Womans Football


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 …

Yeovil Town’s Helen Bleazard, who has made 96 SuperLeague appearances, has decided to hang up her boots. But she will continue in her role as Glovers’ head of youth and a coach within the under-14 set-up. Bleazard joined the club as a 14-year-old and then spent time at both Bristol and Chelsea before returning to …

Yeovil Town will be looking for a bumper gate at Huish Park when they entertain League champions Manchester City, again with a much-changed squad reflecting plenty of closed-season activity. The Lady Glovers have made two late signings, with former Minot State University player, 23-year-old Chloe Melton, arriving along with Wales international Georgia Evans, who has …

Plymouth Argyle Ladies striker Natasha Knapman picked up the top goalscorer award for the FA Premier League’s South West Division at the 2017 FA Women’s Football Awards. The 26 year old was in excellent form last season. Knapman managed to find the back of the net 30 times in all competitions. More impressively, this total …

Women’s football in England is facing massive change with the two-tier professional game coming under scrutiny for a major overhaul. The Women’s SuperLeague was launched in 2011 as an eight-team competition, before expanding with the introduction of a ten side Division Two three years ago. Since then, England’s success on the world stage has come …

YEOVIL Town have also been busy in the closed-season, signing Paige Sawyer (from Bristol City) and the returning Kayleigh Green from Italian club ASD Calico Femminile Chieti. Angharad James has joined Everton, and also going through the exit door were Hannah Short (to Oxford United), Steph Williams (Oxford United), Sarah Wiltshire (Tottenham Hotspur), Natalie Haigh …

Match Report PLYMOUTH Argyle have hit the ground running and a five-goal haul from last season’s leading scorer Natasha Knapman saw then to an 8-0 win at St Nicholas in South West One. Ezme Wells weighed in with a brace with Kayley Lane adding the other. Next up for Argyle is a visit to Brislington …