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Cash strapped FFA may settle for local Matildas coach

Cash strapped FFA may settle for local Matildas coach

The relative silence regarding FFA’s search for a new Matildas coach has caused all kinds of interesting rumours online. 14 Aug 2020
Kewell launches massive recruitment spree as players flood to 'exciting gaffer'

Kewell launches massive recruitment spree as players flood to 'exciting gaffer'

Harry Kewell has launched a huge recruitment drive at Oldham Athletic, already bringing in five players just weeks into his appointment. 11 Aug 2020
Report: Matildas line up Phil Neville for coach

Report: Matildas line up Phil Neville for coach

Departing England Lionesses coach Phil Neville has been reportedly approached to take over as Matildas coach. 11 Aug 2020
Australia bid to host AFC U/17 Championship qualifiers

Australia bid to host AFC U/17 Championship qualifiers

The Junior Matildas could be playing their AFC U/17 Championship qualification matches on home soil after FFA announced their joint-bid with Cessnock City Council. 10 Aug 2020
Athletic new Matildas defensive breed opens fresh possibilities

Athletic new Matildas defensive breed opens fresh possibilities

This is part two of a three-part series looking at the Matildas tactical approach on the road to 2023. In part one, we looked at the Matildas’ attacking tactics. Today, we look at the Matildas out of possession. 10 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
Fly the flag for Australia at the World Masters Games 2021

Fly the flag for Australia at the World Masters Games 2021

Australian decathlete Andrew Brooker is counting down the days until the 2021 World Masters Games kick off in Japan next May. 7 Aug 2020
McCoist: Rangers should land Lyndon

McCoist: Rangers should land Lyndon

Rangers great Ally McCoist has urged his former club to sign Australian striker Lyndon Dykes. 31 Jul 2020
Arsenal's Montemurro would suit Matildas: Barbieri

Arsenal's Montemurro would suit Matildas: Barbieri

Matildas great Melissa Barbieri says Australia's next coach needs to be in it for the long haul, and Arsenal coach Joe "Pep" Montemurro would suit the role. 21 Jul 2020
World leading teen basketballer closes on Opals dream

World leading teen basketballer closes on Opals dream

Shyla Heal has taken a step closer to realising her Opals dream after being selected in the 2020 Australian Senior National Team squad. 15 Jul 2020
Arzani 'wasted' two years choosing Scotland: Greece coach

Arzani 'wasted' two years choosing Scotland: Greece coach

Greece national coach John van't Schip has launched a stunning rebuke of Daniel Arzani's choice to join Scottish champions Celtic, saying he wasted a key portion of his career. 11 Jul 2020
One of the oldest living Socceroos talks football in the 1930s

One of the oldest living Socceroos talks football in the 1930s

93-year-old Alan Garside is one of the oldest living Socceroos. 10 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
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
Infantino excited to see WWC in Aust-NZ

Infantino excited to see WWC in Aust-NZ

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has backed Australia and New Zealand to deliver the greatest Women's World Cup of all time in 2023. 26 Jun 2020
Australia / New Zealand chosen as 2023 Women's World Cup hosts

Australia / New Zealand chosen as 2023 Women's World Cup hosts

Australia and New Zealand have been officially confirmed as the joint-hosts of the 2023 Women's World Cup. 26 Jun 2020
Virus puts Van Egmond's Pride out of Cup

Virus puts Van Egmond's Pride out of Cup

Matildas star Emily van Egmond will not be involved in the NWSL Challenge Cup in the US after her club Orlando Pride withdrew due to positive COVID-19 tests. 23 Jun 2020
World Cup drama that spiked football fever in Australia

World Cup drama that spiked football fever in Australia

Former Socceroo Archie Thompson says Croatia versus Australia at World Cup 2006 remains burned in his memory.  22 Jun 2020
Fringe Matildas who could come back in 2021

Fringe Matildas who could come back in 2021

With the Tokyo Olympics delayed until next year and players now scattered across Europe after some high profile moves, 2021 could provide squad selectors with new challenges. 22 Jun 2020
Joeys, Young Socceroos learn fate

Joeys, Young Socceroos learn fate

The Joeys and Young Socceroos have learned who they will have to beat if they are to make next year's Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups. 18 Jun 2020