A-League transfer showdown: Football Australia ready to implement DTS without APL buy-in

Football Australia CEO James Johnson has signalled that his organisation is willing to introduce a domestic transfer system (DTS) into the Australian football ecosystem without the full buy-in of the game's various stakeholders. Full story in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/soccer/australian-a-league-men/story/4598038/a-league-transfer-showdown-football-australia-ready-to-implement-dts-without-apl-buy-in

Victory stun Sydney to secure a point and keep ALW premiership race alive

Inspired by second-half substitute Lia Privitelli, Melbourne Victory has stunned Sydney FC with a 93rd-minute equaliser that secured a 2-2 draw at City Vista Reserve on Wednesday evening.  After dominating the opening half for no reward on the scoresheet, a well-drilled and organised Harboursiders unit eventually made a deserved breakthrough early in the second stanza … Continue reading Victory stun Sydney to secure a point and keep ALW premiership race alive

Back at it? Hopkins confident in Victory defensive improvements

After recording three-straight clean sheet wins, Melbourne Victory A-League Women (ALW) coach Jeff Hopkins believes his side have begun to turn the corner on their defensive struggles.  Following a stuttering start to their campaign - conceding just one goal less than their entire 2020-21 season across their opening five fixtures - defending ALW champions Victory … Continue reading Back at it? Hopkins confident in Victory defensive improvements

Victory set to reinforce defence, but more Matildas’ absences loom

Melbourne Victory is expecting to lose Matildas Kyra Cooney-Cross and Courtney Nevin to international duty again before the A-League Women (ALW) season is out, but has signed much needed defensive reinforcement.  Looking to plug the gap that captain Kayla Morrison left in Victory’s back four when she went down with an ACL injury, Victory will … Continue reading Victory set to reinforce defence, but more Matildas’ absences loom

Battle-hardened City ready for Sydney FC ALW test

Melbourne City A-League Women coach Rado Vidošić believes that his side’s challenging slate of opening fixtures will place them in good stead to challenge high-powered Sydney FC. Initially scheduled to take place in Melbourne on Sunday, an Australian Open-driven dearth of personnel to broadcast the contest forced the relocation of the 2019-20 Grand Final re-match … Continue reading Battle-hardened City ready for Sydney FC ALW test