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'Words can't describe': W-League star makes football return after cancer battle

'Words can't describe': W-League star makes football return after cancer battle

W-League and Football Fern star Rebekah Stott has made an inspiring return to football following her fight with cancer. 20 Jul 2021
How worried should we be about winless Matildas?

How worried should we be about winless Matildas?

The Matildas failed to produce a single win in their 2021 Olympic preparations. Should we once again be worried? 20 Jul 2021
Matildas Abroad: Matildas leave Sweden with mixed fortunes

Matildas Abroad: Matildas leave Sweden with mixed fortunes

The Matildas spent their last week in Örebäcksvallen, Sweden before moving to Nara, Japan for the final Olympic preparations. They play the Nadeshiko on Wednesday, July 14. However, several Matildas and non-Olympic Australians saw play this past week. 13 Jul 2021
Matildas land in Tokyo with a very different climate

Matildas land in Tokyo with a very different climate

After more than a month in Sweden, the Matildas have arrived in Japan for the final phase of their Olympic preparation. 13 Jul 2021
'Outrageous': New Zealand battling NWSL over Olympic 'discrimination'

'Outrageous': New Zealand battling NWSL over Olympic 'discrimination'

Football Ferns get major blow to their Tokyo Olympics preparations as important players held back by their NWSL clubs. 13 Jul 2021
Matildas Abroad: A hero finally returns to action

Matildas Abroad: A hero finally returns to action

While the Matildas Olympic squad trains in multi-layers, Elise Kellond-Knight returned from a year on the sidelines and Emma Checker was named captain of her Icelandic club. 7 Jul 2021
Chosen! Matildas best XI and formation for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games

Chosen! Matildas best XI and formation for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games

A viewer of recent Matildas matches may have some wondering what is going wrong. However a closer examination shows progression and a way forward to Olympic Group success. 6 Jul 2021
Four more Matildas heading to Tokyo after Olympic changes

Four more Matildas heading to Tokyo after Olympic changes

Between the World Cup and the Olympics, the latter can easily be argued as the harder tournament physically. For teams who make it from the first match to the last, they can end up playing six games in seventeen days. 6 Jul 2021
Biggest exclusions from Matildas Tokyo 2021 squad

Biggest exclusions from Matildas Tokyo 2021 squad

Who were the most unfortunate Matildas excluded from the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games squad? 30 Jun 2021
Matildas Abroad: 7 Aussies get last chance as Logarzo jets off

Matildas Abroad: 7 Aussies get last chance as Logarzo jets off

Matildas around Europe got their last chance to impress this weekend ahead of the squad’s announcement for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. 29 Jun 2021
The W-League's greatest journeywoman finally returns home

The W-League's greatest journeywoman finally returns home

The W-League’s top foreign scorer and former Melbourne Victory captain has returned to her home country after a number of years abroad. 29 Jun 2021
2023 Women's World Cup build-up hits half-way mark

2023 Women's World Cup build-up hits half-way mark

There are currently an equal amount of days separating us from the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand as there are separating us from the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. 28 Jun 2021
Matildas Sevilla star's season ends but Olympic hopes burn brightly

Matildas Sevilla star's season ends but Olympic hopes burn brightly

One of the Matildas' earliest overseas trailblazers, Aivi Luik, signed abroad again last year with Spanish giants Sevilla. 28 Jun 2021
Every season ticket for Sam Kerr's Chelsea sold out in two weeks

Every season ticket for Sam Kerr's Chelsea sold out in two weeks

Matildas captain Sam Kerr's Chelsea have sold out their entire Women's Super League season tickets in just two weeks, after the club's incredible recent form. 27 Jun 2021
Matildas Abroad: Nine Aussies in NWSL and Scandinavian action

Matildas Abroad: Nine Aussies in NWSL and Scandinavian action

A huge array of Matildas and W-League stars have gone back to club action in the NWSL, Sweden, Iceland and Norway over the past week. Check them all out here! 25 Jun 2021
Wilderness to the W-League’s best: Heyman proves youth isn't everything

Wilderness to the W-League’s best: Heyman proves youth isn't everything

There is a lot of focus on youth in the W-League, but Michelle Heyman winning the Julie Dolan medal after a year of retirement shows there are two sides to every story. 25 Jun 2021
W-League stars abound as Matildas' first opponents, New Zealand, release Olympic squad

W-League stars abound as Matildas' first opponents, New Zealand, release Olympic squad

The Matildas' first opponents, New Zealand's Football Ferns, have released their roster for the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games and its packed with W-League stars. 25 Jun 2021
Matildas 'best friends' highlight milestone frenzy

Matildas 'best friends' highlight milestone frenzy

The Matildas have been setting miles and milestones on their recent friendly series. 18 Jun 2021
Victory W-League star seals European move

Victory W-League star seals European move

Melbourne Victory has announced the departure of seven-year W-League veteran Angela Beard. 18 Jun 2021
Vote for Sam Kerr

Vote for Sam Kerr

After a prolific year at Chelsea, Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has been nominated for yet another award. 17 Jun 2021
Flood of Matildas off-contract creates biggest decisions of their careers

Flood of Matildas off-contract creates biggest decisions of their careers

Several recently called up Matildas are currently out of contract with their clubs. With the 2023 World Cup on home soil, their next move will be the biggest of their careers. 17 Jun 2021