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OPINION: Is English football’s social media boycott going to have an impact on kicking out racism?

Teams across the English football pyramid will boycott social media, starting this Friday at 3pm until 11.59pm on Monday 3 May. The boycott is in response to the consistent online racist abuse that players are suffering, with Kyle Walker the latest victim following Manchester City’s Carabao Cup victory yesterday afternoon. Teams from the Premier League, […]

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“We didn’t take our chances” Marcus Bignot on Aston Villa Women’s 2-2 draw against Bristol City

Bristol City Women came from behind to draw 2-2 against Aston Villa Women on Saturday afternoon in what was a crucial game at the bottom of the FA Women’s Super League table. Marcus Bignot’s side took an early lead inside three minutes as Shania Hayles’ cross was pushed away by Sophie Baggaley before it was […]

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The European Super League: Ten local Gloucestershire football teams you can support instead of the ‘top six’

With the news that England’s ‘top six’ are all part of the 12 founding teams that have agreed to join a new European Super League, many football fans have been left feeling disenfranchised. In what would be a gigantic change for European football, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham would join AC […]

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Cheltenham Town Ladies league season comes to an end as tiers three to six of the Women’s Football Pyramid are curtailed with immediate effect

The FA announced that the seasons for all teams in tiers three to six will come to and end, with the leagues being declared incomplete with no relegation or promotion to take place. Cheltenham Town have enjoyed a positive 2020/21 season, despite the interruptions from COVID-19. The Robinesses currently sit sixth in Division One South […]

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WSL preview: Aston Villa Women take on Brighton & Hove Albion in crucial relegation battle

Aston Villa take on Brighton tomorrow night in a Women’s Super League midweek special as Villa look to put some distance between themselves and the relegation zone. Villa currently sit just two points above the drop zone having won only three games this season. Meanwhile, their south-coast counterparts, Brighton are coming off the back of […]

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Cheltenham Town Ladies Midfielder: “What is life without fun, friends and family?”

Cheltenham Town Ladies midfielder Charlotte Criddle admits, it has been difficult balancing teaching and playing football while dealing with effects of a global pandemic. They return against Portsmouth Women on April 4 in the Vitality Women’s FA Cup second round. It’s been three months since the Robinesses last played. Criddle has been struggling with all […]

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Mark Cooper relieved with Forest Green win after overcoming late Harrogate Town scare

Forest Green Rovers head coach Mark Cooper was relieved that his promotion-chasing side managed to survive a late scare to beat Harrogate Town 2-1 at the Innocent New Lawn on Saturday. Rovers welcomed Simon Weaver’s Harrogate to Nailsworth on Saturday afternoon in a bid to climb up to first place in League Two. Goals from […]

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Cheltenham Town Ladies duo excited for what could be the club’s biggest game in history

Is Cheltenham Town Ladies’ next match against Portsmouth Women the biggest in their history? The financial implications of the contest during these Covid-19 hit times have made this colossal clash on the south coast more important than ever before. Sammy Hallsworth, 26, and Morgan Hallett, 20, have been speaking ahead of Cheltenham Town’s imminent return […]