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The Women in Sport Podcast: Robert Vilahamn, Head Coach of Tottenham Hotspur in the Women’s Super League

We are delighted to introduce the eighth episode of our Women in Sport Podcast, where we discuss developments, initiatives, and issues relating to women in sports and the associated legal implications.

In this episode, Partner Emma Bartlett and Trainee Solicitor Mitchell Blythe are joined by a special guest, Robert Vilahamn, who is the Head Coach of Tottenham Hotspur in the Women’s Super League, to discuss the following:

  1. The importance of role models in sport and the impact they can have on the next generation of athletes.
  2. The role Robert plays as an ally to the gender equity movement and a strong advocate for women to have the same opportunities as men to achieve their goals.
  3. Robert’s adaptation to his new role at Tottenham Hotspur and the differences between coaching the male and female game.
  4. The Women’s Super League North London Derby match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal W.F.C, played on the 3rd of March 2024 at the Emirates Stadium in front of 60,000 fans.
  5. The future of women’s football and Robert’s motivation for wanting to be at the forefront of its growth and development.
  6. Robert’s inspiration behind founding the Vilahamn Soccer Academy in Uganda and the work that they undertake.

You can also listen to the episode on Apple PodcastsSpotify or SoundCloud.

We hope you enjoy our latest episode! Please get in touch by emailing us at emma.bartlett@cm-murray.com or mitchell.blythe@cm-murray.com if you would like any information on the topics discussed or if you would like to suggest a story for us to cover in a future episode.

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