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Ibini nets debut Matildas goal in draw

Ibini nets debut Matildas goal in draw

The Matildas have finished their two-game European tour with a 1-1 draw against Portugal, three days after suffering an embarrassing 7-0 thrashing in Spain. 29 Jun 2022
Matildas' Carpenter pens long-term deal with Lyon

Matildas' Carpenter pens long-term deal with Lyon

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has agreed a long-term contract extension with Lyon giving her a boost as she recovers from an ACL injury. 29 Jun 2022
The Matildas should have expected this Spanish Inquisition

The Matildas should have expected this Spanish Inquisition

The largely inexperienced Matildas were pummelled by their Spanish opponents in their latest friendly. This was not unexpected. 27 Jun 2022
Spain prove supreme over beleaguered Matildas

Spain prove supreme over beleaguered Matildas

An under-strength Matildas team have been trounced 7-0 by Spain in Hueva, piling more pressure on coach Tony Gustavsson. 27 Jun 2022
'An honour and a privilege' says Williams ahead of Matildas' centurion cap

'An honour and a privilege' says Williams ahead of Matildas' centurion cap

The likes of Sam Kerr and Steph Catley won't face Spain in a friendly match where Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams is set to win her 100th cap. 24 Jun 2022
Will Galabadaarachchi get her Matildas debut?

Will Galabadaarachchi get her Matildas debut?

Jacynta Galabadaarachchi is eligible to play for Australia, Argentina and Italy but the Celtic breakout star is delighted to receive a Matildas call-up. 21 Jun 2022
"Invest in yourself as a person and a player": Beattie Goad talks football, college and the Matildas

"Invest in yourself as a person and a player": Beattie Goad talks football, college and the Matildas

Goad has played in some of the most competitive leagues and against some of the best players in the world as the only Spanish-based Matilda in the Primera División this past season. 15 Jun 2022
Matildas squad points to pace and power

Matildas squad points to pace and power

With the squad announcement to face Spain and Portugal, Matildas manager Tony Gustavsson has shown that he is unafraid to take risks as he searches for the best team to win the World Cup. It is one of the least experienced international squads of Gustavsson’s tenure. 14 Jun 2022
Mixed Matildas squad announced for Spain and Portugal friendlies

Mixed Matildas squad announced for Spain and Portugal friendlies

Matildas head coach Tony Gustavsson has announced his playing squad for the upcoming June friendlies. 13 Jun 2022
Matildas captain Kerr hailed as players' Player of the Year

Matildas captain Kerr hailed as players' Player of the Year

Matildas captain Sam Kerr has been honoured again for her remarkable English season as the Professional Footballers' Association women's player of the year. 13 Jun 2022
Soccer abuse cases from process originally prompted by Lisa de Vanna claims handed to police

Soccer abuse cases from process originally prompted by Lisa de Vanna claims handed to police

Sport Integrity Australia has handed three cases to police from a complaints process initiated after Matildas stalwart Lisa de Vanna's claims of abuse. 27 May 2022
Matildas' Carpenter out with long-term injury

Matildas' Carpenter out with long-term injury

The Matildas have suffered a blow in the build-up to the 2023 Women's World Cup, with confirmation Ellie Carpenter has ruptured an anterior cruciate ligament. 25 May 2022
Matildas star crowned European Champion

Matildas star crowned European Champion

The Matildas' Ellie Carpenter is a European champion but she was carried off with a potentially serious knee injury, 14 months out from the Women's World Cup. 23 May 2022
Gielnik on the FA WSL, the Matildas and that World Cup trophy

Gielnik on the FA WSL, the Matildas and that World Cup trophy

The Matildas' only Aston Villa player, Emily Gielnik, just finished her first season since returning to the FA Women's Super League. 21 May 2022
'Football in her blood' - A Matildas' rise to the pinnacle of European footy

'Football in her blood' - A Matildas' rise to the pinnacle of European footy

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has the world at her feet, and according to her former coach it is only the beginning. 20 May 2022
Matildas to face 'fierce competitor' Portugal next month

Matildas to face 'fierce competitor' Portugal next month

The Matildas have added a friendly with Portugal to follow their clash with Spain in Europe in June as the countdown continues to next year's Women's World Cup. 19 May 2022