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Kadeisha Buchanan named Canadian Player of the Year for the second time in three years

December 14, 2017 in News

Canada Soccer announces Kadeisha Buchanan wins second Canadian Player of the Year award

Kadeisha Buchanan named Canadian Player of the Year for the second time in three years

Kadeisha Buchanan of the Women’s National Team has been named Canadian Player of the Year for the second time in three years as part of the 25th edition of the Canada Soccer Player Awards.

Buchanan from Brampton, Ontario was honoured from a vote shared by Canadian coaches and media as she continues her rise as one of the game’s most dominant centre backs in the world.

Buchanan was a star with both Canada and French club FCF Olympique Lyonnais, notably kicking off her professional club career by winning a treble of trophies as League winners (Championnat de France), Cup winners (Coupe de France), and UEFA Champions League winners from the 2016-17 season. Buchanan, named to the tournament’s Squad of the Season, is the first Canadian to win a UEFA Champions League title. Read the rest of this entry →

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FA has announced its decision on club licensing applications for Tier 1 and 2

December 13, 2017 in FAWSL, News

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FA has announced its decision on club licensing applications for Tier 1 and 2

Brighton and Hove Albion has earned a Tier 1 licence and joins the nine other Women’s Super League One clubs whose application to top-flight status was accepted.

Among the successful applications who become a full-time, professional clubs in English women’s football in 2018-19 are Yeovil Town who worked hard to retain top-flight status.

Ten clubs have been awarded a place in WSL 1 as part of the league’s new restructure, but that number may rise to up to 14. Read the rest of this entry →

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Bristol City Women confirm the club has received a conditional offer from the FA regarding the club’s Tier One status

December 13, 2017 in FAWSL, News

Bristol City Women confirm the club has received a conditional offer from the FA regarding the club’s Tier One status

Bristol City Women confirm that the club has received a conditional offer from the FA regarding the club’s Tier One status.

With the backing of Bristol Sport, the club submitted an application outlining its ambition to maintain the progression it has made over the last two years on and off the pitch.

Bristol City Women head coach Willie Kirk commented on the outcome of the application: “We have been training full-time for two years now and the progression of the team’s performances is clear to see. “So far this season, we have shown we can compete with the best teams in the country on the pitch and I only see us going from strength to strength in the future.” Read the rest of this entry →

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IFFHS AWARDS | The Women World Team of the Year 2017

December 12, 2017 in News

IFFHS AWARDS | The Women World Team of the Year 2017

IFFHS AWARDS | The Women World Team of the Year 2017

For the first time in its history, the IFFHS has proceeded to a vote from its 91 members around the World to establish THE WORLD TEAM OF THE YEAR for women and men.

Below is the result of the IFFHS Women World Team of the Year 2017.

IFFHS WOMEN WORLD TEAM OF THE YEAR 2017

Goalkeeper:

Sarah BOUHADDI (France/Olympique Lyon) – 32% votes Read the rest of this entry →

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Peter Gerhardsson announces Sweden squad to play South Africa in January 2018

December 12, 2017 in International Fixtures, News

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Peter Gerhardsson announces Sweden squad to play South Africa in January 2018

Swedish women’s national team head coach, Peter Gerhardsson has already made his squad announcement for the international friendly match away to South Africa on 21 January 2018.

The newly appointed head coach, Gerhardsson has called up a 23-player squad to face South Africa. The Swedish head coach has led the team in three matches this fall, the most recent contest was against one of the top European nations and hosts of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, France, which ended in a goalless draw.

The camp in South Africa at the beginning of the year will help Sweden continue with their preparations for World Cup qualification. Sweden will also participate in the prestigious Algarve Cup at the end of February, in which they are drawn into Group 2 alongside Canada, China and Russia. Read the rest of this entry →

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Siobhan Hunter wins WSU Goal of the Month – November 2017

December 11, 2017 in GOTM, News

Siobhan Hunter wins WSU Goal of the Month - November 2017

Siobhan Hunter wins WSU Goal of the Month – November 2017

WSU GOAL OF THE MONTH: SIOBHAN HUNTER

We asked you to vote for your favourite WSU Goal of the Month for November 2017, and you voted in your thousands to crown Siobhan Hunter as your winner.

Watch Siobhan Hunter’s fantastic free-kick again now! Read the rest of this entry →

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Live stream: USA v Finland | 2017 Women’s U-20 Nike International Friendly (9 December 2017)

December 9, 2017 in Live, News

 

Live stream: USA v Finland | 2017 Women’s U-20 Nike International Friendly (9 December 2017)

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AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 Fixtures

December 9, 2017 in AFC, Fixtures, News

AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018

AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 Fixtures

The AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 will kick-off on Friday 6 April, with the hosts Jordan facing Philippines.

The draw for the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup paired together the 2014 finalists, Japan and Australia, in a tough Group B which also features Korea Republic and Vietnam.

The ceremony which took place at King Hussein bin Talal Convention Center saw the hosts Jordan drawn into Group A alongside China PR, Thailand and the Philippines. Read the rest of this entry →

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Live stream: England v Brazil | 2017 Women’s U-20 Nike International Friendly (9 December 2017)

December 9, 2017 in Live, News

 

Live stream: England v Brazil | 2017 Women’s U-20 Nike International Friendly (9 December 2017)

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Result of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 Official Draw

December 9, 2017 in AFC, News

Result of the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2018 Official Draw

Result of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 Official Draw

The draw for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 took place today which saw eight teams drawn into two groups of four.

This tournament serves as qualification for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, hosted in France.

AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2018 draw result

Group A:

Jordan, China PR, Thailand, Philippines

Group B:

Australia, Japan, Korea Republic, Vietnam