ESPN can reveal that Western United and Wellington Phoenix loom as favourites for inclusion in a potential 11-team W-League for the 2021-22 season.
With the APL floating the idea of a Club Championship, ESPN has done the math to figure out which club would reign supreme if such a trophy existed.
Which young W-League players staked their claim this season for Matildas consideration and, possibly, a spot on Australia's historic 2023 roster?
The W-League semis boiled down to experience as veterans Lisa De Vanna and Teresa Polias inspired Victory and Sydney to Grand Final berths.
Love is at the core of what the W-League is all about -- that's why Rhali Dobson's send-off was so special. PLUS: Will Victory "do a Bradbury"?
The Melbourne side are the form team with four wins and a draw from their last five matches, punctuated by a 6-0 demolition of Perth Glory.
Adelaide smashed the W-League attendance record on Sunday, proving -- unequivocally -- the untapped potential of the women's game in Australia.
A decade after they announced themselves as bonafide stars, Michelle Heyman and Emily Gielnik are once again locked in an epic battle.
Few fans knew what to expect of the A-League and W-League heading into 2021. Fair to say, however, that one of the greatest seasons ever was not it.
Move over Rocky. This W-League season has all the hallmarks of a cinematic classic, with a set of underdogs ready to upset the establishment.
Join Anna Harrington, Angela Christian-Wilkes, Samantha Lewis and Marissa Lordanic as they dissect another big week in women's football.
Teigan Collister and Hana Lowry both shone for their respective clubs, but it was off-field issues that once again blighted the W-League weekend.
Sydney FC stalwart Teresa Polias is in such good form that an Olympics call-up surely beckons. PLUS: Larissa Crummer's emotional return from injury.
Just when Sydney looked certain to become Premiers, Brisbane reminded everyone of their class. As always, it's brilliantly chaotic in the W-League.
Katrina Gorry has delivered exactly the kind of good-news story W-League fans have been craving, while the word "dynasty" feels right for Sydney FC.
Catherine Zimmerman was brilliant but, once again, it was off-field drama - the infamous "Tuba Guy" incident - that dominated the W-League weekend.
The Roar trounced Victory, but the main takeaway from the W-League weekend was simple: Football doesn't exist in a cultural or political vacuum.
The W-League has spent years fostering a safe, inclusive atmosphere. So what needs to be said about those losers that marred the Melbourne Derby?
Canberra United are the early W-League frontrunners, but it's the performances of two Western Sydney starlets that caught the eye this weekend.
The opening round of W-League action served up more than enough brand-new storylines, exciting characters and gasp-inducing moments.
Ahead of the 2020-21 season, the leaders of each A- and W-League team sat down with ESPN to discuss the culture of Australia's top-flight clubs.
At the close of one of the women game's most challenging and most transformative years, ESPN previews the upcoming 2020-21 W-League season.
The W-League season faces a hectic start with eight games to be played in as many days over the New Year period.
Part 3 of ESPN's Next Steps series assesses if the W-League's wisest option is to remain what it has been for a long time: a development league.