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Category: Women’s football

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Chelsea Women pull off major coup in signing Australia striker Sam Kerr

• Chelsea beat rivals to land striker on two-and-a-half year deal• Kerr has won five consecutive golden boots in US and AustraliaChelsea have beaten a host of top European clubs to the signing of the Australia striker Sam Kerr on a two-and-a-half year …

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Phil Neville says England have to improve despite win in Czech Republic

• ‘We’re giving teams that smell that they can get at us’• Late goal from Leah Williamson secured 3-2 winPhil Neville conceded after England scrambled from behind to beat the Czech Republic 3-2 late on that his team need to be better. “The win was impo…

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Matildas address major World Cup concerns in dual victories against Chile | Richard Parkin

Significant steps have been taken over the lack of depth at centre-back and an over-reliance on Elise Kellond-Knight in midfieldA two-game end-of-year friendly series against an emerging women’s football nation, months between significant competitive g…

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Leah Williamson strikes late to salvage victory for Neville and England

• Czech Republic 2-3 England• Lionesses unimpressive but snatch victory in Ceske BudejoviceA first England goal from Leah Williamson in the 86th minute to salvage a win against the Czech Republic could not paper over the cracks of a woefully disjointed…

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Czech Republic v England: women’s international football friendly – live!

Updates from the 7.15pm GMT kick-offNeville admits form has been ‘unacceptable’You can email Paul here or tweet him here 7.29pm GMT 13 min: England fire off their first shots. Parris’ half-volley from 15 yards is charged down before a follow-up effort …

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W-League 2019-20 season preview: team-by-team guide

Energised by local youth but anchored by international stars, how the nine clubs shape up for season 11 On the face of it, a delayed draw, inconsistent squad announcements and a muted marketing campaign have not given much cause for enthusiasm for the …

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Emily Gielnik fires Matildas past Chile for second time in a week

Australia beat South Americans 1-0 in AdelaideGielnik’s 23rd-minute goal proves to be winnerEmily Gielnik’s first-half goal proved the difference as Australia secured their second win over Chile in four days, albeit with another unconvincing display ag…

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Matildas v Chile: international football friendly – live!

Updates from the match at Hindmarsh StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @rrjparkin 8.45am GMT Straight to team news:Australia:STARTING XI | Here’s how we line up against @LaRoja in Adelaide tonight! : LIVE on @FOXFOOTBALL, @ABCTV, @kayosports and the M…

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W-League 2019-20 season preview: 10 reasons to be excited

From a strong Matildas contingent to emerging talent in a more competitive league, there is plenty of cause for optimism this seasonThey say absence makes the heart grow fonder; Australian football fans should be able to attest to that, having endured …

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England without Steph Houghton and three others for Czech Republic visit

• Phil Neville hoping to improve form of one win in last seven• Houghton and White rested, Greenwood and Taylor injuredEngland manager Phil Neville will be without captain Steph Houghton, Alex Greenwood, Jodie Taylor and Ellen White for Tuesday’s frien…

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Carli Lloyd hits again as imperious USA overwhelm Costa Rica in 2019 finale

Carli Lloyd, Morgan Brian score in opening minutes of 6-0 winUSA finish 20-1-3 in 2019, ending on 23-match unbeaten streakLloyd scored twice in 3-2 victory over Sweden on ThursdayCarli Lloyd and Morgan Brian scored in the first 10 minutes and Lynn Will…

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How does the Matildas’ pay deal stack up against the rest? | Megan Maurice

The new collective bargaining agreement provides something approaching pay parity, but is it in line with other sports in Australia?Last week’s announcement of the new Matildas pay deal was a landmark for football in Australia. The new collective barga…

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Phil Neville admits to pressure to end dire run by England Women

• Manager refuses to blame players after defeat by Germany• Neville: ‘My performances haven’t been good enough’Phil Neville refused to lay any blame on his players after defeat against Germany ensured a fifth loss in seven games for the Lionesses and p…

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England women defeated but undaunted as 77,768 pack Wembley | Sean Ingle

Late Germany goal stings England but no one experiencing this record attendance can doubt the Lionesses’ support keeps marching forwardSomething strange happened as England’s players trudged off the Wembley pitch after their worrying Women’s World Cup …

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Germany’s Klara Bühl piles pressure on Phil Neville and England with late strike

• England 1-2 Germany (White 44; Popp 9, Bühl 90)• England slip to defeat after Ellen White levellerKlara Bühl struck late to crush England’s record home crowd of 77,768 and give Germany victory. Ellen White had scored in her first England game after i…

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England v Germany: women’s football international – live!

Live updates from a packed WembleyLionesses boosted by record ticket salesSend your thoughts to Will on email or Twitter 5.15pm GMT Phil Neville thinks England have plenty more to give in the future. Let’s see if he gets an of that today. They are gett…

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From 10 fans in China to 90,000 at Wembley: 15 years as an England Women supporter

The first England match Lisa Sleep and her late partner attended was in 2004. Now Wembley is sold out. It is amazing but it is hard not to miss the old daysThere were three main reasons I started following the Lionesses; a love of football, it was affo…

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Lionesses boosted by record ticket sales at Wembley

Manager Phil Neville says side needs to use possible sellout to inspire youngstersThe projected record-breaking attendance for a women’s football match in ­Britain should inspire fans to come regularly and encourage girls to believe they can play at in…

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Lucy Bronze: ‘We’ve come from paying to play – I had to pay for my kit’

The England and Lyon full-back talks about how far women’s football has come before England face Germany at WembleyLucy Bronze is ready for a sold-out Wembley. “It just creates an atmosphere,” she says. “That’s why people love football. That’s why they…

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England’s Demi Stokes: team inspiring people and giving women hope

• Left-back talks of cross-sport solidarity between female athletes • Stokes pays tribute to Nicola Adams after boxer’s retirementWith a sold-out Wembley helping a stellar year of women’s sport draw to a close, England’s left-back Demi Stokes has spoke…