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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
Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matilda joins six-time Champions League winners

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has signed for French champions Olympique Lyon. 18 Jun 2020
Urgent calls for A-League streaming as clock ticks on July return

Urgent calls for A-League streaming as clock ticks on July return

Former Socceroos great Craig Moore says streaming the A-League needs to be urgently considered as the clock ticks on the competition's return.  16 Jun 2020
Holman: Why I retired early from the Socceroos

Holman: Why I retired early from the Socceroos

In 2014 Brett Holman was one of the Socceroos' key players. 16 Jun 2020
Perth eyes more Premier League royalty with new $32m training HQ

Perth eyes more Premier League royalty with new $32m training HQ

Perth is positioning itself for more English Premier League tours after news of a new $32m training base in the West Australia capital.  15 Jun 2020
Checker on France: ‘I am extremely demanding’

Checker on France: ‘I am extremely demanding’

Matilda Emma Checker is set to become the latest Australian player to head to Europe, signing a deal with French top flight team FC Fleury 91. 15 Jun 2020
Liverpool's Aussie academy to close

Liverpool's Aussie academy to close

The Liverpool FC International Academy in Lismore is set to close because of the coronavirus. 15 Jun 2020
Ex-Leicester City hero carving out coaching career in Australia

Ex-Leicester City hero carving out coaching career in Australia

Leicester City fans will recall Australia's Patrick Kisnorbo. The hardman defender is now finessing his coaching craft at Manchester City’s sister club in Australia under one of France’s most respected coaches.  15 Jun 2020
FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA boss James Johnson has detailed how the process, FIFA and FFA have all changed since Australia's disastrous bid for the 2022 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
States face off over Home of the Matildas

States face off over Home of the Matildas

Football Victoria believes the first stage of their Home of the Matildas could be complete before Australia and New Zealand potentially host the Women's World Cup in 2023. 11 Jun 2020
FIFA gives Oz/NZ World Cup bid a glowing report

FIFA gives Oz/NZ World Cup bid a glowing report

Australia's bid to co-host the 2023 Women's World Cup with New Zealand has been boosted by a favourable FIFA bid evaluation report. 11 Jun 2020
Our favourite Matildas moments: Kyah Simon & Emily Van Egmond

Our favourite Matildas moments: Kyah Simon & Emily Van Egmond

You're in for a real treat this time: Kyah and Emily star in our latest celebration of individual Matildas' most amazing, amusing and important highlights. 10 Jun 2020
Brazil withdraws Women's World Cup bid

Brazil withdraws Women's World Cup bid

Australia's bid to co-host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup has been given a boost after Brazil announced its withdrawal from the bidding process. 9 Jun 2020