Sylvain Jamet

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Following the Arsenal Ladies since 2004/05. Arsenal LFC season ticket holder since they appeared in 2006/07. Likely to be found watching women's football every week-end all over England... and the world. I am also a silver member
Moscow, Russia, August 21th 2021: Manager Jonas Eidevall Arsenal celebrates his teams victory and entry for the next UWCL round during the UEFA Womens Champions League Round 1 football match between Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven at Sapsan Arena in Moscow, Russia. UEFA Womens Champions League - Arsenal v PSV Eindhoven

Arsenal handed tough Champions League group with Barcelona, Hoffenheim and HB Køge

Arsenal have drawn the title holders Barcelona, Germany's third place team Hoffenheim and Danish Champions Køge in the Champions League group stages.
Arsenal players celebrate a goal during the UEFA Women s Champions League 2nd round match Slavia Praha vs Arsenal in Prague, Czech Republic, September 9, 2021. CTK Photo/Vit Simanek CTKPhoto

What next for Arsenal in the Champions League?

Arsenal defeated Slavia Prague away 4-0 to register a 7-0 win on aggregate and qualify for the Champions League Group Stage, so what comes next?
Beth Mead of Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium, London on Sunday 5th September 2021. Copyright: MI News

Huge win against Chelsea in the season opener: A new hope?

Arsenal defeated Chelsea 3-2 in the season opener at the Emirates and have finally found a way to beat the best team in England again.
EAST HARTFORD, CT - JULY 01: United States midfielder Tobin Heath 7 looks on during warmups prior to action during a friendly match between USA and Mexico on July 01, 2021, at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, in East Hartford, CT. Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire SOCCER: JUL 01 Women s - USA v Mexico Icon164210701051

Arsenal sign Tobin Heath: Who should start in attack?

Tobin Heath's expected arrival at Arsenal means there will be a lot of competition for attacking places at the club, so who should start?
Arsenal Women v Slavia Prague Women - Women s Champions League Qualifying Second Round - First Leg Kim Little of Arsenal celebrates her goal during Women s Champions League Qualifying Second Round First Leg between Arsenal Women and Slavia Prague Women at Meadow Park Stadium , Borehamwood, UK on 31st August 2021 Borehamwood England Copyright: Action Foto Sport

Arsenal take big step towards Champions League proper with easy win

Arsenal defeated Slavia Praha 3-0 as expected and are likely to qualify for the new Champions League group stage.
Moscow, Russia, August 21th 2021: Manager Jonas Eidevall Arsenal celebrates his teams victory and entry for the next UWCL round during the UEFA Womens Champions League Round 1 football match between Arsenal and PSV Eindhoven at Sapsan Arena in Moscow, Russia. UEFA Womens Champions League - Arsenal v PSV Eindhoven

Arsenal get lucky Champions League draw after beating PSV

Arsenal did a professional job to defeat PSV 3-1 in Champions League qualifying and were rewarded with a second round tie against the weakest possible opponent in Slavia Praha.
London, England, 8th August 2021. Jonas Eidevall, Arsenal Head coach during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture credit should read: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Jonas Eidevall makes his first big move as Arsenal boss

Lisa Evans' move to West Ham on loan is the first big squad decision made by Jonas Eidevall, and although surprising, this is a quite logical move that is good for all parties.
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Arsenal Women’s Champions League squad announced

UEFA have released the Champions League squads for the Qualifying Round 1 and there are no real surprises in the Arsenal team with two Academy players registered in their squad.
HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Louise Quinn and Katie McCabe of Arsenal women celebrate with the trophy after the WSL Continental Cup Final between Arsenal Women and Manchester City Ladies at Adams Park on March 14, 2018 in High Wycombe, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

FA WSL Continental Cup draw and rule changes

The draw for the FA WSL Continental Cup took place on Friday 30 July on Talksport and there have been many changes to the rules and regulations this season.
London, England, 8th August 2021. Katie McCabe of Arsenal celebrates after she scores a penalty to make it 2-0 during the Pre Season Friendly match at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London. Picture credit: Paul Terry / Sportimage

Arsenal defeat Spurs 4-0 away in last pre-season friendly

Arsenal were clear winners at the Toilet Bowl Arena with a 4-0 victory in the first North London derby of the 2021/season.
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Arsenal to play Chelsea between Champions League qualifiers

The FA WSL schedule has been released and we now know how tough and busy 2021/22 will be for Arsenal.
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Arsenal Women back in training but low numbers could pose big problems

Some Arsenal Women are back in training but their limited numbers make it slightly worrying as there is less than a month to go before the Champions League make-or-break games.
Paris Saint-Germain's Spanish defender Irene Paredes (L) and Arsenal's English defender Leah Williamson talk to Swiss referee Esther Staubli (R) during the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final football match between Arsenal and Paris SG at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on August 22, 2020. (Photo by Villar Lopez / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal draw Kazakhstani runners-up in Champions League qualifying

The draw for Champions League qualifying took place today (Friday) and was kind to Arsenal who will face the Kazakhstani runners-up before facing the winners of PSV Eindhoven vs Lokomotiv Moskva, if they win.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - MARCH 31: Katrine Veje of Arsenal makes her way out for the second-half during the FA WSL match between Birmingham City Women and Arsenal on March 31, 2019 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

Arsenal given tough season start in middle of Champions League qualifiers

Arsenal will have to hit the ground running when the season 2021/22 starts with the FA WSL season opener planned in a congested period amidst crucial Champions League ties.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Team GB and Arsenal's Leah Williamson during the Team GB Tokyo 2020 Women s Football Team Announcement at the Botanical Gardens, Birmingham. Picture date: Thursday May 27, 2021. Copyright: Zac Goodwin

Are Arsenal compliant with the homegrown quota rules?

The FA are introducing a new homegrown quota for the 2021/22 season and, along with Brexit that has removed a lot of EU players from the market, it will have an impact on the transfer window.
Meadow Park, Borehamwood, Englan Jordan Nobbs 8 Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the FA Womens Super League match between Arsenal and Brighton FC at Meadow Park in Borehamwood. FA Womens Super League - Arsenal v Brighton FC

Arsenal facing very tough Champions league draw

The road to the UEFA Women's Champions League group stage will be tough should the Gunners reach qualifying Round 2 as they will not be seeded and at risk of meeting a top team.
Ruby Mace of Birmingham City Women in action during Womens Super League match between West Ham Women and Birmingham City Women at The Chigwell Construction Stadium in London - 17th March 2021 West Ham United Women v Birmingham City Women, Barclays FA Women s Super League, Football, the Chigwell Construction Stadium, London, UK - 17 Mar 2021 West Ham United Women v Birmingham City Women, Barclays FA Women s Super League, Football, the Chigwell Construction Stadium, London, UK - 17 Mar 2021

Arsenal letting 17yo join Manchester City for free hints at lack of ambition

Arsenal have let the promising 17 year old youngster Ruby Mace go to Manchester City and it is a disappointing decision despite sustained City interest.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Team GB and Arsenal's Leah Williamson during the Team GB Tokyo 2020 Women s Football Team Announcement at the Botanical Gardens, Birmingham. Picture date: Thursday May 27, 2021. Copyright: Zac Goodwin

3 Arsenal players included in Team GB squad for Olympics

The Team GB women's football squad has been announced and it is fair to say there are a few surprises with some debatable choices ahead of the Olympics Games in Tokyo this summer.
READING, ENGLAND - JANUARY 17: Lisa Evans , Vivianne Miedema and Jennifer Beattie of Arsenal speak as they walk off the pitch after the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Reading Women and Arsenal Women at Madejski Stadium on January 17, 2021 in Reading, England. Sporting stadiums around England remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal striker swap with Lyon would show lack of ambition

According to the Guardian, Arsenal are in talks with Olympique Lyonnais to swap forwards Vivianne Miedema for Nikita Parris and this would not be a good thing if the deal does happen.
Danielle van de Donk of Arsenal celebrates scoring with Kim Little during the Vitality Women s FA Cup Fifth Round Proper between Arsenal and Crystal Palace at Meadow Park Stadium , Borehamwood, UK on 16th May 2021. Borehamwood England United Kingdom Copyright: Action Foto Sport

Popular 29yo Arsenal midfielder on verge of Lyon move after extension refusal

The Dutch playmaker Danielle van de Donk is on the shopping list of Lyon as they seek to rebuild their team following a raft of departures
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Arsenal Champions League return: 4 games to reach the groups

Arsenal have qualified for the UEFA Women Champions League with new monetary rewards, so where and when will the Gunners enter the tournament?
Everton Women v Arsenal Women FC FA Women s Super League 02/05/2021. Goal 1-2 Arsenal midfielder Kim Little 10 scores from the penalty spot 1-2 and celebrates winning the game with the last kick of the ball during the FA Women s Super League match between Everton Women and Arsenal Women FC at the Walton Hall Park Stadium, Liverpool, United Kingdom on 2 May 2021. Liverpool Walton Hall Park Stadium Copyright: Craig Galloway

Arsenal qualify for Women Champions League

Arsenal have all but qualified for the 2021/22 tournament thanks to a last minute penalty winner from Kim Little.
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UEFA Zone FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 qualifying draw made

The UEFA draw for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 was made this week and 51 teams will be involved in fighting for 11 tickets to the tournament that will take place in Australia and New-Zealand.
Grace Fisk of West Ham United in action with Caitlin Foord of Arsenal Arsenal Women v West Ham Women, The FA Women's Premier League, Football, Meadow Park, Borehamwood, UK - 28 Apr 2021 Arsenal Women v West Ham Women, The FA Women s Premier League, Football, Meadow Park, Borehamwood, UK - 28 Apr 2021 Copyright: Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United/Shutterstock

Arsenal 1 win away from Champions League qualification

Arsenal defeated West Ham 2-0 on Wednesday and are closing in on European football with a return to the Champions League
Meadow Park, Borehamwood, Englan Jordan Nobbs 8 Arsenal celebrates after scoring during the FA Womens Super League match between Arsenal and Brighton FC at Meadow Park in Borehamwood. FA Womens Super League - Arsenal v Brighton FC

Arsenal edge closer to Champions League place

Arsenal are very close to qualifying for the Champions League following their 2-0 win against Brighton on Sunday.
Borehamwood, England, Apr 18th 2 Jill Roord 14 Arsenal celebrates hat trick during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Gillingham at Meadow Park in Borehamwood FA Cup - Arsenal v Gillingham

What does the European Super League mean for women’s football?

The European Super League now threatens women’s football in Europe just as UEFA had started to implement their Women’s Champions League reforms
Borehamwood, England, Apr 18th 2 Jill Roord 14 Arsenal celebrates hat trick during the FA Cup game between Arsenal and Gillingham at Meadow Park in Borehamwood FA Cup - Arsenal v Gillingham

Arsenal hammer Gillingham women to qualify for the FA Women’s Cup 5th round

There was no hint of an upset on Sunday at Borehamwood as Arsenal cruised past third tier team Gillingham Women 10-0 to set up a home tie with Crystal Palace
UEFA Women s Euro 2022 Play-Off Second Leg, Seaview Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland 13/4/2021 Northern Ireland vs Ukraine The Northern Ireland team celebrate at the final whistle The Northern Ireland team celebrate at the final whistle 13/4/2021 Copyright: INPHO/Presseye/Philip Magowan

Northern Ireland create history and qualify for their first Women’s Euro tournament

The UEFA Women's Euro 2022 play-offs have returned their verdict and there was a huge upset as Northern Ireland defeated Ukraine to qualify for their first ever senior international tournament
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jennifer Beattie of Arsenal Women celebrates after her teammate Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal Women (not pictured) scored their team's fourth goal during the FA Women's Continental League Cup game between Arsenal Women and Bristol City Women at Meadow Park on November 21, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

FA Women’s Cup: Arsenal drawn at home to Gillingham

While the FA WSL clubs are currently on international break, the FA Women's Cup round 3 was played and Arsenal now know their opponent for next Sunday's tie will be Gillingham Women.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - APRIL 28: Joe Montemurro, the manager of Arsenal Women looks on prior to the WSL match between Brighton and Hove Albion Women and Arsenal Women at Amex Stadium on April 28, 2019 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Thank you, Joe Montemurro

Joe Montemurro’s Gunners' legacy is the return to the Arsenal way of playing football, the title winning season and leaving the club in a better position than he found it

Exciting relegation battle as 4 teams fight to avoid the drop

The FA WSL is set for a very exciting end of season with four teams within three points of the bottom teams and all at risk.
Ruby Mace of Birmingham City Women in action during Womens Super League match between West Ham Women and Birmingham City Women at The Chigwell Construction Stadium in London - 17th March 2021 West Ham United Women v Birmingham City Women, Barclays FA Women s Super League, Football, the Chigwell Construction Stadium, London, UK - 17 Mar 2021 West Ham United Women v Birmingham City Women, Barclays FA Women s Super League, Football, the Chigwell Construction Stadium, London, UK - 17 Mar 2021

“If I’m Arsenal tonight, I’m excited watching that” Ruby Mace loan watch

Arsenal youngster Ruby Mace moved to Birmingham City on loan in January, so how is she doing? 
Arsenal v Manchester United, ManU - FA Women s Super League - Meadow Park Arsenal s Lotte Wubben-Moy second right celebrates scoring their side s second goal of the game during the FA Women s Super League match at Meadow Park, Borehamwood. Picture date: Friday March 19, 2021. Copyright: John Walton

Arsenal women beat Manchester United to put Champions League hopes in their own hands

Arsenal put in an impressiver performance to answer their critics and take back control of their race for European qualification in the Champions League
Bristol City v Chelsea - FA Women s Continental Tyres League Cup - Final - Vicarage Road Bristol City manager Matt Beard before the FA Women s Continental Tyres League Cup final match at Vicarage Road, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Mike Egerton

Is there a new manager bounce effect in the FA WSL?

Four of the bottom five teams in the FA WSL that are fighting to avoid relegation have changed manager this season. Here I'll have...
St Georges Park National Football Centre, England, Mar 7th 2021: Leah Williamson 6 Arsenal in action duing warm up prior to the Barclay FA Womens Super League game between Birmingham City and Arsenal at St Georges Park National Football Centre in Burton upon Trent, England. Womens Super League - Birmingham City v Arsenal PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxBRA

Arsenal win another important away game as things hot up

The Gunners needed to win away at Birmingham did the job very well with a 4-0 victory. Chelsea, Manchester City and Man United also...
WALSALL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 28: Katie McCabe of Arsenal celebrates scoring the third goal with team mates Lia Walti and Jennifer Beattie during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Aston Villa Women and Arsenal Women at Banks's Stadium on February 28, 2021 in Walsall, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Visionhaus/Getty Images)

Arsenal win important game in the Champions league race

Arsenal defeated Aston Villa 4-0 meaning Arsenal are now six points behind Manchester United with a game in hand.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 10: Lia Walti of Arsenal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Chelsea Women and Arsenal Women at Kingsmeadow on February 10, 2021 in Kingston upon Thames, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal women or Manchester United? Race for Champions League hots up

Arsenal and Manchester United are fighting for the final Champions League place so who is better placed to grab that spot?
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UEFA Women’s Euro 2022: Ticketing strategy key to stadium success

Let's look at the challenges facing the UEFA Women's Euro 2022 tournament organisation in terms of ticketing.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Jennifer Beattie of Arsenal Women celebrates after her teammate Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal Women (not pictured) scored their team's fourth goal during the FA Women's Continental League Cup game between Arsenal Women and Bristol City Women at Meadow Park on November 21, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Linnea Rheborg/Getty Images)

Arsenal Women international call-ups

Arsenal Women international call-ups It is that time again when Arsenal Women international call-ups see players join up with their National Team and at...
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Kim Little of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Everton Women at Meadow Park on December 20, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Alex Burstow/Getty Images)

Arsenal get Champions League lifeline as Manchester City thump Manchester United

Arsenal's faint hopes of Champions League qualification were given a boost on Friday as the Citizens dominated an error prone Manchester United 3-0.