Interview with The Guardian – QPR’s Manisha Tailor: ‘I am here to work in football and offer change’

The only South Asian Indian woman in the English professional game talks about her career and how it has helped her traumatised twin brother to speak again.

“There were many times where I would go to games and of course it would be perceived that I was the physio or any role where I couldn’t possibly be the lead coach,” Manisha Tailor says as she remembers arriving at opposition grounds with her Queens Park Rangers boys’ academy teams. Tailor is now the lead foundation phase coach at QPR and she says that “being a South Asian Indian woman, and the only person of South Asian heritage, male or female, in this kind of full-time coaching role at any of the 92 clubs in English professional football is a testament to QPR”.

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