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Mastrantonio on Matildas ambition and 'the skill of Pirlo's pinky toe'

Mastrantonio on Matildas ambition and 'the skill of Pirlo's pinky toe'

The Maestro herself, Ella Mastrantonio talking about replicating the skill of Andrea Pirlo's toes has to be one of the most egregious understatement of all time. However, it does give you a sense of how the former W-League and Matildas star got so damn good. 21 Sep 2020
Matilda Van Egmond on England's 'unreal facilities' and 'pleasing investment'

Matilda Van Egmond on England's 'unreal facilities' and 'pleasing investment'

Emily van Egmond is beginning to look every part the Matildas superstar we all know in her first Women's Super League season at West Ham United. 21 Sep 2020
England's (other) Aussie trio 'have to embrace' relegation challenge

England's (other) Aussie trio 'have to embrace' relegation challenge

Women's Super League minnows Brisol City have two Matildas and one of Australia's best female coaches leading the line, but even that may not save them. 21 Sep 2020
Matildas 'world's best left back' wants to fix Arsenal's weakness

Matildas 'world's best left back' wants to fix Arsenal's weakness

Matildas defender Steph Catley is now widely considered to be the world's best left back, a title she inherited from US star Meghan Klingenberg. With that title comes serious responsibility. 21 Sep 2020
FFA 'consulting with Nike' on Matildas kit backflip

FFA 'consulting with Nike' on Matildas kit backflip

Outrage over the absence of women's sizes for the new Matildas away kit have led FFA to enter negotiations with Nike on attempting to redress the issue. 20 Sep 2020
Morace expected to become Matildas coach

Morace expected to become Matildas coach

Italian legend Carolina Morace is the new favourite to be the next Matildas coach, a role that is expected to go beyond the 2023 World Cup. 20 Sep 2020
New Matildas, Socceroos deal retains 'gender equality' but W-League future uncertain

New Matildas, Socceroos deal retains 'gender equality' but W-League future uncertain

The Matildas will retain 50% of national team revenue throughout the COVID19 shutdown, in a revised CBA agreement formed with the Socceroos by FFA and PFA. 17 Sep 2020
New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni is openly trying to woo Indiah-Paige Riley's national allegiance for his current New Zealand Football Ferns. 16 Sep 2020
100 years since the illegal 'brilliant' first women's football match

100 years since the illegal 'brilliant' first women's football match

While there is evidence of women playing organised football in NSW as early as 1909, on 24 September 1921 the first official publicised women's football match in Australia was played at the Gabba between the North Brisbane Reds and the South Brisbane Blues. 16 Sep 2020
Is Kennedy a revitalised Matildas midfielder at Tottenham?

Is Kennedy a revitalised Matildas midfielder at Tottenham?

Matildas defensive legend Alanna Kennedy started her Tottenham Hotspur debut as a defensive midfielder overnight and absolutely smashed it. 14 Sep 2020
'Kerrse broken?': Kerr scores again as Chelsea maul Matildas duo

'Kerrse broken?': Kerr scores again as Chelsea maul Matildas duo

Sam Kerr was on target as champions Chelsea thumped Bristol City 9-0 in the English Women's Super League. 14 Sep 2020
How the WSL became the world's best league

How the WSL became the world's best league

Tottenham have signed USA star Alex Morgan, Lucy Bronze has returned to Manchester City and Pernille Harder joins Sam Kerr at Chelsea making England’s FAWSL suddenly the biggest league in women’s football. 14 Sep 2020
Matildas stars embarrass each other in 9-1 WSL thumping

Matildas stars embarrass each other in 9-1 WSL thumping

Arsenal's Caitlin Foord and Steph Catley tore apart Mackenzie Arnold and Emily van Egmond's West Ham side in a 9-1 demolition job. 13 Sep 2020
De Vanna 'stepped up' and spawned a new Matildas age

De Vanna 'stepped up' and spawned a new Matildas age

There are so many turning points in Matildas history that sometimes its hard to distinguish between those that really changed the national team's perception, and those that simply changed the players who were lucky enough to experience it. 13 Sep 2020
Optus launches groundbreaking Matildas TV show

Optus launches groundbreaking Matildas TV show

Optus Sport have launched a new women's football TV show hosted by former Matildas star Alicia Ferguson Cook. 11 Sep 2020
OP-ED: 'Transfer fees and W-League growth are FFA's key principles'

OP-ED: 'Transfer fees and W-League growth are FFA's key principles'

The current situation Australian football finds itself in may be a blessing in disguise. While financial uncertainty is never a good thing, a chance to re-assess and build towards a realistic business model is an opportunity FFA should grab with both hands. 11 Sep 2020