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Coach Alen Stajcic insists that former Matildas skipper Melissa Barbieri is still in FIFA World Cup contention, despite not being named in the squad for the crucial...
Players accusing FIFA of gender discrimination for "unsafe" playing conditions at the upcoming Women's World Cup have dropped their lawsuit, their lawyers said.
Australia will face a tough group containing USA, Sweden and Nigeria at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada while defending champion Japan gained a dream draw.
Australia's 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup fate will be revealed when the group stage draw takes place in the Canadian capital, Ottawa, on Sunday (AEDT).
There's more to the Matildas than Ellyse Perry, says new coach Alen Stajcic, who feels he can unearth the next big stars in women's football.
Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has confirmed the opposition of Matildas players to the use of artificial turf for the 2015 Women's World Cup and called...
The Matildas clinched their place at next year's FIFA women's World Cup in Canada by overcoming host Vietnam 2-0 in their final Group A match at the Asian Cup on...

Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC

A-League Round 19: Western Sydney Wanderers v Sydney FC

Newcastle Jets v Central Coast Mariners

A-League Round 19: Newcastle Jets v Central Coast Mariners

Plenty of incentive for Spurs

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said his team needs no extra motivation...

Falkirk v Rangers

Scottish Premier League: Falkirk v Rangers

Blatter on compensation

FIFA has ruled out compensation for clubs over scheduling disruptions that may...

Bayern Munich v FC Cologne

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich v FC Cologne

City looking to take advantage of 'tired' Reds

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini knows all too well the dangers...

Mourinho hoping for more Wembley glory

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is hoping a new generation of Blues players can...

Melbourne City v Adelaide United

A-League: Melbourne City v Adelaide United

A-League TWG experts analysis

Zdrila, Fozz and Jason Culina review all the action from the A-League Round 19...

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Dad's words spark Van Egmond

Emily van Egmond thanked her dad, Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) senior coach Gary, after becoming the youngest Australian football player to score a World...

Matildas focus on clean sheet

Matildas captain Melissa Barbieri is calling for a "super strong" defensive display in Australia's final hit-out against England before the FIFA Women's World Cup.

Matildas cruise past New Zealand

The Matildas have commenced their final preparations for next month's FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany by cruising to a 3-0 win over New Zealand at Bluetongue...

Matildas switch focus to Olympics

Australia will have little time to reflect on its record-equalling FIFA Women's World Cup performance, with a cut-throat Olympic football qualification tournament...
They are the young upstarts and the rank outsiders among the survivors at the FIFA Women's World Cup, but Australia's players don't plan on packing their bags...
Australia coach Tom Sermanni will again shuffle his line-up for the Matildas' final and decisive group game against Norway at the FIFA Women's World Cup.

Matildas get cup bid back on track

The Matildas got their 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 3-2 victory over Equatorial Guinea in Bochum.

De Vanna 'ready to explode'

Matildas coach Tom Sermanni described his sublimely talented but temperamental striker Lisa De Vanna as like a volcano and a pressure cooker, ready to explode.

Australia valiant in defeat

Proud Matildas coach Tom Sermanni is lamenting a little lack of polish and a costly defensive lapse, as Australia suffered a 1-0 loss to Brazil at the Women's...

Matildas go down to Brazil

Australia suffered a 1-0 defeat to Brazil in its opening Group D match at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup at Borussia Park in Mönchengladbach.

Sermanni backs youthful Matildas

Matildas' coach Tom Sermanni says his team has the weapons to trouble Brazil and can't be intimidated in its opening 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup match in Germany.

Matildas shine against England

Australia's women's team finished its preparations for the FIFA Women's World Cup 2011 with a powerful performance and 2-0 win against England at the Porsche...

Matildas coach turns to youth

Matildas coach Tom Sermanni announced his 21-player squad to compete in the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, with an average age of just under 22.
Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni, now at the helm of world No.1 women's football nation USA, believes Australia should be eyeing off a top four finish at the...

Women's league could turn pro

The creation of a fully professional women's football league could be in place within a few years, the Football Association says.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup officially began this week with the FIFA and Local Organising Committee (LOC) Welcome Tour kicking off in Sydney.

Germany hammers Italy

With just over three weeks before it hosts the Women's World Cup, defending champion Germany took its preparations up a gear with a 5-0 win over Italy.

NZ names experienced squad

New Zealand has named an experienced squad for the Women's World Cup in Germany beginning this month.

Matildas fly out for World Cup

Australia's national women's team flew out for Germany ahead of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup on Tuesday afternoon, after an official farewell function at FFA...

Matildas fine tune in Germany

The Matildas will start their final preparations for the FIFA Women’s World Cup on German soil with a warm-up match against Mexico in Gottingen on Monday (Tuesday...