Women's Football Writer

Latest articles from Alan Campbell

sport Benfica find extra gear in extra-time to see off brave Rangers

RANGERS' first experience of Women's Champions League football ended when they by Benfica at the Futebol Campus in Seixal. It proved to be a dramatic evening thanks to a late goal near the end of regulation time by teenage substitute Emma Watson – but despite the lifeline Benfica scored at the start of extra time and again at the end to qualify for the group stage for a second successive season.

Chloe Nicolson in spotlight as Celtic keep perfect SWPL tally

CELTIC joined Rangers and Glasgow City on maximum points after five SWPL games when they beat Hamilton Accies 6-0 at the Excelsior Stadium. Rangers stay top on goal difference, but Celtic are now ahead of City who, like the lead leaders, weren’t in action yesterday.

Rangers' Nicola Docherty flying high with club and country

IF life begins at 30, Nicola Docherty is packing a lot into her opening two months. The Rangers left back savoured the thrill of scoring her first Scotland goal a week ago last Tuesday – exactly a fortnight after her landmark birthday – and potentially even more momentous occasions await.

Scotland's World Cup play-off draw looks to be a good one - Alan Campbell

SOTLAND’S World Cup play-off draw is, on balance, a good one. While European Championship quarter-finalists Austria are undoubtedly going to be tough first-round opponents on October 6, there is no travel involved for either that tie nor the potential follow-up against the Republic of Ireland five days later.