emma highwood

Football grows but funding falls short

Football grows but funding falls short

Almost two million people are now participating in football, according to a new FFA audit...despite a claimed $500 million funding shortfall. 22 Feb 2019
FFA: We're losing top talent over high rego fees

FFA: We're losing top talent over high rego fees

Football could be missing out on Australia's best new talent because of the massive cost of registration fees, an FFA executive has admitted. 12 Dec 2018
Coaching crisis: 'We've got some work to do...'

Coaching crisis: 'We've got some work to do...'

Football Federation Australia admit there is a massive shortfall of women training to be coaches – and it's the next big challenge for the women's game. 7 Dec 2018
Expansion plans on hold for W-League

Expansion plans on hold for W-League

Plans to expand the W-League have been put on ice despite next week's board meeting to add two new teams to the A-League. 6 Dec 2018
MiniRoos Forum to kick off conversation about female participation

MiniRoos Forum to kick off conversation about female participation

Growing the participation rate of football is set to be one of the priorities for Sarah Walsh as she takes on her new position within FFA. 2 Sep 2018
Where to next for W-League and the Matildas

Where to next for W-League and the Matildas

Women’s football in Australia has gone through a dramatic change over the last 12 months, and the success of the Matildas has not only allowed for the game to grow but to become a regular topic of discussion. 4 Mar 2018
rebel Female Football Week

rebel Female Football Week

This morning FFA welcomed in rebel Female Football Week with a breakfast in South Melbourne. 2 Mar 2018
World Cup a potential "game changer" for Australian women's football

World Cup a potential "game changer" for Australian women's football

Australia is bidding for a FIFA Women's World Cup. 14 Jun 2017
Part II: Opponent Scouting Report

Part II: Opponent Scouting Report

The Women's Game publishes a three-part series on the W-League including a look at where the players see the state of play, a look at the emerging women's sports leagues and a look to a continued future. 14 Sep 2016
WWC Trophy Tour and LYG Festival headed to Australia

WWC Trophy Tour and LYG Festival headed to Australia

The biggest prize in women's football will be on Australian shores next week as the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™ Live Your Goals tour hits Melbourne. 4 Feb 2015
FFA: 'We don't have an issue with the Women's World Cup being played on artificial turf.'

FFA: 'We don't have an issue with the Women's World Cup being played on artificial turf.'

As the multi-national protests against turf in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup becomes more vocal, a clear indication has been given that the Matildas will not be lending their voice. 24 Aug 2014
'We need the right person to take the Matildas to the next level': Highwood

'We need the right person to take the Matildas to the next level': Highwood

From grassroots and the elite pathway to coaching education and W-League sustainability, there are many concerns in women's football awaiting the attention of the newly appointed Head of Women's Football Emma Highwood. 18 Aug 2014
FFA receipent of FIFA Goal Project funding

FFA receipent of FIFA Goal Project funding

Head of Women's Football Emma Highwood has announced that the FFA will be receiving $A536k ($US500k) of FIFA Goal Project Funding. 18 Aug 2014
Emma Highwood appointed Head of Women's Football

Emma Highwood appointed Head of Women's Football

Football Federation Australia has announced that Emma Highwood has been appointed the Head of Women’s Football. 16 Jul 2014