socceroos

FFA appoint familiar face as interim technical director

FFA appoint familiar face as interim technical director

FFA have appointed Joeys coach Trevor Morgan as interim technical director alongside Ron Smith, who takes up the role of technical consultant. 19 Aug 2020
Why are they called the Matildas? (and why it's perfect)

Why are they called the Matildas? (and why it's perfect)

They might be Australia’s most beloved sports team, but they were not always known by their instantly recognisable name: up until 1995 the Matildas were known as the Female Socceroos. 7 Aug 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
'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
Huge $32.5m football academy to be built before 2023 World Cup

Huge $32.5m football academy to be built before 2023 World Cup

Western Australian football is set for a transformative football infrastructure development, with the state government confirming construction of an elite football facility. 15 Jun 2020
As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

Australian football has had some wonderful players who are household names and are part of the rich tapestry of our sporting history. 5 May 2020
FIFA to pay FFA first crisis fund payment

FIFA to pay FFA first crisis fund payment

FFA will be paid $780,000 by FIFA as a crisis fund payment, before football's governing body releases $230 million to be split between its 211 member federations. 26 Apr 2020
A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

Australian football at all levels has been brought to a halt by the coronavirus outbreak, putting strain on the FFA and the A-League in particular. 3 Apr 2020
When you Swysh upon a star...

When you Swysh upon a star...

A-League, W-League stars, Matildas and Socceroos have joined forces as part of a new start up to make fans' dreams come true – and raise cash for charity too. 25 Feb 2020
Stajcic sacking review 'whitewash' blast

Stajcic sacking review 'whitewash' blast

Football Federation Australia's investigation into Alen Stajcic's sacking from the Matildas has been branded a 'whitewash' by critics. 19 Dec 2019
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