EXCLUSIVE: England and Chelsea forward Fran Kirby
Oct01

EXCLUSIVE: England and Chelsea forward Fran Kirby

England’s impressive third-place finish at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada has inspired a new generation of female footballers. And one player on every aspiring girl’s lips ,after producing some magical performances over the summer, is a certain Fran Kirby. Standing small, but strong, at 5ft 2in, the 22-year-old packs a powerful punch after helping the Lionesses achieve their highest-ever finish at a World Cup finals before...

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Profile: Arsenal Ladies striker Danielle Carter
Sep25

Profile: Arsenal Ladies striker Danielle Carter

Arsenal Ladies striker Danielle Carter got her England career off to the best possible start after scoring a hat-trick on her debut in an 8-0 win over Estonia. Shoot takes a look at the forward who’s been tipped for big things, both at club and international level Where did she start her career? The 22-year-old started at fellow London club Leyton Orient. She then made the move to Arsenal Ladies in 2009 at the age of 16. So what...

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Shoot Awards: WSL 1 (August)
Sep05

Shoot Awards: WSL 1 (August)

Player of the Month: Natasha Dowie (Liverpool) After being left out of Mark Sampson’s England squad, Natasha Dowie showed she has plenty to offer by firing three goals in two August matches. The former Everton striker followed up a goal in the 2-2 draw against then leaders Sunderland with both strikes in the 2-0 win against Bristol Academy. The 27-year-old now has none goals in all competitions this term. Manager of the Month:...

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Profile: Steph Houghton
Aug28

Profile: Steph Houghton

Captaining your nation at a World Cup is something we all dream of doing. This summer Steph Houghton achieved this when she lead out England during the Women’s World Cup in Canada. One of the best English defenders of all time, Houghton has been in fine form this season and her brace for Manchester City at the weekend shows she can contribute in the final third as well. The defender started her professional career at her local club...

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One to Watch: Charlie Estcourt
Aug18

One to Watch: Charlie Estcourt

Reading and Wales midfielder, Charlie Estcourt may have only just celebrated her 17th birthday but has already lead her country out in the Euro Qualifiers during the 2013/14 campaign. It may have only been with the Under-17s that she managed a start for but the Reading recruit now represents the Under-19s as part of a rapid ascension up the ranks in a bid to don the jersey for the senior side. Having recently completed a move from...

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Profile: Fran Kirby
Aug14

Profile: Fran Kirby

After her impressive performances at this year’s Women’s World Cup, Fran Kirby earned herself a move to WSL side Chelsea Ladies. Unfortunately she played no part in the side that won the Women’s FA Cup. She did however score on her Chelsea debut within 15 minutes of being subbed on. Kirby joined her hometown club Reading at the age of seven and made her way through the youth team. She caught the eyes of a lot of coaches and went...

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