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'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
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