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Top three clubs fall as Wanderers, Roar eliminated from playoffs

Top three clubs fall as Wanderers, Roar eliminated from playoffs

Tim Grainey January 22, 2017 5

A week of upsets in the penultimate round of the Westfield W-League saw no changes in the top three, who all lost, while Melbourne City’s 3-1 defeat of Brisbane eliminated Brisbane and Western Sydney from the

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Monday Roundup: Alex Morgan confirms strike still possibility

Monday Roundup: Alex Morgan confirms strike still possibility

The Equalizer Staff January 16, 2017 178

Also in this roundup, Kyah Simon departs Boston and Tasha Kai undergoes ankle surgery In an interview with Donald McRae for The Guardian, Alex Morgan has confirmed that a strike by USWNT players is

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Canberra United and Adelaide United explode for big wins

Canberra United and Adelaide United explode for big wins

Tim Grainey January 15, 2017 78

Canberra overwhelmed Perth Glory 7-2 in the battle between second and third place sides, with five first half goals—including a hat-trick by Ashleigh Sykes—at home on Saturday, January 14 in front of 1,153 fans.

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Monday Roundup: Lyon announce Buchanan signing

Monday Roundup: Lyon announce Buchanan signing

The Equalizer Staff January 9, 2017 55

Also in today’s roundup, Clare Polkinghorne becomes first 100-cap player in W-League and the 2016 CONCACAF awards results are in On Saturday, Olympique Lyonnais confirmed the signing of Canadian-defender Kadeisha Buchanan. Lyon, the defending

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Sydney FC extends Melbourne City’s winless streak

Sydney FC extends Melbourne City’s winless streak

Tim Grainey January 8, 2017 7

The long awaited rematch of last year’s Grand Final between leaders Sydney FC and reigning champions Melbourne City—who are winless in their last four matches—ended in a 1-1 tie on Sunday, January 8. With

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Sydney FC scores six against Canberra to extend lead at top of the table

Sydney FC scores six against Canberra to extend lead at top of the table

Tim Grainey January 3, 2017 6

Sydney FC solidified its hold on first place with a goal fest at home to third place Canberra United on Monday January 2, defeating the Capital City side 6-1. Seventeen-year-old rookie midfielder Remy Siemsen—an

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Sydney FC takes over W-League top spot after derby win

Sydney FC takes over W-League top spot after derby win

Tim Grainey December 30, 2016 46

Sydney FC captured top stop in the Westfield W-League standings with a 2-1 derby win at Western Sydney Wanderers on December 30. Sydney FC now has 18 points, with one more game played then

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Sam Kerr leads Perth Glory over Melbourne City, to top of table

Sam Kerr leads Perth Glory over Melbourne City, to top of table

Tim Grainey December 27, 2016 25

On Tuesday, December 27, Perth Glory came from behind in the final 18 minutes to defeat Melbourne City on the road 3-2, behind two late goals from Sam Kerr (77th and 84th minute). Perth’s

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Fletcher’s brace hands Melbourne City second straight loss

Fletcher’s brace hands Melbourne City second straight loss

Tim Grainey December 18, 2016 18

Kendall Fletcher (Seattle Reign) scored twice—the second from the penalty spot in the 49th minute—to give Western Sydney Wanderers a home victory over Melbourne City in front of 513 fans on December 18. Former Australian

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W-League: Kelsey Wys tears ACL in Newcastle win

W-League: Kelsey Wys tears ACL in Newcastle win

Tim Grainey November 21, 2016 42

In week 3, all four Westfield W-League games were played on Sunday, November 20 with Newcastle Jets and Sydney FC securing victories to pull joint level with idle Melbourne City, who have a game

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