Eniola Aluko has been trailblazing since she was in primary school, first for her brother Sone who became an international footballer like his older sister. “She was always a couple of steps ahead,” he said. “She went before me, she gave me the belief.”

Those words have been echoed many times by those who have followed in Aluko’s wake, as she gained 102 caps for while studying for a degree and later working as a lawyer.

Aluko was the first female pundit on Match of the Day and a…

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