Despite the forgettable season it is only a matter of time before we make the breakthrough.

It’s hugely disappointing to finish at the bottom of the table and personally I don’t think we deserve it.

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We just haven’t put away most of our opportunities or held off games when we could have. After reviewing the matches with the coaching staff we all feel that we haven’t played like a bottom-placed side.

Take Sunday’s match. We contested the top side Brisbane really well, it was just a shame that we couldn’t hold them off.

We matched it with some of their stars in Hayley Raso and Katrina Gorry. They kept us on our toes, but it felt as if we stayed switched on for most of the game.

But as one of the best sides they have that ability to pull results out of sticky situations, it’s just disappointing that they were able to do that against us.

As a team we still have the chance to finish on a good note against Melbourne Victory, so we’re going to do our best to earn that positive to build on next season.

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There’s always a rivalry between us and Melbourne so it’s always refreshing to beat them!

All the teams are pretty friendly, but its always nice to get the win over the Victory.

After that comes the offseason.

We will have a review and then a break, but then I’ll be getting back into Adelaide City and training hard for the local season.

I still have commitments with United as well, and another year of University to contend with.

All in all, it isn’t really an offseason, but I never feel burnt out or anything of the sort. You just have to keep going and continue to manage yourself well.

Adelaide City is really good with that. They’re all very professional over there with training, match-days and coaching, so it is a really great club to be a part of.

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I also work a casual job at Adelaide Oval ushering people to their seats, which is handy as a bit of pocket money.

The league is progressing very well in terms of bargaining agreements and it can only improve year-after-year, but a bit of spare change never hurts!

With that progression comes that extra professionalism too, which should lead to a more supported and more competitive league.

This added competition makes the off-season even more critical.

You need to be able to work on your weaknesses and ensure you’ve improved enough to back up your spot for another season, because there’s always pressure; you just have to be on your toes and performing.

When all is said and done our club is in a familiar position, but that doesn’t mean we lose hope.

The only way is up, starting Friday night against the Victory!

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A midfielder for Adelaide United, Georgia will be writing a column before every Reds home game for the Westfield W-League 2017/18 season.