My personal blog on Scottish Women's Football
Inverness Ladies are playing their second consecutive season in the SWPL, since winning promotion in 2013.
Manager: Karen Mason
Captain: Kirsty Deans
Inverness City had a successful league campaign, finishing 8th to secure their SWPL place by 14 points. They finished the first stage in 9th place on 10 points, picking up impressive wins over Hutchinson Vale, Buchan and Queen’s Park.
After the split, their home form was key, winning three and drawing once. Their only home defeat came against Queen’s Park. Away from home, they only picked up two wins: both 3-2 wins over Hutchinson Vale and Buchan.
In the Scottish Women’s Cup, they reached the Quarter-Finals where they were knocked out by runners-up Spartans 5-0.
They were knocked out of the SWP League Cup First Round by Aberdeen in a narrow 3-2 defeat.
Their 2015 season so far
Inverness began their domestic season on the 15th March with a 1-1 draw with newly promoted Stirling University. This was followed up by another 1-1 draw against the other newly promoted team, Hearts. Their captain Kirsty Deans had put Inverness 1-0 up, but they couldn’t find a way past Hearts’ Autumn Farrell, who is on loan from Glasgow City. However their unbeaten league start came to an end as they fell to a 2-1 defeat by Forfar Farmington. They lost a second game in a row, this time 12-0 versus Glasgow City in which was Suzanne Lappin’s final game for City.
SWPL League Cup
Inverness received a bye through to the Quarter-Finals where they met Aberdeen. Although they took the lead in the 66th minute, two late goals from saw Aberdeen progress to the semi-finals.
League Record over Past Eight Seasons
2014: SWPL – 8th 40 points.
2013: SWFL Division One – 3rd 55 points. Promoted
2012: SWPL – 11th 15 points. Relegated.
2011: SWPL – 8th 17 points
2010: SWPL – 7th 29 points
2008/09: SWFL First Division – 2nd 44 points. Promoted
2007/08: SWFL First Division – 3rd 44 points.
2006/07: SWFL First Division – 4th 35 points.