Few would expect football clubs to be at the forefront of an effort to break the taboo around periods. Yet here we are
“Sorry to spoil your breakfasts with talk of periods,” tweeted one supporter of the On the Ball campaign, “but as a teenager who suddenly got her period at Stockport away & had to spend the whole afternoon and journey home on the coach with only a wedge of toilet paper & in a panic, this sort of thing would have been very welcome.”
Few would expect football clubs to be at the forefront of an effort to break the taboo around periods. Yet here we are. In less than five months 29 grounds have responded to the campaign of three female Celtic season-ticket holders and now stock free sanitary products.
We have got a lot of: ‘The club are doing great, can you not be happy with that?’ As if it’s a negative thing!
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