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W-League Season Wrap: Melbourne City go unbeaten, future Matildas step up

Melbourne City claim a record-setting fourth W-League championship with a 1-0 vs. Sydney FC.
Western Sydney Wanderers score a late equaliser to snatch a point from runaway A-League leaders Sydney FC.
Scott McDonald scores again as Brisbane Roar continue hot streak with a 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets.
Melbourne City overcome an early deficit vs. the Mariners with the help of three goals from Jamie Maclaren.
Steve Corica believes the league has made the right decision in order to officially conclude the league.

JUMP TO: Adelaide United | Brisbane Roar | Canberra United | Melbourne City | Melbourne Victory | Newcastle Jets | Perth Glory | Sydney FC | Western Sydney Wanderers

Do you remember when the W-League kicked off in November? It seems so long ago now that it almost seems hypothetical. What did we care about then? The delayed release of the season schedule? The late player signings? Was it the invisible marketing campaign? The sporadic stadiums and the bizarre kickoff times? Maybe it was all of them...

Captain Steph Catley leads by example as Melbourne City claim W-League glory

Melbourne City claim a record-setting fourth W-League championship with a 1-0 vs. Sydney FC.

A year after missing finals football for the first time in club history, Melbourne City beat Sydney FC 1-0 on Steph Catley's 15th-minute goal to climb back to the summit of Australian women's football and, in doing so, stand alone as four-time W-League champions.

Positives

Ahead of the game, captain Catley sang the praises of her side's form under Rado Vidosic's coaching and, while they might not have been at their best at AAMI Park on Saturday, City prevailed.

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Steph Catley leads Melbourne City to W-League glory

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Melbourne City claim a record-setting fourth W-League championship with a 1-0 vs. Sydney FC.

Melbourne City have become the first team to claim four W-League championships, completing an unbeaten season with a 1-0 victory over Sydney FC at AAMI Park.

City captain Steph Catley scored Saturday afternoon's only goal in the 15th minute and was named best afield for a superb individual performance, although Sydney more than held their own against the premiers.

"The fact that we still got over the line, even though we might not have played our best football just shows how much this team wants...

Sydney FC 'focused and happy' despite concerns around W-League Grand Final

Amidst the coronavirus spread, FFA CEO James Johnson has confirmed that the A-League season will go ahead but behind closed doors.
Steve Corica believes the league has made the right decision in order to officially conclude the league.
Incredible last-ditch defending from Melbourne City holds the Wanderers to a 1-1 draw. Watch A-League on ESPN+.

Sydney FC W-League skipper and Grand Final regular Teresa Polias admits it's been more difficult than usual to focus on what will be her sixth appearance in a season decider.

But more than anything Polias feels fortunate that the Australian women's showpiece game against Melbourne City at AAMI Park on Saturday is set to proceed, while so many other sporting events have fallen by the wayside due to the coronavirus situation.

With so much attention being focused on events outside of sport, it's been...