The play looks at the business of football and is set in the near future with the women’s game competing with the men’s for popularity. The story centres on a young footballer, Shannan Turner, who is highly regarded as the most talented player of her generation. At the peak of Shannan’s playing career, she suddenly announces her retirement at the age of twenty-five, citing reasons that she has fallen out of love with the game, having become discontent with the demands of the profession, her celebrity status, and the weight of expectation burdened upon her.
Featuring an all-female cast, the play follows Shannan as she makes her journey away from the game which she once loved. But it soon turns out that it might be harder to leave than first thought.