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60% cancelled: Weather plays havoc with new FA WSL winter league schedule

This weekend was the first proper winter league weekend where adverse weather was likely to affect the fixture list - and affect it it did.

This is the player Arsenal will now have to survive without

Jodie Taylor will leave the club to play in Australia and then in the US. Her departure is not a problem, however, and actually eases the congestion in attack.

Can Arsenal's newest star earn first-team football this season?

Irish winger Katie McCabe returns to Arsenal after a loan spell at Glasgow City. Can she now force her way in the starting eleven?
Jordan Nobbs

This is the latest issue that could harm chances of being selected for England

Every time an England squad is named, fans ask the same question: Do central contracts guarantee a call-up, even if a player is out of form or regularly unused on international duty?

Why this £60m decision by Arsenal was the right one, but only if they...

Whatever Arsenal's struggles, turning down £60m for Alexis was the right call... provided they don't sell him in January.
Arsenal ladies

Opinion: New FA restructuring means a messy summer transfer window

The FA's decision to restructure the elite level of women's football, allowing only full-time professional football, is going to have a knock-on effect on the transfer window.

The FA's restructure has messed up the elite clubs

Imagine a football world where your place in the top league is decided by your pitch facilities, marketing and budget size, not on the football results. Welcome to the FA WSL.

Awful refereeing, leaky defence + more: What we learned from Arsenal’s collapse at Manchester...

Here are the key things we learned from the 5-2 defeat away to City on Saturday lunchtime that leaves the team struggling in the title race after just two games.

5 things we learnt from Arsenal v Birmingham

As Arsenal get ready for their second league game of the season against Manchester City, we take a look at what we learned from their opening day win over Birmingham City last weekend.
kelly Smith

How Arsenal's playmaker was robbed of making history in Europe due to suspension

Back in 2006/07, Arsenal Women won the quadruple, with Kelly Smith at the heart of their 44-game unbeaten run, featuring 42 wins, while being involved in a curious incident too.

Arsenal can finish in the top-two this season for these reasons

With the FA WSL 1's start a month away, the Arsenal Women's squad is finally starting to look like a team that can challenge for a top-two finish.

The Arsenal centre forward conundrum

Watching the Euros in the Netherlands with Jodie Taylor flying with five goals in three games while Anna Miedema struggles with zero in three, you have to wonder what Pedro Losa will decide ahead of the 2017/18 season.

10 Arsenal Ladies to look out for next season

With the 2017/18 season on its way, here are 10 players to look out for next season.

‘Like Giroud but with pace and a great goalscoring record’

Jodie Taylor recently hit a brace for England, so we thought it was about time we took a better look at her..

Have this top London club overstocked on forwards?

Arsenal Ladies have signed the Dutch forward from FC Bayern Munchen and once again, we have to wonder why the club is piling up players again in certain positions.

How Notts County Ladies folded and how it can be avoided in the future

After the shocking news that a top level women's football team has now disappeared, let's have a look at the chain of events that led to the disaster.

Arsenal midfielder wins Player of the Year at London Football Awards

This week, we present a senior Arsenal squad player, the midfield dynamo Jordan Nobbs who . has just been voted Women's Football Player of the year at the London Football awards.

Arsenal sign up pair who were out of contract for four months

Arsenal recently announced that they had managed to retain two players, with high potential aged 19 and 20,

Is the FA WSL just a tool for the England team?

As we enter another international window with England competing in the SheBelieves Cup, it's time again to revisit the old club versus country argument.

Arsenal player profile - Double-double-winning youngster set for first-team breakthrough

With this week's Arsenal ladies' profile, we have another up-and-coming young centre forward Rianna Dean.

Should fans be segregated for Arsenal Ladies v Spurs?

With Arsenal.com confirming Arsenal Ladies v Spurs will take place at Borehamwood FC on Sunday 19 March at 2pm, the question has to be asked if segregation should be in place.
Alex Scott

Player profile: Arsenal Ladies captain, Alex Scott

In this week's feature, we profile Alex Scott, the club captain, and one of the longest serving player over three spells.
Anna Patten

Arsenal defender ready to replace legend at club

Our player feature this week is Anna Patten, a young defender who went on the first team trip to Portugal and Spain and played against FC Bayern.
Beth Mead

Arsenal sign 'lethal' 21-year-old striker from Sunderland

News that the young striker, Beath Mead, has been signed by the club has been welcomed by all the fans as she is a player with a great future ahead, but will she get any game time?
Jordan Nobbs

Can England win Euro 2017?

2017 is a big year for the England Women's team as they are now one of the favourites to win the upcoming Euros in the Netherlands. But do they have enough to win it ?
Arsenal ladies

Arsenal Ladies squad update: Strengths, weaknesses and depth

With Heather O'Reilly's imminent signing, the squad is looking a bit better prior to the start of the spring series but questions still remain on the squad's strength, weaknesses and depth in certain positions.
Heather O'Reilly

Done deal: Why are Arsenal signing O'Reilly for a few months?

As previously announced Heather O'Reilly will sign for the Arsenal Ladies and will stay for the Spring Series. Although it is supposed to be a...

Is survival of the fittest the new FA WSL motto?

In a week where news of a £300,000 a year offer was allegedly made to a player in the Premier League, a WSL1 team downgraded their team to part-time football to cut costs, the FA WSL might reach a turning point next season.
kelly Smith

Zidane, Henry and Pires in one player - Tribute to an Arsenal legend

In a new series we will profile the Arsenal Ladies players, from the past, present and those who will make the future of the team. We cannot start with a better player than Kelly Smith MBE who announced her retirement from football this week.
Hope Solo

On the move? Why Arsenal should consider signing this US Legend

With Emma Byrne released by the club at the end of her contract, why not take a gamble on the superstar goalkeeper, Hope Solo?
Arsenal ladies

Arsenal Ladies’ top 3 players 2016

As it is traditional to have an end of the year review, here are my Arsenal Ladies player awards for the 2016 season.

Will Arsenal Ladies use spring series to test youngsters?

The FA have created a one off series to bridge the gap between seasons but the big question is: will the youngsters get a look-in?

Arsenal Ladies’ player by player season review

Here is a player by player review of this season's performances. They are graded from A to E.

Is it time for Arsenal to give this player a chance?

Carla Humphrey has completed a season on loan to relegated Doncaster Rover Belles and it is good to see her back at Arsenal with a full season under her belt.

Is a turbulent off-season in store for Arsenal Ladies?

The nightmare scenario of the fire sale of winter 2013 might see a revival in the upcoming transfer window with many ins and out.

Manchester City win the title, what next for Arsenal?

As expected, Manchester City defeated Chelsea 2-0 on Sunday and were crowned champions for the first time, so what next for Arsenal ladies?

Arsenal Ladies’ season so far: where are they going wrong?

With the season nearly over and 20 games played so far, I've taken a look at the 24 Arsenal Ladies players' appearance statistics for the season so far and it is an interesting read.

Who’s to blame for Arsenal Ladies problems?

Who is to blame for the Arsenal Ladies' bad performances? Is it the manager or the players?

Why Arsenal should sign troubled USA goalkeeper for free

Hope Solo could be available for free in six months time, should Arsenal make a move for her?

Five things Arsenal need to happen so they can win the Champions League this...

With the Champions League group stage draw upon us, we ask the annual question - can Arsenal even win this thing?