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Womens Football
Why Chelsea Women's foresight on menstrual cycles is a huge step forward for the sport
09:00 Wednesday 26th February 2020

Finally, the days of women being treated as small men in football are dwindling. For years, women were given small men’s shirts to wear for matches, given slightly toned-down training and nutrition plans based on those for male footballers.…

Womens Football
How much have Chelsea missed Fran Kirby this season?
09:00 Friday 14th February 2020

Chelsea Women could well win the FA Women’s Super League this season but there’s something missing from this Chelsea side. Or is it someone? The smokescreen of celebrations with Emma Hayes hugging her assistants do…

Womens Football
Title race heating up in the Women’s Super League
17:00 Wednesday 5th February 2020

Liverpool may have already wrapped up their first title of the Premier League era in grand style. Manchester City’s 2-0 loss at Tottenham left Pep Guardiola’s team 22 points behind in the title race. With 13 games left to play,…

Womens Football
2019/20 WSL Preview
19:00 Friday 6th September 2019

The FA Women’s Super League is the top-flight for women’s football in England. The 12-team division comprises clubs who enjoy the financial backing of established men's clubs. It has expanded by one team this season. Last term,…

Womens Football
FIFA 19 adds the Women's World Cup
15:00 Wednesday 12th June 2019

It's no secret that I'm a big fan of the FIFA video game series. Hell, I've spent many red-eyed sessions when I should have taken slumber hours prior to seeing the alert: update complete.  Update? The Women's World Cup!…

Premier League
Who cares if English football isn't ready for Emma Hayes?
08:00 Thursday 30th May 2019

Football is not baseball but bigotry is bigotry. I write this having read my colleague Dan Whelan’s opinion on Emma Hayes’ interest in managing the Chelsea men’s team. Understand that I don’t consider Dan to be a bigot.…

Womens Football
English football isn't ready for a female manager
17:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

Emma Hayes wants the Chelsea job if Maurizio Sarri leaves. The notion that men’s football in England is even remotely prepared to accept for a female manager is absurd.  Absurd and sad. In an ideal world where all things are equal,…

Womens Football
Emma Hayes: The Pep Guardiola of women's football
15:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

The year was 2008. Pep Guardiola revamped a struggling Barcelona side and guided them to six trophies inside a calendar year. A flash in the pan? The man from Catalonia has proved otherwise. With outstanding tactical ingenuity, Guardiola has…