The Women's Game News

'W-League can be top-five league'

'W-League can be top-five league'

FFA chief executive James Johnson says Australia's W-League should push to become one of the world's top five women's football competitions. 2 Jul 2020
FFA reveal their agenda blueprint

FFA reveal their agenda blueprint

FFA chief executive James Johnson say there is an opportunity to build a strong domestic transfer system, as part of a new blueprint for Australian football. 2 Jul 2020
Matildas star Catley joins Arsenal

Matildas star Catley joins Arsenal

Steph Catley is the latest Matilda to move to England, joining teammate Caitlin Foord at English soccer powerhouse Arsenal. 2 Jul 2020
FFA's plan for top-15 Socceroos and $85m in A-League transfers

FFA's plan for top-15 Socceroos and $85m in A-League transfers

FFA has outlined its vision for Australian football in 2035, which highlights the Socceroos as a consistent top 15 team in the FIFA world rankings and the Matildas as either World Cup or Olympic gold medal winners. 2 Jul 2020
FFA's 11 point plan for the future of women's football

FFA's 11 point plan for the future of women's football

Football Federation Australia have proposed eleven principles, the Starting XI, they hope will lead the future development and growth of Australian football. 2 Jul 2020
US Women’s Open exemption categories announced

US Women’s Open exemption categories announced

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the exemption categories for the 75th US Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested Dec. 10-13 at Champions Golf Club, in Houston, Texas. 2 Jul 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
Midfielder Mastrantonio on her move to the UK

Midfielder Mastrantonio on her move to the UK

Australia international midfielder Ella Mastrantonio has signed for English Women's Super League side Bristol City from Western Sydney Wanderers. 1 Jul 2020
5 interesting Matildas coaching candidates if Milicic steps down

5 interesting Matildas coaching candidates if Milicic steps down

With Ante Milicic possibly leaving to take up his Macarthur FC contract, we explore five potential replacements to lead us on the path to 2023 World Cup glory. 30 Jun 2020
W-League star secures huge English move

W-League star secures huge English move

Western Sydney Wanderers star and former Matildas midfielder Ella Mastrantonio has secured a dream move to Women's Super League club Bristol City. 30 Jun 2020
'Australian football's new era demands a new philosophy'

'Australian football's new era demands a new philosophy'

While COVID19 has in many ways wreaked havoc on Australian football, ironically it has also encouraged clubs and players to be innovative when it comes to training and playing. 30 Jun 2020
Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas veteran insists she's not 'near the end' despite speculation

Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne, 31, is in no rush to hang up her boots, especially with the prospect of a home World Cup in 2023 to look forward to. 30 Jun 2020
Matildas veteran wants clarity over coach

Matildas veteran wants clarity over coach

Matildas stalwart Clare Polkinghorne believes locking in Ante Milicic or a replacement coach is vital in the build-up to the 2023 World Cup at home. 29 Jun 2020
‘Sam Kerr’s living my dream...and the whole country’s behind her’

‘Sam Kerr’s living my dream...and the whole country’s behind her’

Matildas past and present have lauded Australia and New Zealand's successful 2023 World Cup bid as a moment that will transcend women's football downunder. 28 Jun 2020
How many fans the World Cup needs to attract for a fully professional W-League

How many fans the World Cup needs to attract for a fully professional W-League

A cost analysis of W-League players having a full season and being paid a full time salary equal to their male counterparts proved to be an interesting exercise. 28 Jun 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
World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

He's been in the job for less than 12 months but FFA chief executive James Johnson has already seemingly cemented his long-term legacy to Australian football. 26 Jun 2020
The Women's World Cup is not a development tournament, but Europe's snub raises real issues

The Women's World Cup is not a development tournament, but Europe's snub raises real issues

Analysing the voting allocation, it turns out it wasn't as close as Australian pundits feared. However, Europe did ultimately far prefer the Colombian bid to Australia and New Zealand. 26 Jun 2020