W-League a big boost for Matildas

October 24, 2008
By Peter Smith
Australia's leading female players believe that the new national football competition could help catapult the Matildas into the women's international elite.

The W-League kicks off on Saturday as an eight-team competition featuring all seven Australian-based A-League clubs, plus Canberra United.

Played over three months the W-League will be the first national competition since the Women's National Soccer League (WNSL) was discontinued in December 2004.

Despite the ...

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