She Kicks magazine offer free ‘Cup Final Special’ issue

The FA Women’s Cup final is taking place at Wembley this weekend, as holders Chelsea take on London rivals Arsenal – and She Kicks magazine are offering a free digital version of their special cup final edition.

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She Kicks have been publishing women’s football magazines for 20 years and over the last decade it has become their tradition to produce a cup final special, with interviews and ‘meet the players’ features, to highlight the teams and characters competing in the showcase game of the year.

To celebrate their 20th year and to help get you into the mood for the big Wembley final (watch LIVE on BBC Two from 1.30pm), they are offering the opportunity to read the latest digital version of the magazine online, the Cup Final Special edition, absolutely FREE of charge.

What’s in Issue 35? As well as pieces with Arsenal and Chelsea goalkeepers Sari van Veenendaal and Hedvig Lindahl, and profiles of the two squads supplied by Alex Scott, Gemma Davison and co; Issue 35 also includes Notts County and Scotland midfielder Leanne Crichton; tips on being a skipper from England and Man City captain Steph Houghton; an insight into pre-match preparation from Belles striker Natasha Dowie; Republic of Ireland striker and Houston Dash new recruit Denise O’Sullivan; Reading and Wales forward Helen Ward continues her regular column;  new ‘Safe Hands’ goalkeeping pages; plus news, views on refereeing in the women’s game, lots of pictures and more besides.

You can download the special edition of She Kicks here.

There will also be several former college students on show at Wembley tomorrow, including Chelsea Ladies stars Gilly Flaherty (ex-Oaklands College) and Drew Spence (ex-Merrist Wood College). Arsenal’s Alex Scott set up an academy at Kingston College in 2011, while Chelsea’s Fran Kirby has represented the ECFA national team.

Fans attending tomorrow’s Wembley final can pick up and official matchday programme and copy of She Kicks in a bundle, for a special price of £6.