‘Forget the gender’: Why the new-look A-League Women is glued to the men

What was once known as the W-League is now called the A-League Women. Can a new name, logo and strategy revive interest in the competition?
SMH.COM.AU Dec 2, 2021

New branding, new team in New Zealand: Inside the new A-League Women season

The national women’s professional league in Australia has a new name — the A-League Women, which replaces the W-League name — for its 14th season...

'W-League referees were uncontracted all season': PFRA

PFRA wants its members to be contracted before the A-Leagues seasons gets underway.

Phoenix announce first signing for W-League

Goalkeeper Lily Alfeld is the first player signing of the Wellington Phoenix A-League Women's squad.
RNZ.CO.NZ Oct 15, 2021

Referees controlled last season’s A-League and W-League games without contracts

Australia’s professional referees don’t want a repeat of last season’s debacle of match officials controlling A-League and W-League games without...
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Oct 13, 2021

Independent body will handle De Vanna allegations

Football Australia says formal complaints of abuse in the sport will be handled by an independent body after claims from ex-Matildas star Lisa De...
THEROAR.COM.AU Oct 6, 2021

Same-sex abuse claims from Matildas and W-League championship-winner rock football

"It was a case of grooming when I first came on the scene because I was asked: 'Do I prefer boys or do you prefer girls?' I said I liked boys and...

Daniel Sturridge’s signing is huge, but it seems old habits die hard in new football

First it was the W-League and A-League brands being rolled into one, then Perth Glory went ahead and topped that news by signing former Liverpool...
THEROAR.COM.AU Oct 3, 2021

Claire Green chosen for National Stage


A-Leagues for all: Why everyone should follow suit

No longer will top-tier football be divided by gender or age, becoming one of the first national competitions to include the women, men and youth...
THEROAR.COM.AU Sep 30, 2021

‘Gender pay parity’ more important than name change for women’s soccer league

The Front Page host Jenna Clarke says “pay parity” would be a more significant move towards unity than the decision to change the name of the...

No more W-League, just the A-Leagues

Australia's A-League, W-League and Y-League are changing names under a rebrand.
FTBL.COM.AU Sep 29, 2021

Gender equality behind name changes of A-League and W-League

Australians are going to have to get used to talking about sport in a different way as one major code revealed an important name change.
THEWEST.COM.AU Sep 29, 2021

‘It’s just football’: Rebrand spells end of the W-League

The A-League and W-League will be renamed A-League Men and A-League Women ahead of the upcoming season as part of a rebrand. Australia’s top-tier...
THEROAR.COM.AU Sep 28, 2021

W-League, Y-League names scrapped for 'inclusive' rebrand

The W-League and Y-League will be no more, instead they will come under the A-Leagues banner.

Aust soccer comps rebranded as A-Leagues

The A-League and W-League will be renamed A-League Men and A-League Women ahead of the upcoming season as part of a rebrand.
THEWEST.COM.AU Sep 28, 2021

United add French international and debutant to roster

Margot Robinne and Holly Caspers mark Canberra United's ninth and 10th signings for the 2021-22 W-League season.

Will A-League, W-League players need to get the jab?

Questions about vaccine mandates for domestic professional soccer players continue as New South Wales' government refuses to specify if...
FTBL.COM.AU Sep 24, 2021

W-League start date gives Jets coach Ash Wilson focus

Their first home game will be December 10.

Brisbane Roar add more local talent

Brisbane Roar keeps preparing for the upcoming W-League season with the signing of Mia Bailey.
FTBL.COM.AU Sep 24, 2021

A-League & W-League opening round dates confirmed

The Australian Professional Leagues have confirmed the kick-off dates for both the A-League and W-League.
FTBL.COM.AU Sep 24, 2021

Schedule for W-League’s first four rounds

The Australian Professional Leagues have released the schedule for the first four rounds of the W-League 2021-22 season.
FTBL.COM.AU Sep 24, 2021

Former Matildas captain re-signs to City

Melissa Barbieri has re-signed with Melbourne City for her eleventh W-League season. She is the fourteenth player to commit to the club so far.
FTBL.COM.AU Sep 24, 2021

A-League, W-League pushed back over COVID

The A-League's 2021-22 season has been delayed, with organisers postponing the start in hope COVID-19 restrictions will ease across the country.
ESPN Sep 23, 2021

Favourable early draw for Canberra United

Canberra United is poised to start its W-League season with a bang.

A-League to return on 19 November

The new A-League season is set to commence on 19 November with the W-League to follow on 3 December.
BEIN SPORTS Sep 23, 2021

A-League, W-League seasons pushed back

The opening rounds of the A-League and W-League fixtures have been released, with both season start dates delayed amid coronavirus restrictions.
7NEWS.COM.AU Sep 23, 2021

Phoenix W-League schedule confirmed

The new Phoenix women's football team will kick-off their W-League season on December 3rd in a double header with the men's team.
RNZ.CO.NZ Sep 23, 2021