Before FIFA interfered, a crowd of 110,000 watched the Women's World Cup in Mexico

Let's look back at the 1971 women's football world championship tournament.

Hello, friends! It’s a Book Club day. First, a few announcements:

  • We are going to be discussing Futbolera tomorrow (Friday, May 29) at 1:00 p.m. ET. I will e-mail out the open thread, and it will be open all weekend (and beyond!) so no worries if you can’t join right on time.

  • Feel free to join even if you haven’t had a chance to read the whole book. In le…

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