FA WSL Champions League race Matchday 7 Arsenal and City stay on top

Arsenal and Manchester City stayed in the top two places this week-end as Birmingham did not have a game. The  chasing pack are further behind and struggling to keep up the pace. With Birmingham City having no game, Arsenal opened a five points gap on Blues to consolidate their Champions League and title credential while City’s home draw againstContinue reading “FA WSL Champions League race Matchday 7 Arsenal and City stay on top”

The FA WSL relegation battle Matchday 7

Two big results at the bottom of the table on Matchday 7 with West Ham winning at Everton and Brighton beating Yeovil. It does clarify the positions in the relegation race.   Results Everton 1 West Ham 2 Brighton 2 Yeovil 1   The results have turned a four horses race into a two horsesContinue reading “The FA WSL relegation battle Matchday 7”

The FA Women’s Championship promotion race Matchday 7

Spurs have opened a five points lead on Manchester United and are now solid League leaders. Charlton are now level on points with United and Durham are just one point behind. It turns out that the League is not as foregone conclusion as it was expected before the season started. Obviously the promotion race isContinue reading “The FA Women’s Championship promotion race Matchday 7”

The FA WSL Champions League race matchday 6 : Arsenal stay put, City comes into Champions League place

Arsenal are staying at the top, while City are catching up and are only one point behind the leaders and could even be top of the League by Friday. Arsenal emphatically dismissed Reading with another huge and surprising scoreline following their triumph at Chelsea. The Gunners have hit the ground running this season. Birmingham gotContinue reading “The FA WSL Champions League race matchday 6 : Arsenal stay put, City comes into Champions League place”

The FA Women’s Championship promotion race matchday 6: all change at the top

Manchester United have been dethroned for the first time this season as the top spot has been taken over by Spurs who won 8-0 at home to Millwall. Spurs Ladies took advantage of a non playing week for United to overtake the Red Devils. It is important to note that both sides have played fiveContinue reading “The FA Women’s Championship promotion race matchday 6: all change at the top”

The FA WSL relegation battle Matchday 6 : status quo at the bottom of the table

Matchday 6 brought absolutely no change for the bottom four  as none of them recorded any point on the day. Everton had no game while Yeovil, West Ham and Brighton were beaten with Brighton suffering a goal difference disaster with a 6-0 defeat at home to title contender Man City. Due to the 11 teamsContinue reading “The FA WSL relegation battle Matchday 6 : status quo at the bottom of the table”

Serious injuries: in game and post game disciplinary management by the FA needs a quick overall and improvement.

Kim Little’s injury that leaves her out for at least 10 weeks is the third long term one in two match days in the FA WSL/FAWC. The referees performances are not good enough and the disciplinary process is clearly flawed with players are getting away scot-free after injuring their opponent. First let’s look at the refereeing problem. TheContinue reading “Serious injuries: in game and post game disciplinary management by the FA needs a quick overall and improvement.”

The FA WSL relegation battle Matchday 5

The bottom four played each other and Liverpool are the big winners and can now breathe easily as they gained two and three big points on other relegation contenders. Results Liverpool 2 Yeovil 1 Everton 3 Brighton 3 Man City 7 West Ham 1 First point for Everton and Brighton. Yeovil rooted to the bottomContinue reading “The FA WSL relegation battle Matchday 5”

The FA Women’s Championship promotion race Matchday 4

League leaders Manchester United dropped their first point of the season with a home draw to Durham, while the chasing teams had mixed results with Spurs winning away, Lewes losing away to Charlton. Matchday four was marred by two serious injuries to Paula Howells and Leah Galton and we still do not know if theContinue reading “The FA Women’s Championship promotion race Matchday 4”