Melbourne City Women's FC will begin its defence of the Westfield W-League championship at home against Newcastle Jets on Sunday 6 November 2016 in the opening round of Australia’s premier women’s football competition.
City, who became the first team to win a Premiership and Championship double without losing a single match, will open its second W-League campaign against Newcastle at CB Smith Reserve, kick-off 5pm (AEST).
The Club will host a total of six home matches in Melbourne for the campaign – four at CB Smith Reserve and two at AAMI Park.
It is, however, the Club’s first W-League Melbourne Derby of the season in Round 4 which serves as the headline act.
City’s record-breaking Men’s and Women’s teams will unite for the first of two home double-headers at on Sunday 27 November, where the W-League Melbourne Derby will be played prior to the Club’s A-League fixture against Wellington Phoenix.
Both teams will square off against Perth Glory in the remaining home double-header, to be played on Tuesday 27 December at AAMI Park.
Four of City’s fixtures will be televised live on Fox Sports – Round 2 against Canberra United, the Melbourne Derby in Round 4, Round 8 against Perth and the Grand Final re-match against Sydney FC in Round 11.
Each team will have two byes for the season, with City out of action in Rounds 3 and 9.
The Semi Finals will be held on February 4 and 5, with the Grand Final scheduled for Sunday, February 12.
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Melbourne City Women's FC Westfield W-League 2016/17 fixtures
Round 1 - Newcastle Jets, Sunday 6 November, 2016. Kick-off 5:00pm (H)
Round 2 - Canberra United, Saturday 12 Novermber, 2016. Kick-off 3:05pm (A)
Round 4 - Melbourne Victory, Sunday 27 November, 2016. Kick-off 2:30pm (H)
Round 5 - Brisbane Roar, Sunday 4 December, 2016. Kick-off 5pm (A)
Round 6 - Canberra United, Saturday 10 December 2016. Kick-off 5pm (H)
Round 7 - Western Sydney Wanderers, Sunday 18 December, 2016. Kick-off 3pm (A)
Round 8 - Perth Glory, Tuesday 27 December, 2016. Kick-off 5:20pm (H)
Round 10 - Adelaide United, Monday 2 January, 2017. Kick-off 5pm (H)
Round 11 - Sydney FC, Sunday 8 January, 2017. Kick-off 4pm (A)
Round 12 - Melbourne Victory, Sunday 16 January, 2017. Kick-off 4pm (A)
Round 13 - Brisbane Roar, Sunday 22 January 2017, Kick-off 5pm (H)
Round 14 - Newcastle Jets, Friday 27 January 2017, Kick-off 5:20pm (A)