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Milicic names his first Matildas squad

Milicic names his first Matildas squad

New head coach Ante Milicic has barely warmed the Matildas' hot seat but today he named his first squad of 23 players for the Cup of Nations kicking off in Sydney next week. 21 Feb 2019
Six bolters for Cup of Nations

Six bolters for Cup of Nations

The Matildas squad for the Cup of Nations (CoN) is set to be released on Thursday. 20 Feb 2019
Milicic confirmed as Matildas boss

Milicic confirmed as Matildas boss

Former Western Sydney Wanderers assistant coach Ante Milicic will lead the Matildas at the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France, the FFA confirmed today. 18 Feb 2019
FFA fires back at Stajcic

FFA fires back at Stajcic

Football Federation Australia tonight fired back at former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic and doubled down on their decision to axe him. 11 Feb 2019
Ex-Matildas striker: 'Poisonous debate harming football'

Ex-Matildas striker: 'Poisonous debate harming football'

Former Matildas striker Catherine Cannuli says the poisonous debate dredged up after the sacking of Alen Stajcic is harming football's growth in the women’s and men’s game in Australia.   11 Feb 2019
Down to the wire but Australia prevails

Down to the wire but Australia prevails

Queenslanders Ash Barty and Priscilla Hon have booked Australia's place in the Fed Cup World Group semi-final. 11 Feb 2019
Stajcic: I've come to clear my name and my reputation

Stajcic: I've come to clear my name and my reputation

Former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic broke down today as he faced the media for the first time since he was axed almost a month ago but vowed: "I've come here to clear my name." 11 Feb 2019
Alen Stajcic: My Matildas nightmare

Alen Stajcic: My Matildas nightmare

Former Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic has spoken for the first time to give his side of the story about his shock sacking by the FFA nearly a month ago. He's holding a press conference later today, but, in his own words below, this is how the nightmare unfolded for him. 11 Feb 2019
'She had to grow up quickly'

'She had to grow up quickly'

Kyra Cooney-Cross is about to finish her second W-League season and now has a winner’s medal around her neck already at the age of just 16. 8 Feb 2019
Pepe focus on Arsenal, not Matildas

Pepe focus on Arsenal, not Matildas

Arsenal coach Joe ‘Pepe’ Montemurro continues to shine in England after being nominated for Manager of the Year by the London Football Awards 2019, but his full focus is at the Gunners as the FFA continue to hunt for a new Matildas coach. 1 Feb 2019
FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

Football Federation Australia admitted they used contract loopholes to bypass giving sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic any warnings or counselling prior to his removal on Saturday. 21 Jan 2019
The OS names in the frame for the Matildas

The OS names in the frame for the Matildas

After the sensational sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic on Saturday, The Women's Game yesterday looked at Aussie options to replace him and now looks at the international possibilities. 21 Jan 2019
Pic special - Australian Open - Day 7

Pic special - Australian Open - Day 7

Photos by Ben Southall (@bsouthallau) 20 Jan 2019
Sam Kerr: I'm not gagged by anyone...

Sam Kerr: I'm not gagged by anyone...

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has hit back at suggestions she was blocked from discussing coach Alen Stajcic axing – but admits she was stunned into silence by the shock sacking. 20 Jan 2019
Aussies in the running to take over Matildas

Aussies in the running to take over Matildas

After the sensational sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic on Saturday, thoughts have now turned to who could replace him. 20 Jan 2019
Women's Football Council blindsided by Stajcic sacking

Women's Football Council blindsided by Stajcic sacking

The Women's Football Council was blindsided by today's sensational sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic in a World Cup year. 19 Jan 2019
Matildas react to Staj axe

Matildas react to Staj axe

The press conference from FFA revealed little detail behind the sacking of former Head Coach Alen Stajcic. 19 Jan 2019
National coaching body sticks by Stajcic

National coaching body sticks by Stajcic

Football Coaches Australia will enlist legal advice for Alen Stajcic after the Matildas coach was sensationally removed from his post today. 19 Jan 2019
Matildas boss axed over 'culture' issues

Matildas boss axed over 'culture' issues

Football Federation Australia today confirmed they had sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic after players and coaching staff alleged "workplace culture" issues. 19 Jan 2019
Watch! Battling Hayley Raso's return after broken back

Watch! Battling Hayley Raso's return after broken back

Matildas star Hayley Raso has created a video charting her fight back after breaking her spine in three places...and it's an inspiration to everyone. 18 Jan 2019
Stajcic: Matildas can raise Australian football’s standards

Stajcic: Matildas can raise Australian football’s standards

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has presided over one of the most remarkable rises in Australian sporting history – but he isn’t planning to stop with women’s football. 17 Jan 2019