Every key date and derby for Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season

Westfield W-League fans, it's time to mark these key dates down on your calendar.

Here you can find the dates and times of the fixtures you don't want to miss, including the big derby clashes, double headers, Grand Final rematch, and themed rounds.

So get your diaries out and let the excitement for the Westfield W-League Season 2019/20 begin.

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Sydney derby

The Harbour City bragging rights were very much coloured in Sky Blue in 2018/19, but can the Red and Black turn the tide with the launch of a new era in Western Sydney?

Sydney FC opened the 2018/19 season with a 3-0 away win at Marconi Stadium and repeated the same scoreline when they welcomed Wanderers to Leichhardt Oval in Round 11.

Ante Juric's side ended up lifting the Championship, while Wanderers propped up the rest of the ladder in ninth place. 

But with a new coach installed in Dean Heffernan and a new ground to call home in Bankwest Stadium, Western Sydney will striving to make up ground on their city rivals in 2019/20.

Red and Black fans will be hoping for double delight at the first Westfield W-League Sydney Derby to be played at Bankwest Stadium on Friday, 20 December. Markus Babbel's Hyundai A-League squad will face Western United straight afterwards at Wanderland. 


Sydney FC v Western Sydney Wanderers

Round 6 - Friday, 20 December 2019    
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Kick off: 5.00pm AEDT
Watch: FOX Sports, Kayo Sports, MyFootball App

Round 12 - Saturday, 15 February 2020    
Venue: Cromer Park 
Kick off: 5.00pm AEDT
Watch: FOX Sports, Kayo Sports, MyFootball App

Sydney FC goal v WSW
Western Sydney Wanderers are looking to win back derby bragging rights this season

Melbourne derby

While Melbourne Victory were celebrating lifting the Westfield W-League Premiers Plate in 2018/19, Melbourne City were forced to accept their crushing fate.

Rado Vidošić side had missed out on the Westfield W-League Finals Series by the narrowest of margins, finishing fifth on goal difference, three goals behind Perth Glory.

Victory fell at the first hurdle in the Finals Series in a 4-2 extra time defeat against Glory, leaving both Victorian outfits with unfinished business heading into 2019/20.

Getting the edge in the derby is the first step towards a successful season, especially when you consider that Jeff Hopkins' outfit claimed a double in 2018/19, with a 1-0 home win and a 2-0 reverse on the road.


Melbourne Victory v Melbourne City 

Round 5 - Thursday, 12 December 2019    
Venue: ABD Stadium
Kick off: 7.30pm AEDT
Watch: FOX Sports, Kayo Sports, MyFootball App

Round 12 - Thursday, 13 February 2020
Venue: Lakeside Stadium
Kick off: 7.30pm AEDT
Watch: FOX Sports, Kayo Sports, MyFootball App

Melbourne Derby - Victory City
The Melbourne derby is one of the most highly anticipated fixtures of the campaign

Big Blue 

A Big Blue in any season is going to be a heated rivalry, but when it is Champions v Premiers there is an extra edge to the outcome.

Victory stunned the competition in 2018/19, storming through to clinch their first Westfield W-League Premiership and first trophy for five years since becoming Champions in 2013/14.

But it was the Sky Blues who went on to be crowned Champions for the first time in six years after hitting top form in the Finals Series.

It was no doubt a Championship that Victory had their eye on and Sydney FC did not even beat the Victorians in the process. Hopkins' side claimed an upset 3-2 win at Netstrate Jubilee Stadium in Round 4, before the rematch ended in a 2-2 draw.

The stakes are raised higher for the second of this season's two encounters, with a bumper crowd expected at Marvel Stadium for a double header ahead of Victory's Hyundai A-League match against Adelaide United.


Sydney FC v Melbourne Victory 

Round 1 - Sunday, 17 November 2019    
Venue: Netstrata Jubilee Stadium    
Kick off: 4.00pm AEDT
Watch: ABC, FOX Sports, Kayo Sports, MyFootball App

Round 14 - Saturday, 29 February 2020    
Venue: Marvel Stadium
Kick off: 5.00pm AEDT
Watch: FOX Sports, Kayo Sports, MyFootball App

Big Blue
Fans flocked in numbers to watch the Big Blue between Sydney and Victory last season

Grand Final rematch

Perth Glory have made it to the Westfield W-League Grand Final three times in five years but not once in their Westfield W-League history have they walked away as Champions.

Following a 4-2 extra time Semi Final win against Premiers Melbourne Victory last season, Glory believed 2018/19 would finally be their year.

But, in an eerie prelude to what happened in the Hyundai A-League Grand Final, Sydney FC would be ones preventing them from lifting their first Championship. 

Revenge would be sweet for Glory when the sides meet in Round 4, but the Western Australians will be even more intent on sending a message to the Westfield W-League that 2019/20 is their year.


Perth Glory v Sydney FC

Round 4 - Sunday, 8 December 2019
Venue: Dorrien Gardens 
Kick off: 1.00pm (local time) 4.00pm AEDT

Sydney FC
Perth Glory will be looking to exact revenge on Sydney for last season's Grand Final loss

Double headers

Ten Westfield W-League matches will feature as double headers alongside Hyundai A-League matches during the 2019/20 Season. 

Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets
Round 2 - Friday, 22 November
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Kick-off: 5pm AEDT, before Western Sydney Wanderers v Melbourne City in Hyundai A-League

Newcastle Jets v Canberra United
Round 3 - Saturday, 30 November
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium
Kick-off: 4.30pm AEDT, before Newcastle Jets v Western Sydney Wanderers  in Hyundai A-League

Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC
Round 5 - Sunday, 15 December
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT, before Newcastle Jets v Melbourne City in Hyundai A-League

Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC
Round 6 - Friday, 20 December
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Kick-off: 5pm AEST, before Western Sydney Wanderers v Western United in Hyundai A-League

Sydney FC v Adelaide United
Round 7 - Sunday, 29 December
Venue: Netstrata Jubilee Stadium
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT, before Sydney FC v Melbourne City in Hyundai A-League

Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets
Round 8 - Sunday, 5 January
Venue: AAMI Park
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT, before Melbourne Victory v Newcastle Jets in Hyundai A-League

Newcastle Jets v Adelaide United
Round 9 - Friday, 10 January
Venue: McDonald Jones Stadium
Kick-off: 5pm AEDT, before Newcastle Jets v Sydney FC in Hyundai A-League

Western Sydney Wanderers v Perth Glory
Round 10 - Sunday, 19 January
Venue: Bankwest Stadium
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT, before Western Sydney Wanderers v Perth Glory in Hyundai A-League

Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC
Round 14 - Saturday, 29 February
Venue: Marvel Stadium
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT, before Melbourne Victory v Adelaide United in Hyundai A-League

Melbourne City v Brisbane Roar
Round 14 - Sunday, 1 March
Venue: AAMI Park
Kick-off: 4pm AEDT, before Melbourne City v Brisbane Roar in Hyundai A-League

Thursday night football

Westfield W-League action in prime time is back for the 2019/20 Season returns. Every Thursday, 7.30pm live on Fox Sports, Kayo Sports and My Football Live.

International breaks 

No Westfield W-League fixtures will be played during the two international windows that occur on the dates of January 27 to February 9, 2020 and March 2 to March 11, 2020.

Themed rounds

rebel Play Football Round

Round 12 of the Westfield W-League 2019/20 Season celebrates Play Football Round.

Played from Thursday, 13 February to Sunday, 16 February is used to promote football registrations around Australia for the upcoming grassroots season.

And with the Melbourne derby kicking things off on Thursday night football, and Sydney derby headlining the Saturday fixtures, it's one you can't afford to miss. 

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