Hope Powell

Former England footballer and head coach, manager of Brighton and Hove Albion Women

Hope: My Life In Football

Hope: My Life In Football

How to hire Hope Powell

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Hope Powell for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Feedback from virtual events and webinars

During the Covid-19 pandemic and the temporary halt of live events, Hope was booked as a speaker for a range of virtual events and webinars. Read her latest feedback below. 

"We can say with confidence that Hope delivered a very positive and passionate message and had the audience captivated, we wanted even more! The Q&A bar was very well utilised by the audience as far as Scotland locally and internationally - we held a healthy session with her. She was inspiring and encouraging and many asked when we will host another event!" - Sam, Bedfordshire Police

  • 2017 - Named as Brighton and Hove Albion first-team manager 
  • 2016 - Published her Autobiography Hope: My Life In Football
  • 2011 - Awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of East London
  • 2010 - Received a CBE 
  • 2003 - Inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame
  • 2003 - Became the first woman to achieve a Pro License 
  • 2002 - Awarded an OBE 
  • 1998 - Named England Women Head Coach 
  • 1996 - Captained Croydon to a FA Cup and National Premier Division Double
  • 1995 - Represented England at the World Cup 
  • 1991 - Helped found Bromley Borough 
  • 1991 - Won the FA Cup and Greater London League with Millwall
  • 1987 - Joined Friends of Fulham
  • 1984 - Played in the European Competition for Woman's Football final aged 17 
  • 1983 - Made her England debut
  • 1978 - Signed for Millwall