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Olympique Lyonnais' Norwegian forward Ada Hegerberg gestures after receiving the 2018 FIFA Women's Ballon d'Or award for best player of the year during the 2018 FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Grand Palais in Paris on December 3, 2018. - The winner of the 2018 Ballon d'Or will be revealed at a glittering ceremony in Paris on December 3 evening, with Croatia's Luka Modric and a host of French World Cup winners all hoping to finally end the 10-year duopoly of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

What a t**t: Arsenal players react to Ballon d’Or sexism

What do you ask the first ever woman to win the Ballon d’Or who has just given a rousing speech aimed at encouraging more women and girls to get involved with the sport? Well, if you’re a dick with a dick, you ask her to twerk, of course.

Arsenal’s small squad size causing problems

Arsenal Women's unbeaten run ended up with a 2-0 defeat away at City but it wasn't unexpected considering our bad luck with injuries in the last few weeks.
Austria's defender Viktoria Schnaderbeck looks on during press conference during the UEFA Women's Euro 2017 football tournament in Breda on August 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOBIAS SCHWARZ

Has the creation of a full-time league led to more professional contracts?

A couple of years ago, the FA decided to go for a full-time professional women's football League so with the FA WSL in a new era, let's have a look at the transfer numbers from 2013 to 2018.
Pro-European Union (EU), anti-Brexit campaigners from the Our Future, Our Choice (OFOC) youth movement for a 'People's Vote' on Brexit, launch the group's campaign battle bus in London on November 17, 2018, as part of their "Stand Up For Our Future!" campaign aimed at highlighting the youth feeling around Brexit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May battled Friday to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her own political future. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP)

Is January the last chance for EU bargains before Brexit?

With Brexit coming at the end of March 2019 and a large number of injured players at Arsenal, the January transfer window might be crucial for in the quest for trophies.
john donoghue

Curious decisions at Liverpool and Everton: Has the sack race finally arrived in Women's...

Four months into the season and three managers are no longer in their jobs in the FA WSL and FA WC, so are they more at risk than before with teams now full-time?
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 04: Jordan Nobbs of Arsenal celebrates after scoring her sides first goal during the WSL match between Arsenal Women and Birmingham Ladies at Meadow Park on November 4, 2018 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Jack Thomas/Getty Images)

‘Not Super’: Daily Mail football writer makes ridiculous women’s football claim

Martin Samuel in the Daily Mail football section complains the Women’s Super League just isn’t super enough to warrant coverage in a national newspaper.

10 former Arsenal youngsters shining in America

Throughout the years Arsenal have lost many players who went to the USA to study and play, starting with the one and only Kelly Smith who went to Seton Hall.
Vivianne Miedema celebrates for Arsenal

Natural born killer: Arsenal's forward has 10 in 6 this season

Just 22, Vivianne Miedema has scored 114 goals in 132 games. But who is this player who’s proving that the female of the species is just as deadly as the male?
Female football fans

5 reasons female Arsenal fans should stay in the kitchen

A look at some of the accusations levelled at female football fans and the truth behind them.
Joe Montemurro

Arsenal’s manager stepping up to the challenge

Arsenal Women are absolutely flying this season having just put five past the reigning Champions, Chelsea, away from home. So who is the manager that looks to have the team back on track?

3 favourites picked – Who could win the Ballon d’Or?

France football have created the Women's Ballon d'Or and, for the first Edition, there are 15 nominees.

When will the FA do something about awful officials?

Another Sunday and another inept referee. I really wonder if English referees are told not to worry about the players' physical integrity because it is a recurrent problem at every level.
Joe Montemurro

Arsenal’s manager stepping up to the challenge to bring back glory

Arsenal Women are absolutely flying this season having scored 24 goals already in just a handful of matches. So who is the manager that looks to have the team back on track?

Crowds at women’s football have more impact on the players

One of the main differences between men's and women's football is the attendance. At the Emirates, you will get around 60k while at Borehamwood it...

Arsenal’s fixtures analysed

The FA has finally disclosed the full FA WSL schedule barely 17 days before the season starts.

Arsenal homegrown numbers hint at policy change by FA

If we look at the current Arsenal squad, it is a vibrant multi-cultural international group, but do we have enough home-grown players to comply with the FA WSL rules?

2 Arsenal youngsters set to join Tottenham as youth squads take hit impacting senior...

The new season is four weeks away and there are 18 players in the current Arsenal first-team squad but the Academy is looking threadbare.

Arsenal striker holds football clinic at former club

Vivianne Miedema held a football clinic at her former club, VV De Weide in Hoogeveen this weekend.

Money for nothing: Another casualty after latest FA reform

Sheffield FC Ladies have withdrawn from the newly named FA Women's Championship citing 'money' as the main reason behind their decision.
HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Joe Montemurro manager of Arsenal Women, 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)

How Arsenal have led from the front in women’s football

There are countless reasons why you can be proud to be an Arsenal fan. One of the proudest regards I have for Arsenal however, is how they strive for respect and encourage diversity and equality. In particular, how they have led from the front in Women’s football.

The Women’s Football Awards 2018

I was lucky enough to be invited to the FA Women's Football Award 2018. It was the 20th annual edition celebrating the best of women's football.

Expect a busy window for Liverpool, Arsenal to add 4 or 5 from abroad

The FA WSL transfer window will open on the June 1, so let's have a look at what the 11 teams could do in the next couple of months.

Astonishing decision as new FA WSL and Championship teams to be revealed on Sunday

The FA has announced that they will disclose the teams with a successful bid for the 2018/19 season on Sunday.
Arsenal's Beth Mead

Arsenal Player of the Season top 3 plus youth PotS picked

As we are reaching the end of the season, it is time to announce the Player of the Year awards and we've picked our top 3 players as well as the best young player.
HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Alex Scott of Arsenal Ladies during 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)

Can Arsenal still qualify for the Champions League following latest setback?

Sunday's 3-0 away defeat to Birmingham City Ladies means there is not much hope of Champions League football next season, with a cup double now the main target for the team.
HIGH WYCOMBE, ENGLAND - MARCH 14: Kim Little of Arsenal is challenged by Abbie McManus of Manchester City during 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)

Arsenal match postponement set to cause fixture congestion problems

Sunday's FA Women's Cup quarter final postponement is set to create a number of fixture list problems before the end of the season on 20th May.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 08: Danielle Van De Donk celebrates with Emma Mitchell after scoring her sides first goal during the Women's Super League 1 match between Arsenal and Bristol City at Meadow Park, Boreham Wood on October 8, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Can Arsenal Women work miracle and qualify for Champions League

After last week's 2-2 draw between Manchester City and Chelsea, the race is on for the Gunners to try to snatch a Champions League place from one of the top two teams.

Long read: The condescension of female football fans in 2018

Almost three years ago, one of my first features for Daily Cannon was about the condescension of female football fans.
Vivianne Miedema

The disappointing reason behind Arsenal Women's lack of photographer

After our interview with Arsenal photographer, David Price, recently, it got us thinking: Do the women’s side have their own ‘tog and, if not, why not?
Arsenal's Beth Mead

Passmasters, Phil Neville & injury woes: 3 things Arsenal learned from crucial Everton win

Arsenal Women did the job and got a much-needed win against Everton on a freezing Friday evening.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12: Alex Scott congratulates teammate Jemma Rose during the FA Women's Super League Continental Cup match between Arsenal and London Bees, on October 12, 2017 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

FA force Arsenal and Manchester City to choose between cup final and player’s health

Now that Arsenal have reached the Conti Cup final against Manchester City, it is time to get angry at the FA
VALENCIA, SPAIN - DECEMBER 07: Valencia CF assistant coach Phil Neville gives instructions during a training session ahead of Wednesday's UEFA Champions League Group H match against Olympique Lyonnais at Paterna Training Centre on December 07, 2015 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Phil Neville getting the women’s England job is a huge problem and a massive...

Waking up on Saturday morning to read reports that Phil Neville was the frontrunner and favourite to take the England’s women’s job, I wasn’t sure if I was still asleep or drunk from the night before, even though I hadn’t even been drinking.
VALENCIA, SPAIN - MARCH 06: Valencia CF assistant coach Phil Neville gives instructions prior to the La Liga match between Valencia CF and Atletico de Madrid at Estadi de Mestalla on March 06, 2016 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

FA to make Phil Neville England Women’s team manager despite total lack of experience

As revealed by the godfather of women's football journos in England, Phillip Neville will be the new England Women's manager and will try to emulate Mark Sampson's success on the pitch while avoiding off-the-pitch pitfalls that saw the Welshman sacked.

'Prospects are non-existent at the moment' - Arsenal's title hopes have been slammed

New year, new manager, new ambitions. Can Arsenal Women return to being successful after a cup drought and six years without title success?

Arsenal top 3 players 2017

Arsenal Women struggled in 2017, failing to add to their trophy cabinet and missing out on the Champions League. But here are their three top performers who can hold their heads high.

Arsenal Women’s FA WSL downward spiral: Who, when, why and how?

When the FA WSL was formed in 2011, Arsenal Ladies were a dominant force in women's football and now they're a shadow of their former selves - what happened?

Natural born killer: Arsenal's new forward who has 49 in 60 at international level

Just 21, Vivianne Miedema has scored 114 goals in 132 games. But who is this player who’s proving that the female of the species is just as deadly as the male?

West Ham fans accused of sexist chants during Arsenal clash

A group of West Ham fans allegedly targeted a woman on Wednesday night and subjected her to sexist chants while the match played out.
Arsenal's player Alex Scott and Netherland's former player Ruud Gullit (L) present the The Best FIFA Women's Coach of 2017 Award during The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, on October 23, 2017 in London. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

What's next for this Arsenal legend after they announced retirement?

At the beginning of November, Alex Scott announced that she would be leaving Arsenal and retiring from playing football at the end of the season, so what's next for the soon-to-be former right-back?

5 greatest Arsenal women of all time

The Arsenal Women are one of the most successful women's football teams ever, and certainly in England. We've put together a list of the five best players of all time for the side.