Brisbane laying down W-League gauntlet with big Matildas signings

Brisbane laying down W-League gauntlet with big Matildas signings

The W-League is scheduled to kickoff in December and teams are starting to take shape but the competition was still being talked about in terms the players it lost until Brisbane Roar began to change that when they announced the arrivals of attacker Emily Gielnik and midfield star Tameka Yallop. 13 Nov 2020
Matildas show the perfect way to introduce a new coach

Matildas show the perfect way to introduce a new coach

It all began in Hollywood style, the equivalent of a teaser trailer was posted across FFA social media: “Major announcement, Tuesday 29 September 7pm” and the anticipation built throughout the day until an introductory panel was broadcast across multiple platforms. 1 Oct 2020
How the WSL became the world's best league

How the WSL became the world's best league

Tottenham have signed USA star Alex Morgan, Lucy Bronze has returned to Manchester City and Pernille Harder joins Sam Kerr at Chelsea making England’s FAWSL suddenly the biggest league in women’s football. 14 Sep 2020
The Aussie heir to a Bronze throne

The Aussie heir to a Bronze throne

Ellie Carpenter's Lyon rival, Lucy Bronze, has confirmed in interviews that she will soon depart the club where she has enjoyed enormous success. 2 Sep 2020
What would Heyman's comeback mean to the W-League?

What would Heyman's comeback mean to the W-League?

Retired Matildas striker and 2009 Julie Dolan medalist Michelle Heyman has hinted at returning to the W-League next season, asking her Facebook followers, “hands up if I should make a come back to the W-League??” 17 Aug 2020
Why are they called the Matildas? (and why it's perfect)

Why are they called the Matildas? (and why it's perfect)

They might be Australia’s most beloved sports team, but they were not always known by their instantly recognisable name: up until 1995 the Matildas were known as the Female Socceroos. 7 Aug 2020
Choosing an English WSL side: A guide for Aussie fans

Choosing an English WSL side: A guide for Aussie fans

Women’s football in England has grown rapidly over the past few years and the influx of Australian players and coaches has increased its profile and interest levels here. 26 Jul 2020
Never Say Die: Incredible highlights from Matildas' history

Never Say Die: Incredible highlights from Matildas' history

Never Say Die by Fiona Crawford and Lee McGowan is a detailed and enjoyable look at the history of women’s football in Australia. 19 Jul 2020
The most unlikely rivalry that changed Australia forever

The most unlikely rivalry that changed Australia forever

It might seem an unlikely football rivalry but the Matildas and Brazil have faced each other at least annually for the past five years. 9 Jul 2020
Australia's greatest football families of all time

Australia's greatest football families of all time

Australian sport has many examples of families of elite athletes, from the Campbell sisters in the pool to Mark and Sarah Blicavs in AFL and Basketball. 3 Jul 2020
Fringe Matildas who could come back in 2021

Fringe Matildas who could come back in 2021

With the Tokyo Olympics delayed until next year and players now scattered across Europe after some high profile moves, 2021 could provide squad selectors with new challenges. 22 Jun 2020
How strong is our bid for the World Cup really?

How strong is our bid for the World Cup really?

Lessons have been learned after a disastrous effort to host the 2022 Men’s World Cup (there are no expensive videos of animated kangaroos and Paul Hogan) but what will FIFA be looking for in its next host and how optimistic can we be? 11 Jun 2020
Today's Matildas memory: When the lights go out in Vietnam

Today's Matildas memory: When the lights go out in Vietnam

When the lights went out in Vietnam during Olympic Qualification and the screen went black, players from the Australian side were heard yelling out, “keep playing!” 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Sam Kerr

Our favourite Matildas moments: Sam Kerr

Sam Kerr is an inspiration in virtually every way imaginable. She finishes off our series, celebrating each individual Matilda’s most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Alanna Kennedy

Our favourite Matildas moments: Alanna Kennedy

The towering defender (we're all about cliches here) is next up in our new series celebrating each individual Matilda’s most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Caitlin Foord

Our favourite Matildas moments: Caitlin Foord

Next up, the Arsenal dynamo herself: Caitlin Foord, in our series celebrating each individual Matilda's most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Lisa De Vanna

Our favourite Matildas moments: Lisa De Vanna

Today: De Vanna! Our new series celebrating each individual Matildas most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Ellie Carpenter

Our favourite Matildas moments: Ellie Carpenter

...it's Ellie Carpenter, what more do you want? The latest in our series celebrating each individual Matildas most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Kyah Simon & Emily Van Egmond

Our favourite Matildas moments: Kyah Simon & Emily Van Egmond

You're in for a real treat this time: Kyah and Emily star in our latest celebration of individual Matildas' most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Elise Kellond Knight

Our favourite Matildas moments: Elise Kellond Knight

KK is a truly exceptional leader on and off the field, which is why she's the natural starting point for our new series celebrating each individual Matilda's most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
10 reasons why you have to watch the W-League next season

10 reasons why you have to watch the W-League next season

In 2008 the FFA announced the formation of a national women’s football competition in order to offer “an unrivalled career path for talented elite women athletes.” Since then it has grown into an essential part of Australia’s football landscape. 4 Jun 2020