ellie carpenter

The Australian heir-apparent to England’s greatest defender

The Australian heir-apparent to England’s greatest defender

Matildas young gun Ellie Carpenter is relishing testing herself at women's football powerhouse Olympique Lyonnais ahead of a potential Champions League debut. 21 Aug 2020
Carpenter: 'Every Lyon training is so intense to what I'm used to'

Carpenter: 'Every Lyon training is so intense to what I'm used to'

Ellie Carpenter says Lyon has already made her a better player, which, if you've ever seen her play before, is a scary proposition. 21 Aug 2020
Aussies set for Champions League

Aussies set for Champions League

Several Australians will be involved in this weekend's Women's Champions League quarter-finals, including Ellie Carpenter and Arsenal coach Joe Montemurro. 20 Aug 2020
Four Matildas set for epic debuts against each other

Four Matildas set for epic debuts against each other

Ellie Carpenter, Mary Fowler, Kyah Simon and Amy Harrison are all set to take part in a four-team invitational tournament next week. 7 Aug 2020
Wanderers' import named W-League's best

Wanderers' import named W-League's best

Kristen Hamilton has won the W-League's Julie Dolan Medal while Matilda Ellie Carpenter was named young player of the year for the third consecutive season. 23 Jul 2020
W-League at crossroads amid Euro exits

W-League at crossroads amid Euro exits

As Matildas flock to Europe, the PFA says the W-League must decide whether it wants to be a development competition or compete with the world's top leagues. 15 Jul 2020
Carpenter: 'I was 8 or 9...I said I wanted to be a Matilda'

Carpenter: 'I was 8 or 9...I said I wanted to be a Matilda'

Ellie Carpenter has given an insight into how she fell in love with football before what she believes will be "a turning point" in the women's game. 5 Jul 2020
Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has signed for French champions Olympique Lyon. 18 Jun 2020
Who should win W-League Young Player of the Year?

Who should win W-League Young Player of the Year?

Four deserving players are currently nominated for Westfield W-League Young Footballer of the Year 2019-20. 13 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Ellie Carpenter

Our favourite Matildas moments: Ellie Carpenter

...it's Ellie Carpenter, what more do you want? The latest in our series celebrating each individual Matildas most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Fans vote on best W-League player from each team

Fans vote on best W-League player from each team

The W-League has released its list of best player for each team. 3 Jun 2020
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