Arsenal lost to Bayern Munich, 0–1, in a preseason friendly at the Emirates Stadium, the first time the women's side has played there since 2013. In the match, Arsenal's Danielle Carter went down with a knee injury.
England head coach Phil Neville has called on FA Women’s Super League (FA WSL) clubs to “open their stadiums” after Juventus and Atlético Madrid welcomed record-breaking numbers of fans to recent league games against Barcelona and Fiorentina, respectively.
Arsenal midfielder Daniëlle van de Donk admits she felt “lost” and wasn’t enjoying her football before new manager Joe Montemurro arrived just over 12 months ago. It’s little more than 12 months since the Australian took charge of his first Arsenal game and his arrival has sparked an upturn in form in both the team and the Dutch star.
There are very few managers who have a penchant for a motivational quote quite as much as soon-to-be-former Birmingham head coach Marc Skinner. While Skinner is leaving his role to take charge of National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side Orlando Pride, he’s a local boy through and through — just listen to his accent.
Keen to not let their first potential FA WSL title since 2012 slip through their fingers after a more-than-impressive first half of the season, Arsenal has swooped in early to seal the signings of Danish duo Janni Arnth and Katrine Veje.