Carli Lloyd’s Mercurucal Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots
Jan13

Carli Lloyd’s Mercurucal Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots

Nike have released a special-edition pair of Mercurial Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots to celebrate the fantastic career of superstar Carli Lloyd. The 33-year-old, who was named the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year on Monday, won the Golden Ball at last summer’s World Cup where she helped drive the USA to victory in Canada. Now Nike, who have had an eight-year association with Lloyd, have introduced these...

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Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d’Or crown
Jan11

Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d’Or crown

Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has won the 2015 Ballon d’Or. The 28-year-old collected the award for a fifth time at FIFA’s annual ceremony in Zurich on Monday. Three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the trophy 12 months ago, finished second, while club team-mate Neymar finished third. Messi scored 49 goals in the calendar year as he helped the Catalan giants win the Champions League, La Liga, Cope...

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Brighton aim for record women’s crowd
Nov09

Brighton aim for record women’s crowd

Brighton and Hove Albion are aiming to set a domestic league attendance record for a women’s match when they face Charlton Athletic at the Amex Stadium on Sunday December 6th. The fixture will see the Seagulls’ women side play at the Championship ground for the first time. Manchester City hold the current record of 3,180 for their Women’s Super League clash against Notts County last month. Albion chairman Tony Bloom told the club’s...

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Profile: Chelsea Ladies and England striker Eni Aluko
Oct23

Profile: Chelsea Ladies and England striker Eni Aluko

Eniola Aluko is one of the most recognisable faces in the women’s game. Her reputation as a goalscorer on the field has led to the Chelsea forward being a consistent name in the England squad for a number of years. Shoot takes a look at one of the best finishers in the women’s game. Where did she start her career? Although she was born in Nigeria, Aluko and her family moved to Birmingham when she was one. The...

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EXCLUSIVE: England and Notts County left-back Alex Greenwood
Oct13

EXCLUSIVE: England and Notts County left-back Alex Greenwood

Following on from her involvement in England’s bronze medal heroics at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Canada over the summer, Alex Greenwood, along with her international team-mates, have found themselves in the spotlight. But without even taking the World Cup into account, the left-back has had a whirlwind 12 months which has seen her make the move from Everton to Notts County, where she’s to follow up a historic FA...

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Awards: WSL (September)
Oct02

Awards: WSL (September)

Player of the Month: Isobel Christiansen (Manchester City) The 24-year-old had a superb September, netting four times in three September matches to give City a chance of still capturing their first WSL title heading into the final day of the season. The forward headed the winner against Sunderland, struck against Liverpool and hit a brace in the 6-1 thrashing of Bristol Academy. The former Everton player also scored on her senior...

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