Search

SSE

The newly restructured FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) will kick off an historic season on Sunday (September 9) when it becomes fully professional for the first time.

Joe Montemurro masterminded an Arsenal revival when he took charge of Arsenal Women in November but next season will provide a greater platform on which to shine.

Arsenal’s Beth Mead and former Gunner Ellen White were named England Women’s Young Player and Player of the Year at The FA Women’s Football Awards in London.

Scoring on the big occasion is second nature to Arsenal forward Vivianne Miedema and the Dutch international is hoping to add a SSE Women’s FA Cup final strike to her collection.

Arsenal midfielder Heather O’Reilly may have earned a barely credible 231 caps for the US spanning a trophy-laden 14 years - including three Olympic gold medals and a World Cup - but she is still excited about appearing at Wembley on Saturday in the Women’s FA Cup final against Chelsea.

Jordan Nobbs has enjoyed a decorated eight years with Arsenal but the midfielder claims a fifth SSE Women’s FA Cup title would help take the side to another level.

Emma Mitchell is fully aware of the responsibility that comes with representing Arsenal in an SSE Women’s FA Cup final and is more determined than ever to add another title to the Gunners trophy cabinet.

Joe Montemurro was delighted to see Arsenal Women pass the sternest of tests as Louise Quinn’s injury-time header downed Everton to seal a place in the SSE FA Cup final.

Beth Mead marked a superb personal performance with the equaliser as Arsenal Women drew 1-1 in the FA WSL 1 with Chelsea.

Arsenal Women return to FA WSL action with a home match against London rivals Chelsea at Meadow Park on Sunday (12.30pm).

Arsenal and England players Jordan Nobbs and Leah Williamson shocked two young Gunners fans with a special home visit recently.

Arsenal’s experience of crunch games will come to the fore as they aim to keep alive hopes of further silverware this season, says England legend Sue Smith.

Dutch striker Vivianne Miedema scored the only goal of the game as Arsenal won the FA WSL Continental Tyres Cup for the fifth time with a 1-0 win over Manchester City.

Leah Williamson has backed the returning Kim Little to inspire Arsenal Ladies to SSE Women’s FA Cup glory this season.

WSL: Arsenal 4 Yeovil Town 0

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Two goals apiece from Beth Mead and Danielle Carter saw Arsenal to a 4-0 win over Yeovil at Meadow Park, which lifted them up to third in the WSL table.

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.

England call for Arsenal youngster

Friday, September 22, 2017

Arsenal youngster Jess Ngunga was enthralled by England Women’s performance at the Euro finals this summer – and is now one step closer to joining them.

Former Islington amateur Daniel Dubois won the vacant Southern Area heavyweight title on Frank Warren’s big Copper Box Arena bill on Saturday.

It’s not every day you get to receive words of advice from the England women’s football manager at a major tournament.

Ward positive after Wimbledon exit

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

World number 1,085 bows out to Baghdatis

Okolie added to Glasgow bill

Monday, March 27, 2017

Olympian will fight again on April 15 after KO win in first fight

FOR Harpenden footballer Anna Patten, the upcoming WSL season is one in which she is determined to firmly establish herself among Arsenal Ladies’ elite.

With just a handful of weeks to go until her team gets their SSE Women’s FA Cup title defence underway, Arsenal Ladies’ star Lotte Wubben-Moy is chomping at the bit to get started.

Giantkillers Tottenham Hotspur will face north London rivals and current Women’s FA Cup holders Arsenal in round five thanks to two schoolgirls from Hornsey School for Girls.

Tottenham Ladies’ reward for shocking Brighton in the FA Cup is a trip to north London rivals – and current holders – Arsenal.

Promoted Content

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now