A big bag of results for the Australians overseas as the northern hemisphere competitions kick off in the US and Europe.

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Sydney FC's Caitlin Foord and Sky Blue FC travelled to 2013 semi finalists FC Kansas City for their first match of the 2014 NWSL season.  Starting for the Jersey side, Foord played 90 minutes in the midfield as Sky Blue managed a 1-1 draw to pick up a point on the road.

Match Report: FC Kansas City v Sky Blue FC

Sydney FC winger Sam Kerr and Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams were also on the road as last year's finalists WNY Flash met 2013 wooden spooners Washington Spirit.  Both Kerr and Williams put in solid 90 minute performances as the Flash got off to a great start to the season with a 3-1 win.

Match Report: Washington Spirit v WNY Flash Meanwhile Melbourne Victory's Lisa De Vanna and the Boston Breakers found it a little harder on their travels as they were beaten 3-0 by the Seattle Reign.  Coming off a long flight from the Matildas 1-1 series draw with Brazil, De Vanna was substituted into the match in the 57th minute.

Match Report: Seattle Reign v Boston Breakers

Across in England, Notts County Ladies played their first ever competitive game, coming out 2-1 winners over Coventry City in the fifth round of the FA Cup.  Melbourne Victory's Caitlin Friend started and played a full 90 minutes of the match, going close to notching up a goal, only to see her shot/cross hit the crossbar in the second half.

Match Report: Notts County v Coventry City

Also in Europe, Newcastle Jets' goalkeeper Eliza Campbell is close to inking a deal with top division Norwegian side Medkila IL.  The move would see the Young Matilda sign on as their starting goalkeeper for the 2014 season.