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Arsenal reporter Layth Yousif has spent the last few months watching the club’s women’s team along with visits to grassroots sister club the Hitchin Belles while talking to a number of people in and around both organisations as well as interviewing the Gunners US superstar Heather O’Reilly. Ahead of the Arsenal v Chelsea Women’s FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday read on for his exclusive, in-depth report on the ever-growing game of women’s football.

Some of the biggest acts in rock ‘n’ roll – Liam Gallagher, Queens of the Stone Age and Iggy Pop – are coming to Finsbury Park next month.

The impressive Arsenal Women’s team eased past Reading Women 3-1 in an enthralling match at Meadow Park on Wednesday evening. Read on to find out which Gunners players impressed

Ahead of the local elections on May 3, the Gazette will be bringing you the manifesto pledges from each of the main parties: Labour, Green, Liberal Democrats and Conservative. After hearing from Labour last week, James Morris spoke to Nick Wakeling from the Lib Dems.

Ahead of Arsenal U18’s FA Youth Cup quarter-final tie with Colchester United, the Islington Gazette previews the last eight clash at the Weston Homes Community Stadium on Tuesday evening.

We won’t let the Beast from the East disrupt our normal Friday Arsenal Fanzone Q&A. This week we have loyal Gunner Lea Baynes who is also part of the brilliant Gay Gooners group and sits on the committee. Read on for Lea’s interview with Layth Yousif.

WSL: Reading 0 Arsenal 0

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Reading and Arsenal played out an energetic goalless draw under the watchful gaze of newly-appointed Lionesses boss Phil Neville.

Two weeks after Arsenal’s dramatic comeback in the semi-finals of the FA Women’s Super League Continental Tyres Cup, the Gunners and Reading face off yet again this weekend.

WSL: Reading 2 Arsenal 3

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Arsenal scored two late goals to overcome a tough Reading side and reach the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup final.

WSL: Arsenal chase cup final place

Friday, January 12, 2018

A place in the FA Women’s Super League Continental Tyres Cup awaits Arsenal or Reading, with the two set to meet in a semi-final showdown at Adams Park on Sunday.

WSL: Arsenal face Chelsea challenge

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Arsenal return to WSL action with a trip to Spring Series champions and currently unbeaten Chelsea on Sunday.

WSL: Arsenal seek Sunderland repeat

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Arsenal take on Sunderland in the quarter-finals of the FA Women’s Super League Continental Tyres Cup on Sunday in the hope of replicating their 3-0 victory over the Black Cats in November.

Read Layth Yousif’s in-depth feature on Darren Sarll – a rising managerial star north of London – who trained at Arsenal’s academy as a youngster and who took former Gunners starlet Kaylen Hinds on loan last term.

WSL: Watford 0 Arsenal 6

Friday, November 17, 2017

England striker Jodie Taylor scored twice ahead of the upcoming international break, as Arsenal made their extra quality count by thrashing Watford in the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup on Thursday night.

WSL: Arsenal 3 Sunderland 0

Monday, November 13, 2017

Arsenal gave new manager Joe Montemurro something to look forward to after a dominant FA WSL 1 win over Sunderland at Boreham Wood.

WSL: New era begins at Arsenal

Friday, November 10, 2017

The Joe Montemurro era gets under way in earnest at Arsenal this weekend as attention turns back to league action in the FA Women’s Super League.

WSL: Arsenal 1 Reading 2

Monday, November 6, 2017

Fara Williams’ sensational centre-spot strike sealed a hard-fought victory for Reading against former club Arsenal at Meadow Lane on Sunday.

WSL: Arsenal ready for Reading test

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Arsenal and Reading meet in a crucial FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup tie at Boreham Wood’s Meadow Park on Sunday.

WSL: Everton 0 Arsenal 2

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Arsenal midfielder Jordan Nobbs was delighted to see her side come away with a 2-0 win at Everton in their latest WSL outing.

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