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Interview: The 10-year-old Toffee pushing for change

Earlier this month, we told you about the campaign started by ten year old Everton fan Anna Mallanaphy who is calling on the broadcasters to address a fixture clash between the men’s and women’s game that will mean many could miss out on the Women’s FA Cup final.

Everton Women take on Manchester City in that final next month but following a change to Sky Sport’s broadcasting schedule that now clashes with Everton vs Newcastle United in the men’s game – leaving those who wanted to see both with a tough choice.

The FSA’s Deborah Dilworth spoke to Anna and her mother about their petition to change the game which has collected almost 2,500 signatures already. Watch their interview below…

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