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WOMEN'S SUPER LEAGUE

Arsenal manager Joe Montemurro says the expectation is now on them to win the Women's Super League.

Dutch striker Vivianne Miedema hass committed her future to Arsenal Women by signing a long-term extension to her contract.

WSL: Chelsea 0 Arsenal 5

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Vivianne Miedema and Jordan Nobbs both scored twice as Arsenal maintained their 100 per cent start to the Women's Super League season by beating Chelsea 5-0 at Kingsmeadow, ending the home side's unbeaten record.

Yellow cards could be shown to managers from Tottenham, Arsenal, West Ham, QPR, Leyton Orient and Dagenham this season

Ramona Bachmann scored twice and Fran Kirby netted a fine individual effort as Chelsea Ladies beat Arsenal Women 3-1 to win the FA Cup final at Wembley.

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.

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.

Boss Joe Montemurro has backed Arsenal Women to thrive under the pressure of a Continental Cup final meeting with Manchester City.

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

Arsenal claimed a dramatic 3-2 win over Birmingham on the opening weekend of the FA Women's Super League season and visit fellow heavyweights Manchester City on Saturday.

Pressure is on to keep high profile claims 138-cap defender

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