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Luik dubs 'little sister' Chidiac as next big thing...

Luik dubs 'little sister' Chidiac as next big thing...

Aivi Luik is over the moon her “little sister” Alex Chidiac will be getting a run in the 2018 Asian Cup and has given some insight into how the youngster has developed over the years. 6 Apr 2018
Coach's Corner: Alen Stajcic discusses Tournament of Nations

Coach's Corner: Alen Stajcic discusses Tournament of Nations

Against two of the top six nations in the world, Australia has so far recorded not only two positive results but also put in two positive performances for very different reasons. 3 Aug 2017
Van Egmond: "I wanted to challenge myself against the world's best"

Van Egmond: "I wanted to challenge myself against the world's best"

"It isn't the best weather to return to," was the dry lament from Emily van Egmond as she enjoyed a coffee at her local haunt in Newcastle, Australia – 162 kilometres (101 miles) north-northeast of Sydney. 9 Jun 2017
4 more years...5 questions to consider

4 more years...5 questions to consider

With the February Camps and March’s Algarve Cup, the next four year cycle has officially begun. 28 Feb 2017
The last cut is the deepest

The last cut is the deepest

At the end of the hallowed halls of Wimbledon, before the players step onto one of the most famous sporting arenas in the world, the words of Rudyard Kipling's "If" are inscribed over the player's entrance. 6 Jul 2016
Catching up with Matildas Doctor James Ilic

Catching up with Matildas Doctor James Ilic

When it comes to the Matildas team there are many figures who quietly and professionally perform their duties in the background without fanfare. 27 Jun 2016
Great Expectations: Why criticism of Matildas' performances is good for the game

Great Expectations: Why criticism of Matildas' performances is good for the game

When you step into the limelight, the shadows in which to hide diminish. 9 Jun 2016
Ellie Carpenter: Earning Moments

Ellie Carpenter: Earning Moments

People say that life is about moments. 7 Jun 2016
Caitlin Foord shifts gears

Caitlin Foord shifts gears

“For the past 3 years, the longest I have been home is probably a week.” 23 May 2016
Postecoglou: "I have a soft spot for the Matildas"

Postecoglou: "I have a soft spot for the Matildas"

As the meme states; what a time to be alive. 6 May 2016
No easy Road to Rio

No easy Road to Rio

When the 2016 AFC Women's Rio Olympic qualifiers schedule was released last year, Professional Footballers Australia player relations executive Kathryn Gill slammed the tournament scheduling as "disgraceful". 9 Feb 2016
Gender Equity: Are we asking the right questions?

Gender Equity: Are we asking the right questions?

The Federal Minister and the Australian Sports Commission's move to see equal travel standards for both men's and women's teams has been welcomed in terms of gender equality. 5 Feb 2016
On and off the pitch, Matildas make their mark in 2015

On and off the pitch, Matildas make their mark in 2015

As women football fans rejoiced in hearing the news that football overtook netball as the highest participated sport for Australian girls aged 6-13 years, and the news the Matilda’s are finalist for the Daily Life Women of the Year has become another reason to celebrate women’s football in Australia. 11 Dec 2015
FFA agree new CBA with Matildas receiving pay increase

FFA agree new CBA with Matildas receiving pay increase

After lengthy negotiations, Football Federation Australia (FFA) and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) have resolved the 'whole of game' collective bargaining agreement (CBA). 6 Nov 2015
Q&A: Matildas CBA

Q&A: Matildas CBA

Photo Credit: Emily Mogic Photography 9 Sep 2015
Australia receives positive WWC technical report

Australia receives positive WWC technical report

With Elise Kellond-Knight, Lisa De Vanna and Emily van Egmond highlighted, Australia has received a positive report from the FIFA Technical Study Group following the 2015 World Cup. 18 Aug 2015
Australia beat the odds in Group D

Australia beat the odds in Group D

The first word that comes to mind is “chess”. It has been used already by Ann Odong but I’m reluctant to change it, as it really is the most appropriate way to describe the match. 19 Jun 2015
Group D places up for grabs for Australia

Group D places up for grabs for Australia

When Australia takes on Sweden at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton tomorrow, there will be plenty on the line for both nations. 16 Jun 2015
WWC: Australia v Sweden Preview

WWC: Australia v Sweden Preview

There’s nothing quite like tournament play. The "do or die" of the 3 points. 16 Jun 2015
Three Things Learned: Australia v Nigeria

Three Things Learned: Australia v Nigeria

Australia's World Cup campaign got back on track thanks to a controlled performance against the dangerous Nigeria. 14 Jun 2015
Match Review: Australia v Nigeria

Match Review: Australia v Nigeria

In build up to Canada 2015 there was extensive web and press chatter about how the results would fall in the notorious "Group of Death". 14 Jun 2015