kyra cooney cross

Wanderers teen sensation left out of Matildas squad

Wanderers teen sensation left out of Matildas squad

The name of everyone's lips heading into Ante Milicic's 2020 Olympic qualifiers announcement...wasn't there at all. 8 Jan 2020
Prodigious Cooney-Cross insists Future Matildas, NTC 'are a good path' to stardom

Prodigious Cooney-Cross insists Future Matildas, NTC 'are a good path' to stardom

The football field is Kyra Cooney-Cross’ sanctuary. When she crosses that white line, nothing phases the 17-year-old who is fast becoming a genuine W-League super star. 21 Dec 2019
‘Sponge’ Cooney-Cross excelling out of controversial program

‘Sponge’ Cooney-Cross excelling out of controversial program

Kyra Cooney-Cross was named as the Westfield W-League’s Young Footballer of the month for November. This Friday she will play a key role in the Sydney derby as Western Sydney aim to underline their credentials as genuine title contenders. 18 Dec 2019
Why the W-League needs a TV show

Why the W-League needs a TV show

The coverage of the Westfield W League has been fantastic in season 2019/20. 10 Dec 2019
The Wanderers midfielder with 'the best technique in men's or women's game'

The Wanderers midfielder with 'the best technique in men's or women's game'

Despite the star factor around her, former Matilda Ella Mastrantonio could be one of the signings of the season 23 Nov 2019
Cooney-Cross: 'I've had two training sessions and I scored'

Cooney-Cross: 'I've had two training sessions and I scored'

Kyra Cooney Cross was "amazed" at how quickly she's settling into life in Wanderland, after scoring a last-minute winner in Western Sydney Wanderers' 2-1 win over Adelaide United. 14 Nov 2019
The Matildas: The next gen

The Matildas: The next gen

The Matildas may have crashed out of France 2019 prematurely, but there are youngsters who are preparing a frontal assault for selection for the country's favourite national team. 11 Jul 2019
'She had to grow up quickly'

'She had to grow up quickly'

Kyra Cooney-Cross is about to finish her second W-League season and now has a winner’s medal around her neck already at the age of just 16. 8 Feb 2019
'KICK' inspires next generation

'KICK' inspires next generation

ABC’s KICK series three has received positive feedback after acting as a curtain raiser for this season’s W-League campaign. 14 Dec 2018
Young Matildas win over defensive Lebanon

Young Matildas win over defensive Lebanon

The Young Matildas have continued their winning start to the 2019 AFC U-19 Women's Championship qualification with a 2-0 victory over Lebanon. 27 Oct 2018
ANALYSIS: Young Matildas qualify for final

ANALYSIS: Young Matildas qualify for final

Australia have the chance to exact revenge for their Group A loss to Thailand in the AFF Women’s Championship, after beating Vietnam 4-2 in the semi-final. 12 Jul 2018
Young Matildas share the scoring in a nine goal victory

Young Matildas share the scoring in a nine goal victory

It was scorers delight as seven Young Matildas got their name on the score sheet with an emphatic 9-0 victory against Timor-Leste. 5 Jul 2018
Teacher by day, footballer by night...

Teacher by day, footballer by night...

If you love your job, you never have to go to work. It’s certainly the case for Bulleen Lions and Melbourne Victory winger Lia Privitelli who is devoted to juggling teaching with her football. 28 Feb 2018
15-year-old's Matildas dream

15-year-old's Matildas dream

Kyra Cooney-Cross is only 15-years-old but her dream of playing for the Matildas could soon become a reality. 9 Nov 2017
Set Pieces: Are the kids alright?

Set Pieces: Are the kids alright?

Every now and then when you watch a game there is a moment that makes you sit up and take notice. A moment that is truly exciting. 8 Nov 2017
Match Analysis: Melbourne Victory Nabb the three points

Match Analysis: Melbourne Victory Nabb the three points

Round 1 is always one of utter contempt for any predictions and sometimes where fairytales start. 30 Oct 2017