2020 Hind Sight

You'd be forgiven for thinking that women’s football has had a pretty bad time of it this year - what with the COVID-19 enforced abandonment last season across Europe and Africa; nulling and voiding all FAWNL records; fans prohibited from entering stadia (just as more fans were starting to show up); a second lock down, etc., etc... But there were still some golden nuggets in a year we'll all be glad to see the back of. Here are twelve things D2B will remember about 2020…

FA Women’s Super League: Week 10 Review

Manchester United secure the Christmas number one spot, running riot against Bristol City; Arsenal go second with a comfortable victory over depleted Toffees; Jess Fishlock shines in Reading win at Brighton; two games postponed for COVID protocols; and Birmingham… er… don’t get to play again, because it rained… again. Happy Holidays, it’s week 10 of the FA Women’s Super League...

UWCL Ro32 – Quality Gap Not Closing Anytime Soon…

This week we (mostly) saw the conclusion of the Women’s Champions League Round of 32, the phase of the competition when all of Europe’s top teams enter. Here D2B outlines the recent state of play across the continent, rounds up what happened over the two-legged ties, and assesses whether there’s any hope that UEFA’s elite club trophy can become more competitive.

FA Women’s Super League: Week 9 Review

United stay top with a Galton masterclass; City’s late, late show pips Arsenal; Morgan on the spot again as Spurs grind out back-to-back victories; West Ham and Aston Villa both hit Bristol City for four; Chelsea’s Sam Kerr on target; Everton and Birmingham… er… don’t get to play because it rained. A LOT. It must be week nine of the FA Women’s Super League...

FA Women’s Super League: Week 8 Review

A Sam Kerr hat-trick for Chelsea. Ella Toone playing 'lights out' for league leaders Manchester United. Bristol City unbeaten in consecutive league games. The honeymoon is definitely over for Everton. Kim Little's mixed fortunes from the penalty spot. Alex Morgan's first WSL goal helps new Spurs manager Rehanne Skinner achieve a perfect record - one win in one. Here's week 8...

Spotlight on AFC Wimbledon Ladies – The Class of 2020…

LIFE is not without a sense of humour for an occasional blog site like D2B. Last season women’s football was cut off in its prime by the Coronavirus and here we are in season 2020/21 preparing to take our first look at the AFC Wimbledon Ladies and the entire National League is shutting down again. Well, we weren’t deterred last season and we’re absolutely going to plough on again, giving you a breakdown of all that ‘Wombelles’ action to date…