The Arsenal Ladies were formed out of the Arsenal in the Community team in 1987 under the guidance of Vic Akers.
Since going on to establish themselves as the most successful women’s side in England, Arsenal Ladies now do lots of outreach work, visiting schools and community projects to raise awareness and participation in the women’s game.
In 2013, Arsenal in the Community and the Arsenal Ladies launched a joint initiative to provide a regular female football programme for girls aged 14 and over. The programme now runs in Islington, Camden, Hackney and Hertsmere.
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