Olga Carmona: Profile of a Modern Full Back

Yash Thakur takes a look at a recently-converted full back in Spain’s Primera Division and uses TransferLab to profile her. The modern full back role is one of the most difficult and versatile positions to play in football due to its physical demands and tactical variations. In more recent...

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Joe Montemurro Should Build His Juventus Side Around Barbara Bonansea

Abdullah Abdullah profiles Barbara Bonansea and shows how she could fit in to Joe Montemurro’s plans at Juventus. This summer has ushered in a new beginning for several clubs around Europe. Juventus have set their sights on challenging in the UEFA Women’s Champions League, appointing Joe Montemurro as their...

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Who Should Sweden Start at Centre Back in the Olympics?

(Photo credit: Mia Eriksson) Mia Eriksson looks at Sweden’s squad for the Tokyo Olympics and tries to decide who the centre back partnerships should be. Ever since the Olympic finals in Brazil back in 2016, Nilla Fischer and Linda Sembrant have featured as Sweden’s centre back pairing in the...

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Haley Bugeja: The Maltese Prodigy

Yash Thakur digs into the data for one of the up-and-coming stars of women’s football. Aged just 17, Haley Bugeja was awarded the Best Young Player of the Year award in last season’s Serie A Femminile.  In many respects, Bugeja came out of nowhere. Touted as a prodigy back...

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The Modern Centre Forward in the Women’s Game

Abdullah Abdullah looks at how the role of the centre forward is changing within women’s football. European football has a new name on its Champions League trophy. Last month, Barcelona Femini thrashed Chelsea Women 4-1 and in the process became the first team other than Olympique Lyon Feminin to...

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Lauren Hemp: the 20-Year-Old Ready to Step on the World Stage

Jessy Parker Humphreys takes a look at one of the players who tore up the Women’s Super League this season.  Ahead of Manchester City’s Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona, Reshmin Chowdhury asked Karen Carney to comment on Lauren Hemp. “She pretty much retired me,” said Carney. “We were at the...

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How Should Wolfsburg Replace Ingrid Engen?

Abdullah Abdullah asks how Wolfsburg should go about replacing Ingrid Engen as they look to enter a rebuild phase. When VfL Wolfsburg lost to Chelsea in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, it raised the important question: could this be an end of an era?  The German club have...

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Analytics FC in the Media: SheKicks.net Profiles TransferLab

This week, SheKicks.net – one of the premier outlets covering women’s football – profiled TransferLab on their website. You can read the full article here. In the article, Jen O’Neill sets out the situation for data analysis in the women’s game, concluding that “Women’s football is in desperate need...

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Should Manchester United sign Vilde Bøe Risa?

Mia Eriksson uses TransferLab to determine whether Vilde Bøe Risa would fit in at Manchester United Vilde Bøe Risa is a defensive midfielder who has been a part of the Norwegian senior national team setup since 2016. However, the 25-year-old has been out of contract since December 16th, the...

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Emerging Talent at Some of Europe’s Biggest Clubs

Alex Ibaceta takes a look around some of the biggest clubs in Europe to find the up-and-coming talents on their books. The word visibility has been circulated a lot in women’s football these past couple of weeks. In that time, we’ve seen a record-breaking FA WSL deal with Sky...

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