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Leah Caleb's 1971 Women's World Cup medal

1971

National Football Museum

National Football Museum
Manchester, United Kingdom

A medal from the 1971 Women's World Cup in Mexico, awarded to England player Leah Caleb.

All players who participated in the tournament received these medals. England qualified for the six-team tournament ahead of Austria, Sweden and the Netherlands, but finished bottom of Group A, succumbing to defeats against Argentina and Mexico respectively.

Harry Batt's side would take a 2-1 lead over France in the fifth place playoff, Janice Emms - mother of Olympic silver medallist badminton player Gail - netting both goals. However, the French would turn it around to win 3-2 at the Azteca Stadium.

Details

  • Title: Leah Caleb's 1971 Women's World Cup medal
  • Date Created: 1971
  • Subject Keywords: women's world cup, women's football, england women
  • Type: Medal

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