(Written by Katee Hui, Founder of Hackney Laces) On April 22nd, I’ll be running 26.2 Miles through the streets of London. I’m running for a cause incredibly close to my heart, the Laces. Throughout my whole life football has been a vital source of … Continue reading
Tag Archives: Womens football
On Saturday we were delighted to take part in the inaugural Playing for Kicks tournament, organised by the lovely Boiler Room Ladies FC. All proceeds went to support Women in Sport and the tournament was supported by Fans for Diversity.
5 years ago on this day, Hackney Laces was born. And over the course of 5 years we’ve come a long way. There will be plenty of celebration to be had later this year, for now we just wanted to mark the … Continue reading
We couldn’t be prouder of Mirjeta one of our laces who has been accepted to Tottenham Hotspurs Ladies Football Academy. Based at Barnet and Southgate college, the curriculum combines secondary school education with an academy style football programme. Mirjeta joined us … Continue reading
Last night, two squads from Hackney Laces battled it out in an amazing and intense, underground 4v4 tournament, hosted by Nike at the Steel Yard. The rules were simple. Winner stays on. And you can’t draw or both teams are … Continue reading
In April we were invited to take part in Trapster Goals, a tournament of eight men’s teams and eight women’s teams in West London. We thought we’d take a punt and pull a squad together. And we’re so glad we … Continue reading
As a regular member of the England women’s national squad since 2004, with over 25 caps you can imagine how excited we were for Siobhan Chamberlain to come and coach us.
Today we were fortunate enough to witness history. For the first time, England Women’s team were able to play at Wembley stadium. This momentous occasion welcomed a crowd of 55,000 fans and was shown on the BBC for viewers at home. … Continue reading
2013-2014 marked Hackney Laces debut into leagues. Our youngers (U16s) played in the capital girls league and our olders (16+) played in the Greater London Women’s League. Our youngers played in a friendly league so we were learning the ropes and … Continue reading
Our fourth fixture in the league saw us return to Hackney Marshes to play K.I.K.K Talang. This was a close encounter in many ways, with only one point separating us in second from our opposition in third in the table before … Continue reading