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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

Sydney FC still the Harbour City's No.1 team, says Alex Brosque

Lee Gaskin Alex Brosque says Sydney FC remain the Harbour City's No.1 team - despite the success of the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Football

Belconnen United player George Timotheou set to sign with Sydney FC's youth team

George Timotheou in action for Belconnen United last weekend.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager George Timotheou is set to join the club he supported as a child, Sydney FC.

Soccer

Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman chasing World Cup berth as W-League kicks off

Michelle Heyman of Canberra United during the W-League season launch.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman chasing World Cup berth ahead of new W-League season.

Football

Canberra FC hosts second Sydney A-League side in pre-season match-up

Canberra FC hosted the Western Sydney Wanderers in July, and will face Sydney FC in September.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC will host its second A-League team in as many months when glamour club Sydney FC plays at Deakin Stadium in September.

Football

Tuggeranong United not sure what to expect from Canberra FC after coach sacked

Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw doesn't know what to expect from Canberra FC in today's match.

Lee Gaskin Steve Forshaw doesn't know what to expect from Canberra FC following the decision to axe Ray Junna.

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.

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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.

Former Olyroo Adam Casey joins Tuggeranong in Canberra NPL

Lee Gaskin Former Australian under-23 international Adam Casey is looking to pass on his experience to the next generation of Canberra footballers in the National Premier League.

Soccer

Sally Shipard to return as Canberra United juggles busy schedule

Lee Gaskin Canberra United will consider rotating its squad to cope with a busy schedule of three games in six days, including having star midfielder Sally Shipard available for the first time 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.

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

Canberra United wants to carry momentum towards finals, says captain Nicole Sykes

Lee Gaskin Canberra United will draw on the lure of securing a home final to overcome fatigue and oppressive heat on Saturday.

Football

Shipard-shape: Sally makes her point in merciless Jets thrashing

Lee Gaskin Sally Shipard capped her emotional comeback with a rare goal for Canberra United on Saturday.

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.

Football

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.

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.

Football

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

Tom Rogic eyes return to Celtic after World Cup duty

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Tom Rogic harbours ambitions of returning to the bright lights of Europe after the World Cup.

Football

Tanoski to push case for start in A-League

Lee Gaskin Valeri medallist Hristjan Tanoski wants to press his claims for an A-League contract.