Future Matildas initiative to help Australia’s push for Women’s World Cup glory

Future Matildas initiative to help Australia’s push for Women’s World Cup glory

Updated May 14, 2018 18:12:38 Photo: Chloe Logarzo is confident the Future Matildas program will bear fruit on the international stage. (AAP: Joe Castro, File) Matildas midfielder Chloe Logarzo is living her dream. At 23 years of age, she is in the prime of her footballing career and is part …

Australia’s Matildas lose to Japan in Asian Cup final despite dominating decider

Australia’s Matildas lose to Japan in Asian Cup final despite dominating decider

Posted April 21, 2018 08:37:12 Photo: Emily Van-Egmond’s (R) Matildas missed out on the chance to make Australia Asian champions in men’s and women’s football. (AP: Raad Adayleh) Related Story: Arnold heroics help Matildas win Asian Cup semi-final on penalties Australia has missed a golden opportunity to head into next …

Matildas beat Thailand on penalties to move into Asian Cup final against Japan

Matildas beat Thailand on penalties to move into Asian Cup final against Japan

Posted April 18, 2018 06:53:44 Video: Matildas advance to Asian Cup finals with nail-biting penalty shootout (ABC News) Related Story: Sam Kerr sends Matildas to World Cup with late equaliser against Japan The Matildas have escaped from a monumental semi-final scrap with Thailand, needing an injury-time equaliser and penalties to …

Matildas qualify for World Cup, progress to Asian Cup semis with Sam Kerr goal against Japan

Matildas qualify for World Cup, progress to Asian Cup semis with Sam Kerr goal against Japan

Posted April 14, 2018 08:57:04 Photo: The Matildas were saved by a Sam Kerr goal in the 86th minute. (Reuters: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today, File) The Matildas have come back from the brink to snatch a late 1-1 draw against Japan in the Women’s Asian Cup, sealing qualification for next year’s …

Matildas attacker Sam Kerr scores two goals in 8-0 win over Vietnam at Asian Cup

Matildas attacker Sam Kerr scores two goals in 8-0 win over Vietnam at Asian Cup

Updated April 11, 2018 09:53:54 Australia’s Women’s Asian Cup campaign is well and truly back on track following an 8-0 win over an outclassed Vietnam in Jordan. An opening scoreless draw against South Korea left little margin for error, but the Matildas responded in perfect fashion with a one-sided victory …

Sam Kerr sets new record as Matildas’ incredible winning streak continues in seven-goal thriller

Sam Kerr sets new record as Matildas’ incredible winning streak continues in seven-goal thriller

Updated March 01, 2018 12:36:27 Video: Matildas defeat Norway 4-3 at Algarve Cup (ABC News) It was simply business as usual for Sam Kerr and the Matildas; the extraordinary now becoming almost routine. Their opening fixture at the Algarve Cup in Portugal brought an eighth consecutive victory and a record-breaking …

Matildas’ winning run comes to an end thanks to ludicrous penalty decision

Matildas’ winning run comes to an end thanks to ludicrous penalty decision

Updated March 03, 2018 13:07:27 Video: Portugal ends Matildas winning streak (ABC News) Related Story: Last minute strike seals dramatic Matildas win as Kerr sets new standards A 0-0 draw against Portugal in the Algarve Cup is by no means a bad result, but the Matildas will be nonetheless disappointed …

Matildas coach backs veteran Lisa De Vanna to continue shining at 2019 World Cup

Matildas coach backs veteran Lisa De Vanna to continue shining at 2019 World Cup

Posted March 27, 2018 08:55:40 Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has backed Lisa De Vanna to make it to next year’s World Cup after the veteran put in a star display in Monday’s 5-0 thumping of Thailand. External Link: Matildas tweet: Lisa De Vanna goal against Thailand De Vanna scored two …

Matildas fall short of Algarve Cup final despite win over China

Matildas fall short of Algarve Cup final despite win over China

Updated March 06, 2018 13:49:33 External Link: Matildas tweet: Full Time Highlights: @TheMatildas 2-0 China PR. #AUSvCHN #GoMatildas #AlgarveCup2018 //bit.ly/2oLUMLz Coach Alen Stajcic will use the Matildas’ third-place Algarve Cup play-off to give fringe players valuable minutes before next month’s World Cup qualifiers. Having topped their group but fallen short …

Australia’s Matildas lose to Portugal in Algarve Cup play-off

Australia’s Matildas lose to Portugal in Algarve Cup play-off

Updated March 08, 2018 08:46:41 The Matildas have ended a mixed Algarve Cup campaign with a whimper, falling 2-1 to Portugal in their third-place play-off. Australia couldn’t do it on a wet, windy Wednesday in Albufeira, lacking their usual panache and missing a penalty to place fourth in the invitational …