Glasgow City 0-5 Rangers | The Shape of Things to Come?

By Chris Marshall (@mershdoes) Even with the game out of sight the word shape remained prevalent on Rangers Head Coach Malky Thomson's lips. It has been a familiar cry to those who had already seen the Light Blues in action this season, a foundation on which Rangers have built what can now be seen 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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LTL Podcast Ep. 67 – LTL Meets Nicola Docherty

Chris is back and this time he is joined by Rangers full back and Scotland international Nicola Docherty. They talk about her early life playing football in Falkirk, signing for Rangers the first time, her successful spell at Glasgow City, going back to Rangers this year and her experiences with the national side including at …

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LTL Podcast Ep. 56 – Leading the Line Meets Nicola Hardie

Chris is joined by Rangers Women and Scotland youth international goalkeeping coach Nicola Hardie. They discuss how she got started working between the sticks, inspiring the next wave of young female goalkeepers, how you coach football's most unique role and the smashing of stereotypes at last summer's World Cup. The Leading the Line Podcast · …

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LTL Podcast Ep. 44 – There’s Yer Dinner with Lisa Swanson

Chris (@MFPTasty) is joined once again by another familiar face from the world of Scottish Women's football as Hearts striker Lisa Swanson joins him to discuss her two spells at Kilmarnock, playing for her childhood heroes, Rangers and moving to Edinburgh this winter. She also looks ahead to her life post-football and we find out …

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Here’s Some Words about Going Pro feat. Jenna Fife and Kelly Clark

Campbell Finlayson recently spoke to Rangers  and Scotland goalkeeper Jenna Fife and Celtic Women captain Kelly Clark ahead of a big season for Scottish women's football as for the first time ever players have the opportunity to go professional. Making the step up from part-time to full-time football is a big move in any player’s …

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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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The Big Scottish Cup Semi Final Preview: Rangers v Glasgow City

This Sunday we move one step closer to one of the showpiece events of the Scottish women's football calendar, The Scottish Cup Final. This season the final makes its debut at Tynecastle Stadium home of Heart of Midlothian on Sunday 24th November. Two of Rangers, Glasgow City, Hibernian or Motherwell will head to Edinburgh next …

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Three Takeaways from this Weekend’s Scottish Women’s Football action

It was a mix of Scottish Cup Quarter Finals and SWPL2 action this weekend in Scotland so here are Leading the Line's three takeaways from the action. The Siobhan Hunter Appreciation Society Whilst it wasn't a vintage performance from Hibernian, a point that Head Coach Grant Scott emphasised at full time, the Hibees still had …

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