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Pic Special: Matildas back on the paddock at last!

Pic Special: Matildas back on the paddock at last!

The OS-based Matildas are back in training again ahead of their friendly clashes with Germany and Netherlands - and were they happy to be back together in camps again after 12 long months! 7 Apr 2021
FIFA to reveal 2023 World Cup cities

FIFA to reveal 2023 World Cup cities

Australian soccer authorities will know on Thursday which cities have been chosen to host matches for the 2023 FIFA women's World Cup. 30 Mar 2021
Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

The Matildas will be back in action for the first time in more than a year when they take on world No.2 Germany in a key friendly ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. 25 Mar 2021
'We are chomping at the bit' - Carey craves more history

'We are chomping at the bit' - Carey craves more history

Australian women’s cricketer Nicola Carey is perfect at balancing an appreciation of the past, while keeping her steady eye on the next challenge. 20 Mar 2021
'It's cut-throat' - Matildas need quality clashes before Tokyo

'It's cut-throat' - Matildas need quality clashes before Tokyo

Matildas midfielder Tameka Yallop has welcomed new coach Tony Gustavsson's intent to play as many top opponents as possible in the build-up to a jam-packed schedule of international tournaments. 21 Jan 2021
'We need to make the most of what we have...' - Blank slate for Matildas

'We need to make the most of what we have...' - Blank slate for Matildas

Three years out from a Women's World Cup on home soil, new Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson has declared there's a blank slate for selection. 20 Jan 2021
The Matildas are a 'little stale', warns De Vanna - 'There's no competition...'

The Matildas are a 'little stale', warns De Vanna - 'There's no competition...'

Melbourne Victory recruit Lisa De Vanna said the upcoming W-League season is crucial for young players wanting to push for Matildas selection. 23 Dec 2020
'He has such a winning mentality...' - Matildas ready for new era to begin

'He has such a winning mentality...' - Matildas ready for new era to begin

Matildas young gun Ellie Carpenter is raring to get stuck into life under new coach Tony Gustavsson when his tenure kicks off on January 1. 18 Dec 2020
Banter vs brains in new Simon Hill football news quiz show!

Banter vs brains in new Simon Hill football news quiz show!

The premiere of an Australian-based irreverent news quiz show hosted by voice of football Simon Hill sees brains tested against banter in a brutal battle of wits. 15 Dec 2020
'There is a challenge for us all' - W-League talent need more games

'There is a challenge for us all' - W-League talent need more games

Matildas assistant coach Mel Andreatta is confident there is plenty of talent in the W-League but those players need more games in order to develop. 1 Dec 2020
'We're just chomping at the bit' - Van Egmond impatient for Matildas' reunion

'We're just chomping at the bit' - Van Egmond impatient for Matildas' reunion

West Ham's Emily van Egmond believes Australia can win Olympic soccer gold next year but warns the English-based Matildas need to join forces - and quick. 27 Nov 2020
'There's a performance gap...' - Matildas eye squad depth for 2023 WWC

'There's a performance gap...' - Matildas eye squad depth for 2023 WWC

A Matildas talent identification camp will play an important role in developing a deeper talent pool ahead of the 2023 Women's World Cup on home soil. 23 Nov 2020
'Faster and faster and faster' - New Matildas coach reveals his gameplan

'Faster and faster and faster' - New Matildas coach reveals his gameplan

New Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson says he plans to build on Australia's fighting spirit with an emphasis on game management and finding a way to win big games. 30 Sep 2020
Matildas legends back 'respectful' Morace decision

Matildas legends back 'respectful' Morace decision

Former Matilda Angela Iannotta and the first woman to coach the Matildas, Trixie Tagg, have encouraged the current crop of Matildas to accept a whichever coach is picked to lead Australia to the 2023 World Cup. 29 Sep 2020
Australia bid to host more Asian Cup qualifiers

Australia bid to host more Asian Cup qualifiers

FFA have launched a bid to host another set of U/20 Asian Cup qualification matches, this time in the regional Victorian town of Shepparton. 16 Sep 2020
FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

The 2023 Women's World Cup is set to provide a huge financial windfall, according to the Australian government's Department of Food, Agriculture and Trade report. 9 Sep 2020