2009 W-League (Australia)

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W-League 2009
League W-League
Sport Women's association football
Duration 2009
Number of teams 8
TV partner(s) ABC1
W-League season
Champions Sydney FC
Premiers Sydney FC
Top scorer Michelle Heyman (11)
W-League seasons

The 2009 W-League season was the second season of the W-League, the Australian national women's football (soccer) competition. The season was played over 10 rounds followed by a finals series. Sydney FC were both the champions and premiers after finishing the regular season at the top of the table and defeating Brisbane Roar 3–2 in the grand final.


Clubs[edit]

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W-League teams for the 2009 season:

Team City Years in competition
AdelaideUnitedColours.png Adelaide United South Australia Adelaide, SA 2008-09 — present
QueenslandRoarColours.png Brisbane Roar Queensland Brisbane, Qld 2008-09 — present
Canberra United FC.jpg Canberra United Australian Capital Territory Canberra, ACT 2008-09 — present
CentralCoastColours 2.png Central Coast Mariners New South Wales Gosford, NSW 2008-09 — present
MelbourneVictoryColours.png Melbourne Victory Victoria (Australia) Melbourne, Vic 2008-09 — present
NewcastleJetsColours.png Newcastle Jets New South Wales Newcastle, NSW 2008-09 — present
PerthGloryColours.png Perth Glory Western Australia Perth, WA 2008-09 — present
SydneyFCColours.png Sydney FC New South Wales Sydney, NSW 2008-09 — present

Regular season[edit]

Home and away season[edit]

The 2009 W-League season was played over 10 rounds, followed by a finals series involving the four highest placed teams, starting in October and completing in December 2009.[1]

Round 1[edit]


3 October 2009
15:00 UTC+10
Brisbane Roar 3 – 0 Canberra United
Beutel Goal 32'68'
Butt Goal 63'
Report
Summary
Ballymore Stadium
Attendance: 1,174
Referee: Sara Hodson

3 October 2009
16:45 UTC+11
Melbourne Victory 2 – 0 Perth Glory
Barilla Goal 34'
Thorlakson Goal 71'
Kuralay Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 79', 90'
Report
Summary

5 October 2009
12:15 UTC+11
Sydney FC 1 – 3 Central Coast Mariners
Walsh Goal 46' Report
Summary
Heyman Goal 12'63'
Golebiowski Goal 90+1'

Round 2[edit]


10 October 2009
12:00 UTC+9
Perth Glory 1 – 0 Newcastle Jets
McCallum Goal 10' Report
Summary

10 October 2009
17:00 UTC+11
Canberra United 1 – 2 Sydney FC
Brush Goal 89' Report
Summary
Walsh Goal 19'
Paaske Goal 83'


Round 3[edit]



17 October 2009
15:00 UTC+11
Newcastle Jets 0 – 1 Sydney FC
Report
Summary
Khamis Goal 5'

17 October 2009
15:00 UTC+9
Perth Glory 2 – 2 Canberra United
McCallum Goal 6' (pen.)
Tabain Goal 8'
Report
Summary
Tseng Goal 61'
A. Sykes Goal 82'

Round 4[edit]



24 October 2009
16:00 UTC+11
Newcastle Jets 1 – 5 Central Coast Mariners
Andrews Goal 87' Report
Summary
Vandenbergh Goal 5'
Heyman Goal 21'25'
Fletcher Goal 64' (pen.)
Camilleri Goal 82'
Wanderers Oval
Attendance: 750
Referee: Kirralee Gardner

24 October 2009
15:00 UTC+11
Canberra United 2 – 0 Melbourne Victory
Tseng Shu-o Goal 27'49' Report
Summary
McKellar Park
Attendance: 856
Referee: Sarah Hodson

25 October 2009
14:15 UTC+11
Sydney FC 1 – 1 Brisbane Roar
Paaske Goal 34' Report
Summary
Brogan Goal 46' (o.g.)

Round 5[edit]


31 October 2009
15:00 UTC+11
Melbourne Victory 2 – 1 Newcastle Jets
Gorry Goal 45'
Niceski Goal 90+1'
Report
Summary
Cartwright Goal 62'

31 October 2009
18:00 UTC+10
Brisbane Roar 6 – 0 Perth Glory
Harch Goal 8'54'
Beaumont Goal 21'80'
Beutel Goal 20'
McDonnell Goal 90+1'
Report
Summary


1 November 2009
14:15 UTC+11
Sydney FC 6 – 0 Adelaide United
Clifford Goal 5'
Walsh Goal 22'29'
Khamis Goal 59'
Carney Goal 73'
Cannuli Goal 83'
Report
Summary

Round 6[edit]



7 November 2009
16:00 UTC+11
Newcastle Jets 3 – 3 Adelaide United
Smith Goal 19'
Crawford Goal 61'
Cartwright Goal 79'
Report
Summary
Boaler Goal 25'
Quigley Goal 45'67' (pen.)


7 November 2009
19:00 UTC+11
Melbourne Victory 1 – 1 Sydney FC
Sitch Goal 62' Report
Summary
Ruyter-Hooley Goal 90+5' (o.g.)

Round 7[edit]


14 November 2009
14:30 UTC+10:30
Adelaide United 0 – 6 Central Coast Mariners
Report
Summary
Heyman Goal 22'40'59'
Connor Goal 45'
Fletcher Goal 51'
Vandenbergh Goal 73'

14 November 2009
16:00 UTC+11
Sydney FC 1 – 0 Newcastle Jets
Khamis Goal 24' Report
Summary

14 November 2009
17:00 UTC+11
Canberra United 4 – 0 Perth Glory
A. Sykes Goal 41'
Brush Goal 52'
Raymond Goal 77'
Gibbons Goal 90+2' (o.g.)
Report
Summary

Round 8[edit]


21 November 2009
15:00 UTC+11
Sydney FC 5 – 2 Perth Glory
Rydahl Goal 12' (pen.)
Khamis Goal 14'20'
Paaske Goal 39'
Walsh Goal 84'
Report
Summary
Kerr Goal 7'
De Vanna Goal 63'


22 November 2009
14:15 UTC+11
Newcastle Jets 1 – 3 Canberra United
Neilson Goal 55' (pen.) Report
Summary
Maciejewski Goal 10'
Tseng Goal 78'
Hogg Goal 80'

22 November 2009
18:00 UTC+10
Brisbane Roar 2 – 2 Adelaide United
Butt Goal 42'
Kellond-Knight Goal 53'
Report
Summary
Quigley Goal 10'
Wallace Goal 20'

Round 9[edit]




28 November 2009
15:30 UTC+10:30
Adelaide United 2 – 6 Sydney FC
Quigley Goal 82'90+2' Report
Summary
Walsh Goal 8'
Garriock Goal 10'74'
Khamis Goal 26'
Whitfield Goal 90+1'
Simon Goal 90+3'

28 November 2009
15:00 UTC+9
Perth Glory 2 – 1 Brisbane Roar
Gill Goal 18'63' Report
Summary
Beutel Goal 11'

Round 10[edit]



5 December 2009
16:00 UTC+11
Newcastle Jets 0 – 6 Brisbane Roar
Report
Summary
Polkinghorne Goal 2'
Butt Goal 19'26'66'
J. Burgess Goal 81'
Harch Goal 90'


5 December 2009
17:15 UTC+9
Perth Glory 2 – 0 Melbourne Victory
De Vanna Goal 81'
Gill Goal 87'
Report
Summary

League table[edit]

edit ladder


# Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Sydney FC 10 7 2 1 25 10 15sm=n 23
2 Central Coast Mariners 10 7 1 2 24 7 17sm=n 22
3 Brisbane Roar 10 6 3 1 24 7 17sm=n 21
4 Canberra United 10 4 2 4 17 12 5sm=n 14
5 Melbourne Victory 10 4 2 4 9 10 -1sm=n 14
6 Perth Glory 10 4 1 5 11 22 -11sm=n 13
7 Adelaide United 10 0 3 7 7 31 -24sm=n 3
8 Newcastle Jets 10 0 2 8 7 25 -18sm=n 2

Rules for classification:1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.
# = Position; Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points.

Leading scorers[edit]

Total Player Team Goals per Round
 1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9  10
11 Australia Michelle Heyman Central Coast Mariners 2 2 1 3 2 1
7 Australia Leena Khamis Sydney FC 1 1 1 2 1 1
6 Australia Sarah Walsh Sydney FC 1 1 2 1 1
5 Australia Racheal Quigley Adelaide United 2 1 2
Australia Tameka Butt Brisbane Roar 1 1 3
4 United States Lydia Vandenbergh Central Coast Mariners 1 1 1 1
United States Kendall Fletcher Central Coast Mariners 1 1 1 1
Australia Courtney Beutel Brisbane Roar 2 1 1
Taiwan Tseng Shu-o Canberra United 1 2 1
Australia Ellie Brush Canberra United 1 1 1 1
A goal was scored from a penalty kick

Finals Series[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Semi Finals Grand Final
           
1 Sydney FC 3
4 Canberra United 0
1 Sydney FC 3
3 Brisbane Roar 2
2 Central Coast Mariners 0
3 Brisbane Roar 1

Semi-Final[edit]

12 December 2009
Sydney FC 3 – 0 Canberra United
Walsh Goal 45'
Khamis Goal 61'
Garriock Goal 84'
Report
Summary

Final[edit]


19 December 2009
Sydney FC 3 – 2 Brisbane Roar
O'Neill Goal 66'
Walsh Goal 73'
Rydahl Goal 78'
Summary Harch Goal 15'
Butt Goal 90+3' (pen.)
Toyota Stadium
Attendance: 1,439
Referee: Kate Jacewicz

Awards[edit]

Referees[edit]

The W-League features Women Referees and Assistant Referees from Australia. Referees include:

See also[edit]

Team season articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Westfield W-League - 2009 Season Draw PDF (43.4 KiB) Football Federation Australia, 31 July 2009. Retrieved on 8 August 2009.
  2. ^ Jacqui Melksham was substituted off with the fourth official Airlie Keen as Jacqui had aggravated an ankle injury.