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'Unpredictable': New Matildas squad proves 'difficult decisions' still to come

'Unpredictable': New Matildas squad proves 'difficult decisions' still to come

After conceding 10 goals across their first two games under Tony Gustavsson, the Matildas will have a more experienced squad for their next friendlies. 1 Jun 2021
'Magnifique' Matildas continue to win global recognition

'Magnifique' Matildas continue to win global recognition

Ellie Carpenter and Mary Fowler have continued to make history when they were both named to ESPN FC’s list of the best 21 female players under 21. 1 Jun 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
'There will be some revenge' - Kerr, Carpenter on WCL collision course

'There will be some revenge' - Kerr, Carpenter on WCL collision course

Sam Kerr's Chelsea and Ellie Carpenter's Lyon have been kept apart in the Champions League draw, raising the prospect that the Matildas could meet in the final. 13 Mar 2021
Kerr, Carpenter into Champions League quarters

Kerr, Carpenter into Champions League quarters

Top Australian internationals Sam Kerr and Ellie Carpenter are celebrating after helping Chelsea and Lyon reach the Champions League quarter-finals. 11 Mar 2021
Carpenter's Lyon equal WCL record

Carpenter's Lyon equal WCL record

Matildas star Ellie Carpenter has been part of all-conquering Lyon's 29th consecutive unbeaten Champions League match as the champions beat Brondby 2-0. 5 Mar 2021
Why Each Matilda Nominated Can Win AFC Player Of The Year

Why Each Matilda Nominated Can Win AFC Player Of The Year

The fan voting has closed for AFC Women's Player Of The Year leaving only the expert panel to finalise who will be crowned the best player of 2020, three Australians have been nominated and each of them would be a deserving winner. 19 Jan 2021
'I'm improving every day...' - Euro moves a boost for Matildas

'I'm improving every day...' - Euro moves a boost for Matildas

Matildas young gun and Olympique Lyonnais defender Ellie Carpenter says Australia's top players are already reaping the benefits of switching to European teams. 24 Dec 2020
'He has such a winning mentality...' - Matildas ready for new era to begin

'He has such a winning mentality...' - Matildas ready for new era to begin

Matildas young gun Ellie Carpenter is raring to get stuck into life under new coach Tony Gustavsson when his tenure kicks off on January 1. 18 Dec 2020
Perfect start as Carpenter wins on Champions League debut

Perfect start as Carpenter wins on Champions League debut

Australian star Ellie Carpenter made a winning Champions League debut for Lyon at Juve while Sam Kerr was rested as Chelsea breezed to victory at Benfica. 10 Dec 2020
Matildas' Carpenter scores first Lyon goal

Matildas' Carpenter scores first Lyon goal

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter has scored her first goal for her French club while Hayley Raso helped Everton knock Sam Kerr's Chelsea out of the FA Cup. 28 Sep 2020
Carpenter: The W-League needs international stars

Carpenter: The W-League needs international stars

Matildas superstar Ellie Carpenter has spoken about how important top talent in the W-League was to her pathway to become one of the best footballers in the world. 22 Sep 2020
WATCH: Carpenter's ridiculous Lyon debut highlights

WATCH: Carpenter's ridiculous Lyon debut highlights

Watch Matilda Ellie Carpenter absolutely on fire in her last match for Lyon in the French Division 1 Feminine. 9 Sep 2020
Private jets, European trophies, equal treatment: Carpenter's Lyon

Private jets, European trophies, equal treatment: Carpenter's Lyon

Ellie Carpenter is experiencing a taste of what life is like for football's true elites, as she relishes a UEFA Champions League trophy with her new club, Olympique Lyon. 3 Sep 2020
The Aussie heir to a Bronze throne

The Aussie heir to a Bronze throne

Ellie Carpenter's Lyon rival, Lucy Bronze, has confirmed in interviews that she will soon depart the club where she has enjoyed enormous success. 2 Sep 2020
The Australian heir-apparent to England’s greatest defender

The Australian heir-apparent to England’s greatest defender

Matildas young gun Ellie Carpenter is relishing testing herself at women's football powerhouse Olympique Lyonnais ahead of a potential Champions League debut. 21 Aug 2020