Isobel Dalton - Napoli

Brisbane Roar and Young Matildas defender Isobel Dalton is the latest Aussie to ship off to Italy, joining Italian giants Napoli.

Dalton joins the storied southern Italian club after a highly successful W-League spell, becoming the 14th Matilda to make the switch this season.

Dalton will head to Naples on July 17 to join the club for pre-season before their first season in the Italian Serie A Feminnile.


Young Matildas prodigy signs for Italian giants

Brisbane Roar and Young Matildas defender Isobel Dalton is the latest Aussie to ship off to Europe, joining Italian giants Napoli.

Mackenzie Arnold - West Ham

West Ham United have announced the signing of Mackenzie Arnold.

The Gold Coast native joins the FA Women's Super League side from the Brisbane Roar.  She is West Ham's first signing of this northern hemisphere summer transfer window.

The Matildas keeper had spent nine seasons in the W-League.  First making her debut in 2011-12 with the Perth Glory, she went on to play with Canberra United, the Western Sydney Wanderers, and most recently with the Roar.


Yet another Matilda lands England move

West Ham United have announced the signing of Mackenzie Arnold.

Lydia Williams - Arsenal

Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams has signed for English giants Arsenal.

Williams becomes the fifth Australian at the Women's Super League giants after Caitlin Foord and Steph Catley joined Aussie coaches Joe Montemurro and Aaron D'Antino.

Williams signed a one-year deal with the Gunners, with the option to renew for a second season.


Williams: 'I was immensely jealous watching Arsenal'

Lydia Williams has spoken about her dream move to Arsenal and the connection with coach Joe Montemurro that made it all possible.

Kyah Simon - PSV Eindhoven (Eredivisie Vrouwen)

Matildas veteran striker Kyah Simon announced she'll be joining Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven. "PSV is a club with an illustrious history and is making big steps (within) women's football," she said.

"This feels like the challenge I was looking for."


Simon on Matildas exodus: ‘Europe breathes football’

Kyah Simon is the latest Matilda to move to Europe, joining teammate Amy Harrison at Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.

Steph Catley - Arsenal (Women's Super League)

Steph Catley announced after much speculation that she'll be joining Aussie coaches Joe Montemurro and Alex D'Antino alongside Matildas striker Caitlin Foord at perennial WSL powerhouses and world football giants, Arsenal.


Matildas star Catley joins Arsenal

Steph Catley is the latest Matilda to move to England, joining teammate Caitlin Foord at English soccer powerhouse Arsenal.

Ella Mastrantonio - Bristol City (Women's Super League)

Shortly before Catley's move, Western Sydney Wanderers' W-League star Mastrantonio announced she was joining Aussie coach Tanya Oxtoby and Matildas midfielder Chloe Logarzo at WSL cellar-dwellers Bristol City.


Midfielder Mastrantonio on her move to the UK

Australia international midfielder Ella Mastrantonio has signed for English Women's Super League side Bristol City from Western Sydney Wanderers.

Angie Beard - KR Reykjavík (Úrvalsdeild Kvenna)

Although yet to be fully confirmed, Icelandic reports have listed Melbourne Victory's W-League star with a move to Icelandic champions KR Reykjavik.

Ellie Carpenter - Olympique Lyon (Division 1 Feminine)

Ellie Carpenter signed arguably the biggest move in Australian football history when she joined six-time Champions League winners and the most prestigious club in global women's football, Olympique Lyon.


Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has signed for French champions Olympique Lyon.

Laura Hughes -  Throttur Reykjavik (Úrvalsdeild Kvenna)

Laura Hughes told us about the excitement in signing her first overseas contract with Throttur Reykjavik.

The young Aussie, who has arrived in Iceland, described how and why she picked the Icelandic league.

"It’s always been a dream of mine to play overseas so now that I’ve finished school I thought this was the perfect opportunity to travel and play," she said.


From Canberra to Iceland: The 'highlights video' that secured Hughes' 'dream' move

Laura Hughes told us about the excitement in signing her first overseas contract with Throttur Reykjavik.

Teagan Micah - Arna-Bjornar (Toppserien)

Matildas goalkeeper Teagan Micah has signed with Norwegian side Arna-Bj√łrnar.

The Brurastien based club, located near Bergen, has played in Norway's top-flight competition, the Toppserien, since 2006.  This is the first overseas professional club that Micah will play for.


Matildas goalkeeper secures 'beautiful country' move in search of Olympic spot

Matildas goalkeeper Teagan Micah has signed with Norwegian side Arna-Bjørnar.

Clare Polkinghorne - Avaldsnes IL (Toppserien)

Polkinghorne is set for a debut European move after the culmination of this W-League campaign, although she'll miss many of the youngster Matildas in her squad currently flooding the English Women's Super League.

With Polkinghorne's move to Norwegian Toppserien club Avaldsnes confirmed - recently home to fellow veteran teammate Aivi Luik - the 121-cap Australian defender is hoping to New South Wales football fans on a high.


Norway bound Matilda urges fans to 'enjoy our football'

Clare Polkinghorne is hoping Matildas fans ensure their new-found home ground advantage pays off when the team face Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers next month.

Katrina Gorry - Avaldsnes IL (Toppserien)

Matildas midfielder Gorry worked her way back into national team contention after a long injury-related absence at the end of Australia's Tokyo Olympics qualifiers and secured a move alongside Polkinghorne to Avaldsnes soon after.

Emma Checker - FC Fleury 91 (Division 1 Arkema)

Emma Checker signed for Division 1 Arkema FC Fleury 91 after winning the 2020 W-League championship with Melbourne City. 

"It is an honour to have been given the opportunity to join FC Fleury 91," she said.

"I am equally happy to join the french championship which has an excellent reputation. I am extremely demanding of myself and I hope that this will help the team to accomplish its objectives. I love to win and to be competitive, my ambition is to finish in the top 5."


Another Matilda seals French move: 'It's an honour'

Emma Checker will be headed to France this fall to play in the upcoming 2020-21 Division 1 Arkema season.

Elise Kellond-Knight - Kristianstads DFF (Damallsvenskan)

KK jetted off to Sweden where she was recently injured in her club debut, however the seriousness is currently unknown.

Mary Fowler - Montpellier (Division 1 Feminine)

French club Montpellier confirmed the signing of Matildas prodigy Mary Fowler in February.

Fowler joined the club from Adelaide United after scoring three goals in seven appearances last season.


French giants sign Fowler: 'It's up to her to show her qualities'

French club Montpellier have confirmed the signing of Matildas prodigy Mary Fowler.

Amy Harrison - PSV Eindhoven (Eredivisie Vrouwen)

Amy Harrison was one of the first Australians to seal a move to continental Europe and hopes her switch to PSV Eindhoven will help her break back into the Matildas.

"I'm obviously super excited," Harrison told the Matildas' website.

"I guess it's a little strange at the moment being so excited. However, when that green light does come, and I can get there, it's just exciting thinking about it all."


Matildas' Harrison joins PSV Eindhoven

Amy Harrison is the latest Australian to seal a move to Europe and hopes her switch to PSV Eindhoven will help her break back into the Matildas.

Caitlin Foord - Arsenal (Women's Super League)

One of the highest-profile signings of the Matildas flood into England, after Chelsea snapped up Sam Kerr, Foord quickly followed suit to Arsenal.

She played a key role in their late-season surge and narrowly lost to Kerr's Chelsea in the 2020 Continental Cup final before Arsenal were ruled out of the WSL title on a weighted points-decision due to COVID19.


Confirmed! Foord joins ‘one of the world’s biggest clubs’

Sydney FC have released star Matildas striker Caitlin Foord to FAWSL champions Arsenal, effective immediately.

Karly Roestbakken - Lillestrom SK (Toppserien)

Roestbakken's move to the most dominant side in Norway's Toppserien, LSK Kvinner FK, will likely ensure she remains a key cog in Australia's defensive wheel for years to come.

LSK have won a whopping five of the last six Norwegian titles and made the Champions League quarterfinals two years ago.

While overshadowed by the plethora of Matildas heading to European powerhouses over the past few months, Roestbakken's decision appears shrewd but hardly surprising. Everything about the Matildas' wing-back - from her presentation in interviews to her presence on the pitch - exudes reliability and confidence.

Hayley Raso - Everton (Women's Super League)

Matildas winger Hayley Raso joined Everton on a six-month contract, joining Australian teammate Sam Kerr in England's FA Women's Super League.


Another Matilda joins Kerr in Women's Super League

Matildas winger Hayley Raso is joining Everton on a six-month contract, joining Australian teammate Sam Kerr in England's FA Women's Super League.

Nikola Orgill - Kolbotn (Toppserien)

After another strong campaign with Canberra United, both Orgill and teammate Roestbakken departed to Norway. While Roestbakken joined undisputed powerhouses Lillestrom, Orgill joined fellow high-flyers, three-time champions Kolbotn.

Sam Kerr - Chelsea (Women's Super League)

Matildas captain Sam Kerr officially signed with English club Chelsea on November 13.

She said a desire to play in the world's best women's soccer league led to her signing a lucrative deal with English heavyweights Chelsea.

The Matildas captain joined Chelsea for the next two-and-a-half years on a reported $2m deal.


Matildas star Kerr signs with Chelsea

Australia's women's soccer captain Sam Kerr has officially signed with English club Chelsea.