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Carrie Dunn is a sports writer.

Her recent books include 'Unsuitable for Females: The Rise of the Lionesses and Women's Football in England' (Birlinn, 2022), shortlisted for Football Book of the Year at the 2023 Sports Book Awards.

She is also the author of 'The Pride of the Lionesses' (Pitch, 2019), longlisted for Football Book of the Year at the Telegraph Sports Book Awards 2020, and named one of FourFourTwo’s best books of the year, and a sequel to 'The Roar of the Lionesses: Women's Football in England' (Pitch, 2016), one of the Guardian's best sport books of 2016.

She’s also an asset to a sports desk. She has covered the last three Women's World Cups for the Times and Eurosport, and has worked in-house regularly 

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for both – as well as the Guardian and other publishing houses. She was UEFA’s London correspondent for the postponed 2020 European Championships, liaising with tournament organisers, ambassadors and syndication partners to produce tailored content.


Need someone to manage your social media? Combining editorial with social media expertise, Carrie can drive traffic to your website or videos with well-written social posts that highlight a great story or angle. She’s worked for some high-profile sporting organisations, managing their portfolio of social media accounts, clipping video, and working with their key athletes to ensure the clear communication of messaging.


Want her to talk? She can do that as well. She is a regular voice on radio, where she co-commentates for a variety of stations – and she loves to guest on podcasts and discussion shows, getting into topics in depth, and airing her opinions on topics of the day, always grounded in her expertise and research.


And on the subject of research, she has a PhD in sports sociology, and has published widely on women’s football, fandom, and the game’s history.


Whether you want to commission a feature or a book, or you want a guest for your show, or you want to add an experienced freelancer to your sports desk, get in touch to discuss how Carrie can help you.

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