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Spartans Manager Suzy Shepherd and Captain Katie Reilly both reckon Sunday’s League Cup opening round clash against Stirling University has come at the right time for their side, one which has been enriched by a host of pre-season signings.
The League Cup tournament kicks-off the 2016 season on Sunday at Ainslie Park with both clubs equally keen to get out the traps quickly and secure a morale boosting win in the first competitive match of the year.
Both sides will be involved in the newly formed SWPL 1 league however its early bragging rights at stake come 1pm. (more…)
The curtain comes down on SWPL 2015 at Albyn Park, Broxburn this afternoon (Sunday) when Spartans travel to Albyn Park for an end of season ‘Edinburgh’ Derby against Hibs Ladies. (more…)
Its East v West in the penultimate game of SWPL 2015 as Spartans take on Celtic at Ainslie Park with Captain Katie Reilly looking for her team to end their home campaign on a high.
The skipper, in her second year wearing the coveted armband, leads Spartans into another tough encounter that also sees both sides backing the Show Racism the Red Card campaign. (more…)
For just the second time this month, Spartans go into SWPL battle as they head to Airdrie’s Excelsior Stadium to take on Glasgow City.
Debbi McCulloch’s side will be looking to continue where they left off earlier this month when goals from Alana Marshall and Sarah Ewens gave Spartans a 2-0 win over Rangers at Ainslie Park.
City may have the upper hand in terms of head to head battles so far this season but McCulloch’s side ran the league leaders close last time out when Lady Luck clearly hadn’t included the Academy on her tour of duty that day. (more…)
Spartans welcome Rangers to Ainslie Park on Sunday in their penultimate home match of the 2015 season.
In the corresponding fixture after the post-Top 6 split, the sides played out a fantastic nine-goal thriller at the home of Benburb Juniors where a stunning Carla Jackson goal earned Spartans a last gasp 4-5 win after being 2-0 down in the early stages of the match. (more…)
It’s Derby Day at Ainslie Park as Spartans welcome Hibernian in Round 16 of the SWPL 2015 season.
Debbi McCulloch will be looking for a change of fortune for her side who go into the game on the back of a trio of narrow and frustrating defeats and victory in the Edinburgh Derby could see Rangers leapfrogged in the Top 6 ladder. (more…)