Tag: Arsenal Women Academy
Following their FA WSL Academy 5-0 Cup triumph against Manchester United, let’s have a look at the squad and their whereabouts, as, unfortunately, not many have stayed with the club.
The Arsenal Women u21 head coach Lauren Phillips was recruited last summer from her previous job as assistant manager at Millwall Lionesses. She tweeted on Tuesday that she will now take on a new challenge.
Two braces from Lashante Paul and Paige Bailey-Gayle alongside the opener from Shauna Vassell gave Arsenal a comfortable win against the United Development team in Loughborough on Sunday.
The Arsenal Women Academy team will be competing in the FA WSL Academy Cup final against Manchester United Development team on Sunday at Loughborough University.
With no first team game this weekend with players coming back from international duty, focus was on the Youth Teams who were playing in their respective cups.
With no first team game due to the Christmas break, I attended the Academy game to watch them face Bristol City at Thame Utd.
With no game this weekend for Arsenal, Manchester City took advantage to draw level on points with a 1-0 win over Birmingham City.
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.