Lucas Radbourne

FFA's plan for top-15 Socceroos and $85m in A-League transfers

FFA's plan for top-15 Socceroos and $85m in A-League transfers

FFA has outlined its vision for Australian football in 2035, which highlights the Socceroos as a consistent top 15 team in the FIFA world rankings and the Matildas as either World Cup or Olympic gold medal winners. 2 Jul 2020
W-League star secures huge English move

W-League star secures huge English move

Western Sydney Wanderers star and former Matildas midfielder Ella Mastrantonio has secured a dream move to Women's Super League club Bristol City. 30 Jun 2020
The Women's World Cup is not a development tournament, but Europe's snub raises real issues

The Women's World Cup is not a development tournament, but Europe's snub raises real issues

Analysing the voting allocation, it turns out it wasn't as close as Australian pundits feared. However, Europe did ultimately far prefer the Colombian bid to Australia and New Zealand. 26 Jun 2020
2023 World Cup host cities, stadiums and dates

2023 World Cup host cities, stadiums and dates

Here is our updated list of the most recent information regarding host cities, stadiums and proposed dates for the Australian and New Zealand 2023 Women's World Cup. 26 Jun 2020
Exclusive: Gielnik's dream for the 2023 World Cup's legacy

Exclusive: Gielnik's dream for the 2023 World Cup's legacy

I just feel so fortunate. You only get a few years in football and to say that you could, potentially, be a part of one of those milestones. 26 Jun 2020
'WE FREAKING DID IT': Matildas meltdown as Aus / NZ chosen to host 2023 World Cup

'WE FREAKING DID IT': Matildas meltdown as Aus / NZ chosen to host 2023 World Cup

The current Matildas squad have unleashed the emotion after Australian and New Zealand were chosen as hosts for the 2023 Women's World Cup. 26 Jun 2020
Australia / New Zealand chosen as 2023 Women's World Cup hosts

Australia / New Zealand chosen as 2023 Women's World Cup hosts

Australia and New Zealand have been officially confirmed as the joint-hosts of the 2023 Women's World Cup. 26 Jun 2020
Report: Japan withdraws 2023 World Cup bid

Report: Japan withdraws 2023 World Cup bid

Reports from Japanese news agency Kyodo News are stating that Japan has withdrawn its bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup. 22 Jun 2020
From ‘tuck shop’ to 'true equality'

From ‘tuck shop’ to 'true equality'

Clare Polkinghorne, Renae Dower and Melissa Andreatta have all spoken about the ramifications of hosting the 2023 Women's World Cup. 22 Jun 2020
Big opportunity opens up for Raso at Everton

Big opportunity opens up for Raso at Everton

Hayley Raso has been gifted a massive opportunity at her new Women's Super League club Everton after the club's star English striker's shock departure. 20 Jun 2020
Roestbakken: What it was like to debut in the Miracle of Montpellier

Roestbakken: What it was like to debut in the Miracle of Montpellier

Karly Roestbakken debuted for the Matildas in front of nearly 20,000 fans in arguably Australia's greatest World Cup match of all time. 20 Jun 2020
Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has signed for French champions Olympique Lyon. 18 Jun 2020
Kerr's inspirational tracklist: 'Music is a way to forget about outside noise'

Kerr's inspirational tracklist: 'Music is a way to forget about outside noise'

Sam Kerr has revealed her inspirational music tracklist, citing its power to get her through a hectic training and high-pressure playing regime. 15 Jun 2020
Huge $32.5m football academy to be built before 2023 World Cup

Huge $32.5m football academy to be built before 2023 World Cup

Western Australian football is set for a transformative football infrastructure development, with the state government confirming construction of an elite football facility. 15 Jun 2020
New W-League team would likely be based in Sydney

New W-League team would likely be based in Sydney

There are myriad suggestions that a new Wellington Phoenix W-League side would actually be based in Sydney due to prohibitive travel costs. 14 Jun 2020
FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA boss James Johnson has detailed how the process, FIFA and FFA have all changed since Australia's disastrous bid for the 2022 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
Walsh: 'Hosting the World Cup will unify Australian football'

Walsh: 'Hosting the World Cup will unify Australian football'

Matildas legend Sarah Walsh has done it all at international level, but still can't put into words what it would mean to see the Matildas walk out to a packed home crowd in the 2023 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
Hosting a World Cup will 'accelerate our game like nothing else'

Hosting a World Cup will 'accelerate our game like nothing else'

The general manager of Australia and New Zealand's World Cup bid has spoken about both the logistics and expected ramifications of winning the hosting rights. 14 Jun 2020
Trailblazing football president says OZ / NZ World Cup would be 'a historic tournament of firsts'

Trailblazing football president says OZ / NZ World Cup would be 'a historic tournament of firsts'

One of the only female football presidents in the world says that the Australian and New Zealand AsOne 2023 World Cup bid ticks every box. 14 Jun 2020
Simon: 'I would tell myself, it's not going to be an easy road'

Simon: 'I would tell myself, it's not going to be an easy road'

Kyah Simon's frank and insightful Q&A session with young fans gives a sense of perspective on the Matildas' veterans journey so far. 14 Jun 2020
Athlete, Olympian, personal trainer, corporate executive, mum of four: The family focus guiding a global fitness figure

Athlete, Olympian, personal trainer, corporate executive, mum of four: The family focus guiding a global fitness figure

Sydney will always have a special place in Samantha Clayton’s heart. 10 Jun 2020