Arsenal set out for revenge on FA Cup holders Everton on Sunday and that’s just what they got. Rachel Yankey and former Chicago Red Stars midfielder Katie Chapman both scored in Arsenal’s 2-0 win, knocking out Everton and advancing to the sixth round. Doncaster got a goal off a free kick from Vicky Exley and held on to beat Chelsea, 1-0. Other winners included West Ham, Millwall, Liverpool, Bristol Academy, Sunderland, and Barnet FC. (more…)
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.