#GetOnside Pledges

#GetOnside is a rallying cry to be on the side of change when it comes to gender equality in football.

Organisations and individuals across football are committing to take action to improve the landscape for women and girls in the game, take a look at some key campaign pledges below.


Name Pledge  

Andy Hipkiss

(Triple A Media)

I pledge to #GetOnside by launching a mentoring opportunity for women wanting to get into sports broadcasting

Arianna Criscione

(N3XT Sports & former PSG player)

I pledge to #GetOnside by mentoring two young aspiring goalkeepers or goalkeeping coaches

Aston Villa FC

We pledge to #GetOnside by offering paid internships to two women – one at Villa Park and one at our Bodymoor Heath training centre

We pledge to #GetOnside by shining a light on the amazing women at Aston Villa through two quarterly features on women working at the club and our Foundation

We pledge to #GetOnside by running a careers fair targeting women in the community, to improve the gender balance of our workforce

Barclays We pledge to #GetOnside by providing a career development day, offering insight, inspiration and development opportunities to support the progress of women in the football industry

Ben Purkiss


I pledge to #GetOnside by working with young women to support their career pathway into the football industry
Brighton & Hove Albion FC

We pledge to #GetOnside by increasing the participation of girls playing football in our local communities and schools

We pledge to #GetOnside by inviting local girls football teams to visit our new world-class training ground facility in Lancing

We pledge to #GetOnside by setting up a group of aspiring female marketeers tasked with helping to develop inclusive match attendance plans

We pledge to #GetOnside by having more female representation in writing content on our club media channels

Crawley Old Girls We pledge to #GetOnside by continuing to encourage more ‘older’ women to play football in a safe, non-judgemental environment

Eilidh Barbour

(Sky Sports & BBC)

I pledge to #GetOnside by using my voice to continue the acceptance of women within sports broadcasting while mentoring those who have the passion to work in the industry

Everton FC We pledge to #GetOnside by introducing a Women's Health Policy to support women at all levels of the Everton Family, reducing stigma and barriers to progression

We pledge to #GetOnside by ensuring a minimum 30% representation of women at the global FIFPRO board level, and across our four divisions


Floodlit Dreams We pledge to #GetOnside by inviting three aspiring female football writers to join us for the launch of Football, She Wrote and each take part in a mentoring session with one of our commissioned authors
Football Association We pledge to #GetOnside by investing in 1,000 England Football-accredited clubs to give girls regular, structured, competitive playing opportunities
Football Manager We pledge to #GetOnside by bringing Women in Football’s message to the Football Manager audience through in-game advertising
Girls On The Ball We pledge to #GetOnside by showcasing other women's football content creators in the UK with a takeover of the Girls on the Ball digital media channels for one day every month
ITV Sport We pledge to #GetOnside by increasing gender representation among our production teams
Leaders We pledge to #GetOnside by continuing to use our position at the heart of the sport business world to advocate and promote gender equality across the industry, both on the field of play and in the boardroom
League Managers Association

We pledge to #GetOnside by guaranteeing places on the LMA Diploma in Football Management for all suitably qualified women coaches

We pledge to #GetOnside by offering access to an LMA-trained mentor for all head coaches and managers working in the FA WSL and the FA Women’s Championship

LHH Sports Solutions We pledge to #GetOnside by launching a Champion Your Future initiative, helping women footballers to take control of their careers beyond the playing field
Liverpool University

We pledge to #GetOnside by offering two full-fee scholarships to women for our Football Industries MBA


McDonalds UK

We pledge to #GetOnside by providing 1.5 million hours of free McDonalds UK Fun Football coaching over the next 12 months to enable girls of all abilities, aged 5-11, to take their first steps in the beautiful game

Miss Kick Foundation

We pledge to #GetOnside by providing our women and girls football community with products and presence that empower her to compete, play and love the game without limits

North West Football Awards We pledge to #GetOnside by providing a platform for Women in Football at our annual awards ceremony
Off The Pitch We pledge to #GetOnside by launching a weekly e-newsletter focused on all things 'off the pitch' in the women's game
Onside Law

We pledge to #GetOnside by continuing to support Women in Football through our corporate membership and accelerating gender diversity in our firm.

We pledge to #GetOnside by inviting four aspiring female sport lawyers to join Onside Law for work experience between now and March 2022 so that they can learn from the heart of the legal sports industry and enhance their career prospects.

PGMOL We pledge to #GetOnside by developing and educating match officials, helping them to learn and grow
Professional Footballers Association We pledge to #GetOnside by continuing to offer support, commitment and opportunity for WSL players and the professional women’s game from the PFA boards, CEO and Executive
The Player Care Group We pledge to #GetOnside by funding a place for a woman on our Certificate in Player Care course, especially welcoming applications from underrepresented groups
Portas We pledge to #GetOnside by providing strategic support to Women in Football to drive growth and gender equality in the game
Rangers FC

We pledge to champion the women who make Rangers F.C. with a year-long celebration across our Club Channels


Sam Matterface


I pledge to #GetOnside by helping to mentor and develop an aspiring female commentator


Scottish FA We pledge to #GetOnside by making Hampden Park the new home of the SWNT
Sian Massey-Ellis I pledge to #GetOnside by inviting three aspiring female officials to join me on a Women’s Select Group officials' training day
Sky Sports We pledge to #GetOnside by becoming a Women in Football corporate member, to enable us to support our people with the best leadership, training and development we can
Sport Industry Group

We pledge to #GetOnside by providing platforms for Women in Football to amplify its message about gender equality to the sport industry

We pledge to #GetOnside with a monthly Women in Football feature on

We pledge to #GetOnside by providing Women in Football with complimentary invitations to the Sport Industry Private Dining Club and all Sport Industry Group networking events"

Sports Media LGBT+ We pledge to #GetOnside by providing support to Women in Football in promoting LGBTQ+ inclusion in football
Stats Perform We pledge to #GetOnside by launching a Women at Stats Perform employee resource group to create an environment where women can thrive in our organisation and within the business of sports tech

We pledge to #GetOnside by providing two paid six-month internships on the UEFA Women's EURO 2022 tournament



We pledge to #GetOnside by supporting and amplifying Women in Football's campaign to drive gender equality in football

TEAM Marketing

We pledge to #GetOnside by becoming a Women in Football corporate member to enable us to provide our team with the best support, leadership and development training we can



We pledge to #GetOnside by helping three women get into coaching, from funding their first qualification to providing ongoing support to help them thrive

Whisper We pledge to #GetOnside by continuing to create real opportunities for women wanting to work in football production and continue to produce all women's football games as events that are equal to men's

Willie Kirk

(Everton Women)

I pledge to #GetOnside by mentoring an aspiring female coach
World Football Summit We pledge to #GetOnside by ensuring a minimum of 30% female speakers from our 2022 edition onwards, amplifying female voices and promoting their work in the football industry


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