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Manchester City 5 Aston Villa 0: Raso scores a brace as City beat Villa 5-0 at home for their first win in the Premier League this season. Manchester City’s first Academy Stadium win in the WSL this season came thanks to HAYLEY RASO, who helped the team end a three-game losing streak at home. The super sub’s two-minute brace was one of the highlights of City’s 5-0 thrashing of Aston Villa. Gareth Taylor was pleased with his team’s performance, which saw them leapfrog the Villans to sixth place before the international break. “With Hayley, we’ve got an exciting player who’s…

Following a loss to the Hammers, Birmingham City fired Booth after five months at the leadership of the Women’s Super League squad. Scott Booth’s time as manager of Birmingham City’s WSL team has come to an end. Following his team’s 4-0 Conti Cup group stage loss to West Ham on Wednesday, the club decided to fire the former Glasgow City manager. According to The Telegraph, the departure has startled players at the Midlands club, with Booth seen as a key member of the squad. Birmingham earned only one point from their first seven WSL games this season, after narrowly avoiding…

After signing a new deal with the WSL champions, Hayes predicts the star forward will score’record goal numbers’ for Chelsea. Sam Kerr, who chose to extend her Kingsmeadow career, has been tipped by EMMA HAYES to break goalscoring records at Chelsea. Servette signed a two-year contract extension the day before the Blues boss spoke. Kerr, who joined the club from the Chicago Redstars in November 2019, has signed a new contract that will keep her at the club until 2022. “We all support Sam to achieve everything she wants,” Hayes said to reporters. “I believe she will go on to…

3 HB Arsenal As the Gunners get closer to the Champions League quarter-finals, Wubben-Moy pays respect to Williamson. After Arsenal defeated HB Koge, LOTTE WUBBEN-MOY dedicated her Champions League goal to injured teammate Leah Williamson. After a dramatic draw with Tottenham, the Gunners were back in winning form, with the England ace’s near-post header among the goals in a 3-0 victory. And the result saw Tottenham move six points clear of Hoffenheim, just days after Williamson suffered a hamstring injury that will keep him out for the rest of the season. “That was a goal for Leah, and we’ll miss…

Chelsea manager David Hayes believes his opponents in Switzerland have learned from their defeats to Juventus and Wolfsburg. Chelsea’s next Champions League opponents, according to EMMA HAYES, may have to suffer in order to advance in the competition. Servette, however, will not be taken lightly by her WSL champions. For the first time, the Swiss top-flight side will play an English team in the competition’s last 16 round. The club, on the other hand, is currently rooted to the bottom of Group A after crushing 5-0 and 3-0 losses to Wolfsburg and Juventus in their two opening games. “To become…

Arsenal 4 West Ham 0: Little scores his 50th WSL goal as the Gunners beat the Hammers to extend their lead at the top. KIM LITTLE ensured Arsenal’s unbeaten run continued, as West Ham succumbed to the Gunners’ relentless attack. The Meadow Park captain scored her 50th WSL goal as the league leaders defeated the Hammer 4-0. And it was the home side’s fifth clean sheet in the Premier League this season. “I thought Kim Little was brilliant,” said Arsenal manager Jonas Eidevall. She’s a force in midfield and on defense. She chooses the best positioning, which effectively binds the…

After defeating Everton in the Women’s Super League, Brighton are now third behind Arsenal and Chelsea. AILEEEN WHELAN and Brighton defeated Everton, handing Jean-Luc Vasseur his first league defeat as manager of the Toffees. Albion leapfrogged Tottenham to third place with a 1-0 win thanks to the rampaging forward’s clinical combination with Danielle Carter. Everton’s poor start to the WSL season continued with a fourth defeat in six games as a result of the result. It was also their first loss of the season, coming against a team that finished outside the top three last year. The last time these…

Servette 0 Chelsea 7: Kerr and Kirby score braces as Mjelde returns to lead the Blues to victory over the Swiss side. CHELSEA annihilated Servette in a dreadful Champions League group stage performance. In a 7-0 slaughter, the Blues demolished their opponents’ defense with four goals in 20 minutes, with Sam Kerr and Fran Kirby each scoring twice. Maren Mjelde, who suffered a major knee injury in the Blues’ Conti Cup final victory in March, returned to competitive action for the first time. “It was great seeing Maren on the pitch,” Player of the Match winner Kerr stated after the…

According to a fans’ study, one in five women receives “unwanted physical attention” at men’s football games. AT FOOTBALL GAMES, WOMEN are becoming less tolerant of sexist behavior. According to a Football Supporters Association survey, one in five males have experienced ‘unwanted physical attention’ when attending men’s games. In a study conducted by the official authority representing supporters in England and Wales between August and September this year, almost 2,000 female match-goers were questioned. And over half of those polled (49%) say seeing sexist behavior enraged them. This is up from one-third of matchgoers (29%) who responded to a similar…

Plumptre is hoping for a lift from the fans in Leicester’s Conti Cup match against Everton and new Toffees manager Vasseur. ASHLEIGH PLUMPTRE is backing Leicester fans to give the team a boost as they look to bounce back from a six-game losing streak. When they meet Everton in a league cup match at Pirelli Stadium, the Nigerian centre-club back’s will be looking for their first win of the season. After a difficult start that saw them play three of the tier’s top-four sides, Jonathan Morgan’s side is yet to pick up a point in the league, losing five top-flight…

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