Three Takeaways | SWPL1 Gameweek 8

After 112 days of inactivity SWPL1 returned with coverage of the women's game in Scotland having never been higher. The season resumes with live game broadcasts on both BBC Alba and BBC Sport Online along with the debut of a new 30 minutes Sunday night highlights show on the BBC Scotland Channel. On a weekend …

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Bala Devi | Blazing Trails for the Next Generation

"Being a doctor or being a scientist I would be recognised by thousands of people. But being a footballer, I'm followed by millions." It's a statement that leaves you wondering what it must feel like to have over a billion of your countrymen and women watch your every move from thousands of miles away but …

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LTL Podcast Ep. 87 – Leading the Line Meets Fiona Brown

In the latest meets podcast Chris is joined by Scotland international and FC Rosengård attacker Fiona Brown to discuss her path from Dunblane to the Damallsvenskan and everything in between. Including coming through at Celtic and success at Glasgow City to coming back from not just one but three ACL injuries and to her current …

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LTL Podcast Ep. 86 – Leading the Line Meets Jeni Currie

In the latest Leading the Line Meets Chris is joined by FC Pirin Blagoevgrad goalkeeper Jeni Currie to share her life in behind the gloves from youth football at Mussleburgh Windsor to Hibernian to playing pro under the Pirin Mountains in one of women's football's most most unlikely of outposts, Bulgaria. The Leading the Line …

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Three Reasons to Watch SWNT end their Euro Campaign

It would be fair to say that enthusiasm for Scotland's final two, now redundant, Euro 2021(2) qualifiers is low. As top seeds Scotland were not only expected to qualify but to do so top of their group as a talented squad looked to recover from World Cup heartache. The form immediately followed that night in …

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Talking the #SameGame with Chelsea Raymond

One re-arranged fixture aside, the first part of the Scottish Women's football season came to a close last Sunday as Rangers defeated Glasgow CIty in a top of the SWPL1 table clash with the SWPL returning on the 17th January 2021 following a winter break. They will return in January as a result of a …

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The First Look: Hamilton Academical

Campbell Finlayson (@campbell6_2) gets a first look in the flesh of an Accies side tipped by many for promotion as they faced Glasgow Women at the FOYS Stadium. Having finished as runners up to Hearts in a tight SWP2 title race last year, Hamilton Accies are many people’s favourites to win this year’s title and …

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The Road to Lochinch and SWPL2 Preview

By Chris Marshall (@mershdoes) When St. Johnstone make one of what will be several trips south during this SWPL2 season the journey will have a ring of the familiar as they clock up the miles in enforced procession along the A9 asphalt. Today a motorway turn off will eventually funnel them into Glasgow’s southern suburbs …

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SWNT Live: A View From the Empty Expanses

By Chris Marshall (@mershdoes) Back in November it was the green of Easter Road that accommodated a competitive record crowd of 6,206 as Scotland began their Euro 2021, now 2022 qualifying campaign with a resounding 8-0 victory over Cyprus. An effervescent evening that seemed set to build on World Cup momentum. Eleven months later, as …

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