France 1 Iceland 0, 3 points and many questions but few answers

A 1-0 victory with a late penalty from Le Sommer means France start the Euros with a precious win, but will have to go back to the drawing board before the Austria game. France started in a 4-2-3-1 system with Le Sommer as the lone striker, Thomis on the right side and Le Bihan onContinue reading “France 1 Iceland 0, 3 points and many questions but few answers”

All the FA WSL players selected for the Euro 2017 and their squad numbers

The tournament is starting in ten days and UEFA has published the teams’ squad lists. Here are all the FA WSL 1&2  players that will be involved in the Netherlands   FA WSL 1   Arsenal (9) Jordan Nobbs, England #7 Alexandra Scott, England #22 Jodie Taylor, England #9 Fara Williams, England #10 Dominique Janssen,Continue reading “All the FA WSL players selected for the Euro 2017 and their squad numbers”

France make one change for the Euro 2017 squad, what are the tactical consequences?

On deadline day, Olivier Echouafni has been forced to withdraw Amel Majri and replace her with Clarisse Le Bihan as the OL winger’s ankle injury did not heal quickly enough. A sad news, as Majri was one of the rare left-footed player in the France squad alongside Karchaoui and it is likely to upset theContinue reading “France make one change for the Euro 2017 squad, what are the tactical consequences?”

FA WSL licence application for 2018/19 extended

The news came about a month ago following the demise of Notts County Ladies and the restructure of the WSL1 and WSL2 with Everton promoted to make it ten teams in each division. But as usual questions remain as there are some grey areas in the announcement. The most curious point is actually when theContinue reading “FA WSL licence application for 2018/19 extended”