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4 October 2018 8:17 AM Marquee status: Sam Kerr re-signs with Perth Glory for another W-League season

What do Alessandro Del Piero, Tim Cahill, Dwight Yorke, Keisuke Honda and now Sam Kerr have in common? They are all beneficiaries of Football Federation Australia’s marquee player fund, with Kerr - one of Australia’s best athletes - becoming the first female marquee in Australian soccer’s W-League. Kerr has re-signed with Perth Glory for an eighth season 9

24 September 2018 4:48 AM Melbourne City confirm Kellond Knight and Butt as they aim at fourth W-League

Melbourne City has carried all before it in the W-League for the past three seasons, and is hoping that it can continue to set the standard even with the loss of its captain coach from last season, Jess Fishlock, and Matildas defender Alanna Kennedy. In place of that high profile pair they have recruited Matildas stars Elise Kellond-Knight and Tameka 14

7 September 2018 8:19 AM ACT club presidents meet to discuss 'rogue' Capital Football chairman

If the vote fails, it means FIFA could dissolve the FFA and even boot the Socceroos and Matildas from international competition. The FFA tried bridge the governance impasse through a teleconference with the federations and Capital Football was the only member not to dial in on Thursday. Canberra club presidents met earlier this week and are concerned 21

29 August 2018 11:00 PM Garriock re-signs Flannery and backs the teenager to fill Heyman void

Matildas teenage superstar Ellie Carpenter is expected to re-sign alongside Young Matildas midfielder Karly Roestbakken. Clare Hunt will train with the club as she recovers from a serious knee injury. Heyman, Caitlin Munoz and Liana Danaskos were shown the door, while imports Haley Kopmeyer, Laura Bassett, Toni Pressley and Elise Thorsnes have returned 16

19 July 2018 9:28 AM Canberra United coach paves road for club players to reach W-League

Canberra United coach Heather Garriock is determined to see more "home-grown" Canberrans in the Matildas and has started her own academy to make it happen. Garriock will launch he Canberra United winter academy next week, aimed at bringing club players into an elite program she can call upon during the W-League season. Canberra United has academies until 18

20 June 2018 7:27 AM Canberra rising star Karly Roestbakken to join Young Matilidas in Asia

Rising Canberra star Karly Roestbakken has been picked in the Young Matildas squad to play at the ASEAN women's championships in Indonesia at the end of June. Roestbakken is part of a 23-strong squad to play games against the senior national teams of Thailand, Malaysia, Timor-Leste and Cambodia in the group stages. All of Australia’s matches will be played 17

19 May 2018 1:00 PM The end of the Bushrangers? Such is life

Today Australia is saturated with nonsensical names for its sporting teams. It starts with the Socceroos and Matildas in men’s and women’s soccer and gets worse from there. There’s the Boomers and the Opals in basketball; Sharks and Stingers in water polo; the Kookaburras and the Hockeyroos in hockey. If the names for our national teams reflect a desperate 49

19 April 2018 9:04 AM Tide is turning in Matildas' rivalry with Japan, says Stajcic

Whether it is the Blue Samurai or Nadeshiko, Japan have become Australia's main regional football rivals, but any sense of sentiment has been abandoned by Stajcic who cares for little else apart from winning the Asian Cup. "Not for me personally, players can speak for themselves," Stajcic said. "The occasion is such a big occasion, the trophy that we're 45

6 April 2018 6:57 AM Aivi Luik back from wilderness for Matildas Asian Cup campaign

Luik is over her quad complaint and her debilitating hamstring injuries. This couldn’t have come at a better time given the Asian Cup is also the qualifying tournament for the 2019 World Cup in France. She was an integral part of the Matildas' 2010 Asian Cup-winning side and has a wealth of overseas playing experience to draw on, but Luik isn’t getting 36

25 March 2018 7:20 AM Karly Roestbakken goes from Young Matildas to Canberra park footballer in a week

"It was so good, I was nervous but also so proud and just wanted to do my best for my country," Roestbakken said. "It was a big crowd out there too and a great atmosphere, it's an amazing feeling with people screaming and cheering for you like that. "It was a big difference going back to NPLW this week, the crowd doesn't get as big but it's always good playing 46