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
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.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Joe Montemurro, Manager of Arsenal speaks to the media pitchside after 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)

Is it time to replace Joe Montemurro at Arsenal?

Arsenal slumped to another defeat and Champions League qualification looks near impossible, so is it time to replace Joe Montemurro?
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: A detailed view of the 'Emirates Fly Better' sponsor logo on the front of the Arsenal home shirt worn by Beth Mead of Arsenal 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)

1 in, 1 out: Arsenal women transfer window reviewed

Arsenal women transfer review: As expected, Arsenal had a quiet January transfer window but what does that mean for players at the club?
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 face make-or-break Manchester City-Chelsea double-header

Arsenal were due to play Aston Villa at Walsall FC on Sunday but the game was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch and our competitors took advantage of it by winning their games.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: A detailed view of the 'Emirates Fly Better' sponsor logo on the front of the Arsenal home shirt worn by Beth Mead of Arsenal 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)

Alarm bells ring as Arsenal drop out of Champions League places

Arsenal are out of the Champions League places and alarm bells must be ringing everywhere at London Colney.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: Leah Williamson of Arsenal looks on as she warms up prior to 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)

Postponed: Arsenal vs West Ham

Arsenal have a must win game v West Ham to stay in the Champions League race, and following last week's disappointing performance you expect them to come out firing.
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’s Champions League hopes on a razor’s edge

Arsenal could only draw 1-1 away to Reading in a disjointed and rusty performance at the weekend, leaving their Champions League hopes in trouble
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Jill Roord of Arsenal FC (obscured) celebrates with teammates after scoring their sides second goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham City Women at Meadow Park on December 06, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. A limited number of spectators (900) will be in attendance as Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are eased in Tier 2 areas. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal predicted lineup vs Reading

The FA WSL is back for Arsenal after a week off due to a Covid-19 positive tests and multiple players needing to isolate.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Vivanne Miedema of Arsenal FC speaks with match referee Emily Heaslip during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Bristol City at Meadow Park on October 04, 2020 in Borehamwood, 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 Kate McShane/Getty Images)

Lyon in talks with Vivianne Miedema, is it time to panic?

Lyon are interested in signing the Arsenal striker and have held talks with her agent according to a report from France
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: A detailed view of the 'Emirates Fly Better' sponsor logo on the front of the Arsenal home shirt worn by Beth Mead of Arsenal 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)

A disastrous week for women’s football

It is hard to feel positive when you don't know the rules of the game...
England's defender Anna Patten vies with Netherlands' goalkeeper Lize Kop during the Women's World Cup U20 quarter final football match between England and Netherlands on August 17, 2018, at the La Rabine Stadium in Vannes, western France. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

4 players identified as Arsenal forced to look local due to Brexit

With Arsenal currently 2nd in the league, signing one or two in January would help the club get ahead of the summer, here we identify 4 possible signings

Arsenal player tests positive for Covid-19 after 3 go to Dubai

The Telegraph is reporting that three senior international Arsenal players travelled to Dubai during the Christmas break and one of them has since tested positive for Covid-19.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 20: A detailed view of the 'Emirates Fly Better' sponsor logo on the front of the Arsenal home shirt worn by Beth Mead of Arsenal 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 thump Everton to go 2nd

Arsenal duly despatched the Toffees to climb back to the second place of the table.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 13: Caroline Weir of Manchester City celebrates with Georgia Stanway after scoring their team's second goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Manchester City Women and Arsenal Women at Manchester City Football Academy on December 13, 2020 in Manchester, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Why do Arsenal keep losing big games? Post Manchester City breakdown

Another away game at City and another defeat for the Gunners. More than the negative result 2-1, the manner of the defeat is really the...
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Jordan Nobbs of Arsenal bumps fist with Hannah Hampton of Birmingham City after the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham City Women at Meadow Park on December 06, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. A limited number of spectators (900) will be in attendance as Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are eased in Tier 2 areas. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal lineup vs Manchester City predicted: Tactics change without Swiss midfielder

Arsenal go to Manchester City knowing that a draw is be the minimum result needed
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Katie McCabe of Arsenal looks on during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham City Women at Meadow Park on December 06, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. A limited number of spectators (900) will be in attendance as Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are eased in Tier 2 areas. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal manager confirms post-Brexit signing plans in motion

Arsenal are already planning for life in a new, post-Brexit England where EU players will be restricted and the FA are about to implement another homegrown rule.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Jill Roord of Arsenal FC (obscured) celebrates with teammates after scoring their sides second goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham City Women at Meadow Park on December 06, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. A limited number of spectators (900) will be in attendance as Covid-19 pandemic restrictions are eased in Tier 2 areas. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal men shown how to score awesome goals and win by Arsenal women

Arsenal scored some beautiful goals to beat Birmingham City and stay second in the league, putting the men's performances to shame
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal celebrates after scoring her team's fourth goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Tottenham Hotspur Women at Meadow Park on October 18, 2020 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal predicted XI vs Birmingham City

Arsenal are back in action in the league on Sunday with a potential banana skin against an ever-improving Birmingham City team.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Caitlin Foord of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Beth Mead after scoring her team's sixth goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Tottenham Hotspur Women at Meadow Park on October 18, 2020 in Borehamwood, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal Women International call-up review

The international break carries on and the situation is getting clearer with regards to the Euro 22 qualifiers. Here is where the Arsenal players are...
BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 02: Jordan Nobbs of England talks to the press during the England Women's Senior Team Media Day at St Georges Park on October 02, 2019 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Arsenal international call-ups

It is that time of the year when key Euro qualifiers land in the middle of a busy domestic season, so what Arsenal players have been called up?
NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 29: The corner flag prior to the FA Women's Continental League Cup Final Chelsea FC Women and Arsenal FC Women at City Ground on February 29, 2020 in Nottingham, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Continental Cup preview: Which teams can qualify for the knock-out stages?

The Continental Cup final games will be played this week and we should know the six group winners and the best two runner-ups by Thursday evening.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Beth Mead of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's first goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Women at Meadow Park on November 15, 2020 in Borehamwood, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Miracle required: North London Derby starting XI prediction

Arsenal need a miracle to go through to the Conti Cup quarter-finals, with a huge win necessary to have a chance to progress to the next round.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 15: Beth Mead of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's first goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Women at Meadow Park on November 15, 2020 in Borehamwood, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal show they’re heading in right direction after result vs Chelsea

Arsenal responded to the United defeat last week with a fantastic performance against title holders Chelsea and were unlucky not to get all three points.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's fifth goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Tottenham Hotspur Women at Meadow Park on October 18, 2020 in Borehamwood, 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 Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal’s predicted lineup vs Chelsea

Arsenal go into their game against Chelsea looking to recover from the disappointing defeat by United and will be hoping for an improved performance from most players.
LEIGH, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 08: Ella Toone of Manchester United celebrates with teammates after scoring her team's first goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Manchester United Women and Arsenal Women at Leigh Sports Village on November 08, 2020 in Leigh, 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 Charlotte Tattersall/Getty Images)

Alarm bells ring as Arsenal lose to Manchester United

Arsenal's unbeaten start to the season came abruptly to an end on Sunday after a deserved 1-0 defeat to United. The Gunners drop to the...
DARTFORD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Vivanne Miedema of Arsenal FC celebrates after scoring her team's third goal during the FA Women's Continental League Cup Group B match between London City Lionesses and Arsenal FC at Princes Park on November 04, 2020 in Dartford, England. Sporting stadiums around United Kingdom 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 James Chance/Getty Images)

Injured stars return: Arsenal predicted XI vs Manchester United

Joe Montemurro has the opportunity to chose from 17 senior players and up to four Academy players for the key Manchester United away game in the league.