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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

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Canberra United goes trophy hunting, but first must bag Brisbane Roar

Lee Gaskin Canberra United is so determined to win the W-League its players refuse to even touch a replica trophy.

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Canberra United goalie Chantel Jones ready to earn her keep

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Lee Gaskin Canberra United goalkeeper Chantel Jones faces the big ask of taking over from Matildas shot-stopper Lydia Williams.

Canberra United all smiles as it aims to take out the W-League championship

Canberra United players Holly Houston, left, hams it up next to Lori Lindsey, 2nd from left, during the Canberra United season launch at the University of Canberra.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United aiming to make up for the disappointment of last season and win the W-League championship.

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United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen praises US star Lori Lindsey ahead of W-League swansong

Elisabeth Migchelsen returns as Canberra United coach.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen wants to send retiring star Lori Lindsey out on a high.

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A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers win 1-0 against Canberra FC in pre-season friendly

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Lee Gaskin Western Sydney Wanderers downed Canberra FC 1-0 in a pre-season trial on Wednesday night.

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Brisbane's Steve Lustica targets championship after switch from Adelaide United

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  Steven Lustica of the Roar in action during the round 26 A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Melbourne Heart at Suncorp Stadium on March 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra product Steve Lustica would have been happy to see out the season with Adelaide United, but now finds himself 180 minutes from winning an A-League championship with Brisbane Roar.

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Nikolai Topor-Stanley confident Western Sydney Wanderers can stay focused on A-League title

Wanderers defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

Lee Gaskin Nikolai Topor-Stanley insists the impending loss of star imports Shinji Ono and Youssouf Hersi won't distract the Wanderers.

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Teenage duo step up to bolster Canberra United defence

Lee Gaskin They are the 19-year-olds who are the two newest pieces of Canberra United's rock-solid defence.

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Michelle Heyman leads way in Canberra United victory

Sport: Canberra United has its first home game of the year against Western Sydney Wanderers at McKellar Park. Michelle Heyman of Canberra United and Caitlin Cooper of Sydney Wanderers in action 17th of November 2013. Canberra Times Photograph by Katherine Griffiths

Lee Gaskin The message from Michelle Heyman to Matildas coach Hesterine de Reus was loud and clear – I’m back.

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W-League: Sally Shipard 'stoked' as Canberra United comeback looms

Lee Gaskin Canberra United star Sally Shipard will savour every moment of her long-awaited comeback to the field.

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Canberra United remains confident despite W-League road trips

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 08:  Kendall Fletcher of Canberra United and Amy Chapman of Brisbane Roar contest possession during the round four W-League match between Canberra United and the Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park on December 8, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin They're travelling nearly 13,000 kilometres before the next home game, but Canberra United aren't complaining.

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Canberra United's Grace Gill wary of threat from Jets despite mismatch in form

Lee Gaskin Canberra United midfielder Grace Gill knows better than most the danger of underestimating the Newcastle Jets.

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Canberra United star Sally Shipard won't risk more knee damage

Lee Gaskin Canberra United star Sally Shipard will err on the side of caution in her bid to return to the W-League this season.

Trudy Burke ready to keep the faith for Canberra in W-League

Lee Gaskin It's only her third appearance in the W-League, but Canberra United goalkeeper Trudy Burke says she's ready to fill the gloves of Matildas representative Lydia Williams today.

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Lori Lindsey says depth will be the key for Canberra United

United's Georgia Yeoman-Dale celebrates a goal with Grace Gill in the closing minutes.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United star Lori Lindsey believes the side's improving depth will be crucial to building momentum towards the W-League championship.

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Georgia Yeoman-Dale adds danger factor to Canberra United bench

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 01:  Georgia Yeoman-Dale of Canberra United in action during the round 11 W-League match between Canberra United and the Newcastle Jets at McKellar Park on February 1, 2014 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra United livewire Georgia Yeoman-Dale is making up for lost time in the team's charge to the W-League title.

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W-League: Premiership crowns Canberra United's late-season fightback

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 09:  Caitlin Munoz (C) of United celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the round 12 W-League match between Sydney FC and Canberra United at WIN Jubilee Stadium on February 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Fifth on the table less than a month ago to league champion - Canberra United's late season rally has been remarkable.

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Defenders key in Canberra United's push for second W-League title

Lee Gaskin Strikers win games, but defenders win championships. That's Canberra United's motto.

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Coach Elisabeth Migchelsen and assistant Raeanne Dower lead Canberra United

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Canberra United coaches, Elisabeth Migchelsen and Raeanna Dower ahead of their semi-final match against Brisbane this weekend.
Filed: Thursday, 13 February 2014 1:22:32 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Lee Gaskin They're the coaching team dubbed ''good cop, bad cop''. And they're out to bring Canberra United back to the top of the W-League.

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Injured Ashleigh Sykes not a happy camper for Matildas

Sport.  W-League Canberra United vs Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park.  Canberra United player Ashleigh Sykes chases after a loose ball during the Semi Final match.  15 February 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan

Lee Gaskin Canberra United's Ashleigh Sykes has been ruled out of a Matildas selection camp with concussion.