Hitching up his trousers, a surprise guest at Kingsmeadow - ex-Liverpool gaffer Gerard Houllier. He managed the Olympique Lyonnais men's team from 2005-7, writes Jane Grove. He pitched up (alongside Talk Sport's Moose, above) at the Chelsea Women v Lyon Women's Champions League semi, and (below) joined jubilant French fans at the end in celebratingREAD MORE
The team managed by former Chelsea manager Matt Beard, captained by former Blue Gilly Flaherty and anchored by ex-Blue Claire Rafferty failed to win the SSE Women's FA Cup final because former Chelsea goalie Becky Spencer wasn't between the sticks. West Ham lost the cup final 3-0, despite holding the clear favourites for 52 minutes...READ MORE
Chelsea's Charlotte Fleming has made the Young Lionesses squad for the Uefa European Women's U17 championship finals in Bulgaria, writes Jane Grove. The England team play Germany tomorrow (Sunday) before matches against Austria on Wednesday and the Netherlands on Saturday May 11. It's an important stepping stone for one of Chelsea's rising stars; full EnglandREAD MORE
Counterattack! That's the simple advice of four time Women's FA Cup winner and ex-Blue Eni Aluko as underdogs West Ham prepare to face the might of overwhelming favourites Manchester City at Wembley this afternoon. Last year's record crowd for a club contest between women’s teams was set last year as 45,423 turned out to seeREAD MORE
It should have been an all-London derby between Chelsea Women and West Ham United, says Blues manager Emma Hayes... but we are where we are, and Man City will face the Hammers at Wembley in the SSE Women's FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday afternoon, writes Jane Grove. Only a freak own goal byREAD MORE
Chelsea Women's manager Emma Hayes has one of the toughest tasks on her hands over the next few days - keeping her squad focused and fighting for the final two league games of what has been a bittersweet season. The fact that, in the great scheme of things, the matches are almost meaningless in termsREAD MORE
The Good Life is free, publishing six times a year to 11,500 homes in Surbiton, Tolworth, Berrylands and Long Ditton. We now reach 28,000 readers with our well-written editorial, and our eye-catching adverts.