The incredible story of Rose Reilly from Ayrshire, who became a feminist icon, and whose tenacity and talent paved the way for women in football.
Anns na 70an, dh’fhàg Rose Reilly, aois 17 Siorrachd Adhair ‘si a’ sireadh cothrom ball-coise a chluiche gu proifeiseanta. Bhuinnig i Cupa na Cruinne a’ cluiche dhan Eadailt ann an 1984, agus chaidh a h-ainm a chur air adhart airson duais a’ chluicheadair ball-coise boireann as fheàrr air an t-saoghal. Choilean Rose na bha i ag iarraidh a dh’aindheoin’s gun robh i air a casg bho bhith a’ cluiche airson Alba. Tha ‘Rose Reilly’ ag innse sgeulachd beatha boireannach iongantach a bha daingeann, làidir agus tàlanta, feartan a chuidich i ann a bhith a’ faighinn seachad air leth-bhreith agus neo-ionnanachd, agus a chomharraich an t-slighe airson boireannaich eile ann am ball-coise.
In the 1970s, 17-year-old Rose Reilly left Ayrshire, determined to realise her dream to play professional football. A World Cup winner in 1984 for Italy and named the best female footballer in the world in the same year, she made her dreams a reality. Rose Reilly is the incredible story of a feminist icon whose tenacity and talent paved the way for women in football.
In Gaelic with English subtitles
Ailig O’Henley - Preseantair
Alex O’Henley from South Uist has been UEFA’s Scottish Football Correspondent since 2004. Since then, he’s been part of their reporting team at the EURO 2004, 2008 and 2012 European Championship finals; as well as following the fortunes of domestic clubs in the Champions League and Europa League competitions. Here in Scotland, Alex is a regular contributor to BBC Radio nan Gàidheal on Scottish and European football issues and is also a commentator and summariser for BBC ALBA’s SPFL match coverage.
Margo McCuaig - Riochdaire, Sgrìobhadair agus Stiùiriche
Margot McCuaig is the award-winning director of the RTS Best Sport Programme films Jock Stein and Jim Baxter, produced by purpleTV for BBC ALBA. She also directed the RTS shortlisted Gothenburg 83 and Tartan Pride films, and the feature-length Jimmy Johnstone film, nominated for a Bronze Torc for Excellence at the Celtic Media Festival is 2017. Margot, from Glasgow and Rathlin Island, is the producer, writer and director of Rose Reilly.