young matildas

Australia bid to host more Asian Cup qualifiers

Australia bid to host more Asian Cup qualifiers

FFA have launched a bid to host another set of U/20 Asian Cup qualification matches, this time in the regional Victorian town of Shepparton. 16 Sep 2020
New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni is openly trying to woo Indiah-Paige Riley's national allegiance for his current New Zealand Football Ferns. 16 Sep 2020
Young Matildas' new Euro star says 'take too long, you get crunched'

Young Matildas' new Euro star says 'take too long, you get crunched'

Indiah-Paige Riley has joined one of Europe's best development clubs and is already feeling exactly what that means for her newfound professional career. 6 Sep 2020
Agent taking Aussies to Europe says 'doom and gloom' unfounded

Agent taking Aussies to Europe says 'doom and gloom' unfounded

Ryan Oostendorp is a very busy man, representing some of the top young talent in women's football at the beginning of a golden era for Aussies in Europe. 6 Sep 2020
Young Matilda seals long-awaited Europe move

Young Matilda seals long-awaited Europe move

Melbourne Victory star Angela Beard is moving to the Icelandic top division Urvalsdeild Kvenna after signing with KR Reykjavik. 20 Jul 2020
Young Matildas prodigy signs for Italian giants

Young Matildas prodigy signs for Italian giants

Brisbane Roar and Young Matildas defender Isobel Dalton is the latest Aussie to ship off to Europe, joining Italian giants Napoli. 10 Jul 2020
'Dudes with massive guns': The unique Young Matildas experience

'Dudes with massive guns': The unique Young Matildas experience

Leah Blaney, Sally Shipard, Danielle Brogan and Kim Carroll have all recounted their transformative experiences playing for the Young Matildas. 8 May 2020
Meet Arsenal's new Aussie assistant: Aaron D'Antino and his advice for Australian coaches

Meet Arsenal's new Aussie assistant: Aaron D'Antino and his advice for Australian coaches

Aaron D’Antino is fast gaining a reputation as one of the best young Australian coaches in world football. 2 Jan 2020
Young Matilda out for season with cruel knee injury

Young Matilda out for season with cruel knee injury

Melbourne City and Young Matildas starlet Sofia Sakalis has been ruled out of the entire remainder of season 12 after a knee ligament injury. 21 Dec 2019
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