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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Who’s next to lead SWNT?

Following the departure of Shelley Kerr on Christmas Eve and on the back of a far too premature end to Scotland's Euro qualifying campaign Chris Marshall looks at who could be next to take charge of our national side and reflects on the legacy Kerr has left behind. There was an understandable level of apathy …

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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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Youthful Exuberance | Glasgow Women entertain as their captain sets the tempo.

By Chris Marshall (@mershdoes) In one of many iconic images from the career of Andres Iniesta the Spanish midfielder finds himself surrounded by six check-shirted Croatians during a Euro 2012 group match in Gdańsk. An image that stands out not for the impending doom set to befall him but for the apparent imminence of his …

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Kim Little: Scotland’s Midfield Maestro

For Chris Marshall there is one standout candidate from his time following the Scottish women's national football team as the SFA search for the greatest 50 Scotland international's of all time. Here he explains the choice he's made and the impact she has had on the national side during a twelve year and counting international …

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Scottish Women’s Football: Waiting to Strike

"Now is the time to strike, to grow the game exponentially, to share the resources and build on the goodwill, to reward the years of volunteering and to ensure a bright future for our game. The next year is always the biggest one as women’s football continues to grow, but perhaps 2020 has the most …

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