Clare Wheatley: Buccaneering left-back who overcame injury to become an Arsenal icon Born: 4 February 1971, Kingston upon Thames Position: Left-back Debut: Croatia (A) 18 April 1996 Occupation: PE teacher (1996) Ten years as a player and ten more as an off-field exec have made Clare Wheatley part of the furniture atContinue reading “Players: Clare Wheatley”
Chelsea founder Tony Farmer sets the record straight In March 2015, Women’s Football Archive published Casey Stoney: The Early Years. Now Chelsea founder and ex-boss Tony Farmer has taken the time to get in touch and point out some major shortcomings in the article. Tony hasn’t pulled any punches in patiently laying out theContinue reading “Right to Reply: Farmer on Stoney”
The making of a champion: England and GB captain Casey Stoney [Photo removed by request] A look back at Casey Stoney’s start in the game with Chelsea: where England’s durable ex-skipper forged the mental toughness which separates good players from great ones.