Tournament of Nations 2017

U.S. Soccer to Host Australia, Brazil & Japan in Seattle, San Diego and LA for 2017 Tournament of Nations CenturyLink Field (July 27), Qualcomm Stadium (July 30) and StubHub Center (August 3) Will Each Host a Doubleheader WNT May 10, 2017 http://www.ussoccer.com/stories/2017/05/10/15/08/20170510-news-wnt-us-soccer-australia-brazil-japan-seattle-san-diego-la-tournament-of-nations CHICAGO (May 10, 2017) – U.S. Soccer will host its second four-team elite […]

Lisa DeVanna signs for South Melbourne

South Melbourne signs Matilda Lisa De Vanna, showing its intent to secure a W-League licence April 7, 2017 6:53pm Anna Harrington@annaharrington Source: FOX SPORTS SOUTH Melbourne has secured a coup in its bid for a W-League licence, with Matildas star Lisa De Vanna set to play for its Women’s National Premier League team. Foxsports.com.au understands […]

SOUTH MELBOURNE MEDIA RELEASE

Matildas Captain De Vanna joins South Melbourne South Melbourne FC is excited to confirm that Australian Football icon, Olympian and current Matilda Lisa De Vanna has joined the club. De Vanna will have a dual role with club, where she will immediately join our NPL Victoria Women’s team for the 2017 season. She will also […]

Union plan to boost W-League pay and put women’s soccer on top of the world

Michael Lynch Australia can win Olympic gold in soccer at the Tokyo Games and the women’s World Cup in 2023 if proposed development pathways are adopted, the players’ union says. Professional Footballers Australia on Tuesday unveiled a pathway for development of women’s soccer that targets a minimum earnings package of $60,000 a year for the top 60 […]

Football perfectly placed to lead the gender equality charge for women in sport

By Brittany Carter Updated 9 Mar 2017, 2:32pm Photo: The W-League still enjoyed improved crowd attendances and record TV views for the grand final. (AAP: Tony McDonough) Related Story: A year of actualisation in women’s sport, but where to now? Related Story: Does the W-League need a re-boot? Map: Australia Former Matildas midfielder Tal Karp […]

Algarve Cup Women 2017 Results

DrawWORLD: Algarve Cup Women – Placement Play Offs 9th place 09.03. 02:30 Iceland W  China W 2 : 1 Final 09.03. 02:30 Spain W  Canada W 1 : 0 7th place 09.03. 02:30 Sweden W  Russia W 4 : 0 3rd place 08.03. 22:45 Australia W Denmark W  1 : 2 (1 : 1) 5th place 08.03. 22:45 Japan W Netherlands W   2 : 3 11th place […]

Westfield Matildas squad announced for Algarve Cup

image: http://matildas.footballaustralia.com.au/di/library/FFA_Matildas/8b/61/westfield-matildas-stars-caitlin-foord-and-steph-catley_23ybp5ly5hi11b8b3byo0qfvw.jpg?t=1237309898 1/1 Westfield Matildas stars Caitlin Foord and Steph Catley. Friday, 17 February 2017 – Staff writer 1 A host of big name stars have been joined by some returning players in the 21-player squad selected by Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic for the upcoming Algarve Cup in Portugal beginning on 1 March […]

Westfield Matildas squad named for training camp

Monday, 13 February 2017 – Staff writer Westfield Matildas Head Coach Alen Stajcic has named three uncapped players plus an injection of youth in a 25-player squad for a three day training camp at the AIS in Canberra beginning on Wednesday (15 February). Canberra United’s Grace Maher, 15 year old Melbourne City FC midfielder Jacynta Galabadaarachchi and Western […]

2017 Algarve Cup fixtures released

ANN ODONG 18 January 2017 Australia will meet Rio Olympics silver medallists Sweden in their opening match of the 2017 Algarve Cup as the full fixtures were released this week. Last year the Matildas received their first invitation in 15 years and will enter the tournament as the second ranked nation behind Olympic bronze medallists […]