ALL GOALS – Tillies land 8 in home return

Football: The Matilda's led by hero Sam Kerr have scored eight goals in their return to playing in front of Australian fans since the Women's World...
NEWS.COM.AU Oct 29, 2023

Sam Kerr and Caitlin Foord deliver hat-tricks as Matildas maul Philippines in Olympic qualifier

Australia thrash the Philippines 8-0 at Perth's Optus Stadium Mary Fowler and Clare Wheeler also on the scoresheet Through a brooding sky the...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 29, 2023

Live: Matildas face Philippines in second Olympic qualifier

After shaking off the rust against Iran, Australia take on fellow Women's World Cup side the Philippines at a sold-out Perth Stadium.
ABC.NET.COM.AU Oct 29, 2023

Philippines v Matildas: Olympic women's football qualifying – live

Updates from the sold-out match at Optus Stadium Kick-off in Perth is 3:10pm local/6:10pm AEDT Any thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft Hello...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 29, 2023

Sportswashing or sports strategy? Why a 2035 Women’s World Cup in Saudi Arabia is dividing the world of football

On 12 March 2022, Saudi Arabia carried out its largest mass execution in the country’s modern history. 81 men were executed after being accused of...
TALKSPORT Oct 28, 2023

Sam Kerr primed for Philippines qualifier on road to Olympic gold

Matildas captain riding World Cup feats into Paris 2024 Australia play crucial qualifier against Philippines on Sunday Sam Kerr has had an “icky”...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 28, 2023

Matildas turn to big guns in bid to break down Philippines

Tony Gustavsson is expected to use his World Cup stars for Sunday's Olympic qualifier in Perth as Australia look to replace their rivals at the top...

'An icky run': Matildas superstar Sam Kerr reveals full extent of fitness battle during World Cup

Sam Kerr and the Matildas prepare for the challenge of the Philippines in Perth on Sunday, with the superstar revealing why it's taken her so long...
ABC.NET.COM.AU Oct 28, 2023

History beckons for Philippines, if they can navigate Matildas test

This has been a momentous year for Philippines women's football, featuring a maiden World Cup appearance followed by a first goal and their first...
ESPN.COM.AU Oct 27, 2023

Jenni Hermoso makes triumphant return for Spain with late winner in Italy

Forward plays first Spain game since Rubiales kiss scandal Hermoso had been left out of September squad ‘to protect her' Spain substitute Jenni...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 27, 2023

Matildas fringe players impress before experience finishes off Iran | Jo Khan

The likes of Clare Wheeler and Amy Sayer stood out but are likely to make way in the starting XI for Australia's next game against the...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 27, 2023

Travelling 3,000km to watch the Matildas for the first time filled my heart and left me craving more | Emily Wind

It took me 25 years to attend a live sporting event. After I finally took the plunge I was not disappointed The Matildas' Olympic qualifier against...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 26, 2023

Sinclair: 'Friends and family convinced me' to play out year with Canada

Christine Sinclair thought she'd quietly retire from the Canadian national team after helping the squad qualify for next summer's Paris...
THESCORE Oct 26, 2023

'Joining a new club is hard' - Lionessses star Alessia Russo opens up on Arsenal move after leaving Man Utd on free transfer

Alessia Russo made a move to Arsenal from Manchester United just hours before flying to Australia for the Women's World Cup with the Lionesses.
GOAL.COM Oct 26, 2023

Matildas make winning return against Iran

Football: Playing in their first match since their magical World Cup run, the Matildas have made a winning return with a 2-0 win over Iran.

Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter's perfect response to World Cup heartache sets up 2-0 win over Iran

The Aussie star bounced back from the emotional fallout to set up a homecoming victory in style.
7NEWS.COM.AU Oct 26, 2023

‘Rusty' Matildas win first Olympic qualifier despite frustrating game against Iran

Iran kept the World Cup semi-finalists to only two goals using a low defensive block which largely achieved what it set out to do.
SMH.COM.AU Oct 26, 2023

State Government commits $9 million in funding to women's soccer off the back of Matildas' World Cup efforts

The trickle-down effect of the Matildas' Women's World Cup heroics is starting to be felt, the State Government ready to commit to $9.3 million in...
THEWEST.COM.AU Oct 26, 2023

Australia 2-0 Iran: Sam Kerr strikes for the Matildas as Tony Gustavsson's side maintain momentum from fairytale World Cup campaign

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson warned on the eve of the match that he wouldn't be throwing his jet-lagged stars into the deep end, and a glimpse at...

Live: Matildas face Iran in first Olympic qualifier in Perth

Back on home soil for the first time since the World Cup, Australia take on world number 63 Iran as they get their Olympic qualification underway.
ABC.NET.COM.AU Oct 26, 2023

Australia's Matildas v Iran: Olympic women's football qualifying – live updates

Updates from Australia's opening match at HBF Park Kick-off time in Perth is 7pm/10pm AEDT Any thoughts? Email or tweet @joeylynchy And we're...
THE GUARDIAN Oct 26, 2023

Matildas v Iran LIVE updates: First Olympic qualifier from Perth's HBF Park

The Matildas are back in action for the first time since their stirring home World Cup run when they host Iran in the first of three Olympic...

Adelaide United deliver innovative new program to create respectful Club environments

Adelaide United's men's and women's squads have become the first participants of an innovative new program aimed at ensuring sporting clubs are...

Matildas return to action for first time since World Cup

Football fever is coming to Perth with all three qualifying matches for the Paris Olympics are sold out.
ABC.NET.COM.AU Oct 25, 2023

Germany, Netherlands and Belgium present World Cup bid

Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium have announced they will make a joint bid to host the 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup.
PERTHNOW.COM.AU Oct 25, 2023

Reporting LIVE (ish) from camp in Perth, our very own, Meeks! 🎤

Tameka Yallop talks about the side's return to the West Coast after five years away, the legacy of the FIFA Women's World Cup and the CommBank...

Kerr's minutes to be managed

Still managing the calf injury that marred her FIFA Women's World Cup campaign, Matildas captain Sam Kerr's playing minutes will be restricted...

Inside Matildas' plan to turn World Cup pain into Olympic glory

The Matildas' push to turn 2023 World Cup pain into 2024 Olympic glory begins this week in Perth and coach Tony Gustavsson has outlined key areas...

Inside Matildas’ plan to turn World Cup pain into Olympic glory

The Matildas’ push to turn 2023 World Cup pain into 2024 Olympic glory begins this week in Perth and coach Tony Gustavsson has outlined key areas...

CommBank Matildas v Iran | AFC Women's Olympic Qualifier

The CommBank Matildas play their first match since the landmark FIFA Women's World Cup! In the second stage of AFC qualification for the 2024 Paris...