women's super league

Manchester United, women's football, women's sport

Casey Stoney stands down as Manchester United head coach

Casey Stoney will leave her role as head coach of Manchester United following the club's FA Cup tie against Leicester City on Sunday.

The former England star took United into the Women's Super League following their promotion in 2019 and led them to fourth-placed finishes in both their top-flight campaigns to date.

The club managed to attract stellar names this season, such...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Women's Super League review: Bristol City relegated, Arsenal return to the Champions League

With the title, relegation and (in theory, if not necessarily reality) the final Champions League qualifying position all to be decided, it was always going to be a dramatic final day of the Women's Super League season.

Manchester City's title hopes were extinguished by Chelsea's 5-0 demolition of Reading, although a 1-0 vitory against West Ham meant that City finished their campaign...

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Champions Chelsea celebrate in style

An emphatic 5-0 victory over Reading was enough for Chelsea to seal back-to-back Women's Super League titles for the first time, with the satisfaction of winning the league on the pitch following last season's point-per-game curtailment.

Although the fixture was too soon to see the return of fans inside Kingsmeadow, a large group gathered outside the ground to join in the...

Football, women's football, women's sport

On the verge: Chelsea close in on Women's Super League title

A 2-0 victory against Tottenham, just four days after qualifying for the Champions League final, has left Chelsea in charge of their own destiny going into the final weekend of the Women's Super League season.

Sam Kerr scored both goals as the Blues move back above Manchester City to the top of the table with a two-point buffer between them. That means Chelsea need to beat Reading at...

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Chelsea prepare for biggest week in their history

Chelsea are preparing for the biggest seven days in the club's history, which could culminate in a shot at sporting immortality.

The Blues need to overturn a 2-1 deficit when they play Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final on Sunday. Then follows the Blues' final two fixtures in the Women's Super League - away at Tottenham before finishing their...

Chelsea, women's football, football,

Hayes hails below-best Blues in title decider

Chelsea remained in charge of their own destiny after holding Manchester City to a 2-2 draw to stay two points clear at the top of the Women's Super League with two games to play.

Victory for City would have seen the sides swap places at the top going into the final weeks of the season but the Blues were able to control the match, despite not being anywhere near their best.

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Football, women's football, women's sport

Celebrations as the Women's Super League turns 10

The Women's Super League is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the launch of a new Hall of Fame to recognise the "significant contributions" of players, coaches and officials over the last decade.

Arsenal beat Chelsea 1-0 in the league's first fixture on 13 April 2011 and whilst the development of women's game has grown at pace, the WSL is well-placed to reach new heights in the...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Blues to move to St. Andrew's as Birmingham seek to address player concerns

Birmingham City will play their home matches at St. Andrew's from next season onwards - as long as they stay in the Women's Super League - as their parent club look to repair the damage done by the recent public dispute between players and officials.

The squad sent a letter to the club outlining a number of complaints, ranging from the poor quality of the pitch at their current...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Women's Super League review: Ducks stop play at Brighton whilst Arsenal return to the European places

Arsenal were able to take advantage of a slip-up from Manchester United to return to the Champions League places thanks to a 4-0 thrashing of Bristol City.

Vivianne Miedema scored twice, with further goals from Danielle van de Donk and Beth Mead, as the Gunners leapfrogged United into third place.

Brighton were 1-0 winners against United, Inessa Kaagman scoring the only goal...

Football, women's football, women's sport, television, TV rights

Women's Super League lands record TV deal

The Football Association, Sky Sports and the BBC have today announced a landmark rights deal that will see more access to live women’s football than ever before, with a three-year agreement to broadcast the Barclays FA Women’s Super League with effect from the 2021/2022 season.

The multimillion-pound agreement with Sky Sports will see the broadcaster show the top tier of women’s...

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