The SPFL announced this week that they will now be the governing body for the SWPL1 and SWPL2. The changes will come into place in August when the new season begins. Promotion and relegation between the SWF Championships and SWPL will still function as normal as the SPFL insists the previous pyramid model will remain for SWF clubs that are able to be promoted to … Continue reading The SPFL takeover of the SWPL explained.
Raith Rovers’ ladies’ team have officially rebranded as McDermid Ladies following Raith Rovers’ controversial decision to sign David Goodwillie. The fallout of the signing saw Tyler Rattray, Raith’s captain, quit after playing for the club for 10 years. Famous author Val McDermid was one of Raith’s biggest supporters and sponsors and has distanced herself from the club to help aid the newly rebranded McDermid Ladies. … Continue reading Raith Rovers become McDermid Ladies following Goodwillie signing
Motherwell defeated their local rivals Hamilton Accies 2-1 in the second ever women’s Lanarkshire derby. Goals from Paige McAllister and Carla Boyce sealed Motherwell’s victory however, Josi Giard was able to pull one back for Accies towards the end of the match as over 250 fans watched on. The women of steel were without their captain Gill Inglis as she was sent home from her … Continue reading Second Lanarkshire derby win for Motherwell Ladies as they defeat Hamilton Women 2-1
Stenhousemuir captain Nicole McPhee become victim of vile trolling following their match against Rangers in the women’s Scottish Cup on Sunday. Tweets after the game started pouring in from male Rangers fans calling her ‘out of shape’, body shaming her and even saying she ‘doesn’t look like a professional player.’ Unfortunately issues like this are very apparent for women in the public eye, especially in … Continue reading Stenhousemuir Ladies back captain after sexist comments
Aberdeen returned to their winning ways after a nine-match losing streak with a 2-1 victory over Hamilton Accies. Aberdeen now sits in fifth ahead of Motherwell on goal difference. Aberdeen opened the scoring thanks to a close-range delivery from Bayley Hutchinson that narrowly escaped Jeni Currie Hamilton keeper 17 minutes into the game. Aberdeen dominated the first half with multiple attempts at goal. The goals … Continue reading Aberdeen defeat Accies 2-1 in the SWPL1
As the cold winter nights begin to set in, the bottom of the SWPL1 table met second bottom as Hamilton Academical vs Hearts finished in a 1-0 victory to Heart of Midlothian. Both sides in the first half created promising goal scoring opportunities but failed to follow through with that final blow to break open the score line. Hamilton keeper Jeni Currie was rarely called … Continue reading Hamilton defeated by a late Hearts goal in the SWPL1