Month: May 2017

Aussies Abroad

Aussies Abroad: 10 – 24 May 2017 Wrap

The last fortnight has seen an Aussie clinch a title in Germany, a goal scoring run in Sweden and keeping apace with the leaders in Japan. Here is the report for the past 2 weeks. United States Two weeks ago the first NWSL game of…

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W-League

Expanding Horizons: A discussion about the introduction of a 10th W-League team

Later this year, the Westfield W-League is set to reach an important milestone as it commences its 10th season. In that time period the W-League has powered the growth and success of the Matildas, along with the progression and popularity of women’s football at grassroots.…

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Canberra United

Canberra United appoint Matildas legend Heather Garriock as head coach

Canberra United has announced the appointment of current Matildas Assistant Coach Heather Garriock as Head Coach for the W-League. Garriock becomes the sixth coach for the two time W-League champions and takes the reigns following the departure of Rae Dower last month. “I am obviously…

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News

USSF confirms Tournament of Nations

The USSF have confirmed the hosting of the Tournament of Nations, a new four nations competition featuring the USA, Australia, Japan and Brazil. The tournament sees Australia face the reigning World Champions, Asian champions and South American champions over 8 days on the west coast…

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Aussies Abroad

Aussies Abroad: 2 – 9 May 2017 Wrap

This week in Aussies Abroad action saw a first goals for Caitlin Foord and Emily Gielnik, Aussie v Aussies action in Europe and a resurgent Matilda in red hot form in the United States. Here is the report. USA The first game of the weekend…

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Perth Glory

Sam Kerr’s triumph over tribulation

Standing in the spotlight, camera lenses pointed in her direction, flashes firing, Sam Kerr grasped a bronzed medallion that carried the weighted of a storied name with a storied history of winners. Julie Murray, Joanne Peters, Heather Garriock, Lisa De Vanna, Sally Shipard; this was…

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