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New Deal for Australian Women’s Football Team

Australia is quickly becoming a more progressive country after years of extreme conservatism. One proof of concept for their progressive growth is the fact that the Australian Women’s National Football Team will now make the same paygrade as their male counterparts. These women will also be eligible to receive an equal split for commercial revenues. […]

FFA Asian Youth Tournament

Since they have been the hosts in 1993 of the FIFA under 20 World Cup, Australia has been out of hosting youth tournaments, but not for any longer. The Football Federation Australia has expressed its intent to lodge a bid for the 2020 or 2021 U19 Youth Championships. This is however only one of the […]

Cheryl Salisbury Enters Hall of Fame

Cheryl Salisbury is considered by many as a pioneer for females in the world of Australian football. Not only was she the former captain to the Matildas, but she also has the title as the most capped player in the country. Now her contribution is being celebrated when she will become the first women to […]

Australia Mourns Death of Danny Frawley

A dark cloud of mourning swept over the Australian Football League early on this week when they had to say goodbye to one of the AFL’s greatest stars. Merely one day after his 56th birthday, the world had to bid Danny Frawley farewell. The actor died in a single-vehicle accident leaving behind his wife and […]

Matildas and Kerr Say Goodbye

There is no doubt in anybody’s mind that Sam Kerr is an icon in the Australian soccer scene. She is the face of the marketing campaigns of the Matildas and an inspiration to many young and aspiring soccer players. Kerr is also a world-class player, and her performance is beyond impressive. Therefore it comes as […]

Australian Football Lifts Spirits

It was 1916, and Europe has tragically immersed in World War I. The Australian soldiers were at an all-time low in their morale. The war claimed many Aussie “Diggers” in France near the town of Fromelles during what is considered as the bloodiest battle which Australia had. In the aftermath of this battle, the Australian […]

Australia Possibly Hosting the WWC

FIFA has made it official that Women’s World Cup 2023 would see 32 teams partaking. This is a substantial growth since the days in 1991 when a small 12 groups were involved, which grew then to 24 units during this year’s tournament. This change also caused the bidding process to host the event, to open […]

FFA Frees Football Clubs to Celebrate Identity

In 2014 the FFA placed a ban on all Australian soccer clubs to display their names, symbols or colours or any other political, racial, national or religious emblems. This was done according to a National Club Identity Policy which came into place in 2014, creating much controversy in the soccer world. Now the FFA is […]

Increased Australian Involvement in Soccer

Soccer is, without a doubt, the most popular sport in the entire globe. With this success, there are still places where it is continually reaching new heights of popularity, involvement and interest. Australia is considered to be one of these unique places. Soccer in a Rugby Supporting World Over the ages, Australia has made a […]

The End of the World Cup for Matildas

A Dream Has Been Shattered It has been very clear from day one that the Australian Matildas are in it to win the Cup, but then all dreams and hopes were shattered on the 23rd of June, and the crowds went silent. The emotion on the field was one of complete disbelief and devastation. They […]