Polkinghorne departs Houston Dash for family reasons
Clare Polkinghorne is heading back to Australia after parting ways with her American National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side Houston Dash. The Dash announced on Thursday (AEST) that Polkinghorne had been released immediately to return home due to "personal family reasons".
Aussies Abroad: Raso strikes as table-toppers Portland Thorns extend NWSL lead
Hayley Raso got the ball rolling as ladder-leaders Portland Thorns surged to a 3-1 win against Washington Spirit. Raso was one of five Westfield Matildas to feature in this National Women's Soccer League clash and the 24-year-old made her presence felt after only five minutes.
Aussies Abroad: Kerr scores again as Chicago suffer shock loss
Sam Kerr's 13th goal of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season wasn't enough to stop Chicago Red Stars slumping to a shock loss on Thursday. Up against Kerr's former club Sky Blue FC, the Red Stars had the chance to go to the top of the NWSL with a win over the lowly