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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
Another sexual abuse claim highlights dark side of women's football

Another sexual abuse claim highlights dark side of women's football

While women's football is rising rapidly across both developed and developing nations, the influx of female participants is leading to a series of worrying sexual abuse allegations. 23 May 2020
3 unbelievable Socceroos goals that shocked FIFA world champions

3 unbelievable Socceroos goals that shocked FIFA world champions

Want three sensational Socceroos goals? We pick three set-piece bangers scored against reigning FIFA world champions from three different eras.  28 Apr 2020
FIFA to pay FFA first crisis fund payment

FIFA to pay FFA first crisis fund payment

FFA will be paid $780,000 by FIFA as a crisis fund payment, before football's governing body releases $230 million to be split between its 211 member federations. 26 Apr 2020
Football, cricket, rugby combine over fears for women's sport

Football, cricket, rugby combine over fears for women's sport

World Rugby’s general manager Katie Sadleir has revealed the three leading women's sports representatives are formulating strategies to reduce the coronavirus' impact on women's sport participation. 13 Apr 2020
Time running out to crown Kerr and Montemurro 'The Best'

Time running out to crown Kerr and Montemurro 'The Best'

Matildas and Arsenal fans, unite. Kerrians and Montemurrians (is that a thing?) get moving now. There's only one full day left to vote for the Matildas star in FIFA's 'The Best' awards. 18 Aug 2019
FFA backs 32-team World Cup

FFA backs 32-team World Cup

FFA have thrown their support behind FIFA's decision to expand the 2023 World Cup to 32 teams, reconfirming their eagerness to host the tournament. 1 Aug 2019
FIFA expands 2023 World Cup

FIFA expands 2023 World Cup

FIFA has unanimously voted to increase the 2023 World Cup from 24 to 32 teams, passing the decision remotely overnight. 1 Aug 2019
Aussies nominated for FIFA The Best awards

Aussies nominated for FIFA The Best awards

Arsenal coach Joe Montemurro and Matildas captain Sam Kerr are among the nominees for FIFA's 2019 The Best awards. 31 Jul 2019
Infantino wants to expand Women's World Cup

Infantino wants to expand Women's World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants to expand the Women's World Cup to 32 teams for the 2023 edition of the tournament. 6 Jul 2019
It's time to host a World Cup

It's time to host a World Cup

Two former Matildas have said it's time for Australia to host the FIFA Women's World Cup. 4 Jul 2019
ASEAN World Cup 2034 would be ‘off the charts!' Is Oz ready?

ASEAN World Cup 2034 would be ‘off the charts!' Is Oz ready?

An ASEAN World Cup would be a huge success if it won the bid, but Aussie players warn Australia needs to address its own issues before thinking about co-hosting such an event. 27 Jun 2019
Here we go again... FFA in talks for 2034 World Cup bid

Here we go again... FFA in talks for 2034 World Cup bid

Australia is set to re-enter the race to host a FIFA World Cup with confirmation Football Federation Australia is looking at joining forces with Indonesia to bid for the 2034 event. 27 Jun 2019
More ticket woes at World Cup opener

More ticket woes at World Cup opener

They say not everything can go off without a hitch and there was a second ticketing fiasco at the FIFA Women's World Cup. 8 Jun 2019
Matildas take fight to FIFA over fair pay

Matildas take fight to FIFA over fair pay

Professional Footballers Australia has upped its daring bid for equity in prize money between the men's and women's World Cups, launching a campaign to make the case. 4 Jun 2019
The gulf in FIFA's funding: in the numbers

The gulf in FIFA's funding: in the numbers

A breakdown of FIFA's payments to sides at the 2018 men's World Cup and 2019 Women's World Cup. 4 Jun 2019