Glasgow City F.C.
Glasgow City Football Club is a women's football team based in Glasgow that plays in SWPL 1, the top division of women's football in Scotland and also the higher of two levels of the Scottish Women's Premier League. The club has competed in the UEFA Women's Cup and UEFA Women's Champions League. They also have a reserve team and youth teams.
|Full name||Glasgow City Football Club|
|Ground||Petershill Park, Glasgow|
|Capacity||1,000 (500 seated)|
|Chairperson||Carol Anne Stewart|
|Club manager||Laura Montgomery|
|Head coach||Scott Booth|
|2018||SWPL 1, 1st of 8 (champions)|
Glasgow City has won the most Premier League titles and the most Scottish Cups in Scotland since 2000.
In 2016, Glasgow City won their tenth Scottish Women's Premier League title in a row, a Scottish record surpassing the previous record of nine achieved by the men's teams of Celtic and Rangers. However they lost their monopoly on the domestic trophies with Hibernian L.F.C. winning the SWPL Cup and Scottish Cup. 
Glasgow City Football Club was formed in 1998 by Laura Montgomery and Carol Anne Stewart. They play in orange and black. The club play their home matches at Petershill Park in the Springburn district in the north of Glasgow, although from 2014 to 2017 they played at the larger Excelsior Stadium in Airdrie, around 15 miles outside the city, due to issues with the artificial playing surface at Petershill.
City completed a domestic clean sweep in 2012, winning every domestic game that season on the way to claiming the treble. They completed a second consecutive domestic treble in 2013, stretching their undefeated league record to 111 matches. It was reported Glasgow City had held talks with the FA WSL in February 2013 about a possible move to an extended top flight in England. City cited football was not moving forward quickly enough in Scotland for women to match their ambition. The FA shut the door on any potential move. City general manager Laura Montgomery later reiterated the club's desire to play in the FA WSL.
During the 2014 season, Glasgow City suffered a first league defeat in over six years, but still secured an eighth successive SWPL title and third successive treble. After a superb 5–4 aggregate win against FC Zurich, City became the first Scottish team to reach the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-finals in November 2014. After a 2–1 first leg defeat at FC Zurich, City were 1–0 down at half time, with their keeper substituted due a suspected broken collar bone, in the second leg. Despite City replying with two early second half goals, Zurich made it 2–2. An 81st minute Jo Love strike leveled the tie, but with City heading out of the competition on away goals, Suzanne Lappin powered home a header a few minutes from time to send them through. In the quarter-finals, Paris Saint-Germain proved too strong for City, with a 7–0 aggregate victory.
City were seeded for the UEFA Women's Champions League in 2015–16, as they entered straight in to the round of 32, both for the very first time. As the eighth seeds, the team will face Chelsea.
- Record win: 29–0 against FC Kilmarnock, May 2010.
- Record defeat: 0–10 against Turbine Potsdam in the UEFA Women's Champions League, 2 November 2011.
- Most goals in all competitions: Leanne Ross, 250.
- Most league goals in a season: Leanne Ross, 42 (during the 2010 season).
- Most goals in a season: Leanne Ross, 54 (during the 2010 season).
- Most goals in a game: Debbie McWhinnie, 12 against Motherwell in the Scottish Women's Cup, February 2004.
- Highest European home attendance: 1,785 against Paris Saint-Germain, 22 March 2015.
- Scottish Women's Premier League
- Scottish Women's Cup
- Scottish Women's Premier League Cup
- Scottish Women's Football First Division
- Winners (1): 1998–99
Glasgow City has participated in several seasons of UEFA competitions; reaching the second qualifying round of the Women's Cup (last 16) in the 2008–09 season. In the 2011–12 UEFA Women's Champions League they won their qualifying group and moved on to the round of 32. They then defeated Icelandic team Valur to become the first Scottish side to reach the round of 16 of the Champions League. The Round of 16 ended in "humiliating" fashion for Glasgow City, where against German champions Turbine Potsdam, they lost the tie 17–0 on aggregate. The 10–0 first leg defeat in Potsdam is the only time any team in the knockout stages of the champions league has been beaten by double figures. In 2013–14 they reached the round of 16 again, losing 2–6 against Arsenal on aggregate.
In 2014 they became the first Scottish team to advance to the quarterfinals.
|First Leg||Second Leg||Aggregate|
|2005–06||UEFA Women's Cup||First Qualifying Round||Athletic Bilbao Ladies||2–6||4th|
|KFC Rapide Wezemaal||1–5|
|2008–09||UEFA Women's Cup||First Qualifying Round||AZ||1–1||1st|
|ŽFK Mašinac Niš||4–0|
|Second Qualifying Round||Røa IL||1–6||4th|
|Zvezda 2005 Perm||0–1|
|1. FFC Frankfurt||1–3|
|2009–10||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||Bayern Munich||2–5||2nd|
|2010–11||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||Crusaders Newtownabbey Strikers||8–0||2nd|
|2011–12||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||Spartak Subotica||4–0||1st|
|Round of 32||Valur||1–1||3–0||4–1|
|Round of 16||Turbine Potsdam||0–10||0–7||0–17|
|2012–13||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||ŽNK Osijek||3–2||1st|
|Round of 32||Fortuna Hjørring||1–2||0–0||1–2|
|2013–14||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||Osijek||7–0||1st|
|Round of 32||Standard Liège||2–2||3–1||5–3|
|Round of 16||Arsenal||0–3||2–3||2–6|
|2014–15||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||FK Union Nové Zámky||5–0||1st|
|WFC Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv||4–0|
|Round of 32||KKPK Medyk Konin||0–2||3–0 (a.e.t.)||3–2|
|Round of 16||FC Zürich Frauen||1–2||4–2||5–4|
|2015–16||UEFA Women's Champions League||Round of 32||Chelsea||0–1||0–3||0–4|
|2016–17||UEFA Women's Champions League||Round of 32||Eskilstuna United DFF||0–1||1–2||1–3|
|2017–18||UEFA Women's Champions League||Round of 32||BIIK Kazygurt||0–3||4–1||4–4|
(lost on away goals)
|2018–19||UEFA Women's Champions League||Qualifying Round||Anderlecht||1–2||1st|
|Round of 32||Barcelona FA||2–0||0–1||2–1|
|Round of 16||FC Barcelona||0–5||0–3||0–8|
|2019–20||UEFA Women's Champions League||Round of 32||Chertanovo Moscow||1–0||4–1||5–1|
|Round of 16||Brøndby||2–0||0–2 (a.e.t.)||2–2|
(won on penalties)
|Quarter-Finals||Wolfsburg||24-25 Mar 2020||1-2 Apr 2020|
As of 21 February 2020.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
For details of former players, see Category:Glasgow City F.C. players.
Current technical staffEdit
- As of 27 September 2019
|Scott Booth||Head Coach|
|Nicky Docherty||Assistant Coach|
|Daniel Matraszek||Goalkeeping Coach|
|Dr Alice Soutar||Doctor|
|Laura Montgomery||Club Manager||Co-founder of club and former player/captain|
|Carol Anne Stewart||Chairperson||Co-founder of the club and former player|
|Dave Buglass||Head of Football Operations|
|Jamie Beattie||Head of Academy|
|Peter Caulfield||Head of Recruitment/Scouting|
|Callum Patterson||Head of Media|
Player of the yearEdit
- 2016 - Erin Cuthbert
- 2015 - Denise O'Sullivan
- 2014 - Denise O'Sullivan 
- 2013 - Suzanne Lappin
- 2012 - Jane Ross
- 2011 - Clare Gemmell 
- 2010 - Suzanne Lappin
- 2009 - Katharina Lindner
- 2008 - Megan Sneddon
- 2007 - Jane Ross
- 2006 - Katharina Lindner
- 2005 - Jayne Sommerville
- 2004 - Suzanne Lappin
- 2003 - Debbie McWhinnie
- 2002 - Pauline McVey
- 2001 - Laura Montgomery
- 2000 - Susan Maxwell & Laura MacDonald (Shared)
- 1999 - Kirsten Abercrombie & Fiona Laird (Shared)
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