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Socceroos Central: Irvine & Metcalfe crowned 2.Bundesliga champions

Jackson Irvine got an assist as St Pauli triumphed 2-1 at John Iredale’s Wehen Wiesbaden to lift the German 2.Bundesliga title on Sunday, only seven days after securing promotion. Wiesbaden had gone ahead early, before Aussie Connor Metcalfe fizzed a 38th-minute strike wide. But Irvine pushed forward and laid off for Andreas Albers to equalize…

Matildas Central: Fowler goal & assist as City cruelly miss out on title

Mary Fowler scored her fourth league goal of the season but it wasn’t enough for Manchester City to clinch the English Women’s Super League title despite a 2-1 final-day win at Aston Villa on Saturday. Alanna Kennedy, who started and played 66 minutes, almost headed City into a 19th minute lead when her effort from a…

Matildas Central: Grant FA Cup heartbreak, Carpenter & Hunt into French final

Charlotte Grant suffered Women’s FA Cup final heartbreak with Tottenham on the wrong end of a 4-0 defeat to Manchester United at Wembley on Sunday. Grant entered the fray in the 68th minute, with Spurs down 3-0 at the time and she was unable to turn around that scoreline. Lucia Garcia added a fourth for…

Socceroos Central: Irvine & Metcalfe win promotion to Bundesliga

Jackson Irvine got an assist as St Pauli clinched promotion to the German Bundesliga on Sunday with a 3-1 home win over VfL Osnabruck. Socceroos pair Irvine and Connor Metcalfe can now look forward to playing in Germany’s top flight in the 2024-25 season. Irvine provided the touch for Oladapo Afolayan’s goal to make it…

Matildas Central: Foord & Wheeler assists, Micah clean sheet, Sayer ACL blow

Caitlin Foord came off the bench to provide the assist for the late equalizer before an even later winner for Arsenal who stunned leaders Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday. The result had significant implications on the Women’s Super League title race with City top on 52 points with one game to play, while Sam Kerr’s…

Socceroos Central: Burgess & Luongo’s Ipswich promoted to EPL

Cameron Burgess and Massimo Luongo both played their part as Ipswich Town clinched promotion to the English Premier League with a 2-0 home win over Huddersfield Town. Burgess put in a full shift and Luongo started and played 84 minutes as the Tractor Boys secured second spot with victory, when only a point was needed.…

Matildas Central: Fowler double for City, Raso goal for Real Madrid

Matildas superstar Mary Fowler scored a double including a stunning long-range strike as Manchester City won 4-0 away to Bristol City in the English Women’s Super League on Sunday. City were frustrated for an hour despite dominating the chances before Fowler collected the ball in her attacking third, drove towards the edge of the box…

Socceroos Central: Irvine scores crucial winner for St Pauli

Jackson Irvine scored the winner as St Pauli moved into top spot in the German 2.Bundesliga and one win away from promotion to the top flight. Irvine headed home the decisive goal in the 52nd minute as St Pauli beat Hansa Rostock 1-0 on Friday. The Socceroo had earlier put through Aljoscha Kemlein in on…

Matildas Central: Carpenter assist in UCL, Foord & Catley assists

Ellie Carpenter got an assist to initiate Olympique Lyon’s stirring 3-2 comeback victory over PSG in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals. Lyon trailed 2-0 in the first leg on home turf, before Carpenter’s pass for Kadidiatou Diani to pull one back in the 80th minute. Carpenter got down the right wing and received Diani’s pass,…

Socceroos Central: Metcalfe assist in crucial St Pauli win, D’Agostino goal

Connor Metcalfe grabbed an assist as St Pauli claimed a crucial three points in their bid for promotion, winning 2-1 over Hannover 96 on Sunday in the German 2.Bundesliga. Metcalfe worked a nice one-two with Marcel Hartel down the left flank, before whipping a cross in for Oladapo Afolayan to head home in the 41st…