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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
Fighting Celtic fans reveals they have a point: Postecoglou needs these players...

Fighting Celtic fans reveals they have a point: Postecoglou needs these players...

I’ve been having an interesting time on the Celtic Forums in recent weeks as Ange gradually firms as their new manager. 8 Jun 2021
Socceroos Player Ratings vs Chinese Taipei

Socceroos Player Ratings vs Chinese Taipei

See how the Socceroos rated in Australia's 5-1 thumping of Chinese Taipei, as Graham Arnold's men coolly strolled into the next round of 2022 World Cup qualifying. 8 Jun 2021
Picked! The best Socceroos starting 11

Picked! The best Socceroos starting 11

After 550-odd days, the Socceroos have finally been rebooted with 31 players picked. So what’s our starting eleven? 31 May 2021
A comprehensive new Socceroos squad analysis

A comprehensive new Socceroos squad analysis

The Socceroos squad for next month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers has been named and considering the enormity of the task, it's worth taking a closer inspection at Australia's strengths and weaknesses. 25 May 2021
Socceroos World Cup opponents have played 15 matches through COVID

Socceroos World Cup opponents have played 15 matches through COVID

The Socceroos' two opponents in 2022 World Cup qualification have played a whopping 15 matches since COVID-19 struck, against Australia's none. 25 May 2021
Matildas and Olyroos find out who they'll face at Tokyo 2021

Matildas and Olyroos find out who they'll face at Tokyo 2021

Australia have been drawn against two-time Olympic champions Argentina and European giants Spain for this year's Olympic football tournament. 21 Apr 2021
'It needs to change' - Juric wants club v country switch

'It needs to change' - Juric wants club v country switch

Adelaide United's Tomi Juric says football must grapple with schedule changes to allow A-League players to feature in finals and also play for Australia. 21 Apr 2021
'Change thinking and improve game sense,' encourages Matildas legend

'Change thinking and improve game sense,' encourages Matildas legend

Matildas legend Joey Peters has encouraged Australian coaches to improve the ‘game sense’ in women’s football. 15 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
'The girls are just so excited ' - Germany a huge Olympic test

'The girls are just so excited ' - Germany a huge Olympic test

Experienced Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond believes the friendly against Olympic champions Germany will be a crucial test before July's Games in Tokyo. 10 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
Day 4 Gallery: Matildas in training

Day 4 Gallery: Matildas in training

The Matildas were back gelling together once more on the training ground on a chilly Dutch morning ahead of next week's friendly clashes with Germany and the Netherlands. Check out the pics above... 9 Apr 2021
'We've been spending days in training to see how we'll fill that position...'

'We've been spending days in training to see how we'll fill that position...'

The Matildas will be without their two star backs Steph Catley and Ellie Carpenter when they take on world No.2 Germany and world No.4 the Netherlands. 9 Apr 2021
Two ruled out as Matildas embrace underdog status: Kerr

Two ruled out as Matildas embrace underdog status: Kerr

The Matildas haven't played a match in more than a year, but that drought will end when they take on world No.2 Germany on enemy territory. 7 Apr 2021