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The FA unveils plans for development of elite girls’ football

The Football Association has unveiled its plans for the development of elite girls’ football programmes and pathways in England. From next season, a new U15 National Performance Camp (NPC) will be introduced, replacing the existing regional Elite Performance Camps. The NPC will engage the most talented players across England in a development programme which will

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Marks Sampson picks squad to face USA

Mark Sampson has recalled Anita Assante and Katie Chapman to his squad of 23 players to face the USA in a pre-World Cup friendly on Friday 13 February at stadium:mk.  USA have won the World Cup twice so it will be a good challenge and a chance to see how far the team have progressed since

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Fourth Round Draw – FA Cup

Fourth Round draw has now taken place: Aston Villa will meet rivals Yeovil and Coventry will face Stoke City away.  Fourth Round ties will take place on Sunday 8 March. Full list of fixtures: Watford v Keynsham Town Charlton Athletic or Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crystal Palace or Reading Women C&K Basildon or Sheffield v Radcliffe

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3rd Round FA Cup Results

On Saturday Doncaster Rovers Belles kicked off the third round of the FA Cup beating London Bees 3-0 at home with goals from Bethany England, Courtney Sweetman-Kirk and Sue Smith. On Sunday  WSL 2 side Oxford United were shocked 3-0 at home by FA Women’s Premier League Northern Division side Coventry City.  While the result

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Sports stars launch Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger awards

Female athletes, organisations and individuals who have made a positive contribution to women’s sport will be recognised thanks to the #BeAGameChanger awards, launched today at Wembley Stadium by England footballer Kelly Smith MBE, England hockey captain Kate Richardson-Walsh MBE and Racing Driver Alice Powell. Source: Ady Kerry / England Hockey The Women’s Sport Trust #BeAGameChanger

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FA WSL 1 and WSL 2 Fixtures 2015

Champions Liverpool kick off the 2015 season with a home game against Sunderland on Wednesday 25 March while runners up Chelsea are away to Notts County the following Sunday. Meanwhile in WSL 2, where two teams will be looking for promotion, newly relegated Everton will be looking for a swift return to the premier division

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Can David Ginola unite football?

It was with some surprise that I saw David Ginola had thrown his cap into the ring and made a bid to become FIFA president in the forthcoming elections.  (Ginola is a former French international footballer and star of the Premiership, a gifted midfielder who played for both Newcastle and Tottenham.) One of his platforms is the desire

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