Arsenal keep the pressure on Chelsea with easy win over Everton

Everton Women 0 Arsenal Women 3 Arsenal kept the pressure on Chelsea at the top of the table as England internationals Beth Mead and Jordan Nobbs both reached 50 Women’s Super League goals in a controlled victory at Everton. Arsenal’s... Read more

How Chelsea seized control of the WSL title race

Tottenham’s manager Rehanne Skinner has certainly not got any interest in doing any teams any favours other than her own, saying: “Look, in the nicest possible way, whoever ends up winning the title is their business. We’re trying to win... Read more

Where is the magic in a Women’s FA Cup dominated by Women’s Super League ties?

Watching the weekend’s Women’s FA Cup semi-finals, there was a whiff of inevitability as Chelsea and Manchester City progressed to the final.  It will be City’s fourth final in six years, Chelsea’s third in five. Between those two clubs, and... Read more

Man City Women continue run of fine form with victory over West Ham

Gilly Flaherty, becoming West Ham’s first player to make 100 appearances, made a handful of essential tackles in the box, Lucy Parker kept Lauren Hemp quiet and striker Adriana Leon piled the pressure on City’s backline off the ball. She... Read more

Judy Murray: ‘I’m eternally grateful to the Telegraph for taking a leap of faith and investing in women’s sport’

“Someone always has to step up and make the noise to empower others, and there are so many great stories I have read across the Telegraph over the last three years that never would have seen the light of day... Read more

Manchester United women’s team to welcome fans to Old Trafford for the first time

Fans will be able to watch a Manchester United women’s team match at Old Trafford for the first time on Sunday, but this 112-year-old ground is not a total stranger to the women’s game. The club’s women’s side made their... Read more

Birmingham City Women coach Marcus Bignot could face 12-game ban over ‘homophobic slur’

Birmingham City coach Marcus Bignot could face the longest ban ever issued in the Women’s Super League and miss up to 12 games, after being accused of aiming a homophobic slur at a member of Tottenham Hotspur’s coaching staff. If... Read more

Chelsea close gap on WSL leaders Arsenal with comfortable win at Everton

Everton’s best effort saw full-back Danielle Turner bounce a long-range strike narrowly wide late on, but their attentions will now swiftly turn to Sunday’s Women’s FA Cup quarter-final away at Manchester City, while cup holders Chelsea will host Birmingham in... Read more

Tottenham fans signing up for Arsenal accounts? The madness of being an away fan in the WSL

It’s time the women’s game finally embraced one of football’s simplest concepts, and most treasured traditions: away ends. The accepted norm of away supporters mingling with the home fans – often having no choice but to buy a ticket in the same... Read more

More schools must offer girls the chance to play football – we cannot fail the next generation

I’ve said and I’ll keep saying it, if we have a successful Euros with the Lionesses and the Monday after girls still can’t play then what is it all for? All the campaigns, all the TV coverage and beautiful montages,... Read more

Former players call on FA to introduce WSL minimum salary to avoid pricing out young talent

In the NWSL, minimum salaries are $35,000 (£26,550). Morgan believes £30,000 would be a “fair” minimum for the WSL, while Brown-Finnis said a similar figure to the American league, while also adding a premium for higher living costs in London... Read more

More schools must offer girls the chance to play football – we cannot fail the next generation

I’ve said and I’ll keep saying it, if we have a successful Euros with the Lionesses and the Monday after girls still can’t play then what is it all for? All the campaigns, all the TV coverage and beautiful montages,... Read more

Revealed: Women’s Super League players paid as little as £20,000-a-year

While the value of WSL contracts is growing quickly, European giants Lyon remain the club who pay the highest salaries and “better packages” to players in Europe. According to half a dozen intermediaries, some of the French side’s biggest stars... Read more

Willie Kirk interview: Family time helped me to get over being sacked by Everton

It is just past 6am and Willie Kirk is up early as usual with a cup of honey, lemon and ginger tea. For three years, the former Everton manager’s brew warmed him up for his commute to the club’s Finch... Read more

Disjointed calendar shows chaotic nature of women’s game’s global schedule

The international match calendar in women’s football increasingly looks more and more like a half-finished jigsaw puzzle. All the right pieces are there, but they’re certainly not all joined up yet. And the disjointed diary in the sport is evident... Read more

Natasha Dowie exclusive interview: ‘I’m 100 per cent ready to play for England again’

It sparked whispers about whether the veteran striker, who has been capped 14 times by England but last played for her country in 2014, would be rewarded with a surprise call-up to Sarina Wiegman’s England squad for this month’s Arnold... Read more

The case for expanding the WSL & Championship can no longer be ignored

Additionally, there is a queue of teams in tier three waiting to be promoted to the Championship, with the desire of turning part-time or even full-time, but as things stand, all but one of them will have to put their... Read more

Why this season’s Women’s Super League is the most competitive yet

In fact, this season is currently on course to be the first since the WSL expanded to have at least 10 teams [after 2016] where there has not been a single game won by a seven-goal margin or more. Last... Read more

WSL clubs’ January transfer business – ranked and rated

The Women’s Super League transfer window slammed shut on Thursday night, with Manchester United fans exuberant after their side’s dramatic, late addition of three international players, while several other clubs were left disappointed after failing to sign anybody on deadline day, or even... Read more

Beth Mead stars as Arsenal recover from 1-0 down to beat Brighton

But Arsenal do not have the luxury of time to adapt, with Chelsea and United breathing down their necks, and it looked as though they understood that after the interval. They stretched Brighton’s defence, which grew sloppy, and Le Tissier’s... Read more

How Arsenal turned a corner at Manchester City and what it means for WSL title race

Eidevall replaced Williamson at half-time with new signing Rafaelle Souza, but he explained that was deliberate to try and nurture the Arsenal academy product back to full fitness carefully, saying: “She played 30 minutes on Wednesday and 45 minutes today,... Read more

Women’s Super League continuing while Asia Cup takes place ‘illogical’, says Arsenal coach Jonas Eidevall

Chelsea manager Emma Hayes, speaking the morning after being named as the Fifa Best women’s coach of 2021, had a different viewpoint, saying: “It happens in the men’s game too and we have to get on with it. “Coaches have... Read more

What the WSL can learn from women’s Clasico at Nou Camp selling 85k tickets

There may well also be an element to this where fans have jumped at a rare opportunity to watch a game at Camp Nou for a more affordable price. Experiencing the men’s team’s games at this historic venue can be... Read more

Manchester United’s Alessia Russo interview: ‘It’s an exciting time for us in the England set-up’

For a lifelong Manchester United fan twiddling with her phone during a geology class at the University of North Carolina, the best possible distraction from a lecture on volcanoes and pyroclastic flows was an unexpected call from then-England head coach... Read more

Exclusive: Paris St-Germain and Champions League winners Barcelona target Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema

Barcelona and Paris St-Germain are among the clubs hoping to sign Arsenal striker Vivianne Miedema this summer, but the Holland star has not yet ruled out staying in north London beyond the end of her existing contract. The 25-year-old’s current... Read more