Tag: Leah Williamson

Leah Williamson plays for Arsenal Women Football Club. The English defender/midfielder has been with Arsenal since the age of nine and made her first team debut in 2014. Williamson wears the number 6 shirt. She was born on March 29, 1997.

BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Leah Williamson of Arsenal looks on during the Pre Season Friendly match between Arsenal and Barcelona at Meadow Park on August 14, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Jordan Nobbs England recall as Leah Williamson suffers ‘significant hamstring injury’

Arsenal women have been handed a major blow with the news that Leah Williamson is set for a long spell on the sidelines with a serious hamstring injury while Jordan Nobbs has been called back into the England squad.
GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - OCTOBER 23: Vivianne Miedema of the Netherlands in action during the UEFA Women's EURO 2022 qualifier match between Netherlands Women's and Estonia Womens's at Hitachi Capital Mobility Stadion on October 23, 2020 in Groningen, Netherlands. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Lyon forward deal agreed, new Arsenal contract and 3 Olympic call ups

Three Arsenal players have been called up for the summer Olympics, due to take place in Japan, while their top centreback has signed a new deal.
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

3 Arsenal players included in Team GB squad for Olympics

The Team GB women's football squad has been announced and it is fair to say there are a few surprises with some debatable choices ahead of the Olympics Games in Tokyo this summer.
Bukayo Saka of Arsenal scores and celebrates 0-3 Slavia Prague v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd Leg, Football, Sinobo Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic - 15 Apr 2021 Slavia Prague v Arsenal, UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd Leg, Football, Sinobo Stadium, Prague, Czech Republic - 15 Apr 2021 Copyright: Gabriel Kuchta/BPI/Shutterstock

New contracts & positions: Arsenal news this week

All the Arsenal news from this week rounded up in bitesize-chunks, filtering out the noise and nonsense to bring you pure news.
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)

Leah Williamson backs social media boycott

Arsenal's Leah Williamson has backed a call for clubs to boycott social media in a bid to force companies to take abuse seriously.
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 - AUGUST 14: Leah Williamson of Arsenal looks on during the Pre Season Friendly match between Arsenal and Barcelona at Meadow Park on August 14, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

Arsenal defender withdrawn from England squad

Leah Williamson has been withdrawn from the England women's team for an undisclosed reason.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts to scoring the winning penalty as he jumps into the arms of Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez during the shoot-out during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal star makes PFA Team of the Year but another misses out

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named in the PFA Team of the Year but Bukayo Saka misses out on the Young Player award.
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)

3 Arsenal players get England training camp call-up

Beth Mead, Leah Williamson and Jordan Nobbs have all been included in the England Women's squad for their September training camp. Former Arsenal youngster, Lotte...
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Roord, routs and recognition: Arsenal women news update

Football returned this weekend for Arsenal women, so let's take a quick look around the main news this week. The FA WSL fixtures were...
Leah Williamson of England is challenged by Pauline Bremer of Germany during the International Friendly between England Women and Germany Women at Wembley Stadium on November 09, 2019 in London, England.

Arsenal Women international call-ups for March fixtures

March is the month for the traditional Spring tournaments that are an important part of the women's football calendar.
Phil Neville, Manager of England Women reacts during a press conference for an England Women SheBelieves Cup Squad Announcement at Wembley Stadium on February 18, 2020 in London, England.

2 Arsenal players selected as England manager opts for youth

Phill Neville has selected a young squad for the SheBelieves Cup with a good number of players that won the Bronze medal the FIFA u-20 WWC tournament in France two years ago included.
Lisa Evans of Arsenal celerbates with her team mates after scoring her sides ninth during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Bristol City at Meadow Park on December 01, 2019 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom.

What kind of players will Arsenal need to recruit this summer?

As we enter the final straight of the 2019/20 season, there are problems that have been clearly identified, like lack of squad depth in areas, so where do the Arsenal need to recruit to build as strong a squad as possible?
ST ALBANS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Jordan Nobbs of Arsenal during the match between Arsenal and West Ham United at London Colney on August 18, 2019 in St Albans, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Stunning Arsenal goal keeps Arsenal top above Manchester City and Chelsea

The Gunners started the new year with a comfortable 2-0 win against Birmingham to stay top of the table as Chelsea and Manchester City also won their games on Sunday.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 27: Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal celebrates scoring her side's first goal with team mates during the Barclays FA Women's Super League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Meadow Park on October 27, 2019 in Borehamwood, United Kingdom. (Photo by Kate McShane/Getty Images)

Voted by the fans: Arsenal Women’s Team of the Decade

As we reach the end of the decade, I thought it would be a good idea to do a fans' vote for the Arsenal Women's team of the decade.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: Beth Mead celebrates scoring Arsenal's 1st goal during the WSL match between Arsenal Women and West Ham United Women at Meadow Park on September 08, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

3 Arsenal players included as Phil Neville names England squad

Phil Neville has announced his England squad for their upcoming games against Germany and the Czech Republic.

5 wins, 4 goals: Arsenal international roundup

A number of Arsenal women played for their countries on Tuesday night in a mix of friendly and Euro qualification matches, so let's do a quick round-up for you.

Arsenal trio to start for England

Arsenal's Jordan Nobbs and Leah Williamson will start for England today as they face Brazil at the Riverside with Beth Mead also likely to lineup in the starting XI.

5 goals, 2 injuries: Arsenal go top of their group

In their Continental Cup group opener, Arsenal did a professional job and recorded a 5-0 win away to go top of Group B. As expected...
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

11 goals, 1 injury: Arsenal international call-up results

The international break is over and nearly all the Arsenal players seem to have come back without a knock except for one.
EINDHOVEN, NETHERLANDS - JUNE 01: Vivianne Miedema of Netherlands (L) celebrates the second goal with Merel van Dongen (C) and Lieke Martens (R) during the international friendly match beweteen Netherlands Women and Australia Women at Phillips Stadium on June 01, 2019 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Arsenal international call-ups: Who's in, who's out

The international break is always a worrying moment for fans and clubs as players go trekking around the world.
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 27: (L-R) Jodie Taylor, Beth Mead and Lucy Staniforth of England celebrate victory following the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Quarter Final match between Norway and England at Stade Oceane on June 27, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Analysing Neville’s England’s selection with 2 Arsenal call-ups

Phil Neville has named his squad for the upcoming friendlies against Belgium and Germany, so how does it look?
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 11: Jill Roord of the Netherlands celebrates after scoring her team's first goal during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group E match between New Zealand and Netherlands at on June 11, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Getty Images)

Arsenal roundup: Women’s World Cup after first round of matches

The Women's World Cup has completed the first round of matches so it's time to look at how Arsenal players have been getting on.

Arsenal 22-year-old: "It is just the hugest honour"

Leah Williamson has described the last few weeks as "some of the best of my life" as the 22-year-old gets ready for the start of the World Cup in France.

Analysing the England World Cup squad

With the World Cup less than a week away, let's take a deep look at the 23 players selected by Phil Neville and the squad's strengths and weaknesses.

Official: Complete list of Arsenal players selected for FIFA 2019 Women’s World Cup

FIFA have released the squad lists for the 24 teams taking part in the World Cup and Arsenal have 11 players involved from five...
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - MAY 11: Danielle Van de Donk and Lisa Evans of Arsenal celebrate with the trophy after the WSL match between Arsenal Women and Manchester City at Meadow Park on May 11, 2019 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Top 5 Arsenal players, youth and breakthrough players of the season

This was supposed to be a top 3 list but Arsenal have been too damn good to select only three of them.
KINGSTON UPON THAMES, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 14: Vivianne Miedema of Arsenal shoots and scores her team's second goal during the FA WSL match between Chelsea Women and Arsenal at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on October 14, 2018 in Kingston upon Thames, England. (Photo by Kate McShane/Getty Images)

My FA WSL Team of the Year

Now that the season is finally over, it's time to present my FA WSL Team of the Year, based on the games I've attended and those that have been shown on TV.
BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND, 13th January 2019: Leah Williamson of Arsenal thanking the fans postgame during the FA Women's Super league football match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Women at Meadow Park on January 13th in Borehamwood, England. (DP)

Arsenal pair get England World Cup call

Arsenal duo Beth Mead and Leah Williamson have been named in Phil Neville's final England squad for this summer's FIFA World Cup that will take place in France.
SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 23: Arsenal players look dejected during the FA Women's Continental League Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City Women at Bramall Lane on February 23, 2019 in Sheffield, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal 21-year-old admits being 'pi**ed off'

Leah Williamson has admitted that Arsenal are 'pi**ed off' after losing to Manchester City on penalties in the Conti Cup final on Saturday.

13 Arsenal international call-ups announced plus 4 youth call-ups

It is now international tournament time in women's football with the SheBelieves, Algarve, Cyprus and Turkish cup all being played over the next two weeks along with a number of friendlies.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Hannah Blundell of Chelsea and Beth Mead of Arsenal battle for an aerial ball during the SSE Women's FA Cup Final match between Arsenal Women and Chelsea Ladies at Wembley Stadium on May 5, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images)

Arsenal pair get England call-up

Arsenal’s Beth Mead and Leah Williamson have been called up by Phil Neville for England’s training camp in Qatar.

World Cup draw reaction & where will Arsenal players play?

The FIFA WWC 2019 World Cup draw has been made so here is a breakdown of when you will be able to watch Arsenal players during the tournament along with exclusive quotes from the England and Scotland managers.

Arsenal Women international call-ups

London Colney won't be busy when the international break comes around, as nearly all the players will be away with their countries, except for those recovering from injuries.

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.

Champions League chances all but gone after disappointing draw

Arsenal Women couldn't capitalise on their recent good form, failing to get the three points at bottom of the table Yeovil in a poor 0-0 draw.

Manchester City back injury opens door for Arsenal defender

Phil Neville has called Leah Williamson into his England squad for their World Cup qualifying games against Wales and Bosnia & Herzegovina after Manchester City’s Jill Scott picked up a back injury.

Official: Quality, passionate defender signs Arsenal deal

Leah Williamson has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal and she couldn't be happy to stay at the club she supports.

Injured Arsenal midfielder receives England call-up

Jordan Nobbs and Leah Williamson have both been called up to the England squad by Phil Neville for the SheBelieves Cup in the United States next month.

3 Arsenal players called up for international duty

England Women manager Mo Marley has named Jordan Nobbs, Leah Williamson and Danielle Carter in her squad for a 10-day training camp.