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The players each W-League club must retain next season

The players each W-League club must retain next season

In the months leading up to the 2020/21 W-League season, each club will be reviewing their roster as they formulate a plan of attack for the new campaign. 24 May 2020
Catley believes this is the greatest City team...and she might be right

Catley believes this is the greatest City team...and she might be right

Melbourne City are closing on several landmarks set by their all-conquering 2016 team but captain Steph Catley believes the current side is superior. 21 Feb 2020
Full report: Carpenter stars, City grab the chocolates

Full report: Carpenter stars, City grab the chocolates

Melbourne City routed third-placed Western Sydney Wanderers with ease to become W-League premiers with a match to spare as the finals series looms. 20 Feb 2020
This Week's Incredible W-League Stats & Broken Records

This Week's Incredible W-League Stats & Broken Records

Matildas Ellie Carpenter, Kyah Simon and Hayley Raso star this week, alongside a few sure-to-be Matildas of the future... 25 Dec 2019
'This weekend we’ll be at full strength' – Ellie Carpenter confident of City growth as reinforcements arrive

'This weekend we’ll be at full strength' – Ellie Carpenter confident of City growth as reinforcements arrive

Despite being held to a 1-1 draw by an unfancied Newcastle Jets in week one of the W-League, Ellie Carpenter is still confident Melbourne City will succeed in 2019/20. 20 Nov 2019
W-League can replace Kerr factor: Matildas

W-League can replace Kerr factor: Matildas

They might be missing the Sam Kerr factor but there'll be enough star power to keep eyes locked onto the W-League this summer. 7 Nov 2019
New Matildas pay deal boost for World Cup bid

New Matildas pay deal boost for World Cup bid

Defender Ellie Carpenter says the Matildas' new collective bargaining agreement can be crucial to Australia's hopes of hosting the 2023 Women's World Cup. 7 Nov 2019
Chile clashes ideal tests for Matildas

Chile clashes ideal tests for Matildas

Ellie Carpenter says the Matildas' friendlies against Chile will be important for testing defensive depth and preparing for next year's Olympic qualifiers. 7 Nov 2019
Melbourne City snare Matildas' Carpenter

Melbourne City snare Matildas' Carpenter

Melbourne City have signed teenage Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter on a one-year loan deal for the W-League season. 29 Oct 2019
Aussie trio aim to tame Sam Kerr in US

Aussie trio aim to tame Sam Kerr in US

This weekend's NWSL semi-finals in the US involve teams loaded with Matildas including Sam Kerr, Ellie Carpenter, Caitlin Foord, Hayley Raso and Steph Catley. 18 Oct 2019
Matildas' childhood friends face off in titanic NWSL final

Matildas' childhood friends face off in titanic NWSL final

Hayley Raso, Ellie Carpenter and Caitlin Foord's Portland Thorns locked in an NWSL semi-final against no other than Sam Kerr and Mackenzie Arnold's Chicago Red Stars. But there's one particular battle we're most excited for. 14 Oct 2019
Matildas Setting Records: 9 Best Goals, Moments and Players of the Week

Matildas Setting Records: 9 Best Goals, Moments and Players of the Week

It's the latest in our new segment! Resident football-expert Kristin Shaffer counts down the three best goals, three best moments and three best performances each week. 27 Aug 2019
Match Preview: Matildas v Brazil

Match Preview: Matildas v Brazil

In their second matches of the FIFA Women’s World Cup, both Australia and Brazil are looking for redemption and both for different reasons. 13 Jun 2019
Top 10 teens to watch at the World Cup

Top 10 teens to watch at the World Cup

Despite the average age of players being the highest in the competition’s history, there will be a total of 26 players under the age of 20 competing at this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup. 5 Jun 2019
Aussies Abroad wrap: May 14-20

Aussies Abroad wrap: May 14-20

The World Cup is quickly approaching which means just one final week for the Matildas players to be with their club teams before heading off to prepare to France next month. 20 May 2019
Meet the Matildas: Defenders

Meet the Matildas: Defenders

After introducing the three Matildas goalkeepers, today The Women's Game move up the field and look at the defenders. 18 May 2019