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2019: A big year for Australian football

2019: A big year for Australian football

The Socceroos and Matildas on the world stage, an independent A-League, and changes in the FFA hierarchy - it's been another big year in Australian football. 9 Dec 2019
Kellond-Knight brands pay deal trolls 'comical'

Kellond-Knight brands pay deal trolls 'comical'

Matildas ace Elise Kellond-Knight today gave her verdict on the social media trolls who blasted the landmark paydeal giving pay parity with the Socceroos. 6 Nov 2019
In detail: The new Matildas and Socceroos pay deal

In detail: The new Matildas and Socceroos pay deal

A look at Australian soccer's new collective bargaining agreement, which closes the pay gap between the Socceroos and Matildas. 6 Nov 2019
Proposed pay deal a huge win for Matildas

Proposed pay deal a huge win for Matildas

The Matildas are set to receive a massive financial windfall under a landmark pay agreement with the FFA. 5 Nov 2019
40 Years Of Pioneers: The Greatest Matildas Photos Of All Time

40 Years Of Pioneers: The Greatest Matildas Photos Of All Time

To celebrate the Matildas' incredible 40th anniversary of their first ever friendly match, we dove into the archives and collated the greatest Matildas' images of the last four decades. Warning: Some nudity. 7 Oct 2019
FFA seals free-to-air deal with ABC

FFA seals free-to-air deal with ABC

The FFA has confirmed a free-to-air deal with the ABC for several A-League, W-League, Socceroos and Matildas fixtures. 4 Oct 2019
Bresciano, Duggan join FFA Board

Bresciano, Duggan join FFA Board

Former Socceroo Mark Bresciano and former Matildas Amy Duggan have been named as the Appointed Directors to the board of Football Federation Australia 3 Oct 2019
Van Egmond moves on from Matildas

Van Egmond moves on from Matildas

Matildas assistant and Young Matildas coach Gary van Egmond has been appointed as the head coach of the Young Socceroos. 27 Jun 2019
‘People didn’t give a sh** about women’s sport’: How Lisa De Vanna became the most important figure in Australian football

‘People didn’t give a sh** about women’s sport’: How Lisa De Vanna became the most important figure in Australian football

"I love serial killers," Lisa De Vanna nonchalantly tells Optus Sport, grinning through oversized sunglasses as she leans back against a wooden jetty near her Spearwood home. 21 Jun 2019
Canberra set to host three internationals

Canberra set to host three internationals

The Socceroos haven't played in Canberra since hosting a World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan in 2015, but they're returning soon. 7 Jun 2019
No Roos revenge for Matildas

No Roos revenge for Matildas

The Matildas are focused on carving their own history against Italy on Sunday rather than taking any motivation from the Socceroos' painful exit from the men's FIFA World Cup in 2006. 5 Jun 2019
Socceroos and Matildas to play in Canberra

Socceroos and Matildas to play in Canberra

Canberra has secured Socceroos and Matildas matches with the FFA promising three internationals in the capital over the next 18 months. 4 Jun 2019
Former Socceroo to coach Wanderers in the W-League

Former Socceroo to coach Wanderers in the W-League

Former Socceroo Dean Heffernan will take over as head coach of Western Sydney Wanderers in the W-League. 24 Apr 2019
Revealed! Fans name their favourite Aussie star

Revealed! Fans name their favourite Aussie star

Fans have had their say – and for all the recent controversy surrounding the Matildas, skipper Sam Kerr is still head and shoulders the most popular Australian star right now. 12 Mar 2019
On the sidelines... With Matildas fans in Penrith

On the sidelines... With Matildas fans in Penrith

There was a capacity crowd at Penrith's Panthers Stadium for the Matildas clash with Chile - and we were there on the sidelines to capture the action on and off the pitch. Check out our bonus extra pic gallery. 12 Nov 2018
Kerr: Gender pay gap must close

Kerr: Gender pay gap must close

She may be the highest paid female footballer in Australia, but Sam Kerr has vowed to continue fighting the good fight for female athletes around the world. 5 Nov 2018