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A longer season is the gateway to the future says Matilda great

A longer season is the gateway to the future says Matilda great

Former Matilda legend Heather Garriock has joined the chorus of voices urging Football Australia to extend the length of the W-League season, sighting it as the best way to develop the next generation. 18 Jan 2021
Sydney derby double header - Three things we learned

Sydney derby double header - Three things we learned

A double header derby for a Saturday night and the fans were treated to a pleasant evening out. An entertaining men’s game ended up 1-1 while Sydney FC celebrated club legend Teresa Polias’ 150th W-League game with a 2-0 win over their arch rivals. 17 Jan 2021
Women take prime time lights in Saturday night derby

Women take prime time lights in Saturday night derby

Western Sydney’s clash against bitter rivals Sydney FC this weekend at ANZ Stadium will take on greater significance than a local derby. The ladies game will kick off at 7.30pm on Saturday night in what is shaping up to be a prime time classic. 14 Jan 2021
Three things we learned: Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets

Three things we learned: Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets

Western Sydney Wanderers opened their account with a 2-1 win over Newcastle Jets at the Wanderers Centre of Football today. A double from Rosie Galea saw the Wanderwomen bounce back from their derby defeat midweek. Tara Andrews netted for Newcastle. 3 Jan 2021
Sydney derby - three things we learned

Sydney derby - three things we learned

Sydney FC comfortably beat Western Sydney 3-0 in the season opener. A brilliant double from Princess Ibini and a strike from Cortnee Vine sent the Sky Blues on their way. The game left a lot to be desired about the state of the 2020/21 W-League season. 31 Dec 2020
Bring on Sydney derby, says W-League stalwart

Bring on Sydney derby, says W-League stalwart

Western Sydney Wanderers assistant coach Catherine Cannuli admits she is chomping at the bit to get the new season started against arch rivals Sydney FC. 23 Dec 2020
Gajok Games set to reinvigorate Australian Taekwondo community

Gajok Games set to reinvigorate Australian Taekwondo community

Australian Taekwondo CEO Heather Garriock has wasted little time in getting down to business in her new role, cementing a partnership with World Taekwondo Oceania. 18 Dec 2020
Determined Phonsongkham keen for Red & Black action

Determined Phonsongkham keen for Red & Black action

Western Sydney Wanderers’ youngster Susan Phonsongkham is simply looking forward to getting back on the field after a frustrating season. 12 Dec 2020
2020 Women’s Big Bash Final: Three things we learned

2020 Women’s Big Bash Final: Three things we learned

Star-studded Melbourne were no match for Sydney in thunderous conditions in the Women’s Big Bash Final. 28 Nov 2020
The former Socceroos, A-League star pioneering a global solution to one of football’s biggest problems

The former Socceroos, A-League star pioneering a global solution to one of football’s biggest problems

Heading Pro, a specially designed football that is meant to keep players safe when heading the ball, is the brainchild of former Socceroo and current Western Sydney W-League coach Dean Heffernan and close friend Andrew Head, a specialist in the product development of footballs. 8 Nov 2020
'Contracts that enable them to live': The W-League's role is 'developing Matildas'...for now

'Contracts that enable them to live': The W-League's role is 'developing Matildas'...for now

Brisbane Roar coach Jake Goodship admits he is excited the 2020/21 W-League season has finally been confirmed. 29 Oct 2020
Sydney-Melbourne tug of war for Young Matildas prodigy

Sydney-Melbourne tug of war for Young Matildas prodigy

Much mystery surrounds the immediate playing future of rising W-League star Kyra Cooney-Cross. 20 Oct 2020
Meet Alicia: The Matildas legend in 'football's Mecca' still celebrating the 'bloody funny times'

Meet Alicia: The Matildas legend in 'football's Mecca' still celebrating the 'bloody funny times'

Former Matildas star Alicia Ferguson enjoyed a glittering playing career that saw her win five Australian domestic championship titles as well as represent Australia at two World Cups and an Olympic games. 18 Oct 2020
‘Not enough understanding’ of Matildas history, say former stars

‘Not enough understanding’ of Matildas history, say former stars

The time has come for the Matildas of the past to be welcomed back to their Australian footballing family according to two former legends. 14 Oct 2020
USA star lauds football down under

USA star lauds football down under

Reigning Dolan Medalist and W-League Golden Boot joint winner Kristen Hamilton admits she loved her time at the Western Sydney Wanderers and would be open to playing again in Australia. 29 Sep 2020
Sydney Olympic hero reminisces about her golden moment

Sydney Olympic hero reminisces about her golden moment

It’s been 20 years since Lauren Burns' famous gold medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. The sight of Burns running around the State Sports Centre with the Australian flag is part of Olympic folklore. 21 Sep 2020
100 years since the illegal 'brilliant' first women's football match

100 years since the illegal 'brilliant' first women's football match

While there is evidence of women playing organised football in NSW as early as 1909, on 24 September 1921 the first official publicised women's football match in Australia was played at the Gabba between the North Brisbane Reds and the South Brisbane Blues. 16 Sep 2020
30,000 packed fans: First Matildas Olympian remembers 'changing point' 20 years ago

30,000 packed fans: First Matildas Olympian remembers 'changing point' 20 years ago

Matildas legend Alison Forman fondly recalls the Matildas Olympic debut at the Sydney 2000 games. 11 Sep 2020
New Womens Coaching Association is a game changer

New Womens Coaching Association is a game changer

The lack of women coaches in football inspired state league championship winning coach Aish Ravi and close friend Jules Hay to find a way to inspire other women to take on a leading role off the field. 3 Sep 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
‘I never thought I’d see the day’ - Garriock to make Champions League history

‘I never thought I’d see the day’ - Garriock to make Champions League history

Matildas legend Heather Garriock will add another chapter to her amazing story when she becomes the first woman in Australia to take on a TV analyst role in an UEFA Champions League game. 8 Aug 2020