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Matildas rise to all time high in FIFA rankings

Matildas rise to all time high in FIFA rankings

Victories over Brazil and China has seen the Matildas rise to their highest world ranking of 4th in the latest FIFA Women's World Rankings. 15 Dec 2017
Matildas win honours at AIS Sports Performance Awards

Matildas win honours at AIS Sports Performance Awards

Head coach Alen Stajcic, striker Sam Kerr and the Matildas team were honoured at the AIS Sports Performance Awards held at The Star in Sydney. 12 Dec 2017
FFA exploring world class competition for Matildas

FFA exploring world class competition for Matildas

Following on from the success of recent home internationals against Brazil and China, the FFA are looking to entice the world's best teams to Australia in the next two years. 11 Dec 2017
Australia drawn in Group B for 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup

Australia drawn in Group B for 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup

The Matildas will start their 2018 AFC Women's World Cup  campaign against Korea Republic in Amman, Jordan. 9 Dec 2017
Sam Kerr named 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Sam Kerr named 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Matildas forward Sam Kerr has been crowned the 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year at the AFC Annual Awards ceremony in   Bangkok, Thailand. 29 Nov 2017
Australia v China (Game 2): Preview and Broadcast Details

Australia v China (Game 2): Preview and Broadcast Details

GEELONG, Australia — The Matildas will play their final international of 2017. 25 Nov 2017
China v Australia (Game 1): Preview and Broadcast Details

China v Australia (Game 1): Preview and Broadcast Details

MELBOURNE, Australia — For the second time in as many years, the Matildas are heading for a two game series in Victoria.  This time the opponent is world no. 13 and former Asian powerhouse China PR. 21 Nov 2017
Sam Kerr nominated for 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year Award

Sam Kerr nominated for 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year Award

Matildas striker Sam Kerr has been nominated for the 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year. 18 Nov 2017
China names squad to take on Australia

China names squad to take on Australia

New China PR head coach Siggi Eyjolfsson has named his first squad to take on Australia in Melbourne and Geelong. 17 Nov 2017
Matildas squad named to take on China in Victoria

Matildas squad named to take on China in Victoria

A 21 player Matildas squad has been named by head coach Alen Stajcic to take on China in Melbourne and Geelong. 16 Nov 2017
SBS to broadcast W-League and Matildas

SBS to broadcast W-League and Matildas

The Matildas and the W-League will have a new free-to-air home in 2017/18 with SBS claiming the rights to broadcast matches for the upcoming W-League season as well as the Matildas. 23 Oct 2017
Finalists for 2017 FIFA World Player of the Year named

Finalists for 2017 FIFA World Player of the Year named

The final nominees for a host of The Best FIFA Football Awards™ have been revealed at an event in London with USA's Carli Lloyd, Venezuela's Deyna Castellanos and Netherlands' Lieke Martens named as the The Best Player finalists. 23 Sep 2017
Australia to host China in two match series

Australia to host China in two match series

Following on from the success of the home series against Brazil, Football Federation Australia have announced a November Matildas home series with AFC counter parts China to be held in Melbourne and Geelong. 20 Sep 2017
Match 2 Preview: Australia v Brazil

Match 2 Preview: Australia v Brazil

NEWCASTLE, Australia — After a convincing opening match win over Brazil in their two game series, the Matildas roadshow heads north to McDonald Jones Stadium in Newcastle. 19 Sep 2017
Kerr, Chidiac and Salisbury claim PFA awards

Kerr, Chidiac and Salisbury claim PFA awards

Samantha Kerr, Alex Chidiac and Cheryl Salisbury were among the award recipients at the 2017 PFA Awards held in Newcastle. 18 Sep 2017
Match 1 Preview: Australia v Brazil

Match 1 Preview: Australia v Brazil

SYDNEY, Australia — The next chapter in the Australia and Brazil rivalry will be written at Pepper Stadium in Parramatta in front of an anticipated full house. 15 Sep 2017
Matildas opening clash with Brazil sold out

Matildas opening clash with Brazil sold out

For the first time in their history, the Matildas have sold out a stand alone international fixture. 3 Sep 2017
Alen Stajcic names Matildas squad for Brazil series

Alen Stajcic names Matildas squad for Brazil series

A 20 player squad has been named for the Matildas upcoming two match series against Brazil to be held on 16 and 19 September 2017. 30 Aug 2017
Tournament of Nations: USA v Australia Preview

Tournament of Nations: USA v Australia Preview

Australia returns to international action in the Tournament of Nations against three top 10 nations United States, Japan and Brazil. 27 Jul 2017
Tournament of Nations to air on Fox Sports

Tournament of Nations to air on Fox Sports

Fox Sports looks to have cemented itself as the main broadcaster for women's football in Australia with its scheduled live broadcasts of the 2017 Tournament of Nations. 21 Jul 2017
Matildas squad announced for Tournament of Nations

Matildas squad announced for Tournament of Nations

Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic has named a 21 player squad for next week’s Tournament of Nations in the United States. 17 Jul 2017