A women’s football team from the fifth tier of the English game, Dulwich Hamlet Women is set to take on TRUK United FC (an all transgender team) in a friendly match on ThursdayMarch 31.
The match which will take place in south London, coincides with Transgender Day of Visibility [TDoV], and TRUK United are a charity team formed from Trans Radio UK.l, a radio station dedicated to transgenders.
TRUK United are a team entirely made up of transgender women, and this will be the first time such a side has played a game in British football.
Paula Griffin, a player for TRUK United and a volunteer at Dulwich Hamlet for more than three decades said to Goal;
“I spoke to Lucy Clark [founder of TRUK], and said this might be a game we were able to arrange during the season.
“It’s taken a while to get to this stage. We were trying to look for a good date but league fixtures were being moved around. But we managed to get a date which worked well, with it being…
Source: Linda Ikeji