It was the shock news that caused much conjecture when a fortnight ago former Perth Glory international imports Emma Kete and Lisa Marie Woods were released from the club.
Apart of a released joint statement, both players have relatively kept their silence despite plenty of rumours bandied about with both players. New Zealand striker Emma Kete spoke with us to about her release and her plans for 2012.
Winning a World Cup is a privilege and honour that not all the great players in the game can achieve. Just ask Marta and Abby Wambach to name a few. German defender Ariane Hingst has not one but two World titles, plus a long list of other achievements, to her name.
Having retired from international football earlier this year, the 32 year old has now hit Australian shores to suit up for the Newcastle Jets and maybe add a W-League title to an already bulging trophy cabinet. Ahead of her first match this weekend, we spoke with Hingst about Australia and all things football.
Hingst at W-League launch | TWG
While the Melbourne Victory have been one of the best defensive sides in the first two seasons of the Westfield W-League, the Victorian side has struggled to score freely. To address this problem in Season Three, prolific English striker Jodie Taylor has the joined the ranks.
Jodie Taylor heading the Melbourne attack | Getty
Shu O Tseng is not hard to miss and her flair with hair is equally matched with her flair on the pitch. Tseng has been one of the main reasons Canberra United has turned their season around. The diminutive striker's fast feet have caused many a defence concerns and she will be looking to do so again this weekend.
One of the two internationals in the United squad, Tseng has proved to be one of the more exciting players in the League.
An unique and exciting striker | TWG