England U17 qualifying round situation

The England U17 team are currently in Lithuania, they are led by Lydia Bedford who is an excellent young coach and are trying to qualify for the elite round. The results so far in Group 8 are Slovenia 0 Russia 1 England 14 Lithuania 0 Russia 2 Lithuania 0 England 0 Slovenia 1   AndContinue reading “England U17 qualifying round situation”

FA WSL 1&2 + FA Women’s Cup games attended this season

As I am looking forward to see Doncaster Belles for the first time this season, I had a look at the whole year and noticed that I did not manage to see Liverpool Ladies either and sadly won’t see them in 2016. Here are the stats up to today : 38 games attended, 17 teamsContinue reading “FA WSL 1&2 + FA Women’s Cup games attended this season”

Examining this week-end’s FA WSL 2 promotion race permutations

This week-end will see Matchday 17 out of 18 in the FA WSL 2 and we could see one, two or no  teams being promoted ( on the pitch). Let’s have a look at the multiple permutations.   First let’s look at the table and the games played this week-end   Table 1 Yeovil 33Continue reading “Examining this week-end’s FA WSL 2 promotion race permutations”

England U17 players go home with pride and having learnt a lot during the tournament

Prior to the tournament, I was hoping for the team to get to the semi-finals. Unfortunately a quarter-final defeat to a superb Japan team, means they will go home a round earlier. There is no doubt, it was an excellent tournament for the young Lionesses, a learning curve discovering different continental football in a competition.Continue reading “England U17 players go home with pride and having learnt a lot during the tournament”

France 23 players squad for the England friendly in Doncaster

Olivier Echouafni has named his squad for the friendly against England in Doncaster. He has called up two newbies who have been previously part of squad without getting a game : Laura Agard and Delphine Cascarino. There is also a return of a player who has missed out for a long period and who isContinue reading “France 23 players squad for the England friendly in Doncaster”

FA WSL Development league Cup preliminary round results

Three out of the four scheduled games were played yesterday with man City, Liverpool and Reading going through.   Man City 3 Everton 2 Durham 1 Liverpool 4 Arsenal – Millwall ( P-P) five Arsenal players on international duty in Jordan Reading 2  Chelsea 1 http://full-time.thefa.com/ProcessPublicSelect.do?psSelectedSeason=990412340&psSelectedDivision=840596613&psSelectedCompetition=21188522&psSelectedLeague=174683699 All the remaining FA WSL 1&2  sides will enterContinue reading “FA WSL Development league Cup preliminary round results”

The FA WSL relegation battle ep 11 : Doncaster going down unless…

Doncaster Belles lost at 3-1 home to Liverpool and are now facing relegation unless one miracle happen. They can avoid relegation on the pitch as they are 99,99% going down at the moment.   The table looks like this now : 7. Reading 9 pts  – 9 played 14 8. Sunderland 9 pts -18 playedContinue reading “The FA WSL relegation battle ep 11 : Doncaster going down unless…”