# Women's Super League

This month
March 2023
More upheaval for Irish internationals as Brighton boss leaves after just two months
Former Bayern Munich coach Jens Scheuer had only been in the role since late December when he was appointed as Hope Powell’s successor.
This year
# Frustration
'Not good enough' - Anger as WSL games abandoned and postponed
Chelsea-Liverpool was among the matches impacted by the weather.
Last year
# neckandneck
Katie McCabe comes out on top in reunion with Niamh Fahey and Megan Campbell
Arsenal produced a routine away win against Liverpool while Manchester United kept pace with the Gunners at the top of the Women’s Super League.
# Leader
Emma Hayes to work with Chelsea from home as she recovers from hysterectomy
Hayes revealed on Thursday that she is stepping away from the touchline while she recuperates.
Difficult day for Irish duo amidst Manchester United's thrashing of Reading
England Euro 2022 hero Alessia Russo was on target for United, while Maya Le Tissier had a dream debut.
The Twelve - Irish internationals plying their trade in the English top-flight
The 2022/23 Women’s Super League season kicks off this weekend.
# Pastures new
Irish international Caldwell joins Reading after leaving Man United
The 33-year-old defender could make her debut in the season opener against Liverpool.
# Wonderkid
'One of the most exciting young talents in the game' - Man City sign Australian star Fowler
The 19-year-old striker arrives from Montpellier.
# free agent
England defender Lucy Bronze to leave Man City
The 30-year-old rejoined City in 2020 after a spell with Lyon, having previously played for them from 2014 to 2017.
# Champions
Chelsea clinch third straight WSL title with come-from-behind win over Man United
It was a disappointing day for Arsenal.
# Comeback
United fight back for win in first WSL game in front of fans at Old Trafford
Ninth-placed Everton threatened to spoil the party but a penalty from Katie Zelem and Alessia Russo’s brace secured the points.
# All Square
Arsenal remain two points clear at top of Women's Super League table after draw against Chelsea
The rivals played out a goalless draw at Kingsmeadow.
# Still On Top
Disappointment for Ireland's Connolly and Walsh as Arsenal extend Women's Super League lead
The league leaders rallied from a one-goal deficit to seal the win.
All time
# the best
Chelsea men and women heavily represented as nominees for Fifa awards announced
Two male players, four female players, and both Blues managers are up for their respective top prizes.
# Winning
Goal and assist for in-form Katie McCabe as Arsenal beat Man United
The Irish international is also now joint-top of the assists charts.
# Irish Eye
Moloney's Reading see off Irish-heavy Birmingham, Jarrett on target in the Championship
Meanwhile in Scotland, Niamh Farrelly scored again for Glasgow City.
# Neighbours
Tottenham join Arsenal at top of Women's Super League while Man City's difficult start continues
Manchester United dominated to record a 2-0 victory at Birmingham.
McCabe scores in Arsenal win over Man City as Chelsea hit Manchester United for six
Sam Kerr scored twice for Chelsea while Tottenham maintained their perfect start.
Disappointment for Birmingham City's Irish contingent after another top-flight defeat
Lucy Quinn popped up with an assist, but the Blues fell to Courtney Brosnan’s Everton.
# Double Swoop
Birmingham City snap up Irish duo on eve of new Women's Super League season
Emily Whelan and Eleanor Ryan-Doyle are on the move.
# Exit
Birmingham City announce departure of Irish international Ruesha Littlejohn
The 31-year-old midfielder joined the club last January after a spell at Leicester City.
# Connolly's station
Ireland star Megan Connolly rewarded with Brighton contract extension
The 24-year-old midfielder played a pivotal role as the club achieved the best season in its history.
# Gunners
Henrik Larsson's former assistant appointed Arsenal women's head coach
Jonas Eidevall led Rosengard to the quarter-finals of last season’s Women’s Champions League.
# Pastures new
Ireland international Leanne Kiernan joins Liverpool
The move sees the Cavan native reunite with manager Matt Beard, who previously brought her to West Ham.
# Special K
Ireland captain Katie McCabe named in PFA Team of the Year
The 25-year-old Dubliner is one of two Arsenal players included in the WSL selection.
# Women's Super League
Arsenal sign Japan's World Cup-winning forward Iwabuchi
The Asian star scored two goals in 13 appearances for Aston Villa last season.
# What Casey Did Next
Casey Stoney to step down as Manchester United Women head coach
Stoney had previously guided the team to the Championship title following their launch as a professional outfit in 2018.
# Champions
Chelsea thrash Reading to retain Women’s Super League title
It was the quadruple-chasing Blues’ second piece of silverware this season.
# Boost
Chelsea reach first Women’s Champions League final
Emma Hayes’ side will play Barcelona in Gothenburg in two weeks’ time.
McCabe shines as Arsenal Women record impressive North London Derby win
Elsewhere, Manchester United Women marked their first game at Old Trafford with a 2-0 victory over West Ham.
# take me home
Manchester United Women to play at Old Trafford for first time
Casey Stoney’s high-flying side are moving from their Leigh Sports Village base for the Women’s Super League clash with West Ham.
Table-toppers Chelsea return to winning ways against Arsenal, Ireland's Connolly stars for Brighton again
A disappointing defeat, another huge performance and a controversial postponement – it was a mixed night for the Irish in the Women’s Super League.
# turn the corner
Megan Connolly's winner ends Chelsea's two-year unbeaten run
The Republic of Ireland midfielder scored directly from a corner in Brighton’s 2-1 victory.
# Staying Put
Chelsea boss 'blessed' to manage WSL champions and insists Wimbledon couldn't afford her
Emma Hayes has slammed the rumours linking her with the League One side.
Chelsea beat United to go top on another busy weekend for Irish in English top-flight
Six Irish internationals featured, with Ruesha Littlejohn making her Birmingham City debut after signing for the club yesterday.
# Landmark
Ireland's Katie McCabe makes 100th appearance in Arsenal win
The Gunners moved up to second place in the Women’s Super League table after thrashing Everton 4-0.
# Pastures new
Tottenham sign World Cup-winning star
Alex Morgan is the latest member of the US women’s national team to move to England’s Women’s Super League.
# Women's Super League
Manchester United strengthen squad further with signing of England international
Alessia Russo joins Casey Stoney’s side on a two-year deal.
# Back once again
Man City sign England defender Bronze from European champions Lyon
The former Uefa women’s player of the year returns to her old club after winning three French titles and three Champions League medals.
# goals on georgia's mind
Joy for Irish contingent as England World Cup star fires Man City to opening day win
The Sky Blues were 2-0 winners over Aston Villa.