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…
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…
Estonia women's national team beat Latvia yesterday in Riga, the country challenge match was held in the hall of the Olympic Centre the final score was Estonia 5 - 3 Latvia. Latvia took sixth minutes into the lead, taking advantage of Hanna Liis Jaadla mistake. 29th Failed Inna minute Zlidnis and Latvia increased its lead at kaheväravaliseks. 33rd created by Miina one minute Shore hit back. beginning of the second half, 48 Latvia increased its lead…Continue
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Is there anything better in the women's game than a duel between the top two FIFA ranked Women's football teams. On the 5th April 2013 (at 18.15 clock, local time) the German women's national team take on the reigning Olympic Champions USA at the Sparda Bank Hessen Offenbach Stadium, already 10,000 tickets sold have been sold, now seating tickets are no longer available but there are…Continue
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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…
Ciara Grant, the Republic of Ireland’s most capped women’s player, has announced her retirement from international football.
Grant, who will be 35 in May, was captain of the senior team for the past seven years.
She won a record-breaking 105 caps and scored 11 goals during a 17 year period having made her debut as teenager in a 3-1 win over the Faroe Islands.
Her last appearance in an Ireland jersey was the 2-0 win away to Israel in a Euro…
Added by Asa on February 20, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments
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
Added by Asa on February 12, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments
Wales 3 - 0 Greece
Jessica Fishlock 38' 88' (Wales)
Helen Ward (Lander)57' (Wales)
Jessica Fishlock scored the opening goal in the 38min and got her second of the game with just two minutes left on the clock, the other Welsh goal was scored in the 57min by Helen Ward.
The Wales starting 11:
Nicola Davies (RAF)
Added by Asa on January 15, 2013 at 14:30 — No Comments
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.…
The Shortlist Are:
Karen Carney - Birmingham City
Steph Houghton - Arsenal
Fara Williams - Liverpool
Alex Scott - Arsenal
Jill Scott - Everton
Casey Stoney - Lincoln
Ellen White -…Continue
Added by Asa on January 10, 2013 at 18:30 — No Comments
The squad and stand-by list is as follows:
Nicola Davies - RAF
Alice Evans - Cardiff City Ladies
Rhian Nokes - Cardiff City Ladies…
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The Canadian Soccer Association announced Tuesday that it will pay tribute to women's national team star Christine Sinclair, who broke the Canadian record for most goals scored in a single season. She will be presented with a special plaque in advance of the team's final national camp that starts next week.
With 23 goals in 2012, Sinclair, 29, set a new Canadian mark for goals in a season at the international "A" level.
"The Canadian Soccer…Continue
Added by Asa on December 5, 2012 at 21:30 — No Comments
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
Alex Morgan scored after just 44 seconds from the kick-off and midfielder Megan Rapinoe added a second goal seven minutes before halftime as the USA beat the Republic of Ireland 2 - 0 in the 7 match of the 2012 fan tribute tour.
USA 2 - 0…Continue
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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…