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Matildas need World Cup clarity: Barbieri

Matildas need World Cup clarity: Barbieri

Whether Tony Gustavsson stays in charge or not, ex-Matildas captain Mel Barbieri wants clarity in tactics and selection heading into next year's World Cup. 1 Feb 2022
Korea send Matildas packing from Asian Cup

Korea send Matildas packing from Asian Cup

The Matildas' hopes of winning the Women's Asian Cup for a second time are over after a shock 1-0 loss to Korea Republic in Pune. 31 Jan 2022
Matildas bid to learn from past errors

Matildas bid to learn from past errors

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson says learning from their previous tournament failings will allow them to lift the Asian Cup. 20 Jan 2022
Matildas' defence doesn't worry Carpenter

Matildas' defence doesn't worry Carpenter

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter is confident in Australia's defensive solidity as they prepare for their Asian Cup opener against Indonesia. 16 Jan 2022
Asian Cup Matildas a better team and more prepared than Tokyo: Kennedy

Asian Cup Matildas a better team and more prepared than Tokyo: Kennedy

Matildas defender Alanna Kennedy believes Australia is in much better shape to perform under Tony Gustavsson at the Asian Cup than before last year's Olympics. 13 Jan 2022
Matildas ‘priding ourselves’ on defence ahead of Asian Cup

Matildas ‘priding ourselves’ on defence ahead of Asian Cup

Happy and finding her best form in club football, Alanna Kennedy is confident the Matildas can find defensive resolve at the upcoming Women's Asian Cup. 12 Jan 2022
Matildas lock in mouthwatering friendly against ‘formidable’ Japan

Matildas lock in mouthwatering friendly against ‘formidable’ Japan

The Matildas have secured a blockbuster friendly against Japan before their Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games campaign. 25 Jun 2021
‘Very upset’ Matildas don’t want to play a ‘simple game’

‘Very upset’ Matildas don’t want to play a ‘simple game’

The Matildas are still searching for their first win under new coach Tony Gustavsson and face another stern challenge when they take on world No.5 Sweden. 15 Jun 2021
Harsh history shows Matildas beating Sweden is a very rare feat

Harsh history shows Matildas beating Sweden is a very rare feat

The Matildas will need to defy history if they are to claim their first win under new coach Tony Gustavsson when they face Sweden in a friendly. 14 Jun 2021
Matildas coach warns another big loss will damage 'identity' and 'belief'

Matildas coach warns another big loss will damage 'identity' and 'belief'

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson admits similar results to April's heavy losses in pre-Olympic friendlies against Denmark and Sweden may damage the team's belief. 9 Jun 2021
'Unpredictable': New Matildas squad proves 'difficult decisions' still to come

'Unpredictable': New Matildas squad proves 'difficult decisions' still to come

After conceding 10 goals across their first two games under Tony Gustavsson, the Matildas will have a more experienced squad for their next friendlies. 1 Jun 2021
Matildas squad analysis: Surprises and some very big questions

Matildas squad analysis: Surprises and some very big questions

25 players have been called up to the Matildas squad for June friendlies before the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. 1 Jun 2021
' I'm going to thrive' - Logarzo happy to buck Matildas' Euro trend

' I'm going to thrive' - Logarzo happy to buck Matildas' Euro trend

Chloe Logarzo is bucking the trend of Matildas making their mark in Europe - turning her back on England in favour of a return to America's NWSL. 30 Apr 2021
No Dutch treat as Matildas outplayed again

No Dutch treat as Matildas outplayed again

The Matildas have shipped five goals for the second time in four days as Sam Kerr's side were hammered 5-0 by a rampant Netherlands outfit in Nijmegen. 14 Apr 2021
'I don't think we were very good...' - Matildas hammered on return

'I don't think we were very good...' - Matildas hammered on return

Australia's Matildas suffered a "reality check" on their return to international football, being outclassed 5-2 by Olympic champions Germany in Wiesbaden. 11 Apr 2021
'So far, it's really good' - Matildas enjoying life under new coach

'So far, it's really good' - Matildas enjoying life under new coach

Matildas stars Hayley Raso and Caitlin Foord agree their first experience working under new coach Tony Gustavsson has been an encouraging one. 9 Apr 2021