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Liverpool Ladies sign Scottish trio Sneddon, Lappin, and Littlejohn

Liverpool Ladies, the 2010 Northern Division champions, recently confirmed the signings of Scottish stars Megan Sneddon, Suzanne Lappin, and Ruesha Littlejohn one month ahead of the start of the inaugural FA Women’s Super League. All three come from Glasgow City of the Scottish Women’s Premier League. Sneddon, a midfielder, is currently playing for the Scottish Women’s National Team at the Cyprus Cup. Lappin, another midfielder, recently played for Scotland in a friendly in February against Wales. Littlejohn, a striker, scored seven goals in Glasgow City’s 11-0 win last November over Inverness to claim Glasgow City’s fifth Scottish Championship.


Maria Karlsson blogs from Doncaster

Maria Karlsson, who last week became the first Swedish international to sign with a team in the FA Women’s Super League (Doncaster Rovers Belles), has landed in England and checked in from Doncaster. (more…)

Maria Karlsson becomes first Swedish international to sign in FA Women’s Super League

Maria Karlsson, who played nine years in Damallsvenskan, is now headed to England to play for Doncaster Rovers Belles in the new FA Women’s Super League, which begins this spring. The 25-year old central midfielder/defender, who had 154 caps and scored 17 goals during her time in Damallsvenskan, becomes the first Swedish international to sign for a team in England’s new semi-professional league. (more…)

FA announces fixtures for Women’s Super League

This morning, the Football Association announced the first seven games for each club in the new FA Women’s Super League in England. The first games are scheduled for Thursday, April 14, 2011. The league runs through August and will take a break during the Women’s World Cup. Also, five matches will air live this season on ESPN. Here’s the list of matches:

Date Match Kick-off Venue
Thurs 14 April 2011 Birmingham City v Bristol Academy 7.45pm Stratford Town FC
Chelsea v Arsenal 7.45pm Tooting & Mitcham FC
Lincoln Ladies v Doncaster Rovers Belles 7.45pm Lincoln United FC
Liverpool v Everton 7.45pm Skelmersdale United FC
Wed 20 April 2011 Everton v Doncaster Rovers Belles 7.45pm Marine FC
Liverpool v Birmingham City 7.45pm Skelmersdale United FC*
Thurs 21 April 2011 Arsenal v Bristol Academy 7.45pm Boreham Wood FC
Chelsea v Lincoln Ladies 7.45pm Tooting & Mitcham FC
Sat 23 April 2011 Bristol Academy v Liverpool 6.30pm WISE Campus
Sun 24 April 2011 Birmingham City v Lincoln Ladies 5.00pm Stratford Town FC
Doncaster Rovers Belles v Chelsea 2.00pm Keepmoat Stadium
Arsenal v Everton 2.00pm Boreham Wood FC
Thurs 28 April 2011 Arsenal v Birmingham City 7.45pm Boreham Wood FC
Sat 30 April 2011 Lincoln Ladies v Everton 3.00pm Lincoln United FC
Sun 1 May 2011 Bristol Academy v Doncaster Rovers Belles 2.00pm WISE Campus
Liverpool v Chelsea 2.00pm Skelmersdale United FC
Wed 4 May 2011 Bristol Academy v Chelsea 6.30pm WISE Campus
Doncaster Rovers Belles v Liverpool 7.45pm Keepmoat Stadium
Everton v Birmingham City 7.45pm Marine FC
Lincoln Ladies v Arsenal 7.30pm Lincoln United FC
Sun 8 May 2011 Chelsea v Birmingham City 2.00pm Tooting & Mitcham FC
Doncaster Rovers Belles v Arsenal 2.00pm Keepmoat Stadium
Everton v Bristol Academy 2.00pm Marine FC
Liverpool v Lincoln Ladies 2.00pm Skelmersdale United FC
Thurs 12 May 2011 Birmingham City v Liverpool 7.45pm Stratford Town FC
Bristol Academy v Arsenal 6.30pm WISE Campus
Doncaster Rovers Belles v Everton 7.45pm Keepmoat Stadium
Lincoln Ladies v Chelsea 7.30pm Lincoln United FC

FA Super League news: Birmingham City announce roster, Hofstra’s Amy Turner signs with Doncaster

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.