Their Pitch


37 - Willie Kirk

Willie Kirk is the highly appreciated football coach who stumbled into women’s football by accident and didn’t have the support from the people closest to him when he left his accounting job. Since then, he has quit coaching and is the football director of Women’s football at Leicester.

In this episode, we dive deep after this summer Euros and get to know Kirk. What inspires him? What impact has Casey Stoney had on him? Will he ever go back to coaching? Which player in the world would he sign for Leicester? That and much more.