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'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
Agent taking Aussies to Europe says 'doom and gloom' unfounded

Agent taking Aussies to Europe says 'doom and gloom' unfounded

Ryan Oostendorp is a very busy man, representing some of the top young talent in women's football at the beginning of a golden era for Aussies in Europe. 6 Sep 2020
Funding boost for Matildas' proposed home

Funding boost for Matildas' proposed home

The Matildas are a step closer to having a purpose-built permanent home in Melbourne with the Victorian government investing $1.5 million in the project. 30 Aug 2020
Why New Zealand was 'absolutely crucial' to winning World Cup hosting

Why New Zealand was 'absolutely crucial' to winning World Cup hosting

The woman behind the 2023 Women's World Cup hosting campaign has revealed just how integral New Zealand was to securing the votes. 27 Aug 2020
45 years ago today: Australia's 'excellent' first match at the Asian Cup

45 years ago today: Australia's 'excellent' first match at the Asian Cup

On this day 45 years ago, at the first ever Asian Cup, an ‘Australian XI’ went down 3-2 to Thailand in front of over 4,000 people in hot and sticky conditions in Hong Kong. 25 Aug 2020
Montemurro: Coaching Matildas would be 'a great privilege'

Montemurro: Coaching Matildas would be 'a great privilege'

Joe Montemurro is one of the hottest coaching prospects in the world right now and he is far from ruling out coaching the Matildas at the 2023 Women's World Cup. 22 Aug 2020
Euro-base would help Matildas: Montemurro

Euro-base would help Matildas: Montemurro

Leading women's coach Joe Montemurro says the Matildas would benefit from having a base in Europe, with the majority of Australia's top players now based there. 18 Aug 2020
London HQ for Matildas' Aussie coaches is a winner

London HQ for Matildas' Aussie coaches is a winner

FFA is expected to ask for expressions of interest for Matildas head coach role in the next week, with a London-based Australian coaching solution gaining traction. 17 Aug 2020
Cash strapped FFA may settle for local Matildas coach

Cash strapped FFA may settle for local Matildas coach

The relative silence regarding FFA’s search for a new Matildas coach has caused all kinds of interesting rumours online. 14 Aug 2020
Report: Matildas line up Phil Neville for coach

Report: Matildas line up Phil Neville for coach

Departing England Lionesses coach Phil Neville has been reportedly approached to take over as Matildas coach. 11 Aug 2020