LTL Podcast Ep. 40 – There’s Yer Dinner with Martha Thomas

On the latest episode of “There’s Yer Dinner!” Chris Marshall (@MFPTasty) is joined by Scotland international and West Ham forward Martha Thomas. They talk through her career to date, coming up through the US collegiate system, bouncing back from serious injury, moving to France and life in the FA WSL with the Hammers. They also …

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Three Takeaways as Scotland win the Pinatar Cup

It has been a productive ten days in Spain for Shelley Kerr and her squad, Chris Marshall (@MFPTasty) has a look at three of the main takeaways from a triumphant Pinatar Cup campaign. A winning momentum Yes, it was only a friendly tournament and Shelley Kerr rotated her squad heavily throughout but there has to …

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LTL Podcast Ep. 37 – Women’s Football in Northern Ireland

For this special look at women's football in Northern Ireland and it's growing influence on the Scottish game Chris Marshall (@MFPTasty) is joined by Laura Clarke (@Clarkie8) to discuss how the game is growing in her home country, the impact of Northern Irish players on this season's SWPL and how the national side have been …

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LTL Podcast Ep. 36 – There’s Yer Dinner with Lana Clelland

On the latest episode of "There's Yer Dinner!" Chris Marshall (@MFPTasty) is joined by Scotland international and Fiorentina forward Lana Clelland. They cover her career to date, life in Italy and the timer goes off on Lana's oven as they discuss her relationship with food and how she manages it along with the demands of …

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The WSL Tartan Special: Gameweek 14

This week it’s all about Erin Cuthbert as the Chelsea forward scored the fourth and assisted two as Chelsea defeated West Ham United 8-0 at Kingsmeadow although it is Caroline Weir's Manchester City that still hold top spot following a 2-1 victory over Arsenal.   Remember you can follow Leading the Line on Twitter, @LeadingtheLine. …

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The WSL Tartan Special: The season so far for Scottish talent

The Barclay's FA Women's Super League returns this Sunday with the number of Scots plying their trade in England boosted by the transfer of SWPL1 Player of the Year Jamie Lee Napier from Hibernian to Emma Hayes' Chelsea where she joins fellow Scot Erin Cuthbert at Kingsmeadow. Meanwhile going in the other direction Kirsten Reilly …

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The 2019 Scottish Women’s Football Review

As the end of the year approaches Leading the Line has jumped upon the reflective bandwagon to review what was another massive year for the continued growth of Scottish women's football. From heartbreak in Paris to cup final drama at Tynecastle, Editor Chris Marshall brings you the year that was for Scottish women's football based …

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Scouting #SWNT New Faces: Kirsty Hanson

With the withdrawal through injury of first time call-up, and current West Ham United top goalscorer, Martha Thomas, the squad selected by Shelley Kerr was by boosted by another two new faces in the shape of Manchester United's Kirsty Hanson and surprise addition Tottenham Hotspur defender Hannah Godfrey. Hibernian midfielder Rachel Boyle and Bristol City …

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#WEURO2021 Opposition Focus: Albania

It's international week so once again Leading the Line is here to narrow focus on Scotland's next Euro 2021 Qualifying opponents, Albania. Shelley Kerr and her squad will have fond memories of their last trip to the Adriatic coast, and whilst a history defining moment won't be on the cards this time around three points …

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