2017 Arsenal Women F.C. season

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Arsenal Ladies FC
2017 season
ManagerPedro Martinez Losa
StadiumMeadow Park
FA WSL 15th
FA Women's CupSixth round
← 2016

The 2017 season is Arsenal Ladies Football Club's 31st season of competitive football and its seventh season in the FA Women's Super League and at the top level of English women's football, being one of the league's foundation clubs.[1]

Following a reorganisation of top-level women's football in England, the 2017 season will only cover half of a traditional season's length, while the FA WSL shifts its calendar to match the traditional autumn-to-spring axis of football in Europe.[2] For the same reason, there is no Champions League qualification nor relegation to be competed for.


First team[edit]

Last updated on 2 May 2017[3]
Squad No. Name Nationality Date of Birth (Age)
Goalkeepers
1 Sari van Veenendaal Netherlands (1990-04-03) 3 April 1990 (age 29)
13 Anna Moorhouse England (1995-03-30) 30 March 1995 (age 24)
Defenders
2 Alex Scott (captain) England (1984-10-14) 14 October 1984 (age 34)
3 Emma Mitchell Scotland (1992-09-19) 19 September 1992 (age 26)
12 Vyan Sampson England (1996-07-02) 2 July 1996 (age 22)
16 Louise Quinn Republic of Ireland (1990-06-17) 17 June 1990 (age 28)
19 Jemma Rose England (1992-01-19) 19 January 1992 (age 27)
24 Lotte Wubben-Moy England
32 Anna Patten England
Midfielders
4 Fara Williams England (1984-01-25) 25 January 1984 (age 35)
6 Leah Williamson England (1997-03-29) 29 March 1997 (age 22)
8 Jordan Nobbs England (1992-12-08) 8 December 1992 (age 26)
10 Kim Little Scotland (1990-06-29) 29 June 1990 (age 28)
11 Carla Humphrey England (1996-12-15) 15 December 1996 (age 22)
17 Heather O'Reilly United States (1985-01-02) 2 January 1985 (age 34)
20 Dominique Janssen Netherlands (1995-01-17) 17 January 1995 (age 24)
21 Daniëlle van de Donk Netherlands (1991-08-05) 5 August 1991 (age 27)
Forwards
7 Chloe Kelly England (1998-01-15) 15 January 1998 (age 21)
9 Dan Carter England (1993-05-18) 18 May 1993 (age 26)
14 Jodie Taylor England (1986-05-17) 17 May 1986 (age 33)
15 Katie McCabe Republic of Ireland (1995-09-21) 21 September 1995 (age 23)
23 Beth Mead England (1995-05-09) 9 May 1995 (age 24)


New contracts[edit]

No. Pos Player Date Source
7 FW England Chloe Kelly 27 February 2017 [4]
11 MF England Carla Humphrey 27 February 2017 [4]


Transfers and loans[edit]

Transfers in[edit]

Entry date Position No. Player From club Fee Ref.
17 October 2016 MF 10 Scotland Kim Little United States Seattle Reign FC Undisclosed [5]
18 January 2017 MF 17 United States Heather O'Reilly United States FC Kansas City Free [6]
24 January 2017 FW 23 England Beth Mead England Sunderland Undisclosed [7]
17 February 2017 GK 13 England Anna Moorhouse England Doncaster Undisclosed [8]
3 May 2017[a] DF 16 Republic of Ireland Louise Quinn England Notts County Free [10]
  1. ^ Made her debut on 30 April 2017 prior to the official announcement.[9]

Transfers out[edit]

Exit date Position No. Player To club Fee Ref.
9 November 2016 DF England Casey Stoney England Liverpool Free [11][12]
15 December 2016 DF Germany Josephine Henning France Lyon Free [13][14]
30 December 2016 FW England Rachel Yankey Free [15]
30 December 2016 GK Republic of Ireland Emma Byrne England Brighton & Hove Albion Free [16][17]
11 January 2017 FW England Kelly Smith Retired [18]
15 February 2017 FW Nigeria Asisat Oshoala China Dalian Quanjian Undisclosed [19]

Loans out[edit]

Start date End date Position No. Player To club Fee Ref.
31 March 2017 31 May 2018 MF 28 England Charlie Devlin England Millwall Lionesses Undisclosed [20]


Pre-season[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Testimonials[edit]


Competitions[edit]

Women's Super League[edit]

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
2 0 2 0 4 4  0 2 0 1 0 4 4  0 0 1 0 0 0  0

Last updated: 5 May 2017.
Source: FA WSL

Results by matchday[edit]

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GroundAHAAHAHA
ResultDD
Position55
Updated to match(es) played on 5 May 2017. Source: FA WSL
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Matches[edit]

FA Cup[edit]


Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 5 May 2017
Players without any appearance are not included.
No. Pos Nat Player Total FA WSL FA Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers:
1 GK Netherlands Sari van Veenendaal 4 0 2 0 2 0
Defenders:
2 DF England Alex Scott 2 0 2 0 0 0
16 DF Republic of Ireland Louise Quinn 2 0 1+1 0 0 0
24 DF England Lotte Wubben-Moy 2 0 2 0 0 0
32 DF England Anna Patten 3 0 2 0 0+1 0
Midfielders:
4 MF England Fara Williams 4 0 1+1 0 2 0
6 MF England Leah Williamson 3 0 1 0 2 0
8 MF England Jordan Nobbs 4 1 2 1 2 0
10 MF Scotland Kim Little 2 1 0 0 2 1
17 MF United States Heather O'Reilly 4 0 1+1 0 2 0
20 MF Netherlands Dominique Janssen 4 1 2 0 2 1
21 MF Netherlands Daniëlle van de Donk 4 3 2 0 2 3
Forwards:
7 FW England Chloe Kelly 4 2 1+1 1 0+2 1
9 FW England Danielle Carter 4 4 2 2 2 2
14 FW England Jodie Taylor 4 0 1+1 0 2 0
15 FW Republic of Ireland Katie McCabe 3 1 0+1 0 2 1
23 FW England Beth Mead 2 1 0 0 0+2 1

Goalscorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by squad number when total goals are equal.

As of 2 May 2017
Rank Pos. No. Player FA WSL FA Cup Total
1 MF 21 Netherlands Daniëlle van de Donk 0 3 3
2 FW 9 England Danielle Carter 0 2 2
3 FW 7 England Chloe Kelly 0 1 1
MF 10 Scotland Kim Little 0 1 1
FW 15 Republic of Ireland Katie McCabe 0 1 1
MF 20 Netherlands Dominique Janssen 0 1 1
FW 23 England Beth Mead 0 1 1
Total 0 10 10

Clean sheets[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by squad number when total clean sheets are equal.

As of 2 May 2017
Rank Pos. No. Player FA WSL FA Cup Total
1 GK 1 Netherlands Sari van Veenendaal 1 1 2
Total 1 1 2


Honours[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ladies History". Arsenal FC. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  2. ^ "Women's Super League to switch to winter season in 2017". BBC Sport. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Ladies Players". Arsenal FC. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Promising duo sign new contracts". Arsenal FC. 27 February 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Kim Little rejoins Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 17 October 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Arsenal Ladies sign Heather O'Reilly". Arsenal FC. 18 January 2017. Archived from the original on 19 January 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Arsenal Ladies sign Beth Mead". Arsenal FC. 24 January 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Anna Moorhouse joins Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 17 February 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  9. ^ Quinn, Louise. "Very happy to say I've signed with @ArsenalLadies for the Spring Series! Buzzing to be back on the pitch! Onwards and upwards 🔴⚪". Twitter. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Quinn signs for Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 3 May 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Casey Stoney departs Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 9 November 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  12. ^ "Casey Stoney: England defender joins Liverpool Ladies after leaving Arsenal". BBC. 13 December 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  13. ^ "Josephine Henning leaves Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  14. ^ "Welcome Josephine Henning!! The Olympic Champion just signed a 6 months contract with the Olympique Lyonnais! #teamOL". Twitter. @OL_English. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  15. ^ "Rachel Yankey leaves Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 30 December 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  16. ^ "Emma Byrne leaves Arsenal Ladies". Arsenal FC. 30 December 2016. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  17. ^ Magee, Emily (24 January 2017). "Brighton & Hove Albion Women add four new signings ahead of the Spring Series". VAVEL. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  18. ^ "Kelly Smith ends playing career". Arsenal FC. 11 January 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  19. ^ "Oshoala joins Dalian Quanjian". Arsenal FC. 15 February 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  20. ^ "Devlin heads out on loan". Arsenal FC. 31 March 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  21. ^ "Kelly Smith winner of the PFA Special Achievement Award". ThePFA.com. 23 April 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  22. ^ "The PFA FA WSL Team of the Year". ThePFA.com. 20 April 2017. Retrieved 26 April 2017.