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Sam Kerr primed for home World Cup glory

Sam Kerr primed for home World Cup glory

Matildas captain Sam Kerr says Australia's successful bid to co-host the 2023 FIFA World Cup is a landmark moment for the game in her home nation. 26 Jun 2020
World Cup sparks call for pro team in NZ

World Cup sparks call for pro team in NZ

New Zealand needs a professional women's team more than ever according to Football Ferns great Annalie Longo after their 2023 World Cup co-hosting triumph. 26 Jun 2020
Our 2023 WWC at a glance

Our 2023 WWC at a glance

Australia and New Zealand will combine to host the 2023 Women's World Cup after a FIFA Council vote on Friday awarded them the tournament. 26 Jun 2020
Australia-New Zealand 2023 bid confident before WWC call

Australia-New Zealand 2023 bid confident before WWC call

The joint Trans-Tasman bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is favoured to get the nod when the hosting decision by FIFA is made this week. 24 Jun 2020
Australia-NZ 2023 WWC bid at a glance

Australia-NZ 2023 WWC bid at a glance

The joint bid of Australia and New Zealand is one of just two left in the running to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, with FIFA to make announcement on Friday. 24 Jun 2020
Morrison, Ardern vow support for WWC bid

Morrison, Ardern vow support for WWC bid

Before FIFA's decision on the 2023 Women's World Cup host, Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern have pledged their support for the Australia-New Zealand bid. 23 Jun 2020
Women's sport taking centre stage in NZ

Women's sport taking centre stage in NZ

New Zealand's status as a leading light for women's sport will be reinforced if they and Australia win co-hosting rights for the next FIFA Women's World Cup. 23 Jun 2020
Aust/NZ boost as Japan scrap 2023 WWC bid

Aust/NZ boost as Japan scrap 2023 WWC bid

Australia and New Zealand's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup has received a boost after rivals Japan withdrew from contention and pledged their support. 22 Jun 2020
Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Long-serving former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni has been confirmed as the NZ women's coach at next year's Tokyo Olympics. 14 Jun 2020
FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA boss James Johnson has detailed how the process, FIFA and FFA have all changed since Australia's disastrous bid for the 2022 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
Trailblazing football president says OZ / NZ World Cup would be 'a historic tournament of firsts'

Trailblazing football president says OZ / NZ World Cup would be 'a historic tournament of firsts'

One of the only female football presidents in the world says that the Australian and New Zealand AsOne 2023 World Cup bid ticks every box. 14 Jun 2020
A-League club aiming to start new W-League team

A-League club aiming to start new W-League team

Wellington Phoenix say the time is right field a team in Australia's W-League to open a professional pathway for Kiwi and Pacific-based players. 11 Jun 2020
FIFA gives Oz/NZ World Cup bid a glowing report

FIFA gives Oz/NZ World Cup bid a glowing report

Australia's bid to co-host the 2023 Women's World Cup with New Zealand has been boosted by a favourable FIFA bid evaluation report. 11 Jun 2020
Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

FFA CEO James Johnson says government support for the Australia-New Zealand joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is strong despite the COVID-19 crisis. 9 Jun 2020
'German football made me,' says New Zealand's W-League star

'German football made me,' says New Zealand's W-League star

W-League star Rebekah Stott loves cliff jumping (more of that later), it's this adventurous spirit that pushed Stott to give German football a go, a decision she believes made her the player she is today. 27 May 2020
World Cup in Oz a game-changer: FFA boss

World Cup in Oz a game-changer: FFA boss

A Women's World Cup in Australia would change the nation's sporting landscape, according to FFA chief executive James Johnson. 24 May 2020