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Guam's Aussie coach on Italian maestro’s words after Asian qualifier

Guam's Aussie coach on Italian maestro’s words after Asian qualifier

Head coach of Guam, Australia's Karl Dodd, says Italian super-coach Marcello Lippi’s compliment was validation of how he’s shaping football in the tiny Pacific nation.  6 May 2020
Matildas seek to crack 'park the bus' code

Matildas seek to crack 'park the bus' code

Captain Sam Kerr admits the Matildas haven't quite cracked the code on teams who "park the bus" after China ground out a 1-1 draw in their epic Olympic qualifier in Sydney. 14 Feb 2020
Ultimate Sideline Gallery: Australia vs China

Ultimate Sideline Gallery: Australia vs China

Recap the amazing contest between Matildas and China that ended in a draw! An outstanding performance from both sides, played at Bankwest Stadium on Thursday 13 February, 2020. 14 Feb 2020
Lessons to learn but 'I can't fault the effort from my girls'

Lessons to learn but 'I can't fault the effort from my girls'

Matildas star Emily van Egmond's added-time equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw with China as Australia avoided a treacherous Olympic playoff date with South Korea. 14 Feb 2020
Matildas salvage draw in Olympic qualifier

Matildas salvage draw in Olympic qualifier

The Matildas have salvaged a 1-1 draw with China in their Olympic qualifier in Sydney, courtesy of an injury-time thunderbolt from Emily van Egmond. 13 Feb 2020
Matildas Player Ratings vs China

Matildas Player Ratings vs China

The Matildas have Emily Van Egmond to thank as they salvaged a 1-1 draw at home to China and topping Group B. They will now face Vietnam in a two-legged affair in March to earn a spot at Tokyo 2020. 13 Feb 2020
'Hopefully this goes in': Watch the Matildas' incredible last minute equaliser

'Hopefully this goes in': Watch the Matildas' incredible last minute equaliser

Emily van Egmond was her usual calm and collected self after scoring a dramatic last minute equaliser to ensure the Matildas drew 1-1 with China. 13 Feb 2020
China block easier Tokyo road for Matildas

China block easier Tokyo road for Matildas

Unbeaten China are aiming to throw a spanner in the works for the Matildas' Tokyo Olympics hopes with an upset win in their final group qualifier in Sydney. 12 Feb 2020
Ultimate Sideline Gallery: Chinese Taipei v China

Ultimate Sideline Gallery: Chinese Taipei v China

Recap China defeating Chinese Taipei by a 5-0 scoreline at Campbelltown Stadium 12 Feb 2020
Matildas Social Wrap: 'Matilads' 'Matilda's' and Mum & Daughter Moments

Matildas Social Wrap: 'Matilads' 'Matilda's' and Mum & Daughter Moments

The Matildas expressed their elation following their 6-0 win over Thailand, but they couldn't match the emotions of a few very proud parents. 10 Feb 2020
On fire Matildas veteran 'doesn't really know' her best position

On fire Matildas veteran 'doesn't really know' her best position

She still doesn't know which position she prefers, but Kyah Simon was grinning from ear to ear after continuing her Matildas resurgence with a brace in their 6-0 battering of Thailand. 10 Feb 2020
China belt Taiwan, reach Olympic playoff

China belt Taiwan, reach Olympic playoff

China have remained unbeaten to set up a clash with Australia to determine top spot of their women's Olympic soccer qualification group. 10 Feb 2020
China rout Thailand in Olympic qualifier

China rout Thailand in Olympic qualifier

A day after emerging from their two-week quarantine in Brisbane, China have routed Thailand 6-1 in their Olympic qualifier in Sydney. 7 Feb 2020
Extra time for Euro Matildas as qualifiers schedule extends

Extra time for Euro Matildas as qualifiers schedule extends

The Matildas and China have been given an extra day to prepare for what could prove a crucial final match of their Olympic qualifying tournament in Sydney. 5 Feb 2020
Quarantined China team training in Brisbane hotel's hallways

Quarantined China team training in Brisbane hotel's hallways

China's best female footballers have been forced to train in hotel corridors ahead of their Olympic qualifying opener in Sydney on Friday. 4 Feb 2020
Some Matildas tickets on sale, but clock still ticking on China

Some Matildas tickets on sale, but clock still ticking on China

FFA have finally been able to release ticket sales for the Matildas first two group matches, but the blockbuster Western Sydney Stadium match against China remains unavailable. 4 Feb 2020