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'Outrageous': New Zealand battling NWSL over Olympic 'discrimination'

'Outrageous': New Zealand battling NWSL over Olympic 'discrimination'

Football Ferns get major blow to their Tokyo Olympics preparations as important players held back by their NWSL clubs. 13 Jul 2021
2023 Women's World Cup build-up hits half-way mark

2023 Women's World Cup build-up hits half-way mark

There are currently an equal amount of days separating us from the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand as there are separating us from the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France. 28 Jun 2021
W-League stars abound as Matildas' first opponents, New Zealand, release Olympic squad

W-League stars abound as Matildas' first opponents, New Zealand, release Olympic squad

The Matildas' first opponents, New Zealand's Football Ferns, have released their roster for the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games and its packed with W-League stars. 25 Jun 2021
Chance gutted after Roar's W-League season ends

Chance gutted after Roar's W-League season ends

Olivia Chance will turn her attentions to New Zealand's upcoming Olympic campaign after Brisbane Roar's W-League season came to a disappointing end. 4 Apr 2021
FIFA to reveal 2023 World Cup cities

FIFA to reveal 2023 World Cup cities

Australian soccer authorities will know on Thursday which cities have been chosen to host matches for the 2023 FIFA women's World Cup. 30 Mar 2021
'We are chomping at the bit' - Carey craves more history

'We are chomping at the bit' - Carey craves more history

Australian women’s cricketer Nicola Carey is perfect at balancing an appreciation of the past, while keeping her steady eye on the next challenge. 20 Mar 2021
'Now I can try and deal with it' - NZ star Stott reveals cancer diagnosis

'Now I can try and deal with it' - NZ star Stott reveals cancer diagnosis

New Zealand international footballer Rebekah Stott faces her toughest battle after being diagnosed with stage three Hodgkin's lymphoma. 3 Mar 2021
Victory beat Jets, back in W-L top four

Victory beat Jets, back in W-L top four

Melbourne Victory have jumped back into the W-League top four with a win over Newcastle as the competition's finals race heats up. 7 Feb 2021
'The current rules will not be amended' - FFA block Phoenix's W-League introduction

'The current rules will not be amended' - FFA block Phoenix's W-League introduction

Wellington's hopes of having a W-League team this season have effectively been torpedoed as they would not be allowed to field additional New Zealand players. 10 Nov 2020
New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni is openly trying to woo Indiah-Paige Riley's national allegiance for his current New Zealand Football Ferns. 16 Sep 2020
FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

The 2023 Women's World Cup is set to provide a huge financial windfall, according to the Australian government's Department of Food, Agriculture and Trade report. 9 Sep 2020
Why New Zealand was 'absolutely crucial' to winning World Cup hosting

Why New Zealand was 'absolutely crucial' to winning World Cup hosting

The woman behind the 2023 Women's World Cup hosting campaign has revealed just how integral New Zealand was to securing the votes. 27 Aug 2020
WWC must leave legacy: Postecoglou

WWC must leave legacy: Postecoglou

Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 Women's World Cup and Ange Postecoglou hopes it will result in a concrete legacy for Australian football. 1 Jul 2020
W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

After Australia and New Zealand secured the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, ensuring the long-term health and competitiveness of the W-League shapes as a priority. 26 Jun 2020
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