Money over passion in the FA WSL restructure

Monday morning, anxious Women’s Super League (WSL) clubs and their loyal fans were left awaiting the results of the FA WSL reshuffle. The changes to the women’s football pyramid now ensure that the teams playing in Tier 1 must run a full-time structure for their players. This controversial revamp will be one to remember; among…

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Steven Gerrard: a familiar face in an unfamiliar place

The end of the club football calendar brings with it an unmatched range of emotions. The spring curtain closer is a truly ‘come one, come all’ event that ensures space for celebration, confusion and acute sadness. It’s the confusion bit that, at times, can be the most unnerving. Sitting in this place of limbo is…

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ICYMI: Chelsea look to clinch WSL 1 title

As the WSL 1 title moves within touching distance for league leaders Chelsea, we take a look at how this weekend’s fixtures affected the title race and what we can expect from the season’s remaining head-to-heads. The takeaway The weekend’s results essentially make it Chelsea’s title to lose, with the Londoners due to take on…

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Arsenal fall at final hurdle as Chelsea take home Women’s FA Cup

This Saturday saw London welcome the Women’s FA Cup final to Wembley, as bitter rivals Arsenal and Chelsea locked horns under the spring sunshine. Arsenal had guaranteed their spot in the final having seen off Everton in the semis, and were favourites going into the match, having won the trophy an incredible 14 times. Originally…

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5 questions with… Euan McTear

Spanish football expert Euan McTear joins us for 5 questions with… talking his journey to Spain, his two books and much more. Enjoy! Hi Euan, thanks for joining us. First of all, tell us a bit about yourself. I’m a football journalist from Glasgow, currently living in Madrid. I grew up in Glasgow and went…

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‘Nothing will hold you back’: Canadian international looks to make men’s team

Stephanie Labbé says she’s heard the criticism before. She’s chatting with The Short Pass from Calgary, Alberta, Canada, where she’s trying out for Calgary Foothills F.C., a men’s team that plays in the Player Development League (PDL). The club was once home to a young Owen Hargreaves, before he made the jump to Germany. Confirmed.@stephLabbé1 has joined us…

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Weekend football fix – 13/04

After an exciting week of Champions League and Europa League action, it’s back to domestic football as the season starts to draw to a close. What to watch AC Milan v Napoli Serie A 14:00 BT Sport ESPN What to read Would a Red Bull-Owned Team, Like RB Leipzig, Work in England? by Graham Ruthven…

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5 questions with… Andrew Flint

This week we are joined by Andrew Flint, an English writer based in Russia. Andrew won the FSF football blogger of the year award in 2016 and has gained much praise for his long-form storytelling. Take it away, Andrew… Hey Andrew, thanks for joining us. For those who don’t know you, tell us a bit about…

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Weekend football fix – 06/04

A weekend of derbies is upon us, 90s football fashion is experiencing a boom and a top of the table clash in the Championship. This is your weekend football fix. What to watch Everton v Liverpool Premier League Saturday 7th April 2018 12:30pm Sky Sports Premier League/Main Event What to read Shirt pull: Classic football…

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