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The 'breathtaking' 1995 first Australian side to make the World Cup

The 'breathtaking' 1995 first Australian side to make the World Cup

On a balmy spring evening in November of 2005, John Aloisi’s famous penalty propelled the Socceroos into their first World Cup in 32 years. 7 Jun 2020
More than the games: What hosting the 2023 World Cup would mean for Australia

More than the games: What hosting the 2023 World Cup would mean for Australia

There’s just over a month to go until the host of the 2023 Women’s World Cup is announced. 22 May 2020
Arnie: We've got the depth to get to Qatar

Arnie: We've got the depth to get to Qatar

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is confident he has the squad to cope with a looming packed schedule due to the COVID-19 crisis. 18 May 2020
As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

Australian football has had some wonderful players who are household names and are part of the rich tapestry of our sporting history. 5 May 2020
Qualifiers a 2023 World Cup rehearsal: FFA CEO

Qualifiers a 2023 World Cup rehearsal: FFA CEO

FFA bosses are hopeful successfully hosting women's Olympic qualifiers at the last minute will boost Australia's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup. 28 Jan 2020
8 reasons why an Australian / New Zealand World Cup would be the greatest ever

8 reasons why an Australian / New Zealand World Cup would be the greatest ever

To celebrate the official launch of the historic Australian / New Zealand Women's World Cup bid, we thought we'd count down eight reasons why (duh) an Aussie - Kiwi World Cup would be the greatest World Cup ever. 13 Dec 2019
Aussies Abroad: Postecoglou in dreamland as Aussies can't stop scoring

Aussies Abroad: Postecoglou in dreamland as Aussies can't stop scoring

Ange Postecoglou has one hand on the J-League title while a whole host of Aussies were on the scoresheet across the globe. Meanwhile Australia's most current capped Socceroo is set to be sidelined until Christmas 2 Dec 2019
Jordan: We have no games, which is a big problem

Jordan: We have no games, which is a big problem

Jordan coach Vital Borkelmans says his team has the confidence and completed the necessary training to go and beat Australia in their World Cup qualifier - despite a lack of matches. 14 Nov 2019
Aussies Abroad: Boyle back with a bang, Italiano scores

Aussies Abroad: Boyle back with a bang, Italiano scores

Jackson Irvine's Hull City is on the march in the Championship, Mat Ryan's Brighton are on top of the world and a Socceroo has made a dream comeback in Scotland. 4 Nov 2019
FIFA expands 2023 World Cup

FIFA expands 2023 World Cup

FIFA has unanimously voted to increase the 2023 World Cup from 24 to 32 teams, passing the decision remotely overnight. 1 Aug 2019
A-League Aussies power feel-good World Cup dream in Guam

A-League Aussies power feel-good World Cup dream in Guam

Could a group of pioneering Aussies with A-League experience, be behind one of the great Asian World Cup stories with Guam? 18 Jul 2019
'Time to step up' for next big Socceroos personality

'Time to step up' for next big Socceroos personality

Drawing West Asian nations such as Jordan will require a new group of 'big' leaders in the Socceroo squad as they negotiate the Road to Qatar 2022 in hostile places such as Amman and Kathmandu. 17 Jul 2019
USA World Cup stats confirm dominance

USA World Cup stats confirm dominance

A look at world No.1 and four-time world champions USA's stranglehold on women's football. 8 Jul 2019
Supporteroos kicking goals in France

Supporteroos kicking goals in France

Calling themselves the Supporteroos, these Matildas supporters have been playing games all over France during the FIFA Women's World Cup. 8 Jul 2019
France 2019 is more than a World Cup

France 2019 is more than a World Cup

It's down to the final two teams at the Women’s World Cup and the streets of Lyon are filled with jerseys from all over the world in a show of pride for their team's efforts. 6 Jul 2019
Matildas fans still out in Force

Matildas fans still out in Force

While the Matildas campaign at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup was cut short their support base is still out and about in Lyon. 5 Jul 2019