‘Vivstenius,’ victorious? Why a new attacking dynamic will define Arsenal’s season

Arsenal began 2022 on top of the Women’s Super League. The Gunners went undefeated in their opening nine games and there was growing belief that...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Sep 16

Will new additions help Manchester United crack WSL’s top three?

For the best part of a decade, the Women’s Super League has been dominated by three teams: Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City. This trio may...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Sep 14

Newman: Handing out FAWSL awards, Best XI picks

The 2021-22 FA Women’s Super League had a bit of everything. There was a closely contested title race, a Manchester rivalry for third place and...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM May 12

Emphatic comeback sees Chelsea lift FAWSL trophy on final day

Chelsea are FA Women’s Super League winners for the third year in a row! With Chelsea leading Arsenal by just one point coming into decision day...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM May 8

FAWSL Week 21 Roundup: Chelsea one win away from WSL title

The penultimate weekend of FA Women’s Super League action saw Chelsea squeak out a late win against Birmingham to remain on course to win a...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM May 2

The strengths and pitfalls of each UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinalist

The UEFA Women’s Champions League quarterfinals promised entertainment, and they didn’t disappoint. Holders Barcelona made it through a...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Apr 1

Wolfsburg advance to UWCL semifinals

Wolfsburg advanced to the 2021-22 UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals on Thursday with a 2-0 home victory over Arsenal, lifting Wolfsburg to a...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Mar 31

UWCL quarterfinals: Juventus earns huge first-leg win over 10-player Lyon

The second day of Quarterfinal action in the UEFA Women’s Champions League kicked off with Juventus hosting Olympique Lyonnais, the seven-time...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Mar 23

For England’s best, Champions League glory is still elusive

Manchester City exited the UEFA Women’s Champions League in September, before the new-look group stage had even begun, losing on aggregate to Real...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Mar 22

FAWSL Week 17 Roundup: Chelsea squeak out late win to stay in control

This week in the FA Women’s Super League, Chelsea made things dramatic but closed the gap on Arsenal at the top of the table, while United further...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Mar 14

Chelsea need to figure out how to chase games if they are to reclaim FAWSL title

Prior to their meeting in last weekend’s League Cup final, Manchester City head coach Gareth Taylor described his team’s games with Chelsea — and...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Mar 10

FAWSL Week 16 Roundup: Arsenal remain on top; City defeat Chelsea to win Conti Cup

The first trophy of the season was handed out on Saturday in England, as City defeated Chelsea to lift the Continental League Cup. Meanwhile in the...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Mar 7

Leah Williamson is the new constant amid England’s defensive transition

The inaugural Arnold Clark Cup kicks off on Thursday in England, and it is a chance for Lionesses head coach Sarina Weigman to put her team through...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Feb 15

FAWSL Week 15 Roundup: Weir stunner lifts City over United

Two major derbies were on tap this weekend in the FA Women’s Super League, and while one was more memorable than the other, both had significant...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Feb 13

Stina Blackstenius’ arrival at Arsenal is as strategic as it is tactical

When Stina Blackstenius decided to leave BK Hacken at the end of last year, she became one of the most sought-after strikers in world soccer. An...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Feb 9

FAWSL Week 14 Roundup: Chelsea close in on Arsenal at the top

Things are heating up in the FA Women’s Super League, as reigning champions Chelsea closed ground this weekend on league leaders Arsenal. Chelsea...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Feb 6

Theory becomes reality in Manchester United’s push for Champions League berth

As things stand, Manchester United sits third in the FA Women’s Super League table, five points behind table-topping Arsenal. At the halfway point...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Feb 2

Montemurro’s Juventus are developing into a European force

For Joe Montemurro, 2022 must look a lot different to how he envisaged it looking 10 months ago. It was March last year when he announced his...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Jan 28

FAWSL Week 13 Roundup: Controversy in City-Arsenal clash

It was full steam ahead in the FA Women’s Super League this weekend, as we had a full slate of games (no postponements!) for the first time since...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Jan 23

How Birmingham City channeled their underdog spirit to beat Arsenal

Four hundred twenty-one days. That is the length of time that passed between Birmingham City’s two most recent FA Women’s Super League wins. After...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Jan 12

FAWSL Week 11 Roundup: Dismal Arsenal suffers shock defeat to Birmingham

After a long holiday break, the FA Women’s Super League didn’t disappoint in its return this past weekend. Though a number of matches were...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Jan 10

Five storylines that will define the rest of the FAWSL season

There is plenty up for grabs as this FA Women’s Super League campaign approaches its halfway point. Defending champions Chelsea are locked in a...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Jan 4

FAWSL Week 9 Roundup: Reading stuns Chelsea with shock upset

Reading’s stunning upset over Chelsea on Saturday threw a wrench in the Blues’ plans to close the gap on Arsenal in the FA Women’s Super League....
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Dec 12, 2021

The more things change, the more they stay the same with Chelsea and Arsenal

“I thought we were like a machine.” This was how Emma Hayes chose to describe her Chelsea team’s performance following Sunday’s 3-0 win over...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Dec 8, 2021

Chelsea defeat Arsenal to win their third FA Cup

London is Blue! On Sunday, Chelsea convincingly defeated Arsenal 3-0 to win their third FA Cup title. The Blues hoisted the trophy in front of...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Dec 5, 2021

Building an FAWSL contender from the ‘other’ eight teams

The FA Women’s Super League is more competitive than ever before. While Arsenal and reigning champions Chelsea remain the primary title contenders...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Dec 3, 2021

FAWSL Week 8 Roundup: Miedema sets scoring milestone; City get back on track

Wins from Arsenal and Chelsea this past weekend mean the top two in the FA Women’s Super League remain unchanged. Brighton and Tottenham — in third...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Nov 22, 2021

FAWSL Week 7 Roundup: Chelsea rout City; Spurs draw Arsenal

The third annual Women’s Football Weekend in the UK featured an exciting derby, numerous stoppage time goals, and movement up and down the FA...
EQUALIZERSOCCER.COM Nov 14, 2021
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