Women's Football.

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Sfcsim posted this 27 October 2015 - Last edited 15 July 2016

I thought it would be good to have a tread dedicated to the female game. So here it is. 

You can follow the goings on of the ladies football at the below link. 

http://www.fawsl.com/index.html#Gb7tYBRgs5t5sOkg.97

 

The England women have bounced back after a defeat on Friday with a 1-0 win. 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/34645977

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Sfcsim posted this 27 October 2015 - Last edited 13 May 2016

Also I think it is about time Southampton FC stepped up to the mark and fully support their female team. We are light years ahead on other developments with the academy, but neglect our ladies!! This does not sit well with me! 

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Sfcsim posted this 27 October 2015

If you want to follow a ladies side you can always follow super league side Reading who are top. Or the women's premier south sides Brighton or Pompey, who have also got ladies teams. 

Barry Sanchez posted this 27 October 2015

If we got Dianne Abbot on the case we would have a team by Friday.

Sfcsim posted this 27 October 2015 - Last edited 27 October 2015

We have a team, but the club have no support for! 

http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/southamptonsaintslgfc

pap posted this 27 October 2015

Ladies football was discussed during the recent Q & A session.   The club is apparently building women's facilities to support the grassroot movement.

Q. Will Southampton introduce women super league team and increase female sportswear
Les - Part of the 5 year plan we was to develop a woman teams. Southampton Ladies is not far away. We will try to do it from the grass roots of ladies football and Hampshire county level. We want to build on that. It is our ambition to have a woman super league side.

http://www.sotonians.com/chat/heads-up-for-bbc-radio-solent-saints-fan-s-forum

Bearsy posted this 27 October 2015

i think it would be better idea to merge with men football, i.e. they could make a rule that i.e. every team has to have at least one ladies in it, and then they could gradually increase the quota over time, like they done with i.e. Binge Drinking. Ladies football by itself doesn't work, i.e. last game i went to was match abandoned cos they didn't have any balls. That is why i think it would be better to do it as mixed game i am srs that is what i would do!

Areola Grandee posted this 27 October 2015 - Last edited 27 October 2015

Bearsy is probably thinking it, but is far to sensible and is not mysoginistic enough to say, but I reckon even better would be to follow the lead of our glorious leader Sepp Blatter - see where he went wrong was to suggest tighter fitting kit...to show them lady bits off a bit... but would be even better still if the ladies on the team had to remove and item of clothing for every goal conceded? What do ya reckon? catch on?

Barry Sanchez posted this 27 October 2015

Will it be run as a business or as a community enterprise? If its a community enterprise who is subsidising the goalkeepers?

Coxford_lou posted this 27 October 2015

Originally posted by Bearsy

i think it would be better idea to merge with men football, i.e. they could make a rule that i.e. every team has to have at least one ladies in it, and then they could gradually increase the quota over time, like they done with i.e. Binge Drinking. Ladies football by itself doesn't work, i.e. last game i went to was match abandoned cos they didn't have any balls. That is why i think it would be better to do it as mixed game i am srs that is what i would do!

I am SO up for this, Bearsy, Mixed sports are way more fun than single sex!  

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Goatboy posted this 27 October 2015

Originally posted by Coxford_lou

Originally posted by Bearsy

i think it would be better idea to merge with men football, i.e. they could make a rule that i.e. every team has to have at least one ladies in it, and then they could gradually increase the quota over time, like they done with i.e. Binge Drinking. Ladies football by itself doesn't work, i.e. last game i went to was match abandoned cos they didn't have any balls. That is why i think it would be better to do it as mixed game i am srs that is what i would do!

I am SO up for this, Bearsy, Mixed sports are way more fun than single sex!  

 The jelly wrestling rules are in the postlou_wink

Coxford_lou posted this 27 October 2015

Sorry, Cracked Rib, I've had to downvote you. Partly to demonstrate downvoting etiquette, by politely explaining why I felt your carefully thought out message was not of value. (yes, I did notice someone anonymously downvoted my declaration that posters on Saintsweb were 'old school').

And partly to tell you to bollock off you sexist pig! lou_wink

Areola Grandee posted this 27 October 2015

Originally posted by Coxford_lou

Sorry, Cracked Rib, I've had to downvote you. Partly to demonstrate downvoting etiquette, by politely explaining why I felt your carefully thought out message was not of value. (yes, I did notice someone anonymously downvoted my declaration that posters on Saintsweb were 'old school').

And partly to tell you to bollock off you sexist pig! lou_wink

 I am merely reflecting what the governing bodies, those fine esteemed and honest folks at FIFA have suggested would go along way to improve the Ladies game... who am I to challenge such honest folks with such high levels of integrity? You having downvoted me, I can only assume that you are challenging such innovative and modern thinking, when it should be clear to all that Sepp only had the best interests of the ladies game to heart? 

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Bearsy posted this 27 October 2015

Women don't know what they want, ain't it! They say they want more media coverage & for ppl other than friends+family to go to their dumb games, but when Blatters & Cracked Ribs suggest they make use of their two key assets, they just shove them right back in Blatters & Cracked Ribs faces!

If they're not gonna be sexier than man football, I think they would have to be better than man football to draw in the casual punter. The way to do this, IMO would be to make it so that in woman football, there is no restriction on use of steroids + growth hormones etc. that would be a big advantage! Look what it's done for Messi! Imagine if all women football was drug cheats. A whole league of Messi's! Winner!

Coxford_lou posted this 27 October 2015

I don't mind dressing sexy, so long as people take my skills seriously.

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Goatboy posted this 27 October 2015

Originally posted by Coxford_lou

I don't mind dressing sexy, so long as people take my skills seriously.

lou_eyesskylou_surprised

 

Coxford_lou posted this 27 October 2015

Originally posted by Goatboy

Originally posted by Coxford_lou

I don't mind dressing sexy, so long as people take my skills seriously.

lou_eyesskylou_surprised

 

 It was the only answer I could think of that didn't involve being outraged! lou_lol

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Sfcsim posted this 27 October 2015 - Last edited 27 October 2015

I had a feeling this might happen! Ha ha

Areola Grandee posted this 28 October 2015

To be serious for a second... I remeber when the Southampton Saints were abandoned by the club when relegated from the prem... which seemed odd at the time given how small the financial investment actually was. I dont know what happened to the team or whether they are still ongoing, but would it not make more sense to to bring a side back into the fold?

At one point the ladies side were in the top tier with players who also played for England etc, and the coach was a pioneer of the Ladies game.

...we wcould even let them play in kit if they eally wanted to as it can get quite cold during the winter months lou_wink

Burp posted this 28 October 2015

Bring back Red Star Soton and buying in good players.

Bearsy posted this 28 October 2015

We should prob have just one master thread for trolling Lou, like pap did to frbl with the Corbyn thread, rather than spread Lou out across the whole frm like this what do you think guise?

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