“Making the Arsenal” – the book of Arsenal’s rebirth
By Tony Attwood
My coverage of the Arsenal Ladies team is erratic I know, but I do try to cover their games – even if I am a couple of days late.
To go through the background quickly – the Super League in which they played in 2011 is a summer league – our ladies team won it. They also won the FA Cup which was played over the early part of the season, and the League Cup, which came at the end of the Super League season.
The European Champions League however started last year (while the team was in hiatus, waiting for the change over to happen between the old winter league and the new summer league.
Arsenal had easily made it through to the round of sixteen, where in the first leg away in Spain they had a 1-1 draw. In the second leg they beat Rayo Vallecano at Meadow Park 5-1, with goals from Jayne Ludlow, Kim Little, Rachel Yankey, Jordan Nobbs and Danielle Carter.
So we end ladies football in 2011 by being triple champions, and waiting for the Quarter-Final and Semi-Final draw for games next year. The draw takes place on Thursday, December 17.
In total Arsenal have won the domestic league 13 times and won the FA Cup 11 times.
Oh and while we are away from first team affairs, Arsenal Under-18s (men that is) are drawn against Derby County in the Third Round of the FA Youth Cup.
The tie will be played on Saturday, December 17. This is the competition where a few years ago we got to the two legged final, and the home leg was played at the Ems. The police and club estimated a crowd of maybe 7000 would turn up. Over 30,000 did.
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