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David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Soccer

Lustica to give it a Red hot go

David Polkinghorne Canberra product Steven Lustica has his final chance to earn a spot in Adelaide United's starting line-up.

Football

Canberra stars hoping to shine

David Polkinghorne The 2013-2014 A-League season has three very different meanings for its three Canberrans, writes David Polkinghorne.

Soccer

Brisbane rematch first up for Canberra

Grace Gill and Sally Shipard of Canberra United contest a high ball with Tameka Butt and Aivi Luik of Brisbane Roar.

David Polkinghorne Canberra United is hoping a settled line-up and coaching staff will help it start this W-League season exactly how it finished the last - with a victory over Brisbane Roar.

Football

De Vanna tweets up a storm

Heather Reid.

David Polkinghorne An accusation from Perth Glory playmaker Lisa De Vanna has erupted in a Twitter war.

Football

Canberra pulls out all stops to hold ladder leaders to a draw

Madeline Washington

David Polkinghorne A Caitlin Cooper thunderbolt saved Canberra United's blushes against top side Perth Glory.

Soccer

United crash out, but for Klimkova it's not over

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12:  Tameka Butt of the Roar celebrates with team mates after scoring a goal during the round 12 W-League match between the Brisbane Roar and Canberra United at Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre on January 12, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Coach Jitka Klimkova says she does not want to walk out on Canberra after its failed title defence.

Football

In A-League of his own

Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

David Polkinghorne Nikolai Topor-Stanley among fan favourites to play for All Stars against Manchester United.

Football

Matildas stay cool in shootout

Sport. The Matildas V NZ at McKellar Park in the second Centenary Cup women's soccer match. Australia's captain, Clare Polkinghorne, #4, scores a goal in the first half and shares the moment with her team mates. June16th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

David Polkinghorne Open the gates and they will come. That's the lesson the FFA learnt as the Matildas edged out New Zealand on Sunday.