Player movement, Coaches and more


Players & Coaches on the move, new clubs noted from social media & general news as it comes in.

Good Luck to everyone for the 2019 season.

The SWPL 1 & SWPL 2 fixtures are now published. League commences Sunday 10th February.

The SWFL League kick off meeting will be held Saturday 19th January where clubs will be told the schedule for the 2019 season.

SWPL 1

GLASGOW CITY

Abbi Grant - signs for Belgian Champions RSC Anderlecht

HIBERNIAN

Leah Eddie - Rangers WFC

Sarah Robson - Hawick United (GK)

CELTIC

Emma Black - Motherwell LFC Cody Hay - Hamilton Academical WFC Kirsty McLaughlin - Motherwell LFC

RANGERS

Ellis Dalgliesh - Celtic FC Women

FORFAR FARMINGTON - Under new Management - Stevie Baxter appointed 21/12/18

Hannah Stewart - Glasgow City FC

SPARTANS

Robyn McCafferty - Hibernian 19s NP Beth McKay - Hibernian Ladies FC

STIRLING UNIVERSITY

MOTHERWELL FC

SWPL 2

HAMILTON ACADEMICAL

Nicola Sturrock - Edinburgh University Hutchison Vale Ellie Kane - *1 season in the USA South Alabama Football

FC KILMARNOCK

Ashley Nicolson - Motherwell LFC

Ailey Tebbett - University of South Alabama Jaguars (GK)

HEART of MIDLOTHIAN WFC

Hutchison Vale WFC - New Head Coach - Scott Paterson - appointed 6/1/2019

ST JOHNSTONE WFC

Judith Shepherd

@FernN_9

Nicole Carter

Stacey Penman

Sophie Milligan

GLASGOW GIRLS Under new management: John Doyle / Jamie Hamilton

Lauren McGregor (GK) Megan Murray - Airdrie Ladies Nimi Ahira - x Leicester, Birmingham & Coventry player Nyla Murphy - Dryburgh Girls

DUNDEE UNITED

THISTLE WEIR

SWFL 1 SOUTH

Hibernian 23s - Jade Menzies - Celtic

Celtic Academy - Lauryn Reyside - Motherwell LFC Celtic Academy - Kacey Black

Celtic Academy - Erin Rennie

Queen's Park - Sarah Wardlaw Queen's Park - Samantha MacPherson Queen's Park - Cheryl Watt - Cumbernauld Cotls Queen's Park - Joanne Morrison

Queen's Park - Frances Fern - Cumbernauld Colts

Queen's Park - Sarah Wardlaw

Queen's Park - Samantha MacPherson

Queen's Park - Cheryl Watt - Cumbernauld Colts

Queen's Park - Joanne Morrision

SWFL 1 NORTH

SWFL 2

Hawick United Ladies - name changed to: Borders Ladies FC

Dryburgh Athletic Ladies FC

Chantelle McKay

Celtic Girls Academy various age groups

Caitlin Canavan

Elise McCormack

Kate Nicolson

Tegan Bowie

Monica Forsyth

Nicole Cunningham (GK)

Mya Bates

Lauren Richmond

Tiree Burchill

Niamh Scott

Emma Kennedy

Lynsey Baillie

Abbie Ferns

Rangers Girls Academy various age groups

Amy Sharkey

Musselburgh Windsor Girls various age groups

Giorgia De Martino

Katie Neilson

Emma Hume

Emma Joyal

Julianna McKenzie

Glasgow City FC Youth various age groups

Millie Jo Ward

Katelyn Devine

Dryburgh Athletic Girls FC various age groups

Hannah McFarlane

Scotland Internationalist Lisa Evans extends her contract with Arsenal WFC

West Bromiwich Albion FC Women capture the signature of Motherwell LFC Niamh Johnstone

Central Girls FA, Westerlands LFC and Cumbernauld Colts FC Women all withdraw for the 2019 season - FC Kilmarnock 23s, Spartans Develoment and Hamilton Academical 23s accepted early promotion to SWFL 1 for the season.

Musselburgh Windsor Girls & Ladies announce they will be running 2 x 13s teams this season: Musselburgh Windsor Whites & Musselburgh Windsor Blues.

Edinburgh University Hutchison Vale announce they have disbanded their partnership with Hutchison Vale. Hutchison Vale WFC have a new Twitter account: @HutchieValeWFC.

Pollok United Girls Soccer Academy announce 9/1/2019 due to numbers they will unfortunately not be able to run a 15s or 17s for season 2019.

Queen's Park in the Community announce 12/1/2019 a new Girls Football programme at Clyde College, Langside for Girls' in Primary 4, 5 & 6 For more information EM community@queensparkfc.co.uk

Hearts Women FC announce they have recruited Manchester City Women's technical director Kevin Murphy as part of their drive to invest big time in the women's football.

Celtic FC Women make history by becoming the first Scottish club to field a full - time women's squad. Celtic have committed themselves to a huge investment which can only be a huge boost to the women's game in Scotland.

Glasgow City FC announce their New Head Of Academy will be Jamie Beattie. Jamie has coached in Women & Girls' football for 10 years working with Kilwinning Sports Club, Rangers & LA Galaxy Orange County.

FC Kilmarnock LFC announce Niall Marshall as their new Head of Academy. Niall was previously the Head Coach of SWFL 1 South Westerlands LFC.

Lanarkshire Hibs Girls FC are now a stand alone club. Lanarkshire Hibs 13s. 15s & 15s National Performance will now train at Ravenscraig in Motherwell. Lanarkshire Hibs have a new Twitter account @HibsLanarkshire

NEW CLUBS noted from Social Media posts - please note they are not yet confirmed officially:

Blackburn United Development

Westdyke Development

Clark Drive LFC

Musselburgh Windsor LFC

Clyde FC Women

Dunfermline Athletic U21s

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