Women’s Football News

The season is almost over for everyone, I will supply a promotion and relegation round up in a few weeks. Meanwhile here’s some important dates and news:

Your new Womens Standing Committee has been elected for the next two years
Dave Scragg, Chair (Wanneroo) dave_scragg@bigpond.com
Conrad McKelvie (Redbacks) mintox@gmail.com
Jen Normanton (Subiaco) jen.normanton@gmail.com
Penny Tanner (Melville) socceron@womensoccer.com.au
Tracey Wheeler (Beckenham) wheeler_tracey@hotmail.com
Felim Rugel (Fremantle City) felim.rugel@gmail.com
Guests- Keith Wood, Elisa Dovidio, Football West and Jessie Bonzes, NTC Coach
keith.wood@footballwest.com.au
elisa.dovidio@footballwest.com.au
Jessine.Bonzas@gmail.com

Minutes are posted to women soccer.com.au.
The next Womens Standing Committee meeting is Wednesday September 16. If you have any comments, feedback or would like to become a member of the Committee, please email Keith Wood or Dave Scragg.

Expressions of interest for expanding the State League in 2016
This is open through to October 2. Currently the Premier League has 8 teams and the State League Division One has 9.
Refer this link:

Applications open for Extension of Womens State League 2016


The Womens Standing Committee is currently undertaking a review of the entire competition set up, leading to a possible restructure in 2016. Contact the Committee or Keith Wood at FBW with your thoughts.

Cup Grand Finals State League and Metro
Sunday September 27 at Balcatta’s Grindleford Reserve
The following week is the final round for all women’s competitions on Sunday October 4
FBW have staggered all the Cup Finals through the month of September

The Perth Glory W League launch and fixtures
Thursday 24th September at Gairloch Reserve Ardross 3pm-7pm
Refer http://womensoccer.com.au/?p=3416 for the Glorys fixtures. Starting Saturday October 24 with their first home game at Ashfield Reserve.
Broadcast schedule http://womensoccer.com.au/?p=3430

FOX SPORTS and ABC TV Broadcast Schedule

Date     Fixture     Venue
18 Oct 2015    Brisbane Roar v Canberra United    Suncorp Stadium
25 Oct 2015    Melbourne City v Melbourne Victory    AAMI Park
1 Nov 2015    Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC    Pirtek Stadium
8 Nov 2015    Canberra United v Melbourne City    Central Coast Stadium
15 Nov 2015    Brisbane Roar v Perth Glory    Suncorp Stadium
22 Nov 2015    Adelaide United v Newcastle Jets    Coopers Stadium
29 Nov 2015    Western Sydney Wanderers v Canberra United    Central Coast Stadium
6 Dec 2015    Adelaide United v Perth Glory    Coopers Stadium
13 Dec 2015    Newcastle Jets v Melbourne City    Hunter Stadium
20 Dec 2015    Sydney FC v Brisbane Roar    Central Coast Stadium
27 Dec 2015    Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC    AAMI Park
3 Jan 2016    Newcastle Jets v Melbourne Victory    Hunter Stadium
No home games televised for Glory

Football West Trophy Presentations
WA Football Awards for NPL and State League competitions, Saturday October 17
Trophy Presentation Day League winners, individual awards all other competitions, Sunday October 25
Contact FBW for venue and more information Ph 6181 0700

Skill Aquisition and NTC Trials are underway through September

For young players skill development and teenage players for skill and match development.

Contact Football West for more information elisa.dovidio@footballwest.com.au
Summer competitions
Club noticeboard http://womensoccer.com.au/?cat=3
Summer Futsal with Football West
Blackwood United 5 a side Carnival
Busselton Carnival Shamrock carnival
WA Futsal Centre Bibra Lake http://www.wastatefutsalcentre.com.au/leagues/

Coaching and Refereeing
Female only game training course through Elisa DOvidio at Football West starting October 24
Referee accreditation is free for female players. Contact Eddie Lennie at Football West or Sam Musca (Referees Standing Committee) sammusca@hotmail.com

Mediums to catch up on girls and women football
womensoccer.com.au (and its Facebook page)
WA Elite Womens Football facebook page
Perth Glory Women Facebook page
Thewomensgame.com
The World Football Programme Radio 107.9FM Saturday mornings 10-12noon (also on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/WFP107.9FM/)

Congratulations to
The Matildas for reaching the quarterfinals in the Womens World Cup Canada 2015
Carolina Morace (former Italian National player and international Coach), who has just been appointed to Floreat Athena as their NPL Technical Director)

Thanks for all of your great work in giving the opportunity to the girls and ladies to participate in our game!