Set up in 1977, the North West Film Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.
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Preston Ladies Football and T.A. Volunteers
Playing the beautiful game - the ladies from Lancashire demonstrate their skills.
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Fascinating scenes here from the world of women's football. Preston Ladies F.C., originally known as the Dick, Kerr ladies team, play at grounds across the north of England, including Avenham Park in their home town and Seedhill in Nelson. Shot by Alf Frankland, the team's first manager, the film concludes with scenes of T.A. volunteers at the Lancashire Fusiliers' Cross Lane barracks in Salford.