All Football Teams are Equal, but…

CLEARLY some football teams are more equal than others. With the Women’s National League declared null and void all the way back in March, the FA decreed this week by virtue of a 'points per game' average that Chelsea be crowned WSL Champions and Aston Villa be promoted from the FA Women's Championship. As for the rest of the women's football pyramid? They get to start 2019 all over again...

Rebooting the Lionesses – FIFA WWC 2015…

THERE WAS a time when a third / fourth playoff at the World Cup wasn’t a “nonsense match” – in England at least. Just five years ago in fact, when the Lionesses won their Bronze medal in Canada. It remains the best World Cup performance by a senior England team since 1966 and represented a symbolic reboot for women's football triggering exponential growth in coverage, investment and uptake at grass roots levels across the country...

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Football…

MANAGER MARTA TEJEDOR, who led Birmingham City to fourth in the WSL last season, was eased out of the door earlier this week by the club, having failed to win a league game or score a single league goal in 2020. But is there clear thinking in this decision, personality issues behind the scenes or just a knee-jerk reaction before the bigger money starts pouring into the women's game?

‘Fork in the Road’ Time for Western Sydney Wanderers…

TWELVE MONTHS AGO, Western Sydney Wanderers were propping up the W-League and, frankly, a bit of a laughingstock. Now, they are genuine W-League playoff contenders, recently handing out a walloping to fierce cross-City rivals Sydney FC. Oh, but hang on... They were also on the end of a 0-4 home drubbing last weekend at the hands of Brisbane Roar. So, which way is this campaign about to go?...