In the inaugural Women's Football awards ceremony, Manchester Laces, the city's biggest inclusive football club won the Spector, Constant & Williams Grassroots Initiative of the Year award for its inspiring dedication towards diversity and inclusivity at grassroots level.
Manchester Laces were there to accept the award and said: "It's absolutely amazing like this is such a major award ceremony and to be winning something.
We are a grassroots club at the end of the day so it's just amazing to be even in this space let alone to be acknowledged. "There's loads of spaces out there, they're doing incredible work.
So when anybody else wins in this space, it feels like all of us winning anyway." "I know that sounds really cliched, but genuinely, inclusive spaces in women's football, we just want to see more of them.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk