With Season 9 of the W-League set to kick off this weekend, the Perth Glory Women’s team simply can’t wait to get started.
Glory begin their campaign in a massive double-header against Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium on Sunday the 6th of November at 6:40PM.
With plenty of new faces making their way to the club over the break, along with the long-awaited return of Captain Sam Kerr, the squad is buzzing.
“The girls seem very confident…everyone seems to be on the same page,” new recruit Patricia Charalambous explained.
“There’s a lot of excitement for the season to start,” Carla Bennett said.
“We have gelled well and there is a great vibe in the team,” midfielder Caitlin Doeglas added.
It’s been a grueling pre-season for the girls, with Bennett outlining their fitness as a crucial aspect to their style of play.
“I think people can expect a tenacious team this year,” Bennett revealed.
“Our fitness means we are able to maintain high pressure for long periods of time,and we have been working on our strength too,” the 24-year-old said.
The team insists fans will be treated to an exciting brand of attacking football this season, with a number of stars occupying the final third.
“People can expect positive attacking football,” goalkeeper Aquino stated.
“Also using our key players Sam (Kerr), Rosie (Sutton) and Vanessa (DiBernardo), who are very dangerous in attacking positions.”
Be sure to get down and support the Glory Women this season, who will be playing their home games at Dorrien Gardens following the opening round against the Wanderers.