Author Archives: Isabelle Barker

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Arsenal star Katie McCabe hopes she can inspire others to come out and feel comfortable in own skin

By | 18th January 2020

KATIE McCABE hopes she can inspire others to come out and feel comfortable in their own skin. The Arsenal midfielder and Ireland skipper has used her platform to speak up for the LGBTQ community ahead of her side’s clash with Chelsea today. Kilnamanagh-born McCabe, 24, broke the news to her parents over dinner, when she […]

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Beth Mead says football helped build her confidence as Arsenal star visits pan-disability kids’ team

By | 20th December 2019

BETH MEAD says she only expresses her true self on a football pitch. The Arsenal star, 24, has opened-up on how sport helped her break down personal barriers after working with young disabled footballers this week. Christmas came early for the Risborough Rangers pan-disability Junior Club when Mead surprised them with the new accessible HONOR […]

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England stars Steph Houghton, Ellen White and Georgia Stanway prove class with goals in Man City’s win over Brighton

By | 15th December 2019

STEPH HOUGHTON was one of five different City scorers as they ran riot against Brighton – thrashing them 5-0. The England skipper set the ball rolling when she belted in an indirect free-kick after three minutes. Lionesses team-mate Ellen White steered in a Janine Beckie cross from a tight angle. And when Lauren Hemp nodded […]

WSL news: Chelsea star Beth England worked night shifts in a chippy before hitting the big time

By | 7th December 2019

BETH ENGLAND has revealed how she worked night shifts in a chippy while playing semi-pro before hitting the big time with Chelsea. The 25-year-old striker would work from 10pm to 6am three days a week to make ends meet while at Doncaster Belles. Getty The England star said: “When I was part-time at Donny and […]

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes says refs have to protected – not slaughtered

By | 22nd November 2019

EMMA HAYES believes refs in the Women’s Super League must be protected — not slaughtered. The Chelsea boss has defended league officials following her team’s 1-0 victory over Manchester United on Sunday thanks to a controversial penalty. But Reds boss Casey Stoney slammed Jack Packman — the third replacement referee that day after two others […]

How West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan’s son Jack, 20, completely transformed the women’s team

By | 18th November 2019

JACK SULLIVAN believes his age will never define him on his journey to the top of football. At just 20-years-old Sullivan has completely transformed West Ham Women since taking charge as managing director three years ago. The team has gone from semi-professional with players earning a mere £70-a-week to a squad of 20 internationals with […]

Spurs 0 Arsenal 2: Miedema strikes again as Gunners win bragging rights in front of record WSL crowd

By | 17th November 2019

ARSENAL snatched the North London bragging rights in front of a record WSL crowd. Goals from Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema sealed victory in front of 38,262 fans at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Skipper Little smashed into the bottom left corner from a Miedema knock down on 66 minutes. And Miedema doubled the Gunners’ lead […]

England 1 Germany 2: Lionesses beaten by last minute goal in front of biggest ever UK women’s football crowd ever

By | 9th November 2019

PHIL NEVILLE’S Lionesses suffered heartbreaking defeat to Germany in front of the biggest ever crowd at a women’s game in this country. A record 77,768 pairs of eyes were on the Lionesses as they sought to pick up a crucial win after a poor run of results since their brilliant World Cup campaign. And forget […]

England boss Neville claims Lionesses must put on ‘best-ever’ show to beat Germany

By | 8th November 2019

PHIL NEVILLE claimed his players must put on their ‘best-ever’ show to overcome Germany — and swerve the circus. The Lionesses are set to break the record attendance for a women’s match in this country, after selling out the 90,000 capacity at Wembley. But England’s boss wants his team — captained by Steph Houghton — […]