Womans Football


Both Yeovil Town and Bristol City went into this weekend’s matches against Manchester City and Everton respectively unsure of their status for the following season. The decision by the FA to restructure the women’s football system from the top level down has infuriated the female game at all levels. The head of women’s leagues and …

The FA’s decision to continue in their plans to restructure the women’s game is looking more and more likely to harm a number of clubs. Plans are in place to have a top tier consisting of 14 fully professional teams with a second tier of 12 semi-professional clubs. As it stands, Sunderland, who are semi-professional, …

Plymouth Argyle were due to entertain Chichester City, the team that beat them to promotion last season, in the first round of the Women’s Premier League Cup today, but the poor weather saw the game called off yesterday evening. The Sussex side have done well since promotion, losing just one of their last seven matches. …

Plymouth Argyle will be out for revenge when they travel to Buckland Athletic in the Devon Cup County today. The Pilgrims suffered a shock 4-2 defeat at the hands of Buckland in the same competition last year, when Buckland went on to lift the trophy, defeating Marine Academy Plymouth in the final. Argyle go into …

Bristol City’s Chloe Arthur has been selected to represent Scotland in their World Cup qualifiers later this month. They face Belarus in Minsk on Thursday, October 19, before returning home to play Albania in Paisley, on Tuesday, October 24.

It is FA Cup day today where 11 of the region’s clubs are not only looking to pocket £500 but also claim a place in fourth round qualifying of the SSE-sponsored competition. Plymouth Argyle, who visit fellow Premier League South West One club Poole Town, reached the second round proper last season before going down …

Bristol City Women have announced the appointment of Chris Roberts as first team coach and technical director to the club’s Aged 9-19 programme. Roberts joins from Hibernian Ladies FC, where he had been first team manager since 2014. Before becoming manager of Hibernian Ladies, he was assistant manger to current Bristol City Women’s manager, Willie …

FA plans to re-structure the women’s game, including making the top level fully professional, will directly affect the region’s top two clubs, who are already competing in SuperLeague One – Bristol City and Yeovil Town. It is common knowledge that women’s football survives at the behest of the men’s game, as there is virtually no …