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'W-League can be top-five league'

'W-League can be top-five league'

FFA chief executive James Johnson says Australia's W-League should push to become one of the world's top five women's football competitions. 2 Jul 2020
FFA reveal their agenda blueprint

FFA reveal their agenda blueprint

FFA chief executive James Johnson say there is an opportunity to build a strong domestic transfer system, as part of a new blueprint for Australian football. 2 Jul 2020
Matildas star Catley joins Arsenal

Matildas star Catley joins Arsenal

Steph Catley is the latest Matilda to move to England, joining teammate Caitlin Foord at English soccer powerhouse Arsenal. 2 Jul 2020
WWC must leave legacy: Postecoglou

WWC must leave legacy: Postecoglou

Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 Women's World Cup and Ange Postecoglou hopes it will result in a concrete legacy for Australian football. 1 Jul 2020
W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

After Australia and New Zealand secured the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, ensuring the long-term health and competitiveness of the W-League shapes as a priority. 26 Jun 2020
Australia-New Zealand 2023 bid confident before WWC call

Australia-New Zealand 2023 bid confident before WWC call

The joint Trans-Tasman bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is favoured to get the nod when the hosting decision by FIFA is made this week. 24 Jun 2020
Australia-NZ 2023 WWC bid at a glance

Australia-NZ 2023 WWC bid at a glance

The joint bid of Australia and New Zealand is one of just two left in the running to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, with FIFA to make announcement on Friday. 24 Jun 2020
Morrison, Ardern vow support for WWC bid

Morrison, Ardern vow support for WWC bid

Before FIFA's decision on the 2023 Women's World Cup host, Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern have pledged their support for the Australia-New Zealand bid. 23 Jun 2020
Aust/NZ boost as Japan scrap 2023 WWC bid

Aust/NZ boost as Japan scrap 2023 WWC bid

Australia and New Zealand's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup has received a boost after rivals Japan withdrew from contention and pledged their support. 22 Jun 2020
WWC would transform Australian football: van Egmond

WWC would transform Australian football: van Egmond

Ahead of FIFA's decision on the 2023 Women's World Cup, Emily van Egmond says co-hosting the tournament would be huge for Australian football. 22 Jun 2020
Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

FFA CEO James Johnson says government support for the Australia-New Zealand joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is strong despite the COVID-19 crisis. 9 Jun 2020
The Matildas who made history in Chengdu

The Matildas who made history in Chengdu

Ten years on from landing Australian football its first silverware in Asia, current and former Matildas reflect fondly on their 2010 Asian Cup triumph. 29 May 2020
Date for fate of Aus/NZ 2023 WWC bid

Date for fate of Aus/NZ 2023 WWC bid

FIFA's ruling council will make a decision on the 2023 Women's World Cup host on June 25, with Australia and New Zealand's joint bid among the four candidates. 16 May 2020
No break for Matildas for five years: Kerr

No break for Matildas for five years: Kerr

Sam Kerr says the Olympics postponement means rather than having a break in 2021, the Matildas are set to face four consecutive years of major tournaments. 6 May 2020
'It was brutal getting home' - Matilda's tough return from Spain lockdown

'It was brutal getting home' - Matilda's tough return from Spain lockdown

Matildas and Atletico Madrid midfielder Alex Chidiac spent three weeks in lockdown in Spain, before finally securing passage back to Melbourne. 30 Apr 2020
'What works...what doesn't...' - Polkinghorne keen to drive football future

'What works...what doesn't...' - Polkinghorne keen to drive football future

Matilda Clare Polkinghorne has her eyes on next year's Tokyo Olympics but is also keen to help drive football's future as part of the FFA's new think tank. 29 Apr 2020
Mental health fears for Oz footballers

Mental health fears for Oz footballers

Research conducted by the PFA and FIFPro showed the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the mental health of Australian professional footballers. 15 Apr 2020
Matildas' Harrison joins PSV Eindhoven

Matildas' Harrison joins PSV Eindhoven

Amy Harrison is the latest Australian to seal a move to Europe and hopes her switch to PSV Eindhoven will help her break back into the Matildas. 15 Apr 2020
Late Olympics benefits tired Tillies

Late Olympics benefits tired Tillies

Given the Matildas' heavy workload over the past two years, forward Caitlin Foord thinks the decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics could work in their favour. 15 Apr 2020
'I lost my love for the game - in two weeks, I found my spark again'

'I lost my love for the game - in two weeks, I found my spark again'

Caitlin Foord has only played two games for Arsenal, due to football's global shutdown, but the club has helped the Matildas ace reignite her love for the game. 13 Apr 2020
'We can't go back to being second class citizens'

'We can't go back to being second class citizens'

PFA deputy chief executive and former Matildas captain Kate Gill says the W-League mustn't become the first casualty of football cost cutting. 9 Apr 2020