Everton Ladies travel to Arsenal on Sunday knowing that they
must considerably improve their performance on last week's
showing, as their 3-1 win over newly promoted Bristol Rovers at
Marine FC was not the most convincing of victories.
However, the Blues showed enough grit and determination to win
the match, despite being reduced to 10 players on the after 60
The Gunners will provide a tough test for Keith Marley's
side. During the pre-season they added yet more depth to their
squad by signing England Under 19's star Jo Potter from
Their recent emphatic 9-2 win at Tranmere Rovers has only
underlined the abundance of talent in their squad.
Everton's number 1 Rachel Brown returned yesterday from
playing for Icelandic side I.B.V. and has this morning been granted
clearance to play by the FA.
Teenage shot stopper Danielle Hill, who did so well against
Bristol, will drop to the bench. The Blues have completed their
fifth summer signing, striker Sarah Howden from Manchester
Howden used to play for Everton until she left to join City. It
is likely that she will start up front alongside Sammy Britton, at
the expense of Maz Catterall.
The game kicks off at 2.00pm and is being played at St. Albans