Although they’ve yet to face the toughest tests, Birmingham City comfortably sit in first place in the FA Women’s Super League after two games. No matter the result of Thursday’s game between Arsenal and Bristol Academy, Birmingham City will enter this weekend in first place. With Wednesday’s 4-0 win over Liverpool, the Blues improved to 2-0 and have outscored their opponents, 8-0. Doncaster drew, 1-1, with Everton and sit in second place with four points. An Arsenal win Thursday over Bristol Academy would put them in a first-place tie with Birmingham City. (more…)
Monday, nearly five weeks after playing in the NCAA Division 1 tournament in the U.S., Hofstra University center back Amy Turner signed with the Doncaster Rovers Belles of the new FA Women’s Super League. Turner played for the club before leaving in 2009 to attend Hofstra. Meanwhile on Tuesday, Birmingham City announced its 18-player roster, which includes former Chicago Red Stars forward Karen Carney.