Sydney derby double header - Three things we learned
A double header derby for a Saturday night and the fans were treated to a pleasant evening out. An entertaining men’s game ended up 1-1 while Sydney FC celebrated club legend Teresa Polias’ 150th W-League game with a 2-0 win over their arch rivals.
17 Jan 2021
'Australia's ahead of the game...' - Oz support lured Matilda back home
Matildas midfielder Alex Chidiac says Australia's support for women's footballers played a key role in her decision to return from Europe.
Women take prime time lights in Saturday night derby
Western Sydney’s clash against bitter rivals Sydney FC this weekend at ANZ Stadium will take on greater significance than a local derby. The ladies game will kick off at 7.30pm on Saturday night in what is shaping up to be a prime time classic.
The W-League still has world class stars, Australians just don’t know them yet
The 100th year of women’s football presents a great opportunity for the women’s game to make its mark in Australia.
OP-ED: 'Transfer fees and W-League growth are FFA's key principles'
The current situation Australian football finds itself in may be a blessing in disguise. While financial uncertainty is never a good thing, a chance to re-assess and build towards a realistic business model is an opportunity FFA should grab with both hands.
Best Derby pics of the weekend...
Sydney FC was too good for WS Wanderers in their second derby, with Sydney FC winning 2-0, at Australia Stadium, on January 16, 2021
Remember the first (and last) time the world's greatest footballers came to Australia?
Before the A-League, W-League, Matildas and Socceroos' modern era all revolutionised football in Australia, 20 years ago, Australia welcomed the best footballers in the world. With the Matildas set to star at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics and then host the 2023 Women's World Cup, it begs the question...what was it like to host the best female footballers in the world in Sydney 2000?
NEW! A Game Of Two Halves!
Get ready for the Sydney Derby with Western Sydney Wanderers Daniel Georgievski and Sydney Morning Herald's Vince Rugari while Rhali Dobson and Melissa Barbieri's knowledge of their team-mate's tattoos is tested too in latest episode of the new fun topical football news quiz show A Game of Two Halves, hosted by Simon Hill.
Watch: New A Game Of Two Halves!
It's the first show of the new season in a battle of brains and banter on A Game of Two Halves!