The Guardian's Women's Football Weekly

The Guardian's Women's Football Weekly

By The Guardian

Join host Faye Carruthers and Guardian football writer Suzanne Wrack as they invite guests from across the world of women’s football to guide you through the biggest stories from the best leagues. From the WSL to the NWSL, the Champions League to Liga F, and the Frauen-Bundesliga to the D1 Féminine - whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to the game, Women’s Football Weekly will be on hand with reaction, analysis and opinion throughout the 2023/24 season

Episodes

WSL title race blown open as City beat Chelsea – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Suzanne Wrack, Emma Sanders and Chris Paouros alongside her as the WSL season took yet more twists and turns
20/02/24·56m 25s

Where now for Arsenal’s season after FA Cup exit? – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Tanya Oxtoby round up the FA Cup fifth-round action, including a big win for Manchester City
13/02/24·49m 7s

West Ham stun Arsenal to shake things up in WSL – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Tim Stillman to examine another busy weekend of WSL action
06/02/24·53m 46s

Aston Villa progress despite fielding ineligible player – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Marva Kreel recap the WSL, Conti Cup and Champions League
30/01/24·49m 16s

James and Shaw hit hat-tricks as WSL race hots up – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen and Moyo Abiona to round up a thrilling return to WSL action
23/01/24·47m 32s

Bonmatí is Fifa’s Best, FA Cup latest and WSL returns – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Emma Sanders round up the latest FA Cup action and preview the weekend’s WSL return
16/01/24·57m 8s

Sam Kerr’s ACL agony and January transfers – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers has Suzanne Wrack, Chris Paouros and Kelly Simmons alongside her to reflect on the biggest news over the winter break
09/01/24·1h

Derby win for Spurs and moments of season so far– Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers is joined by Sophie Downey, Anita Asante and Chris Slegg to round up an eventful final weekend of WSL action before the mid-season break
19/12/23·54m 26s

Arsenal thrash Chelsea to blow title race wide open – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers, Sophie Downey, Emma Sanders and Chris Paouros round up the latest WSL results and preview a busy weekend of cup action
12/12/23·51m 41s

Team GB’s Olympic hopes hang in balance – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Marva Kreel and Tom Middler wrap up all the Nations League action and check in on events across the continent
05/12/23·49m 24s

WSL title challengers flex their muscles – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Tim Stillman to round up all the action going into the international break
28/11/23·46m 24s

Manchester is blue after City’s derby delight – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Moyo Abiona wrap up the latest round of WSL fixtures and tease the upcoming internationals
22/11/23·52m 11s

Brighton stun City and Arsenal fight back at Leicester – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Emma Sanders and Chris Slegg to round up another chaotic weekend of WSL action – plus Megan Swanick takes us inside the dramatic NWSL season finale
14/11/23·54m 10s

Emma Hayes news rocks the WSL and Arsenal beat City – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Marva Kreel alongside her to reflect on the shock news that Emma Hayes is leaving Chelsea – plus all the fallout from another busy week of WSL action
07/11/23·53m 25s

Ballon d’Or controversy, Rubiales and a view from South America – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Moyo Abiona and Tim Stillman discuss a busy international break full of talking points – plus Júlia Belas Trindade shines the spotlight on South America
31/10/23·49m 20s

Hat-trick heaven for Chelsea and Tottenham – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack and Ceylon Andi Hickman to discuss all the latest news and talking points
24/10/23·53m 25s

Beth Mead is back as Arsenal leave it late – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Emma Sanders and Rachel Brown Finnis analyse a busy weekend of WSL action – while Megan Swanick shines the spotlight on the NWSL
17/10/23·56m 25s

Cards galore in WSL and Leicester cause shock at top – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Marva Kreel and Tim Stillman to dive into a chaotic weekend of WSL action
10/10/23·45m 30s

A record crowd and a stunning win as WSL returns – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Ceylon Andi Hickman and Anita Asante alongside her to wrap up an action-packed opening weekend of the WSL season
03/10/23·48m 33s

WSL season preview 2023-24 – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen and Sophie Downey round up the latest news across the women’s game and preview the WSL season
26/09/23·58m 28s

Luis Rubiales and Spain: what happens now? – Football Weekly

We wanted to bring you yesterday’s important episode from the Guardian’s other football podcast in which Max Rushden, Suzy Wrack, Semra Hunter, Robyn Cowen and Ceylon Andi Hickman discuss Luis Rubiales, Spain and take a look back at the World Cup. If you like what you hear, make sure to search, listen and subscribe to Football Weekly, wherever you get your podcasts
30/08/23·55m 4s

Heartbreak for England as Spain lift World Cup – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Jonathan Liew and Marva Kreel reflect on Spain’s World Cup final triumph over England
20/08/23·44m 9s

Spain v England: World Cup final preview – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Moyo Abiona, Tim Stillman and legendary Lioness Ellen White alongside her to look ahead to the final
18/08/23·50m 36s

Lionesses roar on to World Cup final showdown with Spain - Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Anita Asante wrap up the semi-final action as England and Spain set up a date in the final.
16/08/23·51m 36s

Lionesses to face Matildas in semi-final clash – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Marva Kreel and Jo Khan take a breath after England’s tough quarter final fight against Colombia, and look ahead to a massive semi-final against Australia
12/08/23·42m 14s

Colombia set up quarter-final with England – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzy Wrack, Sophie Downey and Jonathan Liew as the round of 16 comes to a close
08/08/23·35m 54s

Lionesses find a way to win after James red card – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Tim Stillman discuss an eventful three days of last-16 Women’s World Cup action
07/08/23·55m 32s

Underdogs bite back as Germany and Brazil crash out – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Jo Khan, Chris Paouros and Claire Rafferty to wrap up an explosive final set of group games
03/08/23·42m 43s

England imperious and the USA scrape through – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzy Wrack, Sophie Downey and Anita Asante to reflect on England’s incredible 6-1 win over China
01/08/23·42m 25s

Matildas bring magic and Colombia stun Germany – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Rachel Brown-Finnis, Júlia Belas Trindade and Chris Slegg alongside her as the group stages begin to reach their climax
31/07/23·50m 17s

Renard rescues France, Jamaica set up Brazil battle – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Sophie Downey, Moyo Abiona and Tim Stillman to discuss the latest matches
29/07/23·37m 32s

England win again, Walsh’s pain and Nigeria joy – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Jonathan Liew and Marva Kreel on a day of mixed emotions for the Lionesses
28/07/23·44m 38s

Heartbreak for Ireland, history for the Philippines - Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Jessy Parker Humphreys, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Júlia Belas to discuss Ireland’s elimination from the Women’s World Cup, while Group A is wide open following the Philippines’ historic victory against New Zealand.
26/07/23·39m 19s

Germany hit six, Brazil turn on style but France falter – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Suzanne Wrack, Jenna Schillaci and Chris Slegg alongside her to round up big wins for Germany and Brazil
24/07/23·44m 34s

The Lionesses struggle to find their roar despite win – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzy Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman, Claire Rafferty, and Jeff Kassouf to discuss England and USA’s opening games of the Women’s World Cup
22/07/23·43m 26s

A Kerr-veball for Australia as co-hosts win – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Sophie Downey, Moyo Abiona and Kieran Pender as the World Cup kicks off with wins for Australia and New Zealand
21/07/23·45m 35s

The big Women’s World Cup preview – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen and Marva Kreel look ahead to 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand Women’s World Cup 2023: your guide to all 736 players
17/07/23·1h 1m

International stand-offs and the WSL 2022-23 best bits - Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Marva Kreel round up the latest news and dish out their end of season awards
13/06/23·46m 38s

Barcelona brilliance and England for England – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Suzanne Wrack, Alex Ibaceta and Ceylon Andi Hickman alongside her to round up the Champions League final and England’s World Cup squad announcement
06/06/23·47m 51s

WSL season review: Chelsea make it four in a row – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen, chair of Chelsea Pride Tracy Brown, and the FA’s Kelly Simmons to wrap up on the final day of the Women’s Super League, and look back on a cracking season.
30/05/23·48m 18s

WSL season goes right to the wire – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Chris Paouros and England legend Kelly Smith as they look ahead to a tantalising final weekend
23/05/23·42m 52s

Sam Kerr and Chelsea deliver again at Wembley – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Jamie Spencer and Claire Rafferty to look back at a third consecutive FA Cup crown for Chelsea
16/05/23·40m 48s

Manchester City blink first in WSL title race – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Marva Kreel to discuss a weekend of goals
09/05/23·55m 43s

Arsenal denied by Wolfsburg but Manchester United march on in WSL – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Alex Ibaceta and James Lewis to to discuss Wolfsburg ending Arsenal’s European dream, why a sell-out crowd at the Emirates is cause for hope and the latest domestic action
02/05/23·54m 36s

European drama, England’s dilemma and Daniel Levy – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Flo Pollock and Mayowa Quadri to round up the WCL semi-final first legs, Leah Williamson’s injury blow and the latest WSL and Championship action
25/04/23·48m 28s

Chelsea set up Manchester United Cup clash before European semis – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Moyo Abiona round up the FA Cup last-four ties and look ahead to the WCL semis
18/04/23·47m 44s

Lionesses win Finalissima before streak is ended – Women’s Football Weekly

Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Samantha Lewis join Faye Carruthers to round up a mixed international break for the Lionesses and much more
12/04/23·53m 42s

McCabe stuns City while Leicester’s great escape is on – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Suzy Wrack and Tim Stillman alongside her to wrap up the latest weekend of WSL fixtures and look ahead to the international break How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know
04/04/23·51m 46s

It’s a four-way race for the WSL title – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen and Anita Asante chat through the latest weekend of WSL action as the title race got blown wide open
28/03/23·50m 26s

FA Cup semi-finals set and London City Lionesses spice up Championship – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Flo Pollock and Chris Slegg review the FA Cup and Championship action – and look ahead to the Champions League
21/03/23·39m 27s

Chelsea back on top as Spurs sack Skinner – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Marva Kreel round up the highs and lows of another eventful week in the WSL How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know
14/03/23·46m 6s

Arsenal win League Cup as Manchester clubs flex muscles – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Moyo Abiona reflect on an eventful Conti Cup final and round up the latest WSL news
07/03/23·44m 39s

Manchester City march on and Leicester cut the gap – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anne-Marie Batson and Amie Cripps reflect on another busy weekend of WSL action and news across the women’s game
14/02/23·52m 8s

Chelsea take advantage of rivals firing blanks – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen and Marva Kreel round up a busy transfer window – and a big weekend of WSL action
07/02/23·45m 34s

WSL pitch farce leaves more questions than answers – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers wraps up a weather-affected weekend of WSL action with the help of Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and James Lewis
24/01/23·40m 29s

Sam Kerr does Sam Kerr things on WSL’s big return – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers has Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Moyo Abiona alongside her to round up all the action after the winter break
17/01/23·45m 13s

Chelsea top of WSL tree for winter break – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers rounds up the final, weather-hit weekend of WSL action in 2022 alongside Suzanne Wrack, Flo Pollock and Tim Stillman
13/12/22·50m 39s

Five-star Old Trafford show and Chelsea strike eight – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anne-Marie Batson and Sophie Downey wrap up the latest weekend of WSL action
06/12/22·41m 46s

Manchester United blow WSL title race wide open – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Marva Kreel talk through the latest round of WSL action
22/11/22·39m 21s

James returns to haunt Manchester United – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Robyn Cowen, Karen Bardsley and Mayowa Quadri round up a wild, weather-hit WSL weekend
08/11/22·49m 51s

No Hope at Brighton but 13 is lucky for Arsenal – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Tim Stillman and Moyo Abiona round up the latest WSL action and news
01/11/22·44m 10s

WSL leaders stay perfect, plus World Cup draw – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Sophie Downey and Chris Paouros discuss the latest news, matches and Rainbow Laces
25/10/22·46m 10s

A punchy return for WSL and Ballon d’Or debate – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Robyn Cowen wrap up the latest round of WSL action – plus a word on the Ballon d’Or and state of play in the Championship
18/10/22·44m 53s

A record WSL crowd and derby day delight for Arsenal and Everton – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Jessy Parker Humphreys and Marva Kreel round up the second week of WSL action
27/09/22·42m 4s

Liverpool stun Chelsea and Daly dazzles as WSL kicks off – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Jonathan Liew and Moyo Abiona reflect on the thrilling opening weekend of the WSL season
20/09/22·45m 7s

We’ll be back next week – Women’s Football Weekly podcast

A quick message from our host, Faye Carruthers, about the slight change in plan due to last weekend’s WSL cancellations. Basically – see you Tuesday
14/09/22·58s

WSL season preview: will anyone stop Chelsea? – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Sophie Downey look ahead to the start of the new season. Who’s going to win? Who’s going down? And who will Manchester City play in midfield?
08/09/22·52m 28s

The Women’s Football Weekly podcast is coming back …

Following the success of the Lionesses this summer at the European Championship, women’s football in England is back … and so are we. Throughout the WSL season, Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack and more of your favourite experts will be on hand to make sure you don’t miss a kick. We’ll be launching a special preview episode on Thursday and then going (almost) weekly on Tuesdays. Make sure to search, listen and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts
06/09/22·40s

Football comes home as Lionesses make history – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Jonathan Liew celebrate England’s success as they are crowned champions of Europe in front of a record-breaking crowd at Wembley
01/08/22·1h 4m

History awaits England’s Lionesses at Wembley – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Moyo Abiona look ahead to the Euro 2022 final. Tom Middler gives us an insight into the Germans – and the FA’s Kelly Simmons discusses the wider impact of the tournament
29/07/22·51m 54s

Popp stars as Germany set up England showdown – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Alex Ibaceta and Marva Kreel give their verdict as Germany edge France 2-1 to reach Wembley
28/07/22·39m 36s

Lionesses roar into Wembley final – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Ceylon Andi Hickman and Jonathan Liew react as England progress to the final of Euro 2022 after sweeping aside the Swedes. Plus, will it be France or Germany who they meet at Wembley on Sunday evening?
27/07/22·50m 14s

Netherlands out as France complete final four – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Karen Carney and Tim Stillman wrap up the quarter-final stages as France, England Germany and Sweden book their place in the final four
24/07/22·51m 48s

England come from behind to storm into semis – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Ceylon Andi Hickman reflect on England’s dramatic extra-time victory over Spain which sealed their place in the final four of Euro 2022
21/07/22·48m 8s

Red Flames melt Icelandic hearts as last eight complete – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Robyn Cowen, Alex Ibaceta and Moyo Abiona dissect the final games in Group C and D as the last eight takes shape. Plus, our correspondent from Austria, Tom Middler, shines a spotlight on one of the surprise packages to make the quarter-finals
19/07/22·46m 12s

England and Spain set up quarter-final showdown – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Tamsin Connor and Jonathan Liew wrap up the final set of games in Group A and B. Plus, Sid Lowe gives a flavour of the mood in Spain after they set up a meeting with the Lionesses
17/07/22·47m 53s

Euro 2022 surges into its second half – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Karen Carney, Marva Kreel and Tim Stillman review all the action from Groups B, C and D as Euro 2022 continues to break records. Plus, a look ahead to what the Lionesses could face in the last eight
15/07/22·44m 33s

England roar into knockouts after 8-0 rout of Norway – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Jonathan Liew and Ceylon Andi Hickman reflect on a historic 8-0 victory for England – with the help of Norwegian Lars Sivertsen. Plus all the fallout from Group D, and the end of the line for Northern Ireland
12/07/22·43m 14s

Euros’ big hitters win but Netherlands go Dutch – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Karen Carney, Alex Ibaceta and Nick Ames reflect on the hotly-anticipated clash between the Netherlands and Sweden and round up the rest of the action
10/07/22·43m 47s

Euro 2022 kicks off, view from Vienna and more – Women’s Football Weekly

Faye Carruthers, Suzanne Wrack, Anita Asante and Vienna correspondent Tom Middler discuss the England v Austria opener. Plus sell-out crowds, rainbow cars and Sophie Downey on 20 years of tournaments
07/07/22·43m 21s

Women’s Football Weekly: Euro 2022 preview show

Faye Carruthers is joined by Suzanne Wrack, Robyn Cowen and Jonathan Liew to preview the groups of Euro 2022, which kicks off on Wednesday
04/07/22·52m 32s

Coming soon: the Guardian’s Women’s Football Weekly podcast

Starting on 4 July and running throughout Euro 2022, host Faye Carruthers will be joined by Suzanne Wrack and a plethora of women’s football experts to guide you through the tournament. Whether you know your Putellas from your Popp, or are getting into the game for the first time, Women’s Football Weekly will be on hand providing reaction and analysis from the tournament three times a week. Make sure to search, subscribe and listen wherever you get your podcasts
28/06/22·43s
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