Before the women’s game gets its season up and running, there is already some disappointing news in the north-east.
As the final week of the transfer window closes in, all the big action has been in Manchester.
The past week has been plagued with some sad news, as it unfolded that Utah Royals FC would be put up for sale, alongside our two professional men’s teams, Real Salt Lake (MLS) and the Real Monarchs (USL).
With the uncertainly of what football would look like in the US for the remainder of the year, I am happy to have some stability a little closer to home.
Scotland Women's National Team captain Rachel Corsie has joined FA Women's Super League (WSL) side Birmingham City on loan until January.
Rachel Corsie column: Will it be possible to complete qualification for Euro 2022 and World Cup 2023 amid Covid concerns?
The international calendar has been plagued by postponements for most of the year.
The return to professional sport seemed to be on an upward trajectory but the feelings at the end of another week seem to be a little more grim.
It seemed inevitable eventually there would be a positive test at a Scottish Premiership club as part of the top-flight’s return.
Rachel Corsie’s weekly column: Glasgow City think big as world-class Janine Van Wyk is added to firepower
Some huge news for Glasgow City this week as they announced a triple signing before the club look to complete their squad for the upcoming Champions’ League quarter-final tie.
Scotland Internationalist Chloe Arthur has joined rivals Aston Villa from Birmingham City during the summer transfer window.
It has been something that I have certainly heard being flirted with before, however the Premier League has confirmed its interest in taking over the running of the women’s top flight of football.
The NWSL Challenge Cup is up and running.
Rachel Corsie’s weekly column: Orlando Pride pay Utah Challenge Cup price after NWSL’s Covid-19 protocols not taken seriously enough
Things certainly have spiralled since last week’s first positive Covid-19 test at Orlando Pride – as it later broke 13 players and staff at the club had contracted the virus.
The entire NWSL player group joined a mandatory call with the league’s board to discuss the full protocols of the upcoming Utah Challenge Cup.
Rachel Corsie’s weekly column: Fears over potential period of inactivity for players after Utah 2020 Challenge Cup
While the upcoming Utah 2020 Challenge Cup – which will replace our regular season this year – is consuming most of our focus at Utah Royals and in the wider NWSL, there is some concern for what comes after.
Rachel Corsie’s weekly column: We choose to ignore racism because we are not in the direct line of fire
I have spent much of this week on calls and involved in broader discussions in relation to the protests supporting Black Lives Matter.
A squad of international sportswomen have shown their support for pupils at an Aberdeen school.
Scotland captain Rachel Corsie’s weekly column: Excited to start as Utah Challenge Cup replaces NWSL season
Something to look forward to – the NWSL are to turn their 2020 season into a five-week-long summer tournament.
The Scottish FA have revealed new dates for the women's national team's European Championship qualifiers.
Rachel Corsie’s weekly column: Training ramps up in Utah, and Aberdeen could’ve done more to include women in kit launch
Progress continues over here in Utah and there is some prospect that competitive sport may not be too far away.
Scotland captain Rachel Corsie: Trolls who attack women’s football must listen to Ian Wright’s words
It was great to hear Ian Wright put his opinion forward on the sexism and bullying on social media aimed at the women’s game.
Rachel Corsie: Restarting MLS or NWSL football with Disneyworld tournament must not come at expense of player safety
As I mentioned last week, the steps to get women’s football back up and running in the United States will likely follow whatever Major League Soccer (MLS) do.
We recently asked the Evening Express readers to submit their questions for Scotland Women's National Team captain and columnist Rachel Corsie.
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The daily challenges keep providing entertainment for many and, for me, they supersede the endless repeats of American sporting classics being tirelessly shown on most TV stations here at least.
I started the week with a FaceTime with one of my closest friends, Arsenal captain Kim Little.
It seems very hard to believe that this week marks my fifth one in isolation.
Scotland captain Rachel Corsie is glad a decision was made to postpone this year’s Olympics.
Captain Corsie says ‘amazing’ Rachael Boyle’s return to Scotland action after pregnancy will ‘encourage’ other players
Scotland Women’s National Team captain Rachel Corsie thinks fellow Aberdonian Rachael Boyle’s return to action with the Dark Blues is a “credit to her”.
Not every graduate can boast of leaving a lasting legacy at their university – but Rachel Corsie definitely can.