Women’s Football Is Back !

by Angela Irwin

Women’s football is back in action for the 2024 season, and there is an exciting match lined up for this Friday night.

Heidelberg United will be taking on Alamein FC, marking the beginning of what promises to be an exciting season. The history of women’s football at Heidelberg United can be traced back to the early seventies, making the club true pioneers in the sport. Throughout the decades, they have consistently supported and promoted women’s football, paving the way for its growth and development.

Under the guidance of their new coach, Louie Spiridis, Heidelberg United’s squad has been buzzing with anticipation. The team showed great promise last season, finishing in 9th place on the ladder. Alamein FC, on the other hand, secured the 5th position.

Heading into the new season, Captain Steph Galea has high expectations for her team. Alongside veteran player Elle Torre, they are the only remaining members from Heidelberg United’s last major title victory in 2016, the Team APP Cup. With their experience and leadership, Galea and Torre will undoubtedly inspire the new generation of players to strive for success and aim for silverware.

Friday night’s match between Heidelberg United and Alamein FC is set to be a thrilling encounter. Both teams will be eager to kick-start their season with a victory, setting the tone for what lies ahead. For Heidelberg United, this match will be an opportunity to showcase their progress and demonstrate the potential they possess.

The players have been working hard under Coach Louie Spiridis. With a blend of experienced veterans and talented newcomers, Heidelberg United is poised to make a statement.

So mark your calendars and get ready to support Heidelberg United as they embark on their journey towards success. The stage is set for an incredible season of women’s football, and it all begins this Friday night with Heidelberg United versus Alamein FC.

Match details:  Heidelberg United v Alamein FC

Time: 8:30pm

Date: 15/3/2024

Venue: Home of the Matildas – Main Pitch, Sports Drive Bundoora