Arsenal Ladies Development team season so far

Here is the full history of the Development  team season and the table ranking at the time. As usual another FA WSL stupid scheduling and the team is in a long chase to climb up the table.  You do wonder, if there wil be enough time to complete the full fixtures list. Expect loads ofContinue reading “Arsenal Ladies Development team season so far”

Arsenal Ladies reserves struggling at the bottom of the League table

How often do you see an Arsenal Ladies team struggling in second place from bottom and 17 points behind the leaders. This is the current predicament for the Development team and with no fault of their own. We know the FA is an expert at  messing up the FA WSL fixtures list and have beenContinue reading “Arsenal Ladies reserves struggling at the bottom of the League table”

Why I enjoy watching teams’ training sessions

I have been watching women’s football for nearly 15 years now and I see a lot of value in watching teams training sessions. Today I was lucky enough to watch an Arsenal Ladies training session at London Colney and it was really an eye opener on some of the players. You can see things inContinue reading “Why I enjoy watching teams’ training sessions”

Seattle trip to watch the Reign v Arsenal Ladies friendly

I have not blogged about an Arsenal Ladies away trip for a while, so I thought I would put a few words on the Seattle away trip.   In the last few years I have not done many away Arsenal Ladies games. Mostly because the timing is inconvenient or the ground is difficult of accessContinue reading “Seattle trip to watch the Reign v Arsenal Ladies friendly”

Jodie Taylor not cleared to play for Arsenal yet ?

There was a surprising information given by Tony Leighton about Jodie Taylor being not eligible for the FA Women’s Cup final. As of today the England forward has not played a game  for the Arsenal Ladies. Here is the tweet : #SSEWomensFACup final embarrassment 4 @ArsenalLadies failed to get international clearance 4 @Jodes_14 so recentContinue reading “Jodie Taylor not cleared to play for Arsenal yet ?”

Arsenal Ladies squad numbers updated

The matchday program has all updated the whole squad numbers  including all the youngsters 1.  Emma Byrne 2. Alex Scott 3. Emma Mitchell 4. Vyan Sampson 5. Casey Stoney 6. Vicky Losada 7. Lianne Sanderson 8. Jordan Nobbs 9. Danielle Carter 10. Kelly Smith 11. Rachel Yankey 12. Chioma Ubogagu 14. Leah Williamson 15. SiobhanContinue reading “Arsenal Ladies squad numbers updated”

Millwall Lionesses dev 4 Arsenal Ladies dev 3

A first defeat for the young Arsenal Ladies development team. As people say: you always learn more from the defeats than the wins. The team was even younger as usual as three of the 5 senior players (born in 96) were either in Japan with the first team or injured. That left team captain FranContinue reading “Millwall Lionesses dev 4 Arsenal Ladies dev 3”

Arsenal Ladies squad for the Nestle Cup

The Arsenal Ladies are taking an 19 players squad to Japan and news has come that Yael Averbuch and Rachel Brown will join the team for the duration of the tournament. 1. Brown, 15. Chamberlain, 2. Scott, 5. Stoney, 18. Mitchell,  19. Fahey, 26. Sampson 4. Kinga, 6. Averbuch, 7. Ohno, 8. Nobbs, 14. Williamson,Continue reading “Arsenal Ladies squad for the Nestle Cup”

Arsenal Ladies development team v Reading Women development team

The scoreline 4-0 does reflect the 2nd half of the game but not the first half. It was a game of 2 halves. The game was pretty even in the first half and dominated by Arsenal in the 2nd half. In the previous cup game between those two sides, it was a one way traffic.Continue reading “Arsenal Ladies development team v Reading Women development team”

Arsenal Ladies game by game review Part 1

Game attended * 1. Birmingham A UEFA WCL 0-1* A step into the unknown for the Arsenal Ladies as Shelley Kerr rightly decided to phase out the old guards at Arsenal during the winter window. Players in the 20-28 years old age bracket decided to leave for many reasons and were replaced by foreign playersContinue reading “Arsenal Ladies game by game review Part 1”