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W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

After Australia and New Zealand secured the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, ensuring the long-term health and competitiveness of the W-League shapes as a priority. 26 Jun 2020
Sam Kerr primed for home World Cup glory

Sam Kerr primed for home World Cup glory

Matildas captain Sam Kerr says Australia's successful bid to co-host the 2023 FIFA World Cup is a landmark moment for the game in her home nation. 26 Jun 2020
FA vote against Australian bid slammed by FFA

FA vote against Australian bid slammed by FFA

FFA chief executive James Johnson says a decision by the English FA to vote against the trans-Tasman Women's World Cup bid is a sign of disrespect. 26 Jun 2020
Our 2023 WWC at a glance

Our 2023 WWC at a glance

Australia and New Zealand will combine to host the 2023 Women's World Cup after a FIFA Council vote on Friday awarded them the tournament. 26 Jun 2020
Aus, NZ relish WWC hosting triumph

Aus, NZ relish WWC hosting triumph

Relief was the overwhelming feeling as Australia and New Zealand clinched hosting rights for the 2023 World Cup, with the hard work yet to come. 26 Jun 2020
Infantino excited to see WWC in Aust-NZ

Infantino excited to see WWC in Aust-NZ

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has backed Australia and New Zealand to deliver the greatest Women's World Cup of all time in 2023. 26 Jun 2020
WWC 2023 hosting race going down to wire

WWC 2023 hosting race going down to wire

Australia and New Zealand's joint Women's World Cup bid team are pulling out all the stops ahead of the FIFA Council's decision on the 2023 tournament host. 25 Jun 2020
Australia-New Zealand 2023 bid confident before WWC call

Australia-New Zealand 2023 bid confident before WWC call

The joint Trans-Tasman bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is favoured to get the nod when the hosting decision by FIFA is made this week. 24 Jun 2020
Australia-NZ 2023 WWC bid at a glance

Australia-NZ 2023 WWC bid at a glance

The joint bid of Australia and New Zealand is one of just two left in the running to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, with FIFA to make announcement on Friday. 24 Jun 2020
Morrison, Ardern vow support for WWC bid

Morrison, Ardern vow support for WWC bid

Before FIFA's decision on the 2023 Women's World Cup host, Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern have pledged their support for the Australia-New Zealand bid. 23 Jun 2020
Aust/NZ boost as Japan scrap 2023 WWC bid

Aust/NZ boost as Japan scrap 2023 WWC bid

Australia and New Zealand's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup has received a boost after rivals Japan withdrew from contention and pledged their support. 22 Jun 2020
FFA strikes deal with A-League players

FFA strikes deal with A-League players

The A-League's post COVID-19 restart is a step closer to reality with the FFA finalising its pay deal with the players' union. 15 Jun 2020
Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Sermanni to coach NZ women at Olympics

Long-serving former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni has been confirmed as the NZ women's coach at next year's Tokyo Olympics. 14 Jun 2020
FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA boss James Johnson has detailed how the process, FIFA and FFA have all changed since Australia's disastrous bid for the 2022 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
Trailblazing football president says OZ / NZ World Cup would be 'a historic tournament of firsts'

Trailblazing football president says OZ / NZ World Cup would be 'a historic tournament of firsts'

One of the only female football presidents in the world says that the Australian and New Zealand AsOne 2023 World Cup bid ticks every box. 14 Jun 2020
A-League club aiming to start new W-League team

A-League club aiming to start new W-League team

Wellington Phoenix say the time is right field a team in Australia's W-League to open a professional pathway for Kiwi and Pacific-based players. 11 Jun 2020