Closing the gap on Arsenal is our big target
Bristol Academy and England Goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain:
AND relax! Well, at least that's what I intend to do now the season is finally complete. It's been another great season for Bristol Academy and one that, over the coming weeks, we will sit down and dissect as a group and work out how we come back better in 2013.
The team we are all looking to emulate is Arsenal, who have just completed a brilliant double, going the whole season unbeaten in the league before sealing a cup win with a 1-0 victory over Birmingham on Wednesday night. A spectacular strike from Kim Little, late in the game, was the difference on the night, but, in truth, they have been a step above the rest this year.
The gap has closed, though, and we know that we aren't far behind, so the challenge for teams like us will be how we build on what we have and strengthen our squad.
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Alongside the match on Wednesday night, I was lucky enough to be involved in a football first. I know I talk a lot about the innovative digital aspect of women's football being so good, but this was a really creative and different idea that helps open up our sport to new people.
The fans were given a radio ear-piece, in which they could receive an in-match show hosted by Radio 1 and Dancing On Ice star Comedy Dave, aka Dave Vitty. This was also available to listen to from home on the internet and Dave was assisted by myself and Megan Harris, who plays for Lincoln.
The show enabled fans to get an understanding of what players would be thinking during the game. We spoke to fans in the crowd, as well as a few other familiar faces from women's football, including our England captain Casey Stoney.
It was a great experience to be able to work alongside a radio legend like 'Comedy Dave' and I hope everyone that got involved enjoyed the experience as well.
Away from the cup final, my team-mate Jess Fishlock won a notable award this week. On Monday night, she was named Welsh Player of the Year at the FA Wales awards dinner. It will come as no surprise to anyone who has watched Jess this season, as she's had an amazing season for club and country and deserves all of the plaudits which come her way.
Before I can put my feet up for some winter rest, there's just one week left of training ahead of England's international friendly against France.
We meet up as a squad next Tuesday, before flying to Paris on Friday. France are one of the world's best teams and always attract a big home crowd, so we know we are signing-off 2012 in a highly competitive way.