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Rolfö extends with Barça until 2026

The Swedish forward has played 63 games and scored 17 goals so far for Barcelona

Fridolina Rolfö has signed an extended contract with FC Barcelona until 30 June 2026. The 29-year-old has very much proved her worth in a year and a half on the books for the Spanish giants, both as a full back and as a left-sided winger.

Source: fcbarcelona.com
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Done deals

After two and a half years at Fiorentina, the striker returns to Sassuolo. The 37-year-old was the Serie A top scorer last season with 15 goals.

The WSL strugglers have signed English defender Georgia Eaton-Collins. The 22-year-old joins following four years with university teams in Florida.

The 2022 expansion club have signed the 28-year-old Mexican international forward Katie Johnson from San Diego Wave FC to a two-year contract.

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Maanum guides Arsenal into League Cup semis

Arsenal have won the League Cup five times with their last success coming in 2018

Arsenal beat Aston Villa to set up a home Continental League Cup semi-final tie against holders Man City. Villa's side included ex-Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs, but her new team were comfortably outclassed.

Source: bbc.com
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Semi-finals set

The semi-final draw took place earlier on Thursday with Arsenal to face Manchester City and West Ham set to play Chelsea. The matches will be held on 8 or 9 February.

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Anita Asante: Coaching has given me months of headaches – but also bags of joy

'Working as an assistant at Bristol City has been an eye-opener – a mix of overthinking, mental exhaustion and enjoyment'

"Coaching wasn’t alien to me. My first experience came in the US when I worked at some of the summer camps connected to Sky Blue FC (now NJ/NY Gotham FC), the club I was playing for at the time."

Source: theguardian.com
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Watch Arsenal vs Villa

The final Conti Cup quarter-final as five-time champions Arsenal face an Aston Villa side attempting to reach the last four of the competition for the very first time.

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Preview: Arsenal vs Aston Villa

The Gunners have a proud history in the Conti Cup

Arsenal remain without long-term absentees Beth Mead and Vivianne Miedema, as the pair continue their comebacks from ACL injuries. But the Gunners could hand debuts to their three January signings Victoria Pelova, Kathrine Kuhl and Sabrina D'Angelo.

Source: 90min.com
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A return 'home'

The fixture will see the new Aston Villa signing return to Meadow Park for the first time since she recently called time on her 12 years at Arsenal to sign for Carla Ward's side.

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Eidevall: I agree with Hayes... but is undersoil heating the priority?

Arsenal have set a pitch inspection deadline for their Conti Cup tie with Aston Villa

Last weekend's WSL action was marred by fixture postponements; Chelsea vs Liverpool was called off after six minutes due to unplayable conditions, a scenario branded "unprofessional".

Source: skysports.com
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Holders Man City reach League Cup semi-finals

Manchester City have won all four matches in the competition this season without conceding a goal

Holders Manchester City cruised into the semi-finals of the Continental League Cup with a 0-6 victory over Championship side Bristol City.

Source: bbc.com
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WATCH: Kerr pokes it home

Sam Kerr scored twice as Chelsea overcame Tottenham 1-3 to book a place in the League Cup semi-finals. Also West Ham advanced after captain Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored a late winner against Liverpool to seal her side's place in the semi-finals.

Source: twitter.com
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Barcelona reach incredible winning milestone in Liga F

Barcelona are unstoppable in Liga F

Barcelona won 7-0 against Levante Las Planas in Liga F on Wednesday evening. But this game was special because of what it represented in a wider context. It wasn’t just any win, it was a 50th consecutive league win.

Source: 90min.com
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NEW WORLD RECORD

50 league wins in a row! A milestone no professional football team has ever done before... Ever! In that time they have scored 247 goals and conceded just 19.

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WATCH: A derby dynamite

In a very exciting Madrid derby on Wednesday Madrid CFF and Atlético Madrid drew 2-2. Karen Araya's goal was a stunner which made it 2-1 when injury time was about to hit, howere the luck didn't last long as Atlético's Bárbara Latorre equalized minutes later.

Source: twitter.com
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Another Swede joins

Forward Paulina Nyström joins fellow Swedes Linda Sembrant, Amanda Nildén and Evelina Duljan to the Bianconere. The 22-year-old arrives from Eskilstuna United where she scored 10 goals in 2022 in the Swedish top flight.

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Roma with one big foot in Coppa Italia semi-finals

Roma put themselves within touching distance from the first leg

The Seria A leaders trashed Pomigliano 8-1 in Coppa Italia quarter-finals on Wednesday. Alessandro Spugna's side dominated the game from start to finish, capitalising on that to the full as they found the net time and time again.

Source: asroma.com
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Elsewhere

Juventus secured their first clean sheet in their cup run this season with a three-goal victory over Serie B side Chievo Verona. Milan won against Fiorentina thanks to a Martina Piemonte goal inside the final 20 minutes. Sampdoria lost but kept their hopes alive with a late 2-3 goal in the last minute against Inter. The second leg is due to take place on 7 February .

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Benfica trash Sporting again, now in the Portuguese League Cup

Benfica add up to the sixth consecutive derby win and made a 9-1 partial in just four days

Benfica once again beat Sporting. After the 5-0 defeat in the Portuguese Cup the past weekend, the 'Eagles' gave another demonstration of superiority and beat Sporting 4-1 in the first leg of the League Cup (Taça da Liga Feminina) semi-final on Wednesday. Braga won the other semi 3-0 against Famalicão.

Source: maisfutebol.iol.pt
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The last dance

Lars Søndergaard has decided that World Cup this summer will be his final days as the head coach for Denmark. Since his appointment in December 2017, the 63-year-old has been in charge in 53 games with 31 victories and 136 goals, lead the Danes to both the Euros and a World Cup.

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Liga MX Femenil, Clausura Week 3: Burkenroad jumps in Golden Boot race

A hat trick against Mazatlán puts the Rayadas striker in contention with another American

Christina Burkenroad and Mia Fishel were in a back-and-forth race last season, vying for the Golden Boot trophy in Liga MX Femenil. This season, Burkenroad has started off slow, but earned a major boost with a hat-trick on against Mazatlán.

Source: equalizersoccer.com
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SheBelievesCup a key test for coach Priestman and Canada

Lyon's Vanessa Gilles emerged as a key member for Canada at the 2021 SheBelievesCup

After years of flying under the radar, Canada hace become a side to fear due to its exploits at the last three Olympics. Back-to-back bronze medals in 2012 and 2016 only wet the appetite, as capturing gold in Tokyo in 2021 cemented Canada's status as an elite nation in the women's game.

Source: cbc.ca
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Set for VAR in 2023

The NWSL will introduce Hawk-Eye’s video assistant referee (VAR) technology for the 2023 season - the first women’s league to add VAR. Reviews will be shown to fans in stadiums.

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Gotham FC officially signs USWNT defender Kelley O'Hara

O'Hara has signed a multi-year deal with Gotham FC

If this news gives you sense of déjà vu, there’s good reason. The NWSL club announced the addition of the 34-year-olld back in November, but Gotham did not officially announce the deal until Wednesday.

Source: justwomenssports.com
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First Brazilian to join Chicago in NWSL era

The Chicago Red Stars have signed the Brazilian international to a two-year contract from Palmeiras. Long-time Brazilian icons Cristiane and Formiga previously represented the club during their Women's Professional Soccer era.

Red Stars have also acquired midfielder Cari Roccaro from Angel City FC. Prior to that the 28-year-old played for North Carolina Courage from 2018 to 2021 where she won two Championships.

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Sydney hit Victory for six in Grand Final rematch

Sydney's Princess Ibini scored a hat-trick in a 6-3 thumping of the reigning A-League champions

Sydney FC’s imposing attack has put Melbourne Victory to the sword. Matildas winger Cortnee Vine was electric, scoring one goal, assisting two others and taking Victory left-back Natalie Tathem to the cleaners.

Source: keepup.com.au
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‘Until I played for England I would have chips for lunch’

Former Lioness Sue Smith discusses the difference between women’s football now compared to ten years ago

Smith turned out 93 times for England between 1997 and 2012, scoring 16 goals after making her debut at 17-years-old. In this interview she also reveals the last Lioness standing at the England EUROs afterparty.

Source: fourfourtwo.com
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Man Utd's latest signing

"It's great that I can come to a club that has everything to play for, I love that and I’m used to it at Brann so it is going to be great... I’m hard-working so I am going to do everything that I can so that we win and get medals. I hope they see that."

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Littlejohn has 'no regrets' over Ireland switch

Ruesha Littlejohn, right, celebrates with partner Katie McCabe as Ireland beat Scotland in a World Cup play-off last year

The Glasgow-born midfielder played for Scotland at youth level until she claims she was not selected due to her behaviour. Now 32, she has amassed 68 caps for Ireland who are heading to their first Women's World Cup this summer.

Source: bbc.com
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Expansion in 2023/24

The Dutch federation KNVB aims to expand their women's top competition from 2023/24 season and AZ were the first announced team who will play on the license of VV Alkmaar. FC Utrecht have now been chosen for the last vacant spot. The both clubs were once part of the inagural edition in 2007.

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Motlhalo aims to add value at Glasgow City

Banyana star signed two-year deal with the Scottish side

Motlhalo, who helped South Africa win their maiden Africa Women's Cup of Nations last July, also reflected on how living in Sweden helped her to be self-reliant, having been with her compatriot Thembi Kgatlana and Janine van Wyk at her previous clubs in USA and China.

Source: sowetanlive.co.za
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Watch Spurs vs Chelsea

Spurs are yet to feature in a major domestic cup final while the Blues have dominated the success in the 'Conti Cup' in recent years, winning the trophy in two of the last three seasons.

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Continental Cup quarter-final preview: Four things to look out for

The League Cup quarter-finals take place on Wednesday and Thursday

Arsenal and Chelsea have entered the competition following the conclusion of the group stages, and they join the current Conti Cup holders, one plucky Championship underdog and a selection of other WSL sides in the last eight.

Source: 90min.com
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Quarter-final excitement

Championship title-chasers Bristol City have moved their game against Man City to Ashton Gate, due to high ticket demand. Liverpool coach Matt Beard and Spurs' Beth England face former clubs.

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Tottenham's Beth England welcomes former club Chelsea for Conti Cup quarter-final

England (right) moved to Spurs in the January transfer window after seven years in Chelsea

Chelsea boss Emma Hayes spoke fondly of her former striker ahead of Wednesday’s clash: “She will put everything into her performance for her team and I'm sure she will want to score a goal as she's always wanted to do and I expect nothing else from her.”

Source: football.london
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Appeal of Copa de la Reina sanction

"Should the sanction not be revoked on appeal, FC Barcelona will take every possible action, as it is considered that the line-up ended up being deemed ineligible due to technicalities in this case."

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WATCH: 'WSL top division like PL & should have same opportunities'

Chelsea head coach Emma Hayes says as a top national division the WSL should be allocated the same resources as men's football following the postponement of their game against Liverpool due to a frozen pitch.

Source: skysports.com
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Quarter-finals up

The first quarter-finals leg Wednesday with the second one coming up on 7 February. The defending champions Juventus face the only Serie B club left in the competition; Chievo Verona.

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Bayern Munich's Georgia Stanway breaks New Year's resolution straight away

Stanway's New Year’s resolution was to stop getting booked

The 24-year-old is known for her unforgiving attitude on the pitch, which has often led to a booking or two. This has not changed in 2023, with Stanway receiving a yellow card during Bayern Munich’s friendly against Mexican side Club Tigres Femenil.

Source: givemesport.com
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Done deal

Leicester City have signed the Australian international full-back until the end of the season. The 20-year-old joins on a loan deal from Damallsvenskan side Hammarby IF.

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More NWSL investigations bring more firings

The NWSL on Tuesday announced another shocking round of updates

Portland Thorns fire assistant Sophie Clough for inappropriate contact, trainer Pierre Soubrier for administering codeine without consent; ex-Spirit coach Kris Ward found to have been ‘verbally abusive,’ including racial stereotyping.

Source: equalizersoccer.com
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'Shocked'

The former NC Courage captain expressed in the wake of her trade to Racing Louisville that she is “as shocked and disappointed as you are...the intention to see out my career with a club in which I have so many fantastic memories comes to an end, as that intention is unfortunately not a shared one."

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Scandals highlight lack of women coaches at top of US soccer

USWNT assistant coach Twila Kilgore knew her career path when she was just 12 years old

A 2019 study by soccer’s international governing body FIFA found that more than 13 million girls and women played organized soccer, but only 7% of coaches worldwide were women.

Source: apnews.com
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Arsenal boss Jonas Eidevall blasts lack of female coaches in football

'I can't get my head around how that is possible'

There are only four female managers in the WSL at present. Eidevall also referenced how there are very few women employed as “technical staff” within the men’s game and why this is unacceptable.

Source: givemesport.com
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30,000 final tickets sold

Only reached the fourth round (this weekend) yet the grand final on 14 May at Wembley has already hit 30,000 sold tickets. Last season’s final saw Chelsea overcome Man City 3-2 after extra-time in front of a competition record crowd of 49,094.

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WATCH: Macario back in training

The USWNT star midfielder Catarina Macario sufferend an ACL tear in Lyon's final league match last season, back in June. The 23-year-old has now been seen back in individual training and is expected to return to the pitch soon.

Source: instagram.com
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Referee boss wants 'learning' over WSL abandonment

The head of referees admits they must 'take a lot of learning' after Chelsea v Liverpool was abandoned

Bibiana Steinhaus Webb, who heads up officiating in the women's professional game in England, said: "We do understand fans and TV, but player safety is our one and only target."

Source: bbc.com
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Arsenal set deadline to decide if Villa tie goes ahead after WSL postponements

Arsenal are due to play Aston Villa at Meadow Park in Boreham Wood on Thursday night

Arsenal have set a deadline of 12 noon on Thursday afternoon to decide whether their Continental Cup tie with Aston Villa will go ahead later that evening due to poor conditions.

Source: skysports.com
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Transfer news

Norway international midfielder Lisa Naalsund has signed a three and a half year contract with United until the summer of 2026. Only Ella Toone currently has a deal as long. The 27-year-old arrives from Norweigan champions SK Brann.

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Barcelona expelled from 2022/23 Copa de la Reina

Both Barcelona and Sevilla are given 10 days to appeal the decision

Barcelona have been expelled from the Copa de la Reina at the quarter-final stage after it was ruled that they fielded an ineligible player (Geyse) in the recent last-16 win over Osasuna. Sevilla have also been kicked out of the competition for the same reason.

Source: 90min.com
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WATCH: Great goals from all over

There is not only action going on in the top leagues like WSL, D1 Arkema and Serie A Femminile right now. Check out some of this month's action from around the world!

☄️ Long-range stunners

💫 Individual brilliance

🧤 Goalkeeping masterclass

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Match of the day

The Liga F runners-up open the 16th matchday against an Athletic whom they beat 2-0 in autumn's reversed fixture and who are currently in eighth position with half the points of Levante.

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Erika Vázquez returns to Bilbao as assistant coach of Levante

The Athletic Club legend is now the assistant coach of Levante UD

The player with the most matches (422) and who has scored the most goals for Athletic Club (263), returns to what was her home for 17 seasons and from where she left last June after hanging up her boots. Erika Vázquez will return to Bilbao this Tuesday as assistant coach of Levante .

Source: marca.com
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Midweek round

After the Spanish Super Cup was played this weekend where Barcelona was proclaimed champion, the league action returns with a midweek matchday 16 including a Madrid derby, an Andalusian one, a Catalan one and another from the Valencian community.

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Liga F: Week 16 preview

Barcelona, Real, Levante eye victories as Atlético aim for comeback

Defending champions and log leaders Barcelona are aiming for another strong display as they welcome lowly Levante Las Planas in a local derby at the Estadi Johan Cruyff on Wednesday evening.

Source: blog.forzafootball.com
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Spanish FA criticised over women's Supercopa trophy ceremony after Barcelona win

Barcelona claimed a 3-0 win over Real Sociedad on Sunday to win the Spanish Super Cup

The Royal Spanish Football Federation [RFEF] defended its decision to make Barcelona players collect their own medals on the side of the pitch after winning the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.

Source: espn.co.uk
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WATCH: Serie A Goals of the week

Laura Agard in Fiorentina's win over Sassuolo.

Zhanna Ferrario for Pomigliano against Juventus.

Emilie Haavi in Roma's 2-3 win against Parma.

Bianca Bardi for Parma against Roma.

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Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action

Agnes Beever-Jones (far left), Emma Hayes and Mary Earps

Mary Earps pulls out the stops again and hits landmark, a frosty response to the Chelsea abandonment, pressing issues for Manchester City and Everton’s loan successes.

Source: theguardian.com
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Fans praise Arsenal player for getting drinks in

Disappointed Arsenal fans congregated at the pub after the Brighton game was called off

Football fans who travelled to see a cancelled away game have been toasting Lotte Wubben-Moy after she bought them all a drink. Fans Lulu Eude and Izzie Larché were there and say Lotte has "the heart of an angel".

Source: bbc.com
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Transfers

Glasgow City have signed the African Cup of Nations winner from Damallsvenskan side Djugårdens IF. The 'Banyana Banyana' star signs through to the summer of 2025.

The Danish super talent Isabella Obaze has signed for the Swedish champions from the Danish equivalent HB Køge. The 20-year-old defender made senior debut for her country in Algarve Cup last year.

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Courage acquire Emily Fox from Racing in trade for Carson Pickett, Abby Erceg

Emily Fox was the 2021 NWSL draft pick No. 1

Emily Fox, an NWSL Rookie of the Year finalist in 2021 boasts 24 caps with the USWNT. Erceg and Pickett have extensive playing experience in the NWSL and abroad, and they played key roles in helping North Carolina win the 2022 NWSL Challenge Cup.

Source: espn.com
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Arsenal: Lotte Wubben-Moy's brilliant gesture to fans after match is called off

The Lioness took to Twitter an hour after Arsenal's game was postponed leaving a gift for the travelling Gooners

Arsenal‘s Lotte Wubben-Moy popped up with a brilliant gesture for the fans who were left disappointed following the cancellation of Sunday’s WSL match against Brighton.

Source: givemesport.com
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WATCH: Best of Copa Amazonas

FC Bayern Munich lost the Copa Amazonas against Liga MX Femenil outfit Tigres Femenil on Saturday. Uchenna Grace Kanu's 20th-minute goal was the difference between the two sides in a friendly played out in front of almost 35,000 fans at the Estadio Universitario in Monterrey.

Source: twitter.com
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Quarter-finals week

Among the ties which will take place 25 & 26 January are a top London derby between Tottenham and Chelsea while Arsenal hosts Aston Villa.

In opposite to the English cup system, the Italian quarter-finals are played in two legs. The defending champions play the only Serie B club left in the competition, Chievo Verona.

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Record crowd in Portugal

15,032 supporters watched SL Benfica vs Sporting CP

In the Portuguese women's cup on Saturday a new attendance record for a women’s match in Portugal was broken. 15,032 spectators saw Benfica ran out as 5-0 winners and advance to the semi-finals of the 'Taça de Portugal Feminina'.

Source: twitter.com
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WATCH: White card shown by referee

For the first time a white card has been shown by a referee, in charge of Saturday’s clash between rivals Sporting Lisbon and Benfica. White cards are designed to recognise and praise clubs for fair play, a new initiative in Portugal. Someone on the bench in the dugout fell ill and medical staff from both sides subsequently rushed to the person’s aid. The referee brandished the white card, much to the delight of fans inside the Estadio da Luz.

Source: twitter.com
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Alex Morgan calls for more resources in wake of maternity

Alex Morgan with daughter Charlie while on loan with Tottenham in 2020

In the wake of current Juventus midfielder Sara Björk Gunnarsdóttir’s successful lawsuit against former club Lyon for withholding her salary while she was on maternity leave, USWNT star Alex Morgan shared her thoughts on how professional clubs can support the mothers on their rosters.

Source: justwomenssports.com
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Christen Press, Tobin Heath train together as they rehab from injuries

Press is expected to return to pitch in February or March while not as many details have been provided about Heath’s injury

In a recent Instagram post, Press showcased herself and Heath running on a practice field. Press has been out since suffering an ACL injury in June while Heath had surgery on her leg toward the end of the NWSL season.

Source: justwomenssports.com
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Return to Old Trafford

The Red Devils will face West Ham at the Theatre of Dreams in the WSL on Saturday 25 March, the first women’s match at Old Trafford in 2023 as fans continue to break attendance records at regular venue Leigh Sports Village.

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WATCH: Go get it yourself

Beating Real Sociedad 3-0 in the final but after winning the Supercopa de España Femenina on Sunday, Barcelona had to award themselves with the medals.

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Women's Super League Week 12 Round-up: Man Utd continue title charge and three games called off

Chelsea vs Liverpool was abandoned after less than ten minutes

Man United continued their title tilt while other challengers had games called off, as drama and controversy dominated the WSL weekend. Is it time for the league to get undersoil heating? Do United have the consistency to keep up their challenge? And are Aston Villa now a much more serious proposition?

Source: bbc.com
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The one and only No.1

The Manchester United star kept the 50th clean sheet of her WSL career as the Red Devils beat Reading, the first goalkeeper in the league’s 12-year history to reach the significant half century milestone.

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WSL players call for higher standards in women's game after postponements

Chelsea vs Liverpool was called off after six minutes

Despite minus temperatures overnight, the game was given the go ahead following a pitch inspection at 9:30am. The game kicked off at 12:30pm as planned despite players raising concerns over the condition of the pitch following the warms ups. Several players slipped inside the opening six minutes.

Source: 90min.com
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WATCH: 'Embarrassing'

The Blues boss Emma Hayes reacts to Chelsea v Liverpool abandonment with former England and Brighton manager Hope Powell saying the situation was "embarrassing" for the game.

Source: bbc.com
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Reading beat home record crowd for third time this season

Besides Sunday's record crowd, Reading have also seen a huge rise in season ticket sales

Over 5,000 people headed to the Select Car Leasing Stadium on Sunday to watch Reading take on Manchester United - a third home record attendance this season for the The Royals.

Source: twitter.com
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Manchester United sign Estelle Cascarino and Jayde Riviere

United was doing business this weekend, on and off the pitch

The 25-year-old France international Estelle Cascarino, who can play in defence or midfield, joins from PSG on loan until the end of the season. 21-year-old Jayde Riviere, who has won 36 caps for Canada and won gold with them at 2021 Olympics, joins on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Source: bbc.com
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Another WSL signing

The Hammers have signed defender Anouk Denton from Louisville Cardinals. The 19-year-old former Arsenal player has joined on a two-and-a-half-year contract, returning to the club where she was on loan at for the second half of the 2020-21 season.

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Women's Championship Wrap: Coventry got off the mark in dramatic circumstances in a weather affected weekend

At the bottom of the table, Sheffield United drew 1-1 with Blackburn Rovers

Coventry earned their first WC win of the season with a sensational 3-2 win over Crystal Palace. Sunderland won 3-1 at Birmingham and Durham earned a point against third-placed Southampton. Two matches were postponed due to frozen pitches, including the top clash between London City Lionesses and Bristol City.

Source: womenscompetitions.thefa.com
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SWPL1: Glasgow City remain five points clear as top three win big

Chloe Craig scored a penalty in Celtic's 8-0 win over Partick Thistle

Glasgow City remain five points clear at the summit of SWPL1 after they, Celtic and Rangers all recorded big wins. After dropping points last weekend to Hearts, Rangers were in a ruthless mood at Motherwell and scored seven while Celtic notched one more against Partick Thistle.

Source: bbc.com
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Barcelona Spanish Super Cup champions

The first silverware of the season for Barça came thanks to threes goals against Real Sociedad

FC Barcelona are coming back from Merida with the Supercopa de España Femenina title after beating Real Sociedad 3-0 in the final. It's the third time in four years that there have been blaugrana ribbons on the trophy.

Source: fcbarcelona.com
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Magnificent

Not only have the club won the most league titles (7) and Copa de la Reina (9) but since Supercopa de España Femenina adopted the Final Four format in 2020, the Catalans have only missed out on the title once.

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D1 Arkema Week 13 Round-Up: Lyon take advantage of PSG's misstep to return to the top

Thanks to their victory against Montpellier (2-0), Lyon took over the reins of the championship from PSG, hooked by Fleury

Eugénie Le Sommer and Sara Däbritz offered victory to Sonia Bompastor's team, which now has a one-point lead over their rival PSG whom dropped points during a spectacular Ile-de-France derby against Fleury (4-4). The fight is still raging for third place (UWCL spot), still held by Paris FC after a success against Le Havre (1-3).

Source: ouest-france.fr
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D1 Top scorer

Despite the disappointing point loss for PSG, their star striker scored a hat-trick fortifying her position as the league's top scorer (13), five more than Maëlle Garbino and Mathilde Bourdieu next behind.

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WATCH: Goal of the Year contender?

Joint second in D1 Arkema's goal scoring ranks (8), Mathilde Bourdieu scored a stunner for Paris FC in their 1-3 away win to Le Havre.

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Serie A Femminile Week 14 Round-Up: Andressa seals Roma win as Juventus, Fiorentina record wins

AS Roma firmly in the driver’s seat maintaining a five point gap to Juventus in second

Goals from Emilie Haavi, Valentina Giacinti and Andressa were enough for Roma to shake off a stubborn Parma with a 3-2 win on Sunday. Meanwhile, reigning champions Juventus bounced back from a disappointing draw against Sassuolo last weekend.

Source: blog.forzafootball.com
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Top of league

Have won 10 of their last 11 matches in Serie A Femminile. Since the beginning of 2022, the 'Giallorosse' have racked up 21 top flight wins, at least four more than any other team.

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AC Milan announced two signings to bolster Maurizio Ganz’s squad

23-year-old Aniek Nouwen is in search of more playing time ahead of the upcoming World Cup

AC Milan have announced that 19-year-old midfielder Nesrine Bahlouli from Lyon has signed a two-year contract with the club until 2025. The other player who has joined the team is Dutch defender, Aniek Nouwen, who comes to the Rossonere on loan from Chelsea.

Source: sempremilan.com
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More transfers

The 27-year-old full-back returns to Italy after a season with Swedish champions Rosengård. The Danish international has signed with Inter until June 2024. In the past she has worn the Fiorentina shirt.

Another Danish international who moves is the 23-year-old forward who leaves BK Häcken for the NWSL side North Carolina Courage on a two-year contract through the 2024 season.

Bottom of Frauen-Bundesliga team, to to stabilize the defensive, Turbine Potsdam have brought in the 25-year-old Canadian defender from IFK Kalmar in Sweden.

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A-League Women Round 11 talking points: The intriguing question facing Western

Western United bid farewell to Jess McDonald, whose guest stint at the A-League’s newest side came to a close

Western United said goodbye to a World Cup-winning star, a Matildas midfielder starred for the defending champions and Wellington Phoenix enjoyed a breakthrough win over the weekend.

Source: keepup.com.au
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Player of the Week

Veteran midfielder Betsy Hassett turned in a star performance for Wellington against Canberra United, scoring two goals to lead the Phoenix to a first victory of the season.

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WATCH: Alex Chidiac, we salute you 🫡

Melbourne Victory star Alex Chidiac underlined her status as one of A-league's top players with a masterful performance against Adelaide. Chidiac scored a wonderful goal to level the scores, then turned provider with the corner for skipper Kayla Morrison's winning goal.

Source: twitter.com
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USWNT puts on stronger performance against New Zealand

Rose Lavelle shines again as the U.S. puts together a more complete performance in the rematch

In their second matchup against the Football Ferns of New Zealand, this time in Auckland, the U.S. women’s national team put in a more complete performance en route to a 5-0 victory on Saturday local time.

Source: equalizersoccer.com
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Match of the weekend

The Supercopa de España Femenina final. Defending champions Barça beat Real Madrid on extra time in the semi-final while Sporting Huelva were knocked out by Sociedad.

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Are Chelsea the neutral's pick for WSL title despite recent dominance?

Emma Hayes' Blues have one thing the rest of the challengers don't

You’re a neutral. You’re a fan of women’s football and revelled in the success of the Lionesses at Euro 2022. The growth of the sport needs a compelling story in 2022-23 to draw further positive attention.

Source: thesportsman.com
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Reading's Chambers to take charge of 150th game

Reading lost 4-0 to Manchester United in the reverse fixture in September

Reading manager Kelly Chambers prepares to take charge of her 150th league game with the club. She was named manager in 2012 and has kept them in the Women's Super League since their introduction in 2015.

Source: bbc.com
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Two months away

The 11th season will kick off on March 25, nearly a month earlier than 2022. The postseason will start with quarterfinals on Oct. 22 and the championship game on Nov. 11.

The fourth edition will for the first time be running during the regular season, across six weeks scattered from April to September, culminating in the semifinals on Sept. 6, and the final on Sept. 9.

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Banyana star Thembi Kgatlana jets off to US club as she nears recovery

Having spent the 2021/22 season with Atlético Madrid, Racing Louisville signed the South African star past summer

Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis will heave a sigh of relief that star striker Thembi Kgatlana is off to join new club Racing Louisville as she’s now close to recovering from the injury she suffered at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations in 2022.

Source: businesslive.co.za
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Jessica: Portugal simply have to be at the World Cup

Jessica Silva and Portugal will be fighting for a World Cup spot in upcoming Play-off Tournament in February

Jessica Silva has represented the likes of Lyon and Kansas City Current and her outrageous nutmegs and flicks have repeatedly gone viral.

Source: fifa.com
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Partnering up

The German top club are starting a multi-year partnership in women's football with the five-time Liga MX champions.

The collaboration between the two powerhouse clubs will begin with a friendly match on January 21 in Monterrey.

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WATCH: A sensational strike

Three women are on the 11-player shortlist for the FIFA Puskas Award 2022 (most beautiful goal). Amandine Henry's goal for Lyon in the UWCL final against Barcelona last year is one of them. Enjoy!

Source: youtube.com
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Match of the day

After beating Football Ferns 4-0 on Tuesday in a dominant display that extended beyond just the scoreline, the USWNT will go at it again against the World Cup co-hosts.

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Ali Riley embraces the future and reckons with the past in return to New Zealand

Riley’s leadership is crucial in a camp with so many newcomers

At 35 years old, this summer might be Riley’s last World Cup. It might not - she said she doesn’t know yet. She’s been captain of this squad for a long time, and she’s been a leader for a long time. What’s changed, she said, is taking on a generational mindset.

Source: theathletic.com
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