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“We don’t Quit!” – The Arsenal Women Journal

Last night I suddenly realized how much I missed this kind of European night. Sure, the men’s team played a couple of Europa League semifinals at the Emirates but nothing really beats a Champions League knock-out game at home. Although the result wasn’t great, the performance from the girls was very encouraging and I bet […]

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Queen Lia to the rescue as Viv makes more history v Birmingham – The Arsenal Women Journal

Four is a magic number!Arsenal scored four goals for the third time in a row and defeated Birmingham City at home, to open an eight-points gap at the top with Chelsea. Emma Hayes’ team, who suffered a defeat in the Conti Cup final against Manchester City, will play West Ham on Thursday and will have […]

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The Arsenal Women Journal – Migraines and Headaches but FA Cup 15 still on!

Mission. Accomplished. The quest for the 15th trophy is still on. We were favorites against the London City Lionesses and it showed, although ours wasn’t exactly a scintillating performance. Journalists often refer to this kind of wins as “professional”, as if others weren’t. Anyway, we progress to the next round thanks to Vivianne Miedema’s first-half […]

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AWFC Journal: A new beginning as Tobin Heath grabs a last gasp point for Arsenal in important City clash

I’ll get to the referee later, promised.Tobin Heath stoppage-time equaliser is all I think about, at the moment. When the ball went in, I could not help thinking that justice was finally delivered because it would have been fairly hugely unfair to lose the game after that opener. Football isn’t fair, generally speaking, another reason […]

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Wembley Heartbreak for Arsenal – AWFC Journal

How painful was it? The three-nil defeat to Chelsea in the FA Cup Final was hurtful like very few other defeats before that have been. We were dominated, humbled, punished by a Chelsea team that was simply too much to handle for our players and our head-coach. Before digging into the technical and tactical aspects […]

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Arsenal compound Man United’s miserable weekend, as the race for the title hots up! – AWFC Journal

What a win! Convincing, impressive, dominant…you choose. The 2-0 win at Leigh Sports Village means we go into the international break at the top of the table, one point ahead of Chelsea. Well done, ladies. Yesterday’s game was about getting right on track after a disappointing draw in the North London Derby and rebuffing Chelsea’s […]

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A Night of Firsts for the Arsenal unbeatables – AWFC Journal

There’s a first time for everything, including scoring your first European goal. Last night was a first for Steph Catley, Anna Patten and Caitilin Foord, who were on the scoresheet during the 5-1 win against HB Køge. It was tough to break down Køge’s deep-low block but once Steph Catley’s marevellous free-kick went in, the […]

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Oh Captain, my Captain! – No ‘Little’ Achievement to shine in this team – AWFC Journal

Six in six for Arsenal Women, our immaculate start of the campaign continues. The four-nil win against West Ham United came through a dominant, composed and mature display from a team that is going from strength to strength, regardless of the opponent or the line-up. It’s worth remembering that Jonas Eidevall went into this game […]

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We’re Going to Wembley! – AWFC Journal

We’re going to Wembley, Gooners! We will face Chelsea at Wembley on Sunday, 5th of December: be there if you can, support the team in their quest for their first trophy of the season. Jonas Eidevall’s team have a chance to win their 15th FA Cup and extend their record in the competition, which is […]

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AWFC Journal: Katie leads Arsenal to top of the table in thrilling Everton win [ARS 3-0 EVE]

Nothing better than a convincing win to heal the wounds of a heavy loss.Arsenal bounced back from the defeat suffered in Barcelona with a three-nil win against Everton, at Meadow Park, and recorded their fifth straight win in the league. We’re now the only team to win every single game so far and we are […]

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