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Stajcic on World Cup: Matildas can beat anyone

Stajcic on World Cup: Matildas can beat anyone

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic says expectations haven't changed after the FIFA Women's World Cup draw – and they can be genuine World Cup champion challengers. 9 Dec 2018
Expansion plans on hold for W-League

Expansion plans on hold for W-League

Plans to expand the W-League have been put on ice despite next week's board meeting to add two new teams to the A-League. 6 Dec 2018
Neymar and Mbappe's club offer to Matildas

Neymar and Mbappe's club offer to Matildas

The Matildas could be sharing the dressing rooms of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe as they prepare for the Women's World Cup next year. 5 Dec 2018
Matildas out for revenge after shock Chile loss

Matildas out for revenge after shock Chile loss

It was not the afternoon that many Matildas fans had hoped for. 12 Nov 2018
No Sam Kerr for Matildas' Euro tour

No Sam Kerr for Matildas' Euro tour

Superstar Matilda Sam Kerr has been missed out of the 18 player squad for Australia’s upcoming two-match European tour. 25 Sep 2018
Sam Kerr snubbed again by FIFA awards

Sam Kerr snubbed again by FIFA awards

Matildas superstar forward Sam Kerr has been snubbed for the FIFA Best Women's Player of the Year Award for the second year running. 3 Sep 2018
'The bigger prize is in a year in France...'

'The bigger prize is in a year in France...'

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has shrugged off losing the Tournament of Nations crown to the USA – and insists his sights are set on the World Cup in France next year. 3 Aug 2018
Stajcic and Kerr nominated for FIFA Best awards

Stajcic and Kerr nominated for FIFA Best awards

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic and forward Sam Kerr have been nominated for FIFA Best Football Awards. 24 Jul 2018
Why the Matildas are in the mix for World Cup Glory

Why the Matildas are in the mix for World Cup Glory

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic speaks to FourFourTwo about how Australia can win the World Cup and learning to deal with criticism. 24 Jul 2018
Matildas have a desire to be the best

Matildas have a desire to be the best

While winning the Tournament of Nations is something the side want to do again, there is no denying that the Matildas have a desire to be among the top nations in the world. 19 Jul 2018
Teenager Mary Fowler comes into Matildas squad

Teenager Mary Fowler comes into Matildas squad

Youngster Mary Fowler has become the second uncapped player in the Matildas 2018 Tournament of Nations squad. 18 Jul 2018
Stajcic the first national coach to look at remote Indigenous footballers

Stajcic the first national coach to look at remote Indigenous footballers

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic will become Australia's first national football coach to head to the small town of Borroloola as he looks at the Indigenous talent from the John Moriarty Football (JMF) program. 9 Jul 2018
Bridging the gap: Taking a dive into the Future Matildas

Bridging the gap: Taking a dive into the Future Matildas

The announcement of the Future Matildas program saw a new elite pathway for Australia's young female footballers and will not only bridge the gap between the NTC and Matildas but will also be used as an integration tool of Young Players into the Matildas Culture. 22 May 2018
Stajcic: It's probably the best we've played

Stajcic: It's probably the best we've played

The Matildas had arguably their best performance of the Asian Cup but fell at the final hurdle as they did four years ago. 21 Apr 2018
Stajcic: I never said it would be an easy game

Stajcic: I never said it would be an easy game

It wasn't the result those watching the Matildas game against Thailand on early Wednesday morning were expecting. 19 Apr 2018
Stajcic still confident after draw

Stajcic still confident after draw

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic is confident of his side's success after a goalless draw against South Korea in the opening game of Group B. 9 Apr 2018
Logarzo: Asian Cup is massive

Logarzo: Asian Cup is massive

Matildas midfielder Chloe Logarzo says Australia isn’t just satisfied with qualifying for the World Cup but lifting silverware. 7 Apr 2018
Stajcic: The Matildas have more to show

Stajcic: The Matildas have more to show

The Matildas had a convincing 5-0 win over Thailand on Monday night, coach Alen Stajcic said they have more to show. 29 Mar 2018
Logarzo: Matildas weren't viewed as athletes

Logarzo: Matildas weren't viewed as athletes

Matildas midfielder Chloe Logarzo says the Australian national women's team weren't viewed as athletes before the recent improvement to their pay and working conditions. 26 Feb 2018
Perth to host Matildas farewell

Perth to host Matildas farewell

The Matildas have confirmed they will face Thailand in Perth on Monday 26 March ahead of the Asian Cup. 14 Feb 2018
How deep is your bench? Australia's quest to build a title winning squad

How deep is your bench? Australia's quest to build a title winning squad

Back in early March, we examined five questions that the Matildas will need to answer ahead of the next cycle.  We look back at how one of those areas is shaping up. 25 Nov 2017