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Legendary Socceroos recluse to advise Matildas on dealing with pressure

Legendary Socceroos recluse to advise Matildas on dealing with pressure

Socceroos legend Lucas Neill has broken a six-year silence to take up a role within FFA that will see him advise UK-based Matildas on dealing with the pressure of professional football. 1 Oct 2020
Matildas show the perfect way to introduce a new coach

Matildas show the perfect way to introduce a new coach

It all began in Hollywood style, the equivalent of a teaser trailer was posted across FFA social media: “Major announcement, Tuesday 29 September 7pm” and the anticipation built throughout the day until an introductory panel was broadcast across multiple platforms. 1 Oct 2020
'Faster and faster and faster' - New Matildas coach reveals his gameplan

'Faster and faster and faster' - New Matildas coach reveals his gameplan

New Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson says he plans to build on Australia's fighting spirit with an emphasis on game management and finding a way to win big games. 30 Sep 2020
Remember the first (and last) time the world's greatest footballers came to Australia?

Remember the first (and last) time the world's greatest footballers came to Australia?

Before the A-League, W-League, Matildas and Socceroos' modern era all revolutionised football in Australia, 20 years ago, Australia welcomed the best footballers in the world. With the Matildas set to star at the Tokyo 2021 Olympics and then host the 2023 Women's World Cup, it begs the question...what was it like to host the best female footballers in the world in Sydney 2000? 29 Sep 2020
'Who would say no?' Peters backs Gustavsson for Matildas coach

'Who would say no?' Peters backs Gustavsson for Matildas coach

Matilda great Joey Peters has backed Swede Tony Gustavsson to be the next Matildas coach. 29 Sep 2020
Matildas legends back 'respectful' Morace decision

Matildas legends back 'respectful' Morace decision

Former Matilda Angela Iannotta and the first woman to coach the Matildas, Trixie Tagg, have encouraged the current crop of Matildas to accept a whichever coach is picked to lead Australia to the 2023 World Cup. 29 Sep 2020
The W-League still has world class stars, Australians just don’t know them yet

The W-League still has world class stars, Australians just don’t know them yet

The 100th year of women’s football presents a great opportunity for the women’s game to make its mark in Australia. 25 Sep 2020
FFA go in-house to address Matildas youth concerns

FFA go in-house to address Matildas youth concerns

FFA have gone in-ranks to appoint Rae Dower as their women's technical advisor to address critical pathway issues with the next generation of Matildas and W-League talent. 25 Sep 2020
Sam Kerr: 'I can't imagine my life without AFL'

Sam Kerr: 'I can't imagine my life without AFL'

You have to wonder how many of the current Matildas and W-League stars would have ever kicked a football had the AFLW existed. Sam Kerr wouldn't have. 23 Sep 2020
Late twist in Matildas coaching drama

Late twist in Matildas coaching drama

While many expect Carolina Morace to be announced as the next Matildas coach by the end of the month, there is a late push for Chelsea coach Emma Hayes to get the job. 23 Sep 2020
Carpenter: The W-League needs international stars

Carpenter: The W-League needs international stars

Matildas superstar Ellie Carpenter has spoken about how important top talent in the W-League was to her pathway to become one of the best footballers in the world. 22 Sep 2020
FFA to appoint 'crucial' new Matildas development figures 'in coming days'

FFA to appoint 'crucial' new Matildas development figures 'in coming days'

FFA are planning to announce a series of appointments aimed at rejuvenating the Junior and Young Matildas pathways over the next few days. 22 Sep 2020
FFA reveal Matildas 'platinum generation' coach selection process

FFA reveal Matildas 'platinum generation' coach selection process

The current Matildas are the "platinum generation" superior to the Socceroos' golden generation team according to FFA CEO James Johnson, who is spearheading the coach selection process. 22 Sep 2020
Mastrantonio on Matildas ambition and 'the skill of Pirlo's pinky toe'

Mastrantonio on Matildas ambition and 'the skill of Pirlo's pinky toe'

The Maestro herself, Ella Mastrantonio talking about replicating the skill of Andrea Pirlo's toes has to be one of the most egregious understatement of all time. However, it does give you a sense of how the former W-League and Matildas star got so damn good. 21 Sep 2020
Matilda Van Egmond on England's 'unreal facilities' and 'pleasing investment'

Matilda Van Egmond on England's 'unreal facilities' and 'pleasing investment'

Emily van Egmond is beginning to look every part the Matildas superstar we all know in her first Women's Super League season at West Ham United. 21 Sep 2020
England's (other) Aussie trio 'have to embrace' relegation challenge

England's (other) Aussie trio 'have to embrace' relegation challenge

Women's Super League minnows Brisol City have two Matildas and one of Australia's best female coaches leading the line, but even that may not save them. 21 Sep 2020