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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

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

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

Football

Adam Rogic, brother of Tom, enjoys return to Canberra National Premier League

Lee Gaskin The backyard soccer games between Canberra Olympic midfielder Adam Rogic and his younger brother got pretty heated.

Soccer

Ned Zelic backs Tom Rogic to shine for Socceroos at the World Cup

Tom Rogic, ahead of Wednesday's Socceroos selection for the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos captain Ned Zelic believes Tom Rogic can showcase his amazing skills on football's biggest stage and be Australia's X-factor at the World Cup.

Football

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.

Football

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.

Soccer

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

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Canberra United players Nicole Sykes and Ellie Brush with the 2012 trophy ahead of their semi-final match against Brisbane this weekend.
Filed: Thursday, 13 February 2014 1:22:33 pm 
Photo by Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times

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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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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.

Football

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.

Soccer

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.

Soccer

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.

Football

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.

Football

W-League: Canberra United striker Caitlin Munoz to miss Perth game because of injury

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Caitlin Munoz will miss her second straight game with a quad strain.

Football

W-League: Michelle Heyman backs Canberra United strike partner Stephanie Ochs

Michelle Heyman and Stephanie Ochs.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman insists her partnership with Stephanie Ochs will only get better.

Football

Victory striker Lisa De Vanna United's biggest challenge after shock defeat

Lee Gaskin Containing Melbourne Victory striker Lisa De Vanna looms as Canberra United's biggest hurdle on Sunday.

Football

Canberra referee Ben Williams gets call-up to World Cup in Brazil

Lee Gaskin Ben Williams was on his honeymoon in Europe during the last World Cup and watched the final from Spain.

Football

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.

Soccer

Canberra United vow to take revenge on Lady Reds

Lee Gaskin Canberra United goalkeeper Lydia Williams has declared ''it's time for revenge'' against Adelaide United.

Soccer

Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.

Soccer

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.

Football

Patafta puts in hard yards in Canberra win

Lee Gaskin Former Young Socceroos captain Kaz Patafta makes starting debut for Canberra FC in return from retirement.