Author Archives: thewomensgame

The girl with all the skills and tricks

She holds two Guinness World Records and has travelled all around the globe showing off her skills, but one of the most important things to Football Freestyler Laura Biondo is to be a role model to girls looking to play … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

From Plymouth to Alabama – Chloe’s journey to becoming pro

When you score 50 goals in one season for any club at any level, you are going to be noticed for the achievement. Messi has done it, Ronaldo has done it, but so has former Plymouth Argyle striker, Chloe Roberts, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

World Player of the year should go to golden girl Morgan

The Women’s World Player of the Year is to be announced tomorrow (January 7) at a glitzy ceremony in Zurich, with the who’s who of world football invited to attend. On November 29th, a list of nominated players for the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Euro draw means England will have to do it the hard way

How often have we watched the draw for a major tournament and puffed our cheeks out in relief after avoiding the dreaded group of death? I think its fair to say quite often. Unfortunately, there was no check puffing when … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Enforcer Asante key piece of Powell puzzle

One of the most accomplished midfield performances I’ve seen in the three years I’ve followed women’s football was Anita Asante’s display against Japan at the World Cup last year. Not only was she key to nullifying the Japanese attacking threat … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Look at the stars – WSL Team of 2012

So another fiercely competed FA WSL has come to an end with Arsenal Ladies reclaiming the crown as Super League champions. Those outside the women’s game looking in may question the league’s ability to be competitive, with yet another title … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Solid partnership could be key to England success

Euro 2013 will be England’s fifth major championship in a row following their qualification for the competition last week. Hope Powell’s side have shown gradual improvement since the first of those five appearances in 2005, with two quarterfinal World Cup … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on | 1 Comment

Does Hope sing Solo or is she just the outspoken member of the band?

For those who witnessed the US Women’s National Team (USWNT for the sake of this blog) triumph at Wembley, you will have seen a group of players fighting for each other and overcoming a dogged, talented and entertaining Japan team … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Life as a goalkeeper: Cherie Rowlands (Barnet Ladies FC)

The FA Women’s Super League is slowly growing by the week thanks to some positive publicity during the Olympic games and its clever utilisation of social media. However, before the WSL was formed, the top tier of English football was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Introduction: The Women’s Game

Hello and welcome to my new blog, dedicated to the world of women’s football. You may already be aware of my work, but for any new readers, thank you for visiting my page and welcome. The idea of this blog … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment