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Matildas coach warns another big loss will damage 'identity' and 'belief'

Matildas coach warns another big loss will damage 'identity' and 'belief'

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson admits similar results to April's heavy losses in pre-Olympic friendlies against Denmark and Sweden may damage the team's belief. 9 Jun 2021
'Unpredictable': New Matildas squad proves 'difficult decisions' still to come

'Unpredictable': New Matildas squad proves 'difficult decisions' still to come

After conceding 10 goals across their first two games under Tony Gustavsson, the Matildas will have a more experienced squad for their next friendlies. 1 Jun 2021
' I'm going to thrive' - Logarzo happy to buck Matildas' Euro trend

' I'm going to thrive' - Logarzo happy to buck Matildas' Euro trend

Chloe Logarzo is bucking the trend of Matildas making their mark in Europe - turning her back on England in favour of a return to America's NWSL. 30 Apr 2021
No Dutch treat as Matildas outplayed again

No Dutch treat as Matildas outplayed again

The Matildas have shipped five goals for the second time in four days as Sam Kerr's side were hammered 5-0 by a rampant Netherlands outfit in Nijmegen. 14 Apr 2021
'I don't think we were very good...' - Matildas hammered on return

'I don't think we were very good...' - Matildas hammered on return

Australia's Matildas suffered a "reality check" on their return to international football, being outclassed 5-2 by Olympic champions Germany in Wiesbaden. 11 Apr 2021
'So far, it's really good' - Matildas enjoying life under new coach

'So far, it's really good' - Matildas enjoying life under new coach

Matildas stars Hayley Raso and Caitlin Foord agree their first experience working under new coach Tony Gustavsson has been an encouraging one. 9 Apr 2021
'We've been spending days in training to see how we'll fill that position...'

'We've been spending days in training to see how we'll fill that position...'

The Matildas will be without their two star backs Steph Catley and Ellie Carpenter when they take on world No.2 Germany and world No.4 the Netherlands. 9 Apr 2021
'The start of our road to the World Cup' - Gustavsson names Matildas

'The start of our road to the World Cup' - Gustavsson names Matildas

Tony Gustavsson has named his first Matildas squad, including four debutants in his 23-player squad to tackle Germany and the Netherlands later this month. 3 Apr 2021
Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

Matildas secure blockbuster Germany clash

The Matildas will be back in action for the first time in more than a year when they take on world No.2 Germany in a key friendly ahead of the Tokyo Olympics. 25 Mar 2021
Tough love just the ticket for Matildas

Tough love just the ticket for Matildas

Matildas midfielder Tameka Yallop says new coach Tony Gustavsson's plan to arrange a tough schedule before this year's Olympics is ideal preparation for Tokyo. 21 Jan 2021
Matildas need tough opposition: Gustavsson

Matildas need tough opposition: Gustavsson

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson is keen to prepare his side for the do-or-die nature of big tournaments by playing the best teams as soon and often as possible. 20 Jan 2021
Blank slate for Matildas under Gustavsson

Blank slate for Matildas under Gustavsson

Matildas boss Tony Gustavsson wants to bring a fresh pair of eyes to Australia's talent pool before making any decisions on how to build the squad. 20 Jan 2021
'He has such a winning mentality...' - Matildas ready for new era to begin

'He has such a winning mentality...' - Matildas ready for new era to begin

Matildas young gun Ellie Carpenter is raring to get stuck into life under new coach Tony Gustavsson when his tenure kicks off on January 1. 18 Dec 2020
'It's been so long...' - Matildas eyeing busy 2021: Raso

'It's been so long...' - Matildas eyeing busy 2021: Raso

The Matildas haven't assembled since March due to the coronavirus pandemic but are preparing to make up for it with busy international windows in 2021. 11 Dec 2020
FFA scrap Socceroos, Matildas Euro plans

FFA scrap Socceroos, Matildas Euro plans

The Socceroos face a calendar year without a game after Europe's COVID-19 situation saw the FFA scrap planned November friendlies in London. 22 Oct 2020
Matildas show the perfect way to introduce a new coach

Matildas show the perfect way to introduce a new coach

It all began in Hollywood style, the equivalent of a teaser trailer was posted across FFA social media: “Major announcement, Tuesday 29 September 7pm” and the anticipation built throughout the day until an introductory panel was broadcast across multiple platforms. 1 Oct 2020