Moping about the W-League off season? Missing the Matildas? You’re not alone. Here’s your go to source for where to find the Aussies abroad and get your football fix.

The Australian women’s soccer team not only captured a spot at the Olympics via the recent Rio qualifying series, they also won a whole bunch of new fans in the process.

There’s still four long months left until the Matildas grace our screens again for the Games, but don’t despair - there are plenty of chances to switch the green and gold for some club colours and cheer on the Aussies as they take the field overseas.

The timing of the W-League means Australia’s top talents can find a second home in a number of world-class comps.

Here’s your guide to the Australians kicking goals (or stopping them) overseas.


Friday 1 Apr 2016

The NWSL is where you’ll find a majority of Aussies hitting the pitch.

While it’s only a new competition (its inaugural season was 2013, capitalizing on US Women’s National Team gold medal win in London), the league is home to some incredible talent.

The NWSL features 10 teams, with each club allowed three international players on its roster.

Season kick off is April 16. Fresh fans can pick a team now and jump right into the action. 


Kyah Simon - Boston Breakers



Laura Alleway and Steph Catley - Orlando Pride



Sam Kerr and Caitlin Foord -  Sky Blue FC 




Ellie Brush and Lydia Williams - Houston Dash



Alanna Kennedy - WNY Flash



Hayley Raso - Washington Spirit




Founded in 2010, the FA Super League consists of two divisions - WSL1 and WSL2, with the champions and runners up of WSL winning qualification for the UEFA Women’s Champions League.

Follow the league right now. The season started 23 March and finishes in November.


Aivi Luik - Notts County



Alex Gummer and Natasha Dowie - Doncaster Belles



One of the more established women's competitions, the Women's Bundesliga consists of 12 teams. 

The season is in full swing. The season is split in two, with the second round in session and games until mid-May. 


Elise Kellond-Knight - Turbine Potsdam





Emily van Egmond - FFC Frankfurt 



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You'll find a talented trio of Australians in South Korea, the league becoming a popular option amongst players

Gema Simon - Suwon


Rachel Quigley - Hwacheon KSPO

Amy Jackson - Incheon HyundaiSteel RedAngels

[ed - no official accounts could be identified but cheer anyway]

Ashleigh Sykes - Harima Albion