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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...

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...

Wandering in Riyadh: La Rocca

Western Sydney Wanderers midfielder Iacopo La Rocca spoke on the eve of his...

Wandering in Riyadh: Saba

Western Sydney Wanderers midfielder Vitor Saba spoke on the eve of his side's...

Wandering in Riyadh: Covic

On the eve of the second leg in Riyadh on Sunday morning (AEDT), Western Sydney...

Hellas Verona v Lazio

Italian Serie A Football: Hellas Verona 1-1 Lazio

Rodgers dismisses Balotelli questions with a...

Brendan Rodgers spoke to the media ahead of Liverpool's trip to Newcastle...

Raul signs with New York Cosmos

Legendary Spanish striker Raul has signed a 'multi-year' deal to play in the...

Pardew presser interrupted by bizarre Ebola...

This happened in the post-match press conference after Newcastle's 2-0 Capital...

Atletico Nacional v Cesar Vallejo

Copa Sudamericana quarter-final first leg: Atletico Nacional 1-0 Cesar Vallejo

Estudiantes v River Plate

Copa Sudamericana quarter final first leg: Estudiantes 1-2 River Plate

The new 'Batigol'

Octavio Rivero, 22, has been hailed as the new Gabriel Batistuta and this goal...

Just in

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...

Ocampo goal hands Mexico draw

A freak long-range goal from Mexico forward Monica Ocampo saw her side hold England to a 1-1 draw in their opening Group B match of the Women's World Cup.

Ticket sales on the boil

Over 500,000 tickets have been sold for the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, tournament organisers have announced.

African sisters in gender row

Equatorial Guinea's star siblings, Bilguisa and Salimata Simpore, have withdrawn from their country's Women’s World Cup squad after accusations over their gender.

Unstoppable Delie scores again

Marie-Laurie Delie scored for France in its opening Women's World Cup match against Nigeria, taking her tally to 22 goals in just 21 caps.