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Famous US coach says 'Australia will struggle' in women's game

Famous US coach says 'Australia will struggle' in women's game

Renowned US youth development coach Tom Byer believes alarm bells should be ringing in Australia after the Young Matildas missed out on qualification for the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup in devastating fashion. 4 Dec 2019
Lessons from a legend: Amy Sayer's Matildas' masterclass

Lessons from a legend: Amy Sayer's Matildas' masterclass

Sydney FC youngster Amy Sayer is set for a coming of age season at Sydney FC following her HSC exams and return from a lengthy foot injury, but it's a Matilda's legend who took her under her wing that have set her up for a spectacular career. 18 Nov 2019
'The whole Young Matildas system is wrong': Pressure on overhaul after another failed youth World Cup campaign

'The whole Young Matildas system is wrong': Pressure on overhaul after another failed youth World Cup campaign

After losing 9-1 to South Korea and conceding 21 goals to North Korea, Japan and South Korea in three games, serious questions are being asked about the development of our elite female footballers in Australia. 16 Nov 2019
Young Matildas' World Cup hopes crushed

Young Matildas' World Cup hopes crushed

The Young Matildas have failed to qualify for the Under-20 Women's World Cup after they were hammered 9-1 by South Korea at the Asian Under-19 Championship. 10 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v South Korea

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v South Korea

The Young Matildas lost 9-1 to the South Koreans. What a gut-wrenching way to bow out of the AFC U/19 Championships and another youth World Cup. 9 Nov 2019
WATCH! Young Matildas v South Korea

WATCH! Young Matildas v South Korea

Watch the Young Matildas take on South Korea live in their AFC U/19 Championship third-place play off. 9 Nov 2019
Young Matildas hammered 7-0 by Japan

Young Matildas hammered 7-0 by Japan

The Young Matildas have been beaten 7-0 by Japan in the semi-finals of the AFC under-19 championships in Thailand. 7 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Japan

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Japan

They say if you've got nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all. Sometimes, we really wish we could just keep our mouths shut. 7 Nov 2019
Blayney: 'It's our never say die mentality'

Blayney: 'It's our never say die mentality'

The "fearless" Young Matildas are close to securing a FIFA Under-20 World Cup berth after surging into the semi-finals of the Asian Under-19 championship. 3 Nov 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Vietnam

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Vietnam

Phew, well that's one way to do it. Bogged down by one of the worst pitches we've come across, the Young Matildas left it until late to snatch a 1-0 win against Vietnam and scrape into the AFC U/19 Championship semi-finals. 2 Nov 2019
WATCH! Young Matildas v Vietnam

WATCH! Young Matildas v Vietnam

Watch the AFC live stream of the Young Matildas' AFC U/19 Championship match against Vietnam right here! 2 Nov 2019
Blayney on Fowler: 'She's a team player'

Blayney on Fowler: 'She's a team player'

Leah Blayney heaped praise on 'team-oriented' Mary Fowler after the Aussie prodigy's brace guided Australia's 3-1 defeat of Thailand in the AFC U/19 Championship. 31 Oct 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Thailand

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v Thailand

The Young Matildas are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you're going to get (but most of the time they're pretty bloody good). 31 Oct 2019
'They're ready to mark the W-League': Victory sign exciting Young Matildas duo

'They're ready to mark the W-League': Victory sign exciting Young Matildas duo

Melbourne Victory have added another two brilliant young prospects to their Premiership-defence, with 20-year-old Young Matildas Melina Ayres and Grace Maher. 29 Oct 2019
3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v North Korea

3 Things We Learned: Young Matildas v North Korea

The Young Matildas set-up need to ask themselves a few questions after a deja-vu inducing 5-1 thumping at the hands of North Korea in their opening AFC U/19 Championship match. Here are our suggestions for a few of the answers... 27 Oct 2019
Indigenous youngster named Young Matildas vice-captain

Indigenous youngster named Young Matildas vice-captain

Young Indigenous footballer Shadeene (Shay) Evans has officially been named vice-captain of the Young Matildas ahead of the AFC U-19 Women's Championships in Thailand. 18 Oct 2019