tokyo 2020

'Keep playing!': Total blackouts throw Matildas match into chaos

'Keep playing!': Total blackouts throw Matildas match into chaos

The Matildas Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifier against Vietnam stopped less than one minute in due to a total electricity blackout at Vietnam's Cam Pha Stadium. 11 Mar 2020
'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

'We're going to go out whether there's a crowd or not...'

Coronavirus precautions mean the Matildas will face Vietnam behind closed doors but their preparation for their Olympic qualifier has been business as usual. 9 Mar 2020
Matildas keep eyes on Olympic prize

Matildas keep eyes on Olympic prize

Australia coach Ante Milicic says his side will not lose focus in Wednesday's Olympic play-off in Vietnam despite a thumping first-leg win. 7 Mar 2020
'We knew': Passionate Kerr stars in feisty Matildas win

'We knew': Passionate Kerr stars in feisty Matildas win

The Matildas have one foot planted squarely in Tokyo after running rampant 5-0 over Vietnam in front of over 14,000 fans in Newcastle. 6 Mar 2020
Patience key to Matildas' Olympic hopes

Patience key to Matildas' Olympic hopes

Matildas coach Ante Milicic believes patience will be the key in his team's Olympic qualifier against Vietnam, with a spot in Tokyo on the line. 5 Mar 2020
Matildas meet the fans - epic pic special

Matildas meet the fans - epic pic special

The Matildas turned on the smiles for fans in Newcastle after training for their crucial Olympic qualifier clash with Vietnam on Friday night - check out our pics! 5 Mar 2020
Arnie: Chuck us a quid, ScoMo!

Arnie: Chuck us a quid, ScoMo!

Coach Graham Arnold is begging the Federal Government to chip in with some cash for football ahead of the Olyroos Tokyo campaign. 27 Feb 2020
Tokyo-dreaming Devlin wants to be big in Japan...

Tokyo-dreaming Devlin wants to be big in Japan...

Cameron Devlin has yet to receive an international call-up but hopes his stellar A-League form can help him break into Graham Arnold's Olyroos squad. 24 Feb 2020
Dower for Matildas coach says Matildas great

Dower for Matildas coach says Matildas great

Matilda legend Joey Peters has called on Rae Dower to be the next Matildas coach after Ante Milicic finishes up after the current Tokyo 2020 Olympic campaign. 22 Feb 2020
Matilda admits she'd lost love for game

Matilda admits she'd lost love for game

She's on the verge of helping Australia qualify for this year's Olympics but a few months ago Matildas midfielder Katrina Gorry wasn't even sure if she would keep playing football. 21 Feb 2020
Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

Unchanged Matildas set for Golden playoff

The Matildas will take an unchanged squad into their home-and-away Olympic qualification playoff next month against Vietnam. 19 Feb 2020
Wanderers re-sign rising Olyroos star

Wanderers re-sign rising Olyroos star

Western Sydney have re-signed rising Australian football star Tass Mourdoukoutas for the next three A-League seasons. 18 Feb 2020
Aussie inks deadline day move

Aussie inks deadline day move

Australian midfielder Anthony Kalik has left it late to sign the dotted line on a transfer to HNK Gorica, inking a three year deal on the last day of the winter transfer window in Croatia. 18 Feb 2020
Matildas seek to crack 'park the bus' code

Matildas seek to crack 'park the bus' code

Captain Sam Kerr admits the Matildas haven't quite cracked the code on teams who "park the bus" after China ground out a 1-1 draw in their epic Olympic qualifier in Sydney. 14 Feb 2020
Ultimate Sideline Gallery: Australia vs China

Ultimate Sideline Gallery: Australia vs China

Recap the amazing contest between Matildas and China that ended in a draw! An outstanding performance from both sides, played at Bankwest Stadium on Thursday 13 February, 2020. 14 Feb 2020
Lessons to learn but 'I can't fault the effort from my girls'

Lessons to learn but 'I can't fault the effort from my girls'

Matildas star Emily van Egmond's added-time equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw with China as Australia avoided a treacherous Olympic playoff date with South Korea. 14 Feb 2020