Glasgow Girls and Women FC have now officially been promoted to the SWPL1 in the wake of their 3-1 victory over Boroughmuir Thistle. The two teams were neck and neck throughout the tail end of the season and the decision of who would join league champions Dundee United in the reformed SWPL1 only came to a head on the last day of the season. The … Continue reading Glasgow Women & Girls promoted to the SWPL1
Motherwell rounded off their best season yet in the SWPL1 with a dramatic late 3-2 victory over Aberdeen. Motherwell finished the season in seventh with 27 points with Aberdeen in front in fifth with 29 points making their first season back in the top-flight a major success. Captain Gill Inglis opened the score line for the women of steel a mere 12 minutes into the … Continue reading Aberdeen vs Motherwell: 5 goal thriller ends the SWPL1 on a high note
Rangers were crowned SWPL champions for the first time ever after a 0-0 draw saw 14 in a row holders Glasgow City confirmed to finish second. Auchenhowie was sold out today as supporters from both sides of Glasgow gathered to see if history would be made. Rangers only needed a draw to claim the title Glasgow City battled to hold for over a decade as … Continue reading Rangers win the SWPL1 after 0-0 draw against 14 in a row champions Glasgow City
Scotland suffered a second defeat to Spain as the battle to qualify for the women’s World Cup continues in front of a record-breaking crowd at Hampden. Head coach Pedro Martinez Losa made five changes from Scotland’s last match against Hungary in the Pinatar Cup, with Lisa Evans and Erin Cuthbert returning from injury. Claire Emslie, Lee Alexander, and Martha Thomas also made it into the … Continue reading Confident Scotland defeated 2-0 by Spain
Woman’s sport successes have become more acknowledged and celebrated worldwide in the last two decades, which begs the question why are female athletes and fans not given the same respect as their male equivalents? It is common for girls to attend football matches and even play for football teams growing up but unfortunately the silly and childish attitude of ‘football is a boy’s sport no … Continue reading “People have even gone as far to say I’m a waste of oxygen and I should kill myself”: The Ugly Truth About Women’s Involvement In Football
Women’s football in Scotland has been growing and changing since its first match in May 1881 but it still has a long way to go. This begs the question of how exactly can the female game in Scotland improve? The first big change in women’s football happened in 1921 with it being banned outright and clubs interested in hosting games were denied permission by the … Continue reading How far has women’s football progressed in Scotland?