Several more players have signed for overseas clubs as pre-season nears or commences for the northern hemisphere with Canberra United leading the latest round of exits.
Sweden appears to be the European destination for 2013 and not just because of the European Championships due to kick off in June/July of this year.
Nicole Sykes is the latest W-League players off to Sweden | Getty
When Jitka Klimkova was appointed in September of 2011, that that was said could have prepared us for the impact the Czech coach would have on the W-League.
Canberra United's Lydia Williams and Sydney FC's Caitlin Foord were the big winners today at the Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) Awards presented in Brisbane.
Williams was awarded the PFA Player of the Year, as voted on by her football peers, while Foord was voted the Football Media Association’s International Women's Footballer of the Year.
From France to Sweden, several players were in action midweek participating in pre-season friendlies and gaining game time in the prestigious UEFA Women's Champions League. We have a review at how they fared in their various hit outs as well as look at the weekend fixures.
Lisa De Vanna in action mid week in Sweden
The Westfield Matildas today take on Korea Republic in the fifth and final match of their 2012 London Olympics qualification campaign.
Lydia Williams taking over as No. 1 | TWG
Matildas international goalkeeper Lydia Williams is one of a dozen players confirmed for Canberra United’s squad for Season Four of the Westfield W-League.
Canberra's core commit for Season Four | TWG
Australia's number two goalkeeper, it would be easy for Lydia Williams to get frustrated. Instead Canberra's custodian has racked up experience in the best women's league in the world featuring the likes of Marta, Cristane and Abby Wambach. This season Williams will lead United alongside Ellie Brush as the capital side strive to go one better.