Amber Barrett will be a name that will go down in the annals of Irish football history.

The Donegal woman will forever be remembered as that woman, who scored that goal, in that stadium, to send the country to their first ever World Cup.

A nation held it's breath as she raced through on goal thanks to wonderful pass from team-mate Denise O'Sullivan. She made no mistake.

The first touch allowed her to use her pace to get away from the Scottish defence, the second to steady her self and freeze the on-rushing goalkeeper, the third, a toe-poke into the far corner. It didn't happen by chance.

Speaking on RTÉ Radio One's Morning Ireland, analyst and coach Lisa Fallon spoke of Barrett's post-match interview.

"I loved Amber Barrett's post-match interview," said Fallon. "The one she did when she talked about the actual goal and the decisions she was making in her head.

"She was going, 'coaches have told me through the years that I should take the ball across the defender' and she said that that actually went through her head.

"So if people on the ground, at grassroots ever wonder how they can really make a difference, there is your answer because she was coached that when she was small.

"That is the type of stuff that you learn when you are a young player and for her to recall that moment, that instruction and that piece of advice right in that moment, it goes to show how much of a difference that underage coaches and development coaches in the early stages of any players' career or even in their life, the impact that you can make."

As well as punditry and coaching, Fallon is a high performance coach for football's world governing body FIFA. She is hoping that this can be a watershed moment for footballing change in this country.

"It is very difficult for women because women and girls don't get the same opportunities. They don't get the same opportunities and resources.

"If anyone wonders whether or not they can make a difference, the difference they can make is on the ground at their local club by ensuring that every girl has the same access that every boy has, the same access to facilities, the same access to the standard of coaching.

"I got to coach Galway United last year and that was a moment for being the first female head coach of a professional men's team in Ireland and the thing is that the only way that I could have done that is if people gave me opportunities throughout my career.

Lisa Fallon while Galway United head coach

"The majority of the people who gave me opportunities were men because they're the ones who are in those positions making those decisions.

"That is why we need more females at decision-making level in clubs, in organisations to be representative and to make sure that everyone is considered.

"It doesn't matter if you are not what the norm is in society, it is whether or not you can do the job. That's what I think can change now, that more people, more men at home watching with their daughters at home that can be inspired.

"Women as well want the same opportunities for their daughters as their sons have and that's why I say that everyone can make a difference through their thought processes and the decisions that they make."

Now, attention turns to making this achievement a legacy for women's football in Ireland. There will be many who will take up the game in hope of playing in a World Cup, because they will see that it is now possible.

However there will be those who do not make it to play at a professional level, but will have had an opportunity to grow friendships within the game or perhaps coach future generations or affect the game positively in legislating the sport.

"I always say, never underestimate the impact that you can have on not just somebody's career, on their life too," said Fallon.

"That is the power of coaching and something that should never be underestimated. I hope that this moment doesn't just change it for female players, I hope it changes for female coaches in this country as well."

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