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Polias: How Staj made me

Polias: How Staj made me

Sydney FC captain Teresa Polias, opens up about the positive effect that sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has had on her career, ahead of Saturday’s Grand Final against Perth Glory. 15 Feb 2019
Juric: Why Staj sacking won’t make me change

Juric: Why Staj sacking won’t make me change

Despite coaching practices being under the spotlight over the sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic, Sydney FC W-League boss Ante Juric says he will not change a thing. 15 Feb 2019
FFA fires back at Stajcic

FFA fires back at Stajcic

Football Federation Australia tonight fired back at former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic and doubled down on their decision to axe him. 11 Feb 2019
Stajcic: I've come to clear my name and my reputation

Stajcic: I've come to clear my name and my reputation

Former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic broke down today as he faced the media for the first time since he was axed almost a month ago but vowed: "I've come here to clear my name." 11 Feb 2019
Alen Stajcic: My Matildas nightmare

Alen Stajcic: My Matildas nightmare

Former Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic has spoken for the first time to give his side of the story about his shock sacking by the FFA nearly a month ago. He's holding a press conference later today, but, in his own words below, this is how the nightmare unfolded for him. 11 Feb 2019
The questions the FFA Board must face today...

The questions the FFA Board must face today...

The board of Football Federation Australia meets for the first time today since Australian football was plunged into crisis with the axing of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic...and almost a month later, key questions still remain unanswered over the shock decision. 11 Feb 2019
Stajcic ‘doing well’ but sacking remains a mystery

Stajcic ‘doing well’ but sacking remains a mystery

Football Coaches Australia president Phil Moss says former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic is coping well despite the “ambiguous” reasons around his shock dismissal. 6 Feb 2019
Pepe focus on Arsenal, not Matildas

Pepe focus on Arsenal, not Matildas

Arsenal coach Joe ‘Pepe’ Montemurro continues to shine in England after being nominated for Manager of the Year by the London Football Awards 2019, but his full focus is at the Gunners as the FFA continue to hunt for a new Matildas coach. 1 Feb 2019
Exclusive: FFA chief says Matildas 'understand' Stajcic axe

Exclusive: FFA chief says Matildas 'understand' Stajcic axe

Despite the ongoing confusion about why Alen Stajcic was sacked, FFA Chair Chris Nikou says the Matildas understand the reasons behind the decision. 30 Jan 2019
Official: FFA deputy chair steps down

Official: FFA deputy chair steps down

The newly elected FFA deputy chair Heather Reid has stepped down from her role for health reasons as the row continues to rage over the sacking of Alen Stajcic as Matildas coach. 30 Jan 2019
Report: FFA board member steps down amid Matildas saga

Report: FFA board member steps down amid Matildas saga

FFA deputy chairr Heather Reid has reportedly stepped down in the wake of the controversial sacking of former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic. 29 Jan 2019
'FFA credibility at risk': Pressure over Stajcic sacking grows

'FFA credibility at risk': Pressure over Stajcic sacking grows

Football Supporters Australia (FSA) has become the latest advocacy group to call for "greater transparency" regarding the sacking of former Matildas coach, Alen Stajcic. 29 Jan 2019
Fury grows over Stajcic sacking

Fury grows over Stajcic sacking

The Matildas keeper coach Paul Jones has quit the team as the furious backlash grows over the FFA's sacking of head coach Alen Stajcic. 25 Jan 2019
Matildas 'confused and disappointed'

Matildas 'confused and disappointed'

Matildas returned from the clear the air conference in Sydney this week "confused and disappointed" over the axeing of coach Alen Stajcic – and discussed asking for an FFA re-think. 24 Jan 2019
Cricket coach to help pick new Matildas boss

Cricket coach to help pick new Matildas boss

Football Federation Australia have picked a male cricket coach as part of the panel to find the new Matildas boss to replace the controversially ousted Alen Stajcic. 24 Jan 2019
'There was nothing there to sack a coach over...'

'There was nothing there to sack a coach over...'

The damage done by the FFA’s rush to axe Alen Stajcic goes far beyond the destruction of his reputation and career – and even beyond the divide it’s apparently creating in the Matildas. 23 Jan 2019
FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

Football Federation Australia admitted they used contract loopholes to bypass giving sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic any warnings or counselling prior to his removal on Saturday. 21 Jan 2019
The OS names in the frame for the Matildas

The OS names in the frame for the Matildas

After the sensational sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic on Saturday, The Women's Game yesterday looked at Aussie options to replace him and now looks at the international possibilities. 21 Jan 2019
Former Matildas coach baffled by 'bizarre' Stajcic sacking

Former Matildas coach baffled by 'bizarre' Stajcic sacking

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni says Alen Stajcic's sacking as Matildas coach was "weird and confusing" – and insists unhappy players is simply a reality of elite sport. 20 Jan 2019
Sam Kerr: I'm not gagged by anyone...

Sam Kerr: I'm not gagged by anyone...

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has hit back at suggestions she was blocked from discussing coach Alen Stajcic axing – but admits she was stunned into silence by the shock sacking. 20 Jan 2019
Aussies in the running to take over Matildas

Aussies in the running to take over Matildas

After the sensational sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic on Saturday, thoughts have now turned to who could replace him. 20 Jan 2019