Stockport County: Building A Positive Future

Ben Gilby spoke to Stockport County Ladies Welfare Officer Peter Attfield about how the club have been making the best of a stop-start season in the FA Women’s National League Division One North. Stockport County Ladies were set up following a partnership with the local authority. Formed in 1989/90, Peter remarks that “they were anContinue reading “Stockport County: Building A Positive Future”

Helston Clinch The Title

Penryn AFC 0-4 Helston Athletic by Paul Parfitt Paul Parfitt’s Helston side arrived at Kernick Road knowing a point against second placed Penryn Ladies would be enough to secure a maiden League title.  Penryn themselves have been in superb form since the end of the lockdown registering three wins and a draw meaning a winContinue reading “Helston Clinch The Title”

The View From France

Jean-Pierre Thiesset rounds up all the actions from the twentieth week of action in D1 Arkema, French women’s football’s topflight. Soyaux won 1-0 at home against Fleury. Goal for Soyaux from Henriette Akaba (90). With this victory, Soyaux still have a chance to avoid relegation in D2; They are now 4 points ahead from Issy whichContinue reading “The View From France”

Kerr-ific Chelsea Retain The Title

Chelsea 5–0 Reading By Ben Gilby Chelsea regained the Barclays FA Women’s Super League title with a comfortable victory over Reading at Kingsmeadow. Emma Hayes named the same starting line-up as last week’s Champions League Semi-Final which meant that Swedish international Jonna Andersson remained on the bench. Reading’s season will be filed under ‘transitional’ andContinue reading “Kerr-ific Chelsea Retain The Title”

Terriers Earn Draw Against Red Devils

Huddersfield Town 2-2 Manchester United U21 By Jack Walker Brittany Sanderson and Lucy Sowerby scored as Huddersfield Town Women battled to a well-earned 2-2 draw against Manchester United U21s yesterday afternoon. The visitors started strongly and took the lead with a crisp left-footed strike that found the bottom corner from range, but Town weren’t behindContinue reading “Terriers Earn Draw Against Red Devils”

Pride Park’s Resilience Rewarded

Ilkeston Town Development 1-3 Pride Park by Boot Room Long term injury absences, the attritional nature of this season and their third game in seven days meant that Pride Park lined up with just eleven players for yesterday’s game at Ilkeston Town Development at Cotmanhay Playing Fields. Park found themselves playing into a fairly stiffContinue reading “Pride Park’s Resilience Rewarded”

Olivia Watson: Back With A Bang

Impetus and Since ’71 are proud to jointly sponsor Sutton United Women’s Olivia Watson. Ben Gilby caught up with Olivia recently to find out how things are going for her now she is back on the pitch. We last spoke to Olivia in February, so she was eager to update us with what has beenContinue reading “Olivia Watson: Back With A Bang”

The Swedish Scene

@DandalBs brings us his weekly wrap of all the news from the latest round of matches in the Damallsvenskan and Elitettan plus a round-up of stories connected to the Swedish national team this week. NATIONAL TEAM: Sweden have been drawn with Finland, Ireland, Slovakia and Georgia in the qualifying group for the 2023 Women’s WorldContinue reading “The Swedish Scene”

Irish Women’s National League Rounds Four and Five

By Ciarán Duffy of Post to Post Sport Peamount United Peamount United top the league with four wins from four and have a game in hand over second placed Wexford Youths.  In Round Four they beat Bohemians with three second half goals, scored by Ruddy, Ryan-Doyle, and Watkins. Last weekend, again they had to waitContinue reading “Irish Women’s National League Rounds Four and Five”

Cheltenham Town: Building Towards The Return Of The FAWNL

Dan Lodge, head of PR and media at FAWNL Division One SW side Cheltenham Town Ladies spoke to Ben Gilby about the challenging times of the past 14 months and how they are planning to broaden their supporter base further to aim for Tier Three. Dan began out conversation by outlining the journey that women’sContinue reading “Cheltenham Town: Building Towards The Return Of The FAWNL”