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Adelaide on team record three-game winning streak

Adelaide on team record three-game winning streak

Tim Grainey October 29, 2014 1

Perth Glory lost its first game of the season in Adelaide on Saturday, as United won 1-0 on a goal from Kristy Moore. Long-time Australian international goalkeeper Melissa Barbieri recorded her first shutout of

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Perth prevail over Sydney in top of table clash

Perth prevail over Sydney in top of table clash

Tim Grainey October 20, 2014 0

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the much-anticipated game between the top two teams in the league was a close run effort, with Perth Glory defeating Sydney, 1-0 at home on a blistering shot in the

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American Spencer scores again; Perth still perfect

American Spencer scores again; Perth still perfect

Tim Grainey October 14, 2014 2

Perth Glory remained perfect and atop of the W-League table after a 3-0 home victory over Canberra United on Saturday. Perth was led by two goals from Australian international Kate Gill, along with Canadian U-20

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Liverpool repeat as FAWSL champs on wild final day

Liverpool repeat as FAWSL champs on wild final day

Jeff Kassouf October 12, 2014 36

Liverpool repeated as FAWSL champions on Sunday, finishing top over Chelsea on goal difference in a dramatic three-team race on the final day of the season. Chelsea’s second-place finish earned the Blues a UEFA

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Mewis joins Van Hollebeke at Japanese club Iga

Mewis joins Van Hollebeke at Japanese club Iga

Jeff Kassouf October 11, 2014 16

Kristie Mewis signed with Japanese club Iga FC Kunoichi through Jan. 2, 2015. Mewis, who plays for the Boston Breakers in the NWSL, was officially introduced on Saturday, three days after the club announced

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Van Hollebeke joins Japan’s Iga FC Kunoichi

Van Hollebeke joins Japan’s Iga FC Kunoichi

Jeff Kassouf October 8, 2014 34

Rachel Van Hollebeke will play for Japanese club Iga FC Kunoichi this NWSL offseason. The two-time Nadeshiko League champions introduced the Portland Thorns FC defender on Wednesday. “When the opportunity arose for me to

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Perth wins big, keeps rolling in Westfield W-League

Perth wins big, keeps rolling in Westfield W-League

Tim Grainey October 7, 2014 5

Caitlin Foord and Sam Kerr both score braces on Sunday for Perth Glory, who won their fourth consecutive game in the seventh season of Australia’s Westfield W-League. Perth Glory blasted Western Sydney Wanderers 10-1

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Barbieri: W-League on the rise; Week 3 results

Barbieri: W-League on the rise; Week 3 results

Tim Grainey September 29, 2014 19

In this edition of the International Review, we look at the Week 3 games in Australia’s Westfield W-League, discuss some coaching changes for the Australian national team and Sydney FC, and talk with long-time

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Nairn assists five goals in Week 2 Down Under

Nairn assists five goals in Week 2 Down Under

Tim Grainey September 22, 2014 9

Canberra United, Perth Glory and Sydney FC all sit atop Australia’s Westfield W-League after two rounds of the 2014/15 season with two wins each. The Houston Dash’s Stephanie Ochs, playing forward in Australia, scored

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Americans shine in Week 1 of Australian W-League

Americans shine in Week 1 of Australian W-League

Tim Grainey September 15, 2014 29

Jasmyne Spencer scored twice to lead Sydney FC to a 2-0 home victory over Adelaide United during the first weekend of Australia’s W-League Season. Australia’s national women’s league started earlier this year than in

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