn't ignore. The murals were painted on biscuit factories, the side of football grounds, and city centre walls in the players hometowns and as the competition progress more murals popped up across the UK and Scotland.

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Steph Houghton
England & Manchester City
Location: Northen Quarter, Manchester

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Beth Mead 
England and Arsenal FC
Location: Dalston, London 

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England's Toni Duggan by @mechibaz & Scotland's
Rachel Corsie by @lauramcallaghan

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England's Ellen White by @ZemClarke 
& Scotland's
Claire Emslie
by @ella_masters

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A row of Lionesses in Shoreditch, London

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CREDITS

England FA, Scotland FA, Women In Football, Graffiti Kings, Laura Callaghan, Mercedes Bazan, Lidia Cao, Sam Dunn, Louise Pomeroy, Claudine O’Sullivan, Ella Masters, Lesley Barnes, Zem Clarke and Toria Jaymes.

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