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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.

Canberra soccer controversy: Ray Junna says he never quit ACTAS coaching role

Former ACTAS and Canberra United coach Ray Junna.

Lee Gaskin Former ACTAS women's football coach Ray Junna says he did not quit his position, but Capital Football is adamant he tendered his resignation when he applied for an...

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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.

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Canberra United loss in W-League spurs on Michelle Heyman with Matildas

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman has all the motivation she needs for her busy international schedule.

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Canberra United rewards defenders for impressive season

Lee Gaskin Canberra United custodian Lydia Williams has won the club's player of the year award.

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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.

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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Houston's unexpected journey

Sport.  New Canberra United signing Holly Houston from Queensland at Radford College.  23 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin She's the apprentice signwriter who has moved to Canberra to put her name up in lights in the W-League.

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United bonds in rare season build-up

Canberra United captain Ellie Brush.

Lee Gaskin A mystery bus tour, an Amazing Race around Canberra and a zumba class sounds like an unusual pre-season.

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Heyman confident Ochs is the answer

Stephanie Ochs.

Lee Gaskin American import Stephanie Ochs looms as the missing link to spark Canberra United's attack.

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Nicole Sykes named new Canberra United captain

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Canberra Untied player Nicole Sykes congratulated after scoring a goal
againstThe Newcastle Jets
The Canberra Times
08 December 2012
Photo Jay Cronan

Lee Gaskin Canberra United has swung a captaincy shock, appointing defender Nicole Sykes as the skipper for the 2013-14 W-League season.

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United puts faith in Sykes for top job

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Canberra United captain Nicole Sykes at the Dickson soccer fields.
Filed: Thursday, 7 November 2013 5:10:22 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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Lee Gaskin She's the 21-year-old who has earned the ultimate accolade from her Canberra United teammates.

Football

Pressure off rebuilt Canberra

Lee Gaskin Canberra United brought back Australia's premier goalkeeper and recruited a trio of US internationals.

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Sykes sisters earn Matildas call-ups

Lee Gaskin Canberra United captain Nicole Sykes has earnt her first call-up to the Australian Matildas squad.

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Star American import Lori Lindsey rapt in Canberra United’s state

Lee Gaskin US international Lori Lindsey is eager to show the Canberra public what the W-League is all about.

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Matildas take on Canberra's Sykes twins for China series

Nicole (right) and Ashleigh Sykes.

Lee Gaskin The Sykes sisters grew up in Dubbo dreaming of sharing an Olympic Games podium.