Match: Arsenal 2–1 Doncaster Belles, 28 March 1993, Highbury Stadium

Belles beaten as Arsenal move to brink of first title   Wheelchair-bound boxer Michael Watson on the Highbury turf, surrounded by chart-toppers Aswad   Classic match report: nouveau riche Gunners edge out Belles before record Highbury crowd   December’s bumper 3,256 crowd at Brighton’s AMEX Stadium left women’s soccer stattos scratching their noggins. Was itContinue reading “Match: Arsenal 2–1 Doncaster Belles, 28 March 1993, Highbury Stadium”

Baseball Ground, Derby 28 April 1990 – Doncaster Belles 1–0 Friends of Fulham

Gillian Coultard hits winner as Belles reclaim Cup     Classic match report: North beats South as Doncaster Belles avenge 1985 final defeat by Fulham   Twenty-five years ago Gillian Coultard’s 60th-minute goal condemned Friends of Fulham to their second successive WFA Cup final defeat, before 3,000 fans at Derby’s Baseball Ground. It was theContinue reading “Baseball Ground, Derby 28 April 1990 – Doncaster Belles 1–0 Friends of Fulham”

Players: Jackie Sherrard

Jackie Sherrard: “The best pure footballer at the Belles”   Born: 9 June 1966, Belper Position: Centre-half, midfielder Debut: Sweden (H) 30 October 1983 Occupation: Production clerk (1987), Clerical supervisor (1991), Materials and systems manager (1994)   A gifted all-round sportswoman who reportedly played field hockey for England at under 21 level. Turning her attentionsContinue reading “Players: Jackie Sherrard”