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...

COVID-SW19: We’re AFC Wimble-done for the Season… ☹

WITH THE football authorities announcing that tiers three to seven of women's football have been rendered null and void in England I had a decision to make. Carry on with the AFC Wimbledon Ladies blog? Or abandon it? Well here's your answer. I've seen (and heard) far too much of my kids this week. At least I can hide in the kitchen while I write this...

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?