Westfield W-League ins and outs: Round 1

The Westfield W-League 2017/18 Season gets underway this weekend for what promises to be another thrilling campaign.

Here’s the all-important squad news for the opening round.

Friday, 27 October 2017

Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar FC

Allianz Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney

Kick-Off: 5:20pm (Local) (5:20pm (AEDT))

Referee: Katie Patterson

Assistant Referee 1: Sarah Ho

Assistant Referee 2: Maggie Price

Fourth Official: Kelly Jones

Sydney FC squad: 1.Sham KHAMIS (GK), 2.Teresa POLIAS (c), 4.Elizabeth RALSTON, 6.Chloe LOGARZO, 7.Rachael SOUTAR, 8.Amy HARRISON, 10.Kylie LEDBROOK, 12.Teigen ALLEN, 13.Georgia YEOMAN-DALE, 14.Emma ROLSTON, 15.Caitlin COOPER, 16.Emily SONNETT, 19.Leena KHAMIS, 21.Julia VIGNES, 30.Sheridan RAINEY (GK)

Unavailable: 11.Lisa DE VANNA (Suspended - 1 week), 17.Angelique HRISTODOULOU (Suspended - 1 week); 3.Remy SIEMSEN (International Duty - 1 week), 5.Ally GREEN (International Duty - 1 week), 18.Taylor RAY (International Duty - 1 week), 20.Princess IBINI (International Duty - 1 week)

Brisbane Roar FC squad: 1.Mackenzie ARNOLD (gk), 2.Carson PICKETT, 3.Amy CHAPMAN, 4.Clare POLKINGHORNE (c), 6.Celeste BOUREILLE, 7.Ayesha NORRIE, 9.Wai Ki CHEUNG, 10.Katrina GORRY, 11.Natalie TATHEM, 12.Allira TOBY, 14.Summer O’BRIEN, 15.Abbey LLOYD, 16.Hayley RASO, 18.Lucinda PULLAR, 19.Hollie PALMER, 30.Kirsten VEREEN (gk) **one to be omitted**

Unavailable: 8.Kaitlyn TORPEY (international duty – 1 week), 20.Gerogina WORTH (gk) (illness – 1 week)

Sydney FC and Brisbane Roar open the new season on Friday afternoon.
Sydney FC and Brisbane Roar open the new season on Friday afternoon.

Friday, 27 October 2017

Perth Glory v Melbourne City FC

nib Stadium, Perth

Kick-Off: 10:00pm (Local) (7:00pm (AEDT))

Referee: Rachel Mitchenson

Assistant Referee 1: Arvin Shanmuganathan

Assistant Referee 2: Adrien Liechti

Fourth Official: Matthew Southern

Perth Glory squad: 1.Gabby DAL BUSCO (GK), 2.Sarah CARROLL, 3.Kim CARROLL, 4.Natasha RIGBY, 5.Patricia CHARALAMBOUS, 6.Danielle BROGAN, 7.Nicole STANTON, 8.Shawn BILLAM, 9.Rachel HILL, 10.Raquel RODRIGUEZ, 11.Nicola BOLGER, 12.Shannon MAY, 13.Jaymee GIBBONS, 16.Amanda FRISBIE, 17.Marianna TABAIN, 18.Melissa MAIZELS (GK), 20.Samantha KERR (c) **two to be omitted**

Unavailable: Nil

Melbourne City FC squad: 2.Yukari KINGA, 3.Lauren BARNES, 4.Ashley HATCH, 5.Lia MULDEARY, 7.Steph CATLEY (c), 9.Larissa CRUMMER, 10.Jess FISHLOCK, 11.Rhali DOBSON, 13.Rebekah STOTT, 14.Alanna KENNEDY, 15.Amy JACKSON, 16.Sofia SAKALIS, 17.Kyah SIMON, 18.Hayley RICHMOND, 19.Tyla-JAY VLAJNIC, 20.Emily SHIELDS (GK), 30.Emily KENSHOLE (GK)

**two to be omitted**

Unavailable: 1.Lydia WILLIAMS (unavailable)

Melbourne City
Champions Melbourne City have made some big signings for the new season.

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Melbourne Victory v Canberra United

Epping Stadium, Epping

Kick-Off: 4:30pm (Local) (4:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Rebecca Durcau

Assistant Referee 1: Laura Moya

Assistant Referee 2: Joanna Charaktis

Fourth Official: Danielle Anderson

Melbourne Victory squad: 1.Casey DUMONT (gk), 2.Whitney KNIGHT, 3.ALEX GUMMER, 5.Laura ALLEWAY, 8.Angela BEARD, 9.Natasha DOWIE, 10.Kyra COONEY-CROSS, 11.Melinda.J BARBIERI, 13.Laura SPIRANOVIC, 16.Lia PRIVITELLI, 17.Gulcan KOCA, 18.Tiffany ELIADIS, 19.Kristen MCNABB, 20.Bethany MASON-JONES (gk), 31.Christina GIBBONS

Unavailable: 6.Annabel MARTIN (international duty) 14.Melina Ayres (international duty) 7.JEON Ga Eul (awaiting clearance)

Canberra United squad: 1.Haley KOPMEYER, 3.Toni PRESSLEY, 8.Liana DANASKOS, 13.Lauren KEIR, 14.Ashleigh SYKES, 15.Sarah MORGAN, 16.Karly REOSTBAKKEN, 17.Madelyn WHITTALL, 18.Taren KING, 19.Aoife COLVILL, 22.Jasmine MAGUIRE, 23.Michelle HEYMAN, 24.Kendall FLETCHER, 34.Laura BASSETT, 35.Isobel DAVY

Unavailable: Ellie CARPENTER (International Duty – 1 week), Grace MAHER (International Duty – 1 week), Georgia BORIC (International Duty – 1 week), Georgia PLESSAS (International Duty – 1 week), Bethany GORDON (International Duty – 1 week), Amy SAYER (International Duty – 1 week), Nickoletta FLANNERY (Injured - Foot), Clare HUNT (Injured - Foot), Caitlin MUNOZ (Injured - Knee)

Ash Sykes
Ashleigh Sykes will co-captain Canberra United along with Michelle Heyman this season.

Sunday, 29 October 2017

Newcastle Jets v Western Sydney Wanderers FC

McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle

Kick-Off: 2:30pm (Local) (2:30pm (AEDT))

Referee: Lara Lee

Assistant Referee 1: Avrol Beecham

Assistant Referee 2: Ellie Hayes

Fourth Official: Rebecca Davies

Newcastle Jets squad: 2.Hannah BREWER, 3.Natasha PRIOR, 5.Arin GILLILAND, 6.Cassidy DAVIS, 9.Katie STENGEL, 10.Emily VAN EGMOND, 12.Tara ANDREWS, 14.Tara PENDER, 16.Nikola ORGILL, 17.Jenna KINGSLEY, 19.Ash BRODIGAN, 20.Claire COEHLO (gk), 21.Pana PETRATOS, 23. Tori HUSTER, 28.Britt ECKERSTROM (gk)

Unavailable: 8. Sophie NENADOVIC (Young Matildas), 11. Cortnee VINE (Young Matildas), 18. Clare WHEELER (Young Matildas)

Western Sydney Wanderers FC squad: 2.Maruschka WALDUS, 3.Jennifer BISSET, 4.Chloe O’BRIEN, 5.Kahlia HOGG, 6.Lo’eau LABONTA, 7.Ellie BRUSH, 8.Erica HALLOWAY, 9.Rosie SUTTON, 10.Lee FALKON, 11.Marlous PIEETE, 13.Olivia PRICE, 15.Talitha KRAMER, 16.Alix ROBERTS, 17.Katelyn LEADBEATTER, 18.Alexandra HUYNH, 20.Trudy BURKE, 30.Nicole SIMONSEN **two to be omitted**

Unavailable: 1.Jada WHYMAN (international duty – 1 week), 12. Rachel LOWE (international duty – 1 week), 19. Susan PHONSONGKHAM (international duty – 1 week)

Hyunh is back in Wanderers colours for the 2017/18 Season.
Alexandra Hyunh is back in Wanderers colours for the 2017/18 Season.