Glasgow City FC: 23 Years of Dominance

Glasgow City's Northern Irish midfielder Lauren Wade celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-final football match between Glasgow City FC and VfL Wolfsburg at the Anoeta stadium in San Sebastian on August 21, 2020. (Photo by Alvaro BARRIENTOS / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ALVARO BARRIENTOS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Glasgow City FC, a club that is made up predominantly of young adults but is still a force to be reckoned with.

Laura Montgomery and Carol-Ann Stewart have been terrific stalwarts for the club and have maintained the clubs success. On the pitch is a team full of talent and quality alongside manager Scott Booth.

City currently play at Broadwood Stadium having been former tenants at Petershill Park and Excelsior Stadium.

City won their first Scottish Women’s Premier League (SWPL) title in the 2004-05 season which was instrumental to what was to follow. The rest is history for Glasgow City, with 13 Championships in a row to follow.

Some memorable moments

In the 2009 season, City completed the domestic treble for the first time, a terrific achievement. They have now managed to win that treble an impressive five times.

In Scottish sporting history, that might feel small, however for all associated with Glasgow City, it’s a massive highlight.

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Glasgow City have enjoyed working with a good quality of calibre including current internationalists Erin Cuthbert and Rachel Corsie.

When football returns from the lay-off there is a title race on the horizon with City, Rangers and Celtic all seeking the SWPL1 title in May.

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Moving forward

What is the next step? Glasgow City have bolstered the squad with five additions ready for the challenges that lie ahead.

The break came at a good time considering the recent loss to Rangers however they will be keen to resume soon.

It’s going to be an even tougher challenge than before with the losses of Howat, McLaughlan and Kerr to Rangers. Three players who were a constant driving force in the starting 11 at City.

Manager Scott Booth will be up for the challenge though and won’t lie down in a hurry. 2021 will present new challenges for the club, don’t be surprised to witness the consistency that’s seen them shine over the years.

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