New entrants to the FA WSL, what are the rules ?

The licensing process allows for new entrants to come in if one or more team fails to retain its current licence, but what do we know about what happens next ? From the FA website, the only information we have is this sentence: “Should a place in the FA WSL become available outside of promotionContinue reading “New entrants to the FA WSL, what are the rules ?”

Division 1 Feminine Matchday 12 results

There was an important game at the top of the table and it might decide who will get in the Champions League next season, depending on what will happen for the OL PSG and MHSC OL games.   Some big results at the top of the table with Montpellier beating PSG, the first time MHSCContinue reading “Division 1 Feminine Matchday 12 results”

D1 Feminine matchday 12 preview

After a week-end dedicated to the French Cup, it is back to the usual business with the D1 feminine matchday 12 that could see Alex Morgan make her debut for Olympique Lyonnais while Amandine Henry could make hers for PSG. First,  there is a postponed game form Matchday 7 to be played on Wednesday between Continue reading “D1 Feminine matchday 12 preview”

FA Girls England talent pathway and potential FA WSL new entrants

The threat of new entrants has always been the sword of Damocles for the weaker FA WSL teAMS and it might be happening soon. As we all remember back in 2014 new entrants Manchester City got a FA WSL 1 place, while Doncaster Belles were demoted to  FA WSL 2. As we see now howContinue reading “FA Girls England talent pathway and potential FA WSL new entrants”

A PSG admin error gives Albi the win in Matchday 1 game

During the opening game of the 2016/17 season PSG v Albi, Sarah Palacin played while she was not named on the team sheet, as another player’s name was registered.  The verdict from the disciplinary commission was given today and sees PSG penalised with a defeat by penalty and Albi get the win. It was eitherContinue reading “A PSG admin error gives Albi the win in Matchday 1 game”

Alarm bells ringing as Sunderland Ladies downgrades to part time football

In a surprising move Sunderland have decided to revert to their previous part-time business model and leave the mixed full time and part-time model they used to run. The announcement made on the official website is intriguing. “After three years of operating a structure consisting of both full and part-time players, Sunderland AFC Ladies isContinue reading “Alarm bells ringing as Sunderland Ladies downgrades to part time football”

France half season review and the road to the 2017 Euros

The France WNT has started a new cycle with a new manager Olivier Echouafni back in September 2016. Here we have a look at his first four months in charge and what can be expected for the next seven ones.   2016 : four trials games to learn about the team Olivier Echouafni has triedContinue reading “France half season review and the road to the 2017 Euros”