Canada’s Win Built on Robust Organisation and England Errors

England gift-wrapped victory for Canada with sloppy defensive mistakes at either end of this match at the Bet365 Stadium, Stoke.  Évelyne Viens picked Demi Stokes’ pocket in the third minute to fire the Canadians in front. Four minutes from full time, substitute Nichelle Prince pounced on a poor first touch from keeper Karen Bardlsey and stabbed the ball home virtually on the goal line...

Wasteful Lionesses Lose to ‘France B’

DESPITE registering eighteen shots on goal, England were roundly beaten by France at the Stade Michel d'Ornano in Caen. Sandy Baltimore gave the hosts a 32nd minute lead and second half substitute Viviane Asseyi doubled their advantage with a 63rd minute penalty after Rachel Daly brought down Elisa de Almeida. Fran Kirby reduced the arrears from the penalty spot with eleven minutes left. France got their crucial third goal three minutes later when Kadidatou Diani set up Marie-Antoinette Katoto to convert from close range...

FA Women’s Super League – Week 19 Review

A weekend of first half hat tricks; Chelsea hit Birmingham for six to hold on to top spot; Manchester City beat Spurs; Arsenal go third with victory at Bristol City; West Ham off the bottom after thrashing Reading; Brighton throw spanner in United's Champions League challenge; Villa into relegation zone with defeat at Everton. It's week 19 of the Women's Super League...

All Square between Spurs and Vixens

It was a tale of two set-pieces at the Hive yesterday, as honours ended even between Tottenham Hotspur and Bristol City. Siri Worm’s superb free-kick gave Spurs a 3rd minute lead. Matt Beard’s side were level seven minutes after the break when Vixens captain Gemma Evans headed in from a corner. The result lifts Bristol City out of the relegation zone. Spurs remain eighth in the table, five points clear of the drop...

FA Women’s Super League – [Mid]Week 17 Review

It's a midweek round-up at the weekend: Arsenal are back in the Champions’ League hunt with victory over United; Chelsea retain top spot beating Everton; City move to ten consecutive league victories at the expense of relegation threatened Bristol City; Brighton get fourth win on the spin at Aston Villa; West Ham and Birmingham draw at Victoria Road. Store away that red nose for another year, here’s your week 17 WSL summary…

Chelsea Retain the Continental Cup

Chelsea successfully defended their Continental Cup title on Sunday, hitting Bristol City for six in a completely one-sided final at Vicarage Road. Sam Kerr led the way with a hat-trick, while player of the match Fran Kirby bagged a brace of goals, as well as setting up ALL of the others – with Guro Reiten the beneficiary of her final assist. The contest was effectively over before half time...

Salmon drags Bristol City out of WSL Rele-Zone in Five-Goal Thriller

BRISTOL CITY BEAT ten-player Reading in a terrific match at Ashton Gate on Monday night. Interim manager Matt Beard pumped his fists in delight after watching Ebony Salmon’s 76th minute winner propel the Vixens above his old club West Ham in the WSL league standings. Reading had led early through Emma Harries. Charlie Wellings levelled and Jemma Purfield edged the hosts in front after the break. Rachel Rowe thundered in an equalizer, but Salmon had the last say, six minutes later. Rowe was sent off in stoppage time...

FA Women’s Super League – Post International Catch-up Weekend

City march on with another convincing win; Birmingham are made to play home games at St George’s Park; Arsenal get a glut of second half goals at Villa; Everton secure just their second win in nine thanks to a Jill Scott header; Spurs lose third match in a row. Does anyone know what weekend of the Women’s Super League this is? It wasn’t scheduled in the initial fixture calendar, so we’re going with Week 15 and ¾. Play nice kids. It’s your WSL review…