Freedom Through Football: The Story of the Easton Cowboys and Cowgirls
A history of the Easton Cowboys and Cowgirls radical sports club. Banksy played in goal for the Cowboys.
In the summer of 1992 just as a revolution was started to unfold in the English professional game a group of young men from inner city Bristol form a Sunday league football team. Few of the original Easton Cowboys could have envisaged the extraordinary journey that team would make over the next two decades, a journey that would see them play soccer in a low level Mexican war zone, cricket games in South Central LA and take them to the dusty fields of Palestine. This is the improbable story of the Easton Cowboys and Cowgirls, a punk-inspired, community-minded club that truly is like no other in British sport. It traces their development from that single men's football team to a multi-sport self-funding semi-legendary local institution with links around the globe. Freedom Through Football is an eye-opening, inspiring tale with an unlikely cast of characters - ski-masked Zapatistas, rampageous can can dancers and an up and coming street artist named Banksy.