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Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne, 31, is in no rush to hang up her boots, especially with the prospect of a home World Cup in 2023 to look forward to. 30 Jun 2020
‘Sam Kerr’s living my dream...and the whole country’s behind her’

‘Sam Kerr’s living my dream...and the whole country’s behind her’

Matildas past and present have lauded Australia and New Zealand's successful 2023 World Cup bid as a moment that will transcend women's football downunder. 28 Jun 2020
How many fans the World Cup needs to attract for a fully professional W-League

How many fans the World Cup needs to attract for a fully professional W-League

A cost analysis of W-League players having a full season and being paid a full time salary equal to their male counterparts proved to be an interesting exercise. 28 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
Exclusive: Matildas icons' emotional reactions to Aus / NZ World Cup announcement

Exclusive: Matildas icons' emotional reactions to Aus / NZ World Cup announcement

The women’s game has long been the neglected child of Australian football, but today it is the pride of the country. 26 Jun 2020
WATCH! Live stream of FIFA's Women's World Cup announcement

WATCH! Live stream of FIFA's Women's World Cup announcement

As soon as the FIFA press conference to announce the 2023 Women's World Cup hosts begins, you can watch it live on FIFA's YouTube channel by following the link below. 25 Jun 2020
Infrastructure funding at 'crisis point' before football's looming explosion

Infrastructure funding at 'crisis point' before football's looming explosion

An effective state and national policy platform targeting all government levels for infrastructure funding will be urgently needed over the coming years as grassroots football and the A-League and W-League align, while a Women’s World Cup looms.  23 Jun 2020
Matildas legend: This is the coach to win us the World Cup

Matildas legend: This is the coach to win us the World Cup

Matildas great Angela Iannotta believes Italian legend Carolina Morace would be the ideal candidate to lead Australia to 2023 World Cup glory, if current coach Ante Milcic moves on after the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. 23 Jun 2020
Star Matildas striker snaps up ‘opportunity abroad’

Star Matildas striker snaps up ‘opportunity abroad’

Another Matilda has announced her departure from the W-League in order to go overseas. 22 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
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