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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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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SWPL Sunday Review: Winning Big

Chris Marshall (@mershdoes) covers the events of the weekend as Glasgow City return to the top and Aberdeen continued their free-scoring start to the season.  SWPL1 - The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same There has been a lot of talk about the investment both halves of the Old Firm have made …

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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. 57 – Leading the Line Meets Vikki Allan

Chris is joined by SFA and FIFA official Vikki Allan, they talk about her decision to follow in her father's footsteps, her love of football, dealing with the mental side of making decisions and how she manages that on and off the field, running the line on top of Kilimanjaro, the pros and cons of …

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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. 55 – Poppin’ Off and Droppin’ Dimes

Chris and Cambo are back together to cover recent events in the women's game including James Anderson's dropping' dimes, the potential move to a winter calendar, Glasgow City's UWCL predicament, WSL wins and future national team fixture congestion. The podcast ends with extended thoughts from Forfar Farmington Head Coach Ryan McConville and Hamilton Accies Assistant …

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Leading the Line Meets: Livingston WFC

This weekend not only sees the launch of the newly formatted SWPL Cup but the opening round of fixtures in the SWF Championship, the latest addition to the updated performance arm of Scottish Women's Football competitive structure. Amongst the 26 sides that will being make up the regionalised North and South divisions are six names …

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

The Glasgow City coronation can begin Whilst mathematically still possible it would take Malcolm Tucker-esque levels of spin to convince me that anyone other than Glasgow City will win their 13th consecutive SWPL1 crown as Clare Shine’s 50th goal for the club sealed a 1-0 victory over closest challengers Celtic at Petershill Park on Sunday. …

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