WNPL Preview - Round 6

WNPL Round 6


West Adelaide vs Adelaide City FC
Venue: West Beach Parks Football Centre
Date: 12/04/2019 08:00 PM


The Real Adelaide Derby is back in 2019 with a blockbuster to take place at West Beach.  West Adelaide is coming off a devasting 1-0 loss to Adelaide Uni whilst the undefeated City will aim to keep a 7-0 record heading into next weeks Easter round. City looks unstoppable heading into the colder months of the season. with Mikayla Vidmar set to make her debut for Adelaide City tonight to further strengthen a very skillful squad. Adelaide City comes into the derby as holders of the Real Adelaide Derby trophy, and the West Adelaide squad will be looking to claim it for the first time against their rivals.

West Adelaide line-up: Sarah Willacy (GK), 2. Elena Psaroulis (C), 3. Abby Touchette, 5. Christie Hillyer, 8. Georgia Macri, 11. Emily Hodgson, 12. Nicole Tilley, 13. Maddie DuRieu, 15. Anna Pritchard, 17. Dragana Kljajic, 19. Mina Nishitani, 20. Georgie Nicola, 22. Alexandra Ladas, 28. Siena Covino, 29. Nenita Burgess, 76. Zafiro Papanikitas
Coaches: Adrian Santrac, Paul Giannaras, Christina Papageorgiou, Eric Sialas
Team Staff: Julie Ocego-Kingsley, Vasilios Pantelis, Chrissa Pavlomanolakos

Adelaide City FC line-up: 1. Kendall Jenner (GK), 2. Alicia Nickolas, 3. Matilda Mcnamara, 4. Daniela Di Bartolo, 5. Alyce Macauley, 6. Nora Peat, 8. Dylan Holmes, 10. Chelsie Dawber, 12. Georgia Campagnale, 13. Alison Atkins, 15. Bianca Gray, 16. Isobel Dahlen-Flight, 17. Tiarn Powell (C), 19. Daphne Mcleod, 21. Mikayla Vidmar, 22. Nicole Robertson, 33. Nanako Sasaki, 40. Yuka Sasaki, 50. Abbey Lucas
Coaches: Andrew Calderbank, Mitchell Daly, Brian Gale
Team Staff: Seymour Di Bartolo, Shweta Bhatt



Metro United WFC vs Salisbury Inter
Venue: VALO Football Centre 
Date: 12/04/2019 08:15 PM

For the 3rd week in a row, we have another top end clash. Metro will look to hold Inter to a halt after their strong start to the season. Metro is coming off a disappointing 4-2 loss to City last week after leading early on. Salisbury ensured Fulham don’t climb the ladder and beat them 4-1 at The Parks. If Inter wins tonight, they will equal the total amount of games they won last season, and that is the goal the club wishes to achieve this season. if Calder and Condon keep up their great start to the season, we might see a new contender for the “top three” in season 2019.

Metro United WFC line-up: 2. Ebony Kyriacou, 6. Laura Stockdale, 7. Millie Scott, 8. Chrissy Panagaris, 9. Roxann Dodd, 10. Eleanor Bills, 11. Lauren Steer, 12. Rochelle Kuhar, 13. Vanessa Reed, 14. Donna Cockayne, 16. Hunter Strudwick (GK), 17. Stella Rigon (C), 18. Isabella Scalzi, 23. Kristy Moore, 29. Jessica Signoriello, 55. Olivia Bunge
Coaches: Antonio Scalzi, Brenton Ellul
Team Staff: Elizabeth Mcgrath, Terry Kyriacou, Andreas Zacharia

Salisbury Inter line-up: 5. Esther M Heywood-smith, 8. Nicole Calder, 10. Emily Condon, 11. Nicola Frazzetto, 14. Jasmine Hurst, 15. Sarah Taylor, 17. Romy Franceschilli, 19. Lilly Rydon, 20. Erin Hood, 22. Olivia Comini, 25. Sinead Parobiec, 30. Sofia Tipouikidis, 32. Chantelle Ryder (C), 33. Hannah Custance
Coaches: Tracey Jenkins, Tamika Jones, Darran King, Phil Hallard
Team Staff: Tamara Simeoni, Michael Robinson, Josh Mitise, Daniela Marlitsis




FFSA NTC  vs Fulham United
Venue: VALO Football Centre 
Date: 12/04/2019 06:15 PM

The bottom sides for 2019 meet for a match that could make or break the season for these squads. NTC will be looking to bounce from a disappointing start to the season, coach Michele Lastella has stated this match to be “crunch time” for his squad. Fulham will be out to remove themselves from the bottom spot. Fulham will be looking to beat the best young talent we have in SA and show NTC that experience is key in this league, and not just the talent. This will be one of the games to watch this round.

FFSA NTC  line-up: 1. Erin Murphy, 2. Zoe Tolland, 3. Michaela Belmonte, 6. Ella Tonkin, 7. Talia Bilardo, 8. Gabriella Demarco, 11. Lara Kirkby, 13. Stella Dracopoulos, 14. Ella Smith, 15. Sarah Branford, 19. Ellie Sparrow, 20. Abbey Burns, 23. Emilia Murray, 24. Abby Middleton, 52. Khal Adam Khan
Coaches: Michele Lastella, Michael Moularas, Mark Lobianco, Dylan Lucas
Team Staff: Sharee Mcnamara, Airton Andrioli, Jason Collins

Fulham United line-up: 1. Matilda Comley (GK), 2. Micaela Quinn, 3. Sarah Mills, 4. Natasha Vella (C), 6. Josephine Trimboli, 8. Harriet Burnett, 9. Monique Varricchio, 10. Amelia Ebbs, 11. Sarah Hunt, 14. Laura Niejalke, 15. Sharni Tansell, 16. Caitlin Le Roux, 22. Mellanye Targino, 26. Lillian Bills, 30. Konstantina Theodorakos
Coaches: John Ebbs, Ayoub Hassine, Antony Tedesco, Valentino Esposito
Team Staff: Angelina Comley, Dean Spurling





Adelaide Comets vs Adelaide University
Venue: West Beach Parks Football Centre
Date: 12/04/2019 06:15 PM

Adelaide Comets are looking to continue their winning streak after knocking off NTC 2-0 last week to secure their first win the WNPL. Adelaide Uni, however, will be sure to put the newcomers in their place after coming in with confidence following a 1-0 win over West Adelaide in Round 5.  Adelaide Uni has had a steady start to the season, sitting in 4th spot. Adelaide Comets, however, are looking to climb the table and striker Victoria Mansueto is in hot form and will look to continue through the Adelaide Uni pack, which has quite a bit of W-League Experience. Adelaide Comets are the only team to not have 2018/19 W-League experience and they will be sure to prove to the league that they can still be a competitive side under coach Tony Mansueto. 

Adelaide Comets line-up: 1. Tessa Touchette (GK), 2. Vanja Todorovic, 4. Georgia Johnson (C), 6. Lisa Hurcombe, 7. Elise Garlick, 9. Victoria Mansueto, 12. Abbey Flight, 14. Rachel Hampton, 16. Sarah Chappel, 23. Caitlin Stalker, 26. Julia Paneras, 31. Rosie Coleman (GK), 38. Jasmine Styles, 44. Albane Navicet, 47. Courtney Dowling, 50. Lea Abadou
Coaches: Tony Mansueto, Jim Tsialafos, Yves Norrito, Alex Savva
Team Staff: Jeanette Chappel, Steffan Bastians, James Frantzis

Adelaide University line-up: 1. Evelyn Goldsmith (GK), 2. Elle Pirintzis, 3. Elysha Magor, 4. Gemma Macfarlane, 7. Mia Lundquist, 8. Meleri Mullan, 10. Georgia Iannella, 11. Laura Johns (C), 12. Georgia Box, 13. Mabel Day, 16. Milano Venter, 17. Natalie Hayman, 18. Alexandra Windell, 19. Deva Kljajic, 21. Daisy Allen, 26. Georgina Toome, 30. Mawa Sumaoro
Coaches: Kosta Jaric, Andrej Djakovic, Alex Macdonald, Hayley Truskewycz
Team Staff: Giorgio Profiris, Thiago Pinheiro, Thierry Folly