The weekly segment which takes you through what our players are doing during the Westfield W-League and Foxtel National Youth League off-season.This allows you to follow how our players are performing for their NPL and overseas clubs while keeping you up-to-date with fixtures in case you’d like to go and watch them live.
Mens NPL 1
South Coast Wolves and Thomas Manos won 3-2 against Bonnyrigg White Eagles. Manos’ kicking was excellent and he made a notable save off an impressive free-kick.
Anthony Schmidt played ten minutes for Marconi Stallions in their 5-1 loss against Sydney Olympic.
Michael Trajkovski was out injured in Sydney Olympic’s 1-0 loss against Marconi Stallions and hopes to be back in the next week or two.
Jordan Koton is still out injured and missed out in playing in Sydney United 58’s 5-2 victory against Parramatta FC.
Tia Gavin continued her excellent goal scoring form getting Manly’s goal in their 1-1 draw with North West Sydney Koalas. It was a solid physical and mental performance by Manly who also had Chloe O’Brien in the line-up.
Helen Petinos, Hannah Beard and Rhianna Pollicina all lined up for the Koalas with Beard getting the assist for their goal after Petinos had won the ball in midfield.
Football NSW Institute’s 4-2 victory over Illawarra Stingrays saw Demi Koulizakis score from outside the box while setting-up another! Jordan Baker scored one for Stingrays while Michelle Carney set the other up. Fellow Wanderers Lorena Bugden (Institute) and Caitlin Cooper (Stingrays) also took to the pitch.
Sydney University got their first win of the season with a 2-0 victory over the Emerging Jets. Grace Henry, Trudy Burke, Victoria Guzman and Rachel Soutar all featured in the winning side with Soutar’s cross setting-up the second goal.
Caitlin Jarvie returns to Sydney on Tuesday to play for Marconi Stallions.
National Women’s Soccer League (USA)
Keelin Winters was part of Seattle Reign’s 1-0 loss against Kansas City FC.
Portland Thorns came from behind to equalise 2-2 against Chicago Red Stars with Kendall Johnson playing the final half an hour.
Anthony Schmidt and Marconi Stallions will be playing at Valentine Sports Park this Saturday at 7.30pm against Blacktown City FC.
Thomas Manos will be in goals for South Coast Wolves’ next match against APIA Leichhardt Tigers at Lambert Park. Kick-off is 7.45pm on Saturday.
The North West Sydney Koalas featuring Helen Petinos, Hannah Beard and Rhianna Pollicina will be playing against Laura Donnelly and Macarthur Rams this Sunday at 3pm at ELS Hall Park.
Michelle Carney, Caitlin Cooper and Jordan Baker of Illawarra Stingrays will be taking on Manly United a side that will feature teammates Chloe O’Brien and Tia Gavin also on Sunday at 3pm at JJ Kelly Park.
Rachel Soutar, Jessica Urquhart, Grace Henry, Trudy Burke and Victoria Guzman will be playing away from home with Sydney University as they take on Central Coast at 3pm on Sunday at Pluim Park.
FNSW Institute with Demi Koulizakis and Lorena Budgen will be playing at home at Valentine Sports Park this Sunday at 3pm against North Shore Mariners.
Golden Boot and Westfield W-League Player of the Season Keelin Winters and Seattle Reign will be taking on Washington Spirit this Sunday at 12pm AEDST.
Kendall Johnson and Portland Thorns will have a break this weekend with their next game also against Washington Spirit to be played on the 10th of May at 12pm AEDST.