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Matildas veteran wants clarity over coach

Matildas veteran wants clarity over coach

Matildas stalwart Clare Polkinghorne believes locking in Ante Milicic or a replacement coach is vital in the build-up to the 2023 World Cup at home. 29 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
The players each W-League club must retain next season

The players each W-League club must retain next season

In the months leading up to the 2020/21 W-League season, each club will be reviewing their roster as they formulate a plan of attack for the new campaign. 24 May 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
'Better yourself': Polkinghorne backs Matildas' Euro moves

'Better yourself': Polkinghorne backs Matildas' Euro moves

Matildas veteran Clare Polkinghorne believes the increasing number of Australian players moving to Europe will only make the national team better. 4 Feb 2020
Matildas: Let's get going!

Matildas: Let's get going!

The tight turnaround in their reshuffled and relocated Olympics qualifiers hold no fears for Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne. 3 Feb 2020
Norway bound Matilda urges fans to 'enjoy our football'

Norway bound Matilda urges fans to 'enjoy our football'

Clare Polkinghorne is hoping Matildas fans ensure their new-found home ground advantage pays off when the team face Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers next month. 29 Jan 2020
W-League can replace Kerr factor: Matildas

W-League can replace Kerr factor: Matildas

They might be missing the Sam Kerr factor but there'll be enough star power to keep eyes locked onto the W-League this summer. 7 Nov 2019
'I want to help the next generation': Polkinghorne returns to Brisbane in player / coaching role

'I want to help the next generation': Polkinghorne returns to Brisbane in player / coaching role

A sight for Brisbane's eyes! Clare Polkinghorne is back at the Roar for next season and she's taking up an assistant coaching role to boot. 17 Oct 2019
Houston, we have a problem

Houston, we have a problem

Both Clare Polkinghorne's former club Houston Dash and Alana Kennedy's Orlando Pride meekly lost overnight without the two Aussie centrebacks on the pitch. 25 Aug 2019
Family issues force Matilda to quit US

Family issues force Matilda to quit US

Matildas veteran Clare Polkinghorne has cut short her time with American NWSL team Houston Dash due to family reasons. 22 Aug 2019
More Matildas under injury cloud for Brazil

More Matildas under injury cloud for Brazil

Matildas coach Ante Milicic has attributed Clare Polkinghorne's hamstring tightness to "crazy" new offside interpretations at the World Cup. 12 Jun 2019
Matildas on defence after Dutch disaster

Matildas on defence after Dutch disaster

The Matildas concede they're in a race against time to waterproof a leaky defence, but they're up for the challenge ahead of  their World Cup campaign starting on Sunday against Italy. 3 Jun 2019
Aussies Abroad wrap: May 14-20

Aussies Abroad wrap: May 14-20

The World Cup is quickly approaching which means just one final week for the Matildas players to be with their club teams before heading off to prepare to France next month. 20 May 2019
Meet the Matildas: Defenders

Meet the Matildas: Defenders

After introducing the three Matildas goalkeepers, today The Women's Game move up the field and look at the defenders. 18 May 2019
Guide to the Matildas' World Cup squad

Guide to the Matildas' World Cup squad

A look at the Matildas squad for the FIFA women's World Cup, which kicks off next month in France. 14 May 2019