Working within women’s football as a sport psychologist and having played semi-professionally, I am frequently asked to comment on the differences between the men and women’s game.
The most exciting season of the W-League is heading towards what is anticipated to be an equally exciting finals series and we want to capture your excitement and the support of your team.
Victory supporting their team in the regular season | Emily Mogic/TWG
On a Tuesday night in Australia we received a piece of correspondence that would change our world. Too dramatic? Okay maybe a little bit but as the Twittersphere caught the news many Australian fans had the same reaction we did; shock, disbelief and maybe one or two tears (or three or four). Basically we went through all the stages of grief in a six hour period.
In 2012 the women’s football public said goodbye to two Matildas favourites from opposite sides of the pitch as striker Sarah Walsh and defender Thea Slatyer announced their retirements from international football.
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.