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
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Why England Wu17 team cannot qualify for the Euros

After Matchday 2, England Wu-17 are unfortunately out of the Euros and therefore will not get a chance to try to qualify for the World Cup in India.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND: Stina Blackstenius of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's first goal with Jordan Nobbs during the Vitality Women's FA Cup Quarter Final match between Arsenal Women and Coventry United Ladies at Meadow Park on March 18, 2022. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arsenal draw Chelsea at home in the FA Cup semi-finals

Arsenal defeated Coventry United 4-0 on Friday to make it through to the FA Women's Cup semi-finals, where they'll meet their arch-rivals Chelsea, who defeated them 3-0 in the last final.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MARCH 06: Caitlin Foord of Arsenal Women celebrates their sides fourth goal with team mate Beth Mead during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham City Women at Meadow Park on March 06, 2022 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal open 8-point lead over Chelsea

Arsenal carried on their good work with a well-earned win 4-2 against bottom of the table team Birmingham.
BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Kim Little of Arsenal celebrates with Caitlin Foord after scoring their side's fourth goal during the Vitality Women's FA Cup Fifth Round match between Liverpool Women and Arsenal Women at Prenton Park on February 27, 2022 in Birkenhead, England. (Photo by Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Arsenal beat Liverpool to make FA Cup quarter-finals

Arsenal defeated Championship side Liverpool 4-0 away on Sunday to secure passage to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Players of Arsenal Women interact with the crowd following the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Chelsea Women and Arsenal Women at Kingsmeadow on February 11, 2022 in Kingston upon Thames, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Arsenal stay top but it’s time for VAR in the women’s game

Arsenal held Chelsea to a 0-0 draw to stay top of the league but with more bad refereeing calls, is it time for the women's game to introduce VAR?
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

16 Arsenal call ups for February international break

Here comes the dreaded international break when players go away to play for their national team with multiple friendlies planned over the February period.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 05: Stina Blackstenius of Arsenal celebrates with team mates after scoring her team's first goal of the game during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Manchester United Women at Meadow Park on February 05, 2022 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Chelsea in driving seat as Arsenal rescue a point against Manchester United

Arsenal managed to salvage a point with late goal while down to 10 against Manchester United, while Chelsea defeated City at home to close the gap at the top of the table to two points, with a game in hand.
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Are Arsenal preparing for major changes this summer?

The January transfer window has been busy so far with three arrivals and succession planning apparently at full speed ahead of a summer window that might see a lot of changes and, perhaps, the departure of the old guard?
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4 Arsenal players selected for AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022

The AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 will take place in India from 20 January until 06 February and will also act as FIFA WWC 2023 qualifier, with four Arsenal players selected.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 09: The scoreboard showing the 2-0 score after the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Birmingham City Women and Arsenal Women at St Andrew's Trillion Trophy Stadium on January 09, 2022 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Surprise Arsenal defeat at Birmingham rings alarm bells

Arsenal were soundly beaten 2-0 at bottom of the table Birmingham on Sunday. It was a poor performance, in line with others recently and with four defeats in five games for the Gunners, alarm bells should be ringing very loudly.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - MAY 02: Anna Patten of Arsenal reacts as she warms up prior to the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Everton Women and Arsenal Women at Walton Hall Park on May 02, 2021 in Liverpool, 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 Lewis Storey/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal allowed Anna Patten to join Aston Villa on loan

The right-back/centre-back, Anna Patten, is the first Arsenal move in this January transfer window and it is a little surprise to see her leave the club until the end of the season.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Arsenal players enter a huddle prior to the Vitality Women's FA Cup Final between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Wembley Stadium on December 05, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal win the quadruple again?

As we enter the second half of the 2021/22 season, it's time to ask if the Arsenal Women can match their predecessors and win the quadruple like in 2006/07.
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Arsenal draw Wolfsburg in Champions League quarter-finals

Arsenal women were handed a tough draw against the German side that just hammered Chelsea 4-0 to kick them out of the Champions League.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: Frida Maanum of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their side's third goal with team mates during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Leicester City Women at Meadow Park on December 12, 2021 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images)

Arsenal open 4-point lead over Chelsea at top of the table

Arsenal ended a tough week and two heavy defeats with an easy 4-0 win at home to bottom of the table Leicester. Arsenal women are...
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 09: Arsenal form a huddle during the UEFA Women's Champions League group C match between Arsenal WFC and FC Barcelona at Emirates Stadium on December 09, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)

Surprise Chelsea defeat can help Arsenal end bad week on good note

Arsenal were beaten 4-0 at the Emirates Stadium by Barcelona and will have to earn their qualification to the knock-out stage next week in Germany as we also look forward to this weekend's game.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 05: Beth Mead of Arsenal complains to Referee Helen Conley during the Vitality Women's FA Cup Final between Arsenal FC and Chelsea FC at Wembley Stadium on December 05, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

What we learnt from Arsenal’s FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea

Arsenal's women were defeated 3-0 by Chelsea in the FA Women's Cup final 2020/21 and it has to be said, the scoreline was actually kind to the Gunners.
BARNET, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 13: Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal scores the 1st Arsenal goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Tottenham Hotspur Women and Arsenal Women at The Hive on November 13, 2021 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Why Arsenal could only draw with Tottenham as league lead cut to 1 point

Arsenal dropped their first points in the league after drawing 1-1 to Spurs at the weekend so how did their winning run come to an end?
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 07: Beth Mead of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's third goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and West Ham United Women at Meadow Park on November 07, 2021 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Harriet Lander/Getty Images)

Arsenal keep their 100% record in the league, 3 clear of Chelsea

Arsenal were at home to West Ham in the new Sunday evening slot for Sky Sports and defeated West Ham 4-0 thanks to a Kim Little brace, another Beth Mead special plus an own goal.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Maya Le Tissier of Brighton and Hove Albion battles for possession with Beth Mead of Arsenal during the Vitality Women's FA Cup Semi-Final match between Arsenal FC and Brighton and Hove Albion at Meadow Park on October 31, 2021 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Arsenal set up Chelsea showdown at Wembley

Arsenal have qualified for the 2020/21 FA Women's Cup final that will take place on Sunday 5 December at Wembley Stadium.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23: Beth Mead of England celebrates after scoring her team's third goal during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 Qualifier group D match between England and Northern Ireland at on October 23, 2021 in London , United Kingdom. (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Arsenal star's 15-minute hattrick demolishes Northern Ireland

England beat Northern Ireland 4-0 at Wembley but they had to wait until Arsenal's Beth Mead came on as a sub to finally breach the Northern Ireland defence.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND: Frida Maanum of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after scoring their side's third goal during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal Women and Everton Women at Meadow Park on October 10, 2021. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)

Arsenal keep their 100% record with a 3-0 win over Everton

Arsenal are top of the League and the only team with a 100% record after another win over Everton this weekend.
BARCELONA, SPAIN: Frida Maanum of Arsenal scores a goal during the UEFA Women's Champions League group C match between FC Barcelona and Arsenal WFC at Estadi Johan Cruyff on October 05, 2021. (Photo by Eric Alonso/Getty Images)

Arsenal outclassed by Barcelona in group opener

Arsenal were outclassed by title-holders Barcelona, who gave them a lesson in passing football and pressing on the night.
Arsenal v Manchester City - FA Women s Super League - Meadow Park Arsenal s Kim Little hidden celebrates scoring their side s second goal of the game with team-mates during the FA Women s Super League match at Meadow Park, Borehamwood. Copyright: Dominic Lipinksi

Arsenal top the league while City’s title challenge crumbles

The weekend fixture list has been good for the Gunners as they keep their grip on the FA WSL top spot, while City's challenge is already collapsing.
Arsenal v Manchester City - FA Women s Super League - Meadow Park Arsenal s Kim Little celebrates scoring their side s fourth goal of the game from the penalty spot with team-mates during the FA Women s Super League match at Meadow Park, Borehamwood. Copyright: Dominic Lipinksi

FA update rules before Arsenal play Spurs in FA Cup

With the FA Women's Cup 2020/21 final rounds being played during the season 2021/22, the FA have come out with a new regulation for players signed during the summer transfer window.
Arsenal v Manchester City - FA Women s Super League - Meadow Park Arsenal s Kim Little hidden celebrates scoring their side s second goal of the game with team-mates during the FA Women s Super League match at Meadow Park, Borehamwood. Copyright: Dominic Lipinksi

Arsenal hammer Manchester City to go top of the league

Arsenal have entered their long run to Christmas the best manner by defeating title rivals Manchester City 5-0. That's seven wins out of seven games...
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.