Man City Women are days away from kicking off the new season.
The 2017/18 campaign, which takes on its new format to run alongside the men’s season, begins for the Blues with a trip to Yeovil on Sunday 24 September (2pm).
This year has already heralded success for Nick Cushing’s side, who claimed their first FA Cup triumph, reached the semi-finals of the Champions League at the first attempt and earned a top-two finish in the Spring Series.
In 2016, City clinched an historic league and cup double, lifting their first Super League title and second Continental Tyres Cup success.
The new season brings new challenges and some new faces.
We sat down with manager Cushing on City’s pre-season trip to Toulouse, as he discussed the year ahead, his new recruits, the summer’s Euros tournament and his personal highlights as Blues boss…