Here is an article about OM feminines team who will play next season in D3 and could reach the D1 in three years time with a lot of ambition.
Christophe Parra (Olympique de Marseille, féminines) : "The club is fully invested in this adventure ..."…
Bruno Bini gave today a list of 18 players for the friendly match against Finland which will be played on June 1st at Valenciennes.
If we can notice the return of Elise Bussaglia and Ophélie Meilleroux, after their very long injuries, and the absences of Camille Catala and Laetitia Tonazzi (for the inverse reasons), the big surprise is Lyon's midfielder Amandine Henry's coming back.
She had been…
A article on the Metro website reveals that David Beckham believes his daughter Harper Seven has just as much chance of following in his footsteps as a…Continue
PSG's Swedish international and star Kosovare ASLLANI gave an interveiw to the club's website.
Here it is (Gromit's translation) :
Kosovovare, how is your life in France since you've been here ?
"At first I had trouble with the language, but I made progress quickly enough. I quickly got used to French lifestyle. Now I feel really great here and I love Paris, it is a beautiful city. "
What differences have you noticed between the…
Just as a proof that Women's Football is more and more mediatized in the country, the most important national newspaper "Le Monde" published a very good article today on the subject :
[For the original version in French :…Continue
For the first time of its existence, the feminine section of OGCNice has the opportunity to access French D2 by competing in the Interregional Championship. It's actually a second championship in the season for the qualified teams, the ones who won their respective local leagues (more some best seconds).
There are six regional groups of four teams each and each winner will access D2.
Nice belongs to group E and is not the favorite at the start. But who knows ? The…
There are countless articles and comments fuelled with negativity about women's football. Often written by a author who (if was honest) would admit that they never bother to follow the women's game. They just scan the surface of any latest women's football headlines, rather than actually look deeper into the real game and the support network behind it.
Before the politically correct brigade get all hot and bothered, it’s worth examining just why the SFA and their partners spend £1.2million each year to bankroll a ladies’ version of a game played in men’s shorts.
Let’s not skirt around the issue just because accusations of gender apartheid and…
This was confirmed yesterday by Bahrain Football Association (BFA) technical director and competitions committee head Hassan Ismail.
Abu Hantash met with his squad last night at the BFA pitches in Riffa. BFA women's committee head Shaikha Hessa bint Khalid Al Khalifa was also on hand.
Abu Hantash's signing is timely as the women's national team is set to compete in the qualifying tournament for the 2014…Continue
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England women's football team players are set to receive a £4,000 pay increase following negotiations with the Football Association. The players central contracts will rise from £16,000 to £20,000 a year. The new deal will be confirmed in the next few days, also the amount of hours a player can work a week in a secondary job has gone up from 18 to 24 per week.…
In a bid to improve women’s football in West Asia, a conference titled ‘Women’s football in West Asia: Moving forward’ began in the Jordanian capital.
FIFA Vice-President HRH Prince Ali Bin al Hussein chaired the conference which was attended by AFC Vice-President and Chairman of the AFC Women’s Committee Moya Dodd and representatives from UEFA, The FA and West Asian football associations.
The conference aims to identify…Continue
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It's been another amazing year for women's football! We have enjoyed sharing every moment with you... But what has been your memorable highlight of 2012?
As we near the end of 2012, we have been looking back at what has been another brilliant year for women's football. It seems the world is finally beginning to realise what we have all been trying to promote for years - the sheer brilliance of the women's…Continue
After her head at the beginning of 2011 WC...Continue
PSG's coach Farid Benstiti's very interesting and lucid reflexions after the match against Lyon yesterday (Lyon won 1-0, thanks to a severe penalty, scored by Amandine Henry, 72').
The interview was made by Oicem Saidoun for the French site une-deux.net
My own translation.
"As always when facing a high level team, there are a lot of things to be learnt. What gets interesting…
The French selection for the match in Germany on 29th november (the team will be in training camp from 25th to 29th).
Take note that all the usual Lyonnaises have been called, with the return of Wendie Renard and Sonia Bompastor's absence again.
GK : Sarah Bouhaddi (OL), Céline Deville (OL)
Defenders : Laure Boulleau (PSG), Sabrina Delannoy (PSG), Corine Franco (OL), Laura Georges (OL), Wendie Renard (OL), Ophélie Meilleroux (Montpellier), Julie Soyer…
[This is an article published today on the French Website Une-deux.net (my own translation). Montpellier is the club I support in French championship]
There is a club that slips quietly toward the summit of the championship. Enjoying the spotlights pointed at the OL's performances, PSG's power or Juvisy's coughing, Montpellier advance undercover. Second with 26 points, two points behind the leaders and Lyon's next opponent, Sarah M'Barek's girls could be the true rival of the…
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France and Germany will play their friendly "return" match at La Meinau stadium in Strasbourg on Wednesday 13th February 2013. The meeting will be part of the 50th anniversary of Franco-German reconciliation. The first match will be held in Halle-Saale (Germany) on next 29th November (3.15, Live on D8).
Last match of Les Bleues in Strasbourg was in 2002 against Czech Republic (4-1) for 2003 WC qualifiers.
For the first time since Sonia Bompastor's eviction from the NT, the other Bleues officially reacted. And prove at the very same time their wisdom, sense of responsability, professionalism and maybe a bit of prudence. All in all, cleverness...
This is an article from Footofemin (Gromit's translation)
Has the absence of Sonia Bompastor disrupted Les Bleues ?
Pia Sundhage announced that Lotta Schelin and Caroline Seger would be the new Swedish women's national football team captains.
Sundhage made the announcement at a press conference on Friday saying "Now that we are new, we do not just talk change but also make changes... Caroline and Lotta complement each other well and they will have shared leadership..."
Caroline Seger has experience as the…Continue
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Each year a football gala held her in Sweden, where the winners in various categories are chosen and crowned.
. Monday 12 November…