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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
'I will get MGP next season': Japanese international confirms A-League stay

'I will get MGP next season': Japanese international confirms A-League stay

Japanese international Kosuke Ota has signed a two-year contract extension with A-League club Perth Glory and is setting his ambitions high. 25 Jun 2021
City sign Japanese midfielder Kira

City sign Japanese midfielder Kira

Japan attacking midfielder Chinatsu Kira will play in the W-League for the first time after signing with reigning champions Melbourne City. 21 Dec 2020
Former W-League star becomes latest to join men's team

Former W-League star becomes latest to join men's team

Former W-League star and Japanese women's World Cup winner Yuki Nagasato has reportedly signed a professional contract with an amateur men's club, according to ESPN. 11 Sep 2020
Pioneering Aussie coach under serious pressure in Japan

Pioneering Aussie coach under serious pressure in Japan

One of the most promising Australian coaches abroad, Peter Cklamovski, is struggling as head coach of J-League club Shimizu S Pulse. 2 Sep 2020
Report: Japan withdraws 2023 World Cup bid

Report: Japan withdraws 2023 World Cup bid

Reports from Japanese news agency Kyodo News are stating that Japan has withdrawn its bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup. 22 Jun 2020
Young Matildas hammered 7-0 by Japan

Young Matildas hammered 7-0 by Japan

The Young Matildas have been beaten 7-0 by Japan in the semi-finals of the AFC under-19 championships in Thailand. 7 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Japan

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Japan

They say if you've got nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all. Sometimes, we really wish we could just keep our mouths shut. 7 Nov 2019
World Cup winner, Matilda & NWSL champion among 'fierce' City signing trio

World Cup winner, Matilda & NWSL champion among 'fierce' City signing trio

Melbourne City have locked in three of their most important and pedigreed players for Rado Vidosic's upcoming title tilt. 31 Oct 2019
Could Postecoglou manage an EPL club?

Could Postecoglou manage an EPL club?

Third in J-League and with the accolades after an eye-catching display against Manchester City, Ange Postecoglou’s reputation continues to rise in the Land of the Rising Sun. 6 Aug 2019
Should AFC nations be worried?

Should AFC nations be worried?

For the first time at FIFA Women's World Cup, there are no Asian Football Confederation (AFC) teams in the quarter-finals. 28 Jun 2019
RANKED! The jerseys from the Final 16

RANKED! The jerseys from the Final 16

Even if you don’t like football it is easy to have an opinion on how each team looks. 24 Jun 2019
Watch! Argentina hold Japan

Watch! Argentina hold Japan

Check out the highlights as Argentina shock Asian champions Japan and hold them to a 0-0 draw at Women's World Cup in France this morning. 11 Jun 2019
World Cup preview - Group D

World Cup preview - Group D

Click below for your ultimate quick guide to Group D at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. 8 Jun 2019
World Cup must watch matches - Group Stage

World Cup must watch matches - Group Stage

To celebrate one month until kick-off of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, we took a look at the biggest Group Stage matches that you won’t want to miss. 7 May 2019
'They smash you': Aussie prodigy's brutal J-League regime

'They smash you': Aussie prodigy's brutal J-League regime

Swapping the relative safety zone of the A-League for a brutal three-session-a-day pre-season at J-League outfit Cerezo Osaka has taken Olyroo striker Pierce Waring’s fitness and power to a new level. 12 Mar 2019