Westfield W-League 2011 Semi-Finals Preview

All the latest squad news ahead of the eagerly anticipated WWL semi-finals

The Westfield W-League 2011 Semi-Finals kick off on Saturday when Brisbane Roar host Canberra United at Ballymore Stadium.

On Sunday, Melbourne Victory travel to Campbelltown Stadium to take on reigning Champions Sydney FC with all four team desperate for a place in the Westfield W-League 2011 Grand Final on February 12.

Highlights packages of each semi-final will be broadcast in primetime on ABC1 following the match at 6pm on Saturday and Sunday.

The Westfield W-League 2011 Grand Final will be broadcast live and exclusive on ABC1 at 3pm Saturday, 12 February 2011.

Media wishing to attend either the Brisbane or Sydney Semi-Final should email mark.jensen@footballaustralia.com.au to confirm their attendance. Current Westfield W-League Media and Photographer Accreditation will be accepted for All Westfield W-League Finals Series matches.

Tickets for Westfield W-League 2011 Semi-Final matches will be available at the venue:

Adults: $5
Children: $2
Family (2 adults + 2 children): $10

This is the Official Preview for the Westfield W-League 2011 Semi-Finals. Please note that squads are subject to change.

Accredited media wishing to attend the Westfield W-League 2011 Finals matches should contact FFA Media Officer Mark Jensen. Media are also encouraged to contact the respective club media manager for further club specific information or clarification. For fixtures, reports or for further information click here.

Brisbane Roar vs. Canberra United
Saturday, 5 February 2011
Ballymore Stadium, Herston
Local kick-off: 2:00pm (3:00pm AEDT)
Referee: Jacqui Melksham
Assistant referees: Airlie Keen Tanya De Boer
Fourth official: Kate Jacewicz

Catch a One Hour Westfield W-League Semi-Final highlights package on ABC1 in the Primetime of 6pm

Brisbane Roar: 1. Casey DUMONT (gk), 2. Laura ALLEWAY, 3. Karla REUTER, 4. Clare POLKINGHORNE (C), 5. Brooke SPENCE, 6. Kim CARROLL, 7. Joanne BURGESS, 8. Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT, 9. Alisha FOOTE, 10. Lana HARCH, 11. Aivi LUIK, 12. Rebekah STOTT, 13. Tameka BUTT, 14. Amy CHAPMAN, 15. Erika ELZE, 16. Lauren COLTHORPE, 17. Emily GIELNIK, 18. Kennya CORDNER 19. Lisa DE VANNA, 20. Kate STEWART (gk)
*five to be omitted*

In: Alisha FOOTE, Erika ELZE, Rebekah STOTT, Kennya CORDNER (all promoted), Clare POLKINGHORNE (returns from injury), Elise KELLOND-KNIGHT (returns from injury)
Out: Nil
Unavailable: Nil

Canberra United: 1. Lydia WILLIAMS (gk), 2. Caitlin COOPER, 4. Michelle HEYMAN, 6. Caitlin MUNOZ, 7. Ellie BRUSH, 9. Grace GILL, 10. Emily VAN EGMOND, 11. Cian MACIEJEWSKI, 13. Nicole SYKES, 14. Ashleigh SYKES, 15. Sally SHIPARD, 16. Ellyse PERRY, 18. Grace FIELD, 19. Jennifer BISSET, 20. Jocelyn MARA (gk), 22. Georgia YEOMAN-DALE
*one to be omitted*

In: Grace GILL (promoted), Georgia YEOMAN-DALE (promoted)
Out: Leah BLAYNEY (injured)
Unavailable: Kahlia HOGG (injured), TSENG SHU-O (injured)

Sydney FC vs. Melbourne Victory
Sunday, 6 February 2011
Campbelltown Stadium, Campbelltown
Local kick-off: 3:00pm
Referee: Kirralee Gardiner
Assistant referees: Lee Corey Katie Paterson
Fourth official: Peta McCallum

Catch a One Hour Westfield W-League Semi-Final highlights package on ABC1 in the Primetime of 6pm

Sydney FC: 1.Dimi POULOS (gk), 2. Teresa POLIAS, 3. Danielle BROGAN, 6. Servet UZUNLAR, 8. Renee ROLLASON, 9. Caitlin FOORD, 10. Kylie LEDBROOK (c), 11. Lydia VANDENBERGH 15. Teigen ALLEN, 17. Kyah SIMON, 19. Leena KHAMIS, 4. Alesha CLIFFORD 5. Alanna KENNEDY 13. Catherine CANNULI, 14. Nicola BOLGER, 16. Linda O-Neill 18. Samantha SPACKMAN, 20 Erin HERD (gk)
*three to be omitted*

In: Danielle BROGAN (promoted), Lydia VANDENBERGH (promoted), Samantha SPACKMAN (promoted)
Out: Nil
Unavailable: Heather GARRIOCK (injured – season)

Melbourne Victory: 1. Melissa BARBIERI (GK), 2. Rita MANKOWSKA, 3. Marlies OOSTDAM, 5. Louisa BISBY, 6. Maika RUYTER-HOOLEY, 7. Snez VELJANOVSKA, 8. Ella MASTRANTONIO, 9. Stephanie CATLEY, 10. Jodie TAYLOR, 11. Kendall FLETCHER, 12. Amy JACKSON, 13. Ashley BROWN, 17. Caitlin FRIEND, 18. Ursula HUGHSON, 19. Enza BARILLA, 20. Brianna DAVEY (GK)
*one to be omitted*

In: Rita MANKOWSKA (promoted)
Out: Nil
Unavailable: Nil

Westfield W-League 2010/11 Leading Goal Scorers

11 – Kyah SIMON

7 – Tara ANDREWS

6 – Michelle HEYMAN, Leena KHAMIS

5 – Tameka BUTT

4 – Lana HARCH, Jodie TAYLOR