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'I was drug tested straight after the game'

'I was drug tested straight after the game'

Claire Emslie's late season surge was a key part of Melbourne City's undefeated W-League championship, but as soon as the final whistle blew, things got a lot harder. 29 Mar 2020
Western Sydney's 'history making' legacy is its youth

Western Sydney's 'history making' legacy is its youth

Before COVID19 reared its ugly head, the 2019/20 W-League season had more than its fair share of drama and excitement. 29 Mar 2020
'We knew we were going to be the only game playing in the world'

'We knew we were going to be the only game playing in the world'

Sydney FC star Veronica Latsko has recounted the crazy week leading up to a unique W-League Grand Final with worldwide attention. 27 Mar 2020
Matildas sweat Women's Super League decision

Matildas sweat Women's Super League decision

The future of many Australians hang in the balance, with the FA currently in negotiations to expunge this season's Women's Super League results. 27 Mar 2020
'It would be staggering': Fox Sports urged to stick with football

'It would be staggering': Fox Sports urged to stick with football

The head of Australia's professional footballers' union is urging Foxtel not to walk out on their broadcast deal with the FFA amid the coronavirus pandemic. 24 Mar 2020
Catley relishes 'dream' W-League triumph

Catley relishes 'dream' W-League triumph

Matildas defender Steph Catley delivered a standout showing in the W-League grand final, capping off a season where she took her game to another level. 22 Mar 2020
W-League Grand Final Tactical Analysis

W-League Grand Final Tactical Analysis

The Grand final saw two familiar rivals face off in unfamiliar circumstances. 21 Mar 2020
'We deserved it': Catley leads City to W-League glory

'We deserved it': Catley leads City to W-League glory

Matildas star Steph Catley has led Melbourne City to a record fourth W-League championship, scoring the only goal in a grand final win over Sydney FC. 21 Mar 2020
3 Things We Learned: W-League Grand Final

3 Things We Learned: W-League Grand Final

The invincibles showed why they are invincible. Melbourne City beat Sydney FC 1-0 to complete their unbeaten season. Four titles in five years for the best club in the land. 21 Mar 2020
‘There’s something really special’: Matildas, coaches preview monster W-League Grand Final

‘There’s something really special’: Matildas, coaches preview monster W-League Grand Final

The winner of the W-League grand final between Melbourne City and Sydney FC will become the first team to take out four championships. 20 Mar 2020
Galabadaarachchi admits WSL 'much higher quality' than W-League

Galabadaarachchi admits WSL 'much higher quality' than W-League

Despite being only 18, Jacynta Galabadaarachchi is now somewhat of a trailblazer given the surge of Matildas towards the English Women's Super League. 19 Mar 2020
City's four-time W-League champ could have been a Matilda...now Europe awaits

City's four-time W-League champ could have been a Matilda...now Europe awaits

Rebekah Stott is already one of the greatest W-League imports of all time and this Saturday, she has the chance to become a five-time Champion. But could it be the last time we see the 26-year-old in Melbourne City colours? 19 Mar 2020
Green: '21, two Championships...I'd be pretty lucky'

Green: '21, two Championships...I'd be pretty lucky'

Ally Green is back in Sky Blue, in red-hot form and brimming for a chance to win back-to-back W-League Grand Finals this weekend...but her next opponents may dampen that enthusiasm. 19 Mar 2020
Sydney legend elated 'really, really huge' Grand Final gets go ahead

Sydney legend elated 'really, really huge' Grand Final gets go ahead

She's about to play her sixth W-League grand final, but Sydney FC captain Teresa Polias is just happy the game is going ahead. 19 Mar 2020
'It's encouraged MORE people to travel': Matilda confused over coronavirus warnings

'It's encouraged MORE people to travel': Matilda confused over coronavirus warnings

Exasperated Matildas veteran Elise Kellond-Knight took to Twitter after a series of flights returning to Australia, to voice her concerns that the coronavirus crack down was having the reverse effect. 19 Mar 2020
A-League to end quickly behind closed doors

A-League to end quickly behind closed doors

Football Federation Australia says the A-League and W-League will continue despite the coronavirus pandemic, with FFA bosses hoping to condense the remaining games into a quickfire schedule. 16 Mar 2020