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W-League review: Wanderers go bang, Newcastle fight back, young local stars shine

Remy Siemsen
Remy Siemsen, 20, returned to Sydney FC with a bang.

The W-League weekend in 280 characters or less

Western Sydney kick off the season with a 2-1 win over Adelaide, Sydney pick up where they left off beating Victory 3-0, Canberra defeat an under-strength Perth 2-0, and Newcastle take their first ever point off Melbourne City after drawing 1-1.

JUMP TO: The winners | The losers | Here's the tea | The next gen

Western Sydney Wanderers
The Western Sydney Wanderers opened their season with a win over Adelaide United on Thursday night.

The Winners

Western Sydney Wanderers

It's not hard to improve on a wooden spoon, but the Wanderers got their new-look season off to the best...

Kosta Barbarouses defends decision to snub New Zealand, play for Sydney FC vs. Victory

Kwabena Appiah's strike in the 58th minute lifts Western United over Western Sydney Wanderers 2-1.
Sam Kerr says she's proud of the "amazing" deal that's provided equal pay for the women and men's Australian teams.

Kosta Barbarouses has defended his decision to sit out a friendly for New Zealand, saying the birth of his first child was always going to be the priority.

Barbarouses will be a notable absentee when the All Whites face Ireland in Dublin on Friday, new coach Danny Hay's first match in charge of the national team.

The star winger will instead feature in his first A-League Big Blue as a Sydney FC player against against former club Melbourne Victory on Sunday.

"To be honest, I was really looking...

W-League 2019-20 Season Preview: New signings, key players, ones to watch

Sam Kerr says she's excited to share the club she'll be joining as she looks to challenge herself in Europe.
Sam Kerr says she's proud of the "amazing" deal that's provided equal pay for the women and men's Australian teams.
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It's back. The wait for the start of a new W-League season always seems interminably long, however with the Women's World Cup conveniently positioned during the break this year, the opportunity to see women's football on our screens has been plentiful.

- U.S. viewers can stream W-League games live on ESPN+

While the Matildas' exit from the tournament in France felt premature, the announcements that funding for both W-League players and national team players would receive a significant boost has...

A-League review: Melbourne Victory's attack just won't click

It's Monday, so here's the good, bad and ugly from Round 5 in the A-League.

JUMP TO: Problems at the Victory | No one stands for City | What to make of Perth? | Jertec's pass, Pain's touch | A fitting late goal for Adelaide | Two touches, guys

Victory, and Athiu as anything other than a striker

It was the 48th minute in Melbourne Victory's 1-1 draw with Wellington Phoenix, and the Eye of Sauron that is the broadcast camera was for once not able to pick this moment up: The ball filters out to Storm...