Tag : Women’s Football

Manchester United are stuck in the past over women’s football

7 months ago / 0 comments

Manchester United are undoubtedly one of the biggest football clubs in the world, worth an estimated $2.23 billion and drawing support from across the globe. However, the club has been lagging behind its rivals on the subject of women’s football. As at the time of writing, Manchester United do not … Read More

The Benefits of a Year Abroad

7 months ago / 0 comments

Should more British players opt to play their football abroad? 12 months ago, I wrote in the Gryphon about Carli Lloyd’s signing for Manchester City, and how, with more foreign stars coming into teams like Manchester City, coupled with the English quality they already had at their disposal (Toni Duggan, … Read More

Women’s 1s Crowned League Champions After Northumbria Win

8 months ago / 0 comments

The women’s football 1s have won their league in emphatic fashion, beating Northumbria 2s 5-0 to secure their status as champions of the BUCS Northern 1A for the third year in a row. This is despite having two games of the season left to play, but with the team currently … Read More

Phil Neville: Insult to Women’s Football?

8 months ago / 0 comments

After Mark Sampson’s reign as manager of the England women’s team came to an abrupt and controversial end, the Football Association was handed the task of finding a new manager, preferably one that could refrain from alienating their dressing room by making offensive and inappropriate jokes. They decided to award … Read More

City do the Double

2 years ago / 0 comments

Manchester City Women have now firmly established their dominance in women’s football, securing both the FAWSL title and the Continental Cup in the past two weeks. City had never previously won the FAWSL, and have only come into contention in the past three years following increased backing and funding from … Read More

Sunderland Sunk by Sensational Leeds

3 years ago / 0 comments

Women’s football     University of Leeds 3rds 5- 2 Sunderland 2nds  Captain Jade Lord bags a brace First time in LUUWAFC’s history that all three teams win on same day THERE was a lot of pressure on the Leeds University Women’s Football 3rd team as they arrived in Sunderland to … Read More

Dreary Day at Durham for Football 3rds

3 years ago / 0 comments

Women’s Football University of Leeds 1 – 7 Durham ON what was a wet and windy occasion, Leeds once again suffered an undeserving defeat, this time to Durham 3rds. The Leeds side had their best attacking performance of the season, but this came at a price with Durham scoring many a … Read More

Funding Dilemma in Women’s Football

3 years ago / 0 comments

THE Women’s World Cup this summer was a dream come true for many supporters of women’s football. Not only was every game either televised or available online, but newspaper coverage and public support soared as the Lionesses progressed further and further into the tournament, eventually returning to England with a … Read More

The Women’s World Cup So Far

3 years ago / 0 comments

With every team having played two games so far, the Women’s World Cup is now well underway. The tournament has been extremely entertaining, so much so that only two teams have definitely qualified to the knockout round.  Japan and Brazil are through, having won their first group games. Everything else … Read More

Varsity: Women’s Football – Uni close but not close enough

4 years ago / 0 comments

Uni’s Womens 1sts lost out to their strong Beckett opponents at Weetwood on Wednesday afternoon. Uni went into this clash with a host of new players keen to stamp their mark on football at this level. And what better place to start than a varsity match against the Leeds Beckett … Read More