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Arsenal Ladies: a decade of success

Arsenal Ladies with the Quadruple

By Lloyd Webb

Arsenal Ladies won the Continental Cup in 2015 for an unprecedented fourth time - capping off a remarkable decade of success for the club.

Here we look back at all of the trophies the Ladies have won over the past 10 years.

2005

Under the legendary Vic Akers, Arsenal won the FA Women’s Premier League and the Women’s Premier League Cup in a fantastic campaign.

 

Arsenal Ladies win the Women's Premier League 2005

Arsenal Ladies win the Women's Premier League 2005

 

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2006

The club repeated their Double heroics of the previous year, winning the FA Women’s Premier League and FA Women's Cup. They also lifted the Community Shield. 

 

Arsenal Ladies win the FA Women's Cup 2006

Arsenal Ladies win the FA Women's Cup 2006

 

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2007

This was Arsenal's most decorated campaign as they won an historic quadruple to mark their 20th anniversary. The Gunners beat Swedish side Umea 1-0 over a two-legged final to become the first English side to win the UEFA Women’s Cup. They also lifted the FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s Cup, FA Women’s Premier League Cup and the Community Shield in an unforgettable campaign.

 

Arsenal Ladies celebrate the UEFA Women's Cup 2007

Arsenal Ladies celebrate the UEFA Women's Cup 2007

 

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2008

The Ladies continued winning tradition by claiming the FA Women’s Premier League, the FA Women’s Cup and Community Shield.

 

Arsenal Ladies celebrate winning the FA Women's Cup 2008

Arsenal Ladies celebrate winning the FA Women's Cup 2008

 

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2009

Akers ended his 22-year reign in fine fashion with the Treble. The Gunners lifted the FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s Cup and FA Women’s Premier League Cup.

 

Arsenal Ladies pose with the Treble 2009

Arsenal Ladies pose with the Treble 2009

 

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2010

Laura Harvey capped her first year in charge with a trophy as Arsenal won the FA Women’s Premier League for a sixth consecutive season.

 

Arsenal Ladies win the FA Women's Premier League 2010

Arsenal Ladies win the FA Women's Premier League 2010

 

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2011

The Women’s Super League replaced the FA Women’s Premier League, while the Continental Cup was introduced in place of the FA Women’s Premier League Cup - and Arsenal were the first team to win both trophies. The success did not stop there, as Harvey also guided them to the FA Women’s Cup.

 

Arsenal Ladies pose with the Treble in 2011

Arsenal Ladies pose with the Treble in 2011

 

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2012

Arsenal continued their success in the Women’s Super League and Continental Cup by winning the Double in 2012.

 

Arsenal Ladies win the Women's Super League in 2012

Arsenal Ladies win the Women's Super League in 2012

 

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2013

Under new manager Shelley Kerr, Arsenal Ladies retained the Continental Cup for a third consecutive season as well as winning the FA Women’s Cup. The Gunners still managed to compete for silverware despite the emergence of Chelsea and Manchester City.

 

Arsenal Ladies celebrate their Continental Cup 2013 triumph

Arsenal Ladies celebrate their Continental Cup 2013 triumph

 

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2014

In Kerr’s final season, Arsenal won the FA Women’s Cup for the second year in a row. The Gunners also suffered heartbreak, losing out to Manchester City in the Continental Cup final.

 

Arsenal Ladies lift the FA Women's Cup 2014

Arsenal Ladies lift the FA Women's Cup 2014

 

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2015

Pedro Martinez Losa marked his first full season in charge with Continental Cup success after beating Notts County 3-0 in the final.

 

Arsenal Ladies win the Continental Cup 2015

Arsenal Ladies win the Continental Cup 2015

 

HONOURS IN FULL:

2005 - FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s PL Cup

2006 - FA Women’s Premier League Cup, FA Women’s Cup, Community Shield 

2007 - UEFA Women’s Cup, FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s Cup, FA Women’s PL Cup, Community Shield, London CFA Cup

2008 - FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s Cup, Community Shield, London CFA Cup

2009 - FA Women’s Premier League, FA Women’s Cup, FA Womens PL Cup, London CFA Cup

2010 - FA Women’s Premier League, London CFA Cup

2011 - FA WSL, FA Women’s Cup, Continental Cup

2012 - FA WSL, Continental Cup

2013 - FA Women’s Cup, Continental Cup

2014 - FA Women’s Cup

2015 - Continental Cup