Tag Archives: Women’s football

Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action

By | 24th February 2020

Everton start new era with nightmare, Liverpool’s slide shames the Premier League leaders, and Spurs happily eye next seasonManchester City and Chelsea played out a brilliant 3-3 draw, full of relentless end-to-end action, quality play, and the pendulu…

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Man City 3 Chelsea 3: Hemp earns hosts a point as WSL’s top two slug it out in six-goal thriller

By | 23rd February 2020

NOTHING could split the WSL’s top two teams in a six-goal blockbuster that had almost everything. Twice table-topping Manchester City took the lead, with goals by Ellen White and Georgia Stanway. But on both occasions Chelsea hit back through Ji So-yun’s strike and a Magdalena Eriksson header. The drama continued when the hosts were awarded […]

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Alex Scott: Fabio Capello’s small-minded opinions on women’s football are outdated and damaging to the game

By | 22nd February 2020

FABIO CAPELLO’S comments about making goals and pitches smaller for women’s football are just disrespectful, in my opinion. The former England manager said: “I think the goal is too big for women and that the pitch is too wide. “When they play basketball and volleyball, they lower the net because they are not tall like […]

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Mitchell’s 35-yarder fires Spurs back from red to WSL point against Everton

By | 12th February 2020

Everton manager Willie Kirk was left ruing “stupid” dropped points as his side missed out on the chance to overtake Manchester United in their race to be best of the rest in the Women’s Super League.Chloe Kelly hit her ninth goal in 11 starts out wide …

Women’s Super League, Championship, Scottish Premiership: clockwatch – live!

By | 12th February 2020

Live updates from all Wednesday’s matchesScoreboard: follow all the goals as they go in!Why won’t clubs invest properly in WSL teams?Get in touch! Email Niall or tweet @niallmcveigh 9.16pm GMT GOAL! Huddersfield 0-3 Cardiff (Paterson 69) Job done for N…

Liverpool never built on early WSL titles and now must scrap to stay up… starting against Everton

By | 8th February 2020

LIVERPOOL’S rich history counts for nothing — as the women’s side are finding out. While the men’s team are flying high as the Premier League’s runaway leaders, their female counterparts are second from bottom in the Women’s Super League. You mention the name Liverpool and it’s known across the globe for being iconic. But the […]

Quarantined Chinese football team forced to train in Australian hotel corridors after coronavirus fears

By | 4th February 2020

IMAGES have surfaced of the Chinese women’s national team having to train in the corridor of their hotel after being quarantined in Australia amid the coronavirus outbreak. The team arrived in Brisbane last week – but having trained in Wuhan prior to that, have been unable to leave their secured hotel. None of the 32 […]

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 […]

Emma Mitchell moved from Arsenal to Tottenham – but you can’t compare transfers in the women’s game to the men

By | 18th January 2020

FEMALE footballers often have to put bitter rivalries to one side to make ends meet. Emma Mitchell’s loan transfer from Arsenal to Tottenham hit a nerve with fans. But it simply isn’t the same as Sol Campbell’s seismic switch between the two clubs in the opposite direction back in 2001. I know Mitch from my […]

Alex Morgan still training and showing off skill while SIX MONTHS pregnant as fans praise US star’s ‘girl power’

By | 17th January 2020

ALEX MORGAN showed how her prowess in front of goal is going absolutely nowhere despite being six months pregnant. A clip released online saw the United States women’s star take part in a number of athletic shooting drills. And her bump barely held her back as she launched the ball into the top corner a […]