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13 November 2018 10:58 AM Foord bags hat-trick as Matildas beat Chile 5-0 with second-half blitz

Caitlin Foord scored her first international hat-trick as the Matildas gained revenge on Chile with a 5-0 thumping at McDonald Jones Stadium on Tuesday night. In front of 12,649 fans, Australia bounced back from a shock 3-2 loss on Saturday in Penrith to trounce the world No.39. After a physical and scoreless first half, the Matildas burst to life in the 52nd minute 143

12 November 2018 11:42 AM Matildas feeling the heat ahead of second clash with Chile

“I thought in the first half we dominated the game and just didn’t capitalise on the chances,” Stajcic said. “The keeper made a couple of good saves that kept them in the game, especially at 1-0, and then when you gift a goal away like that, it really has an impact on the scoreboard and the momentum, and I think that that happened in the game. Stajcic 142

9 November 2018 12:30 PM Matildas rising star in doubt for World Cup due to foot injury

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic made the squad fully aware of what's at stake with the friendly games against Chile and is determined to see Australia enter the World Cup as a top-seeded nation, avoiding the likes of USA, Germany, France and England in the group stage. "I talk about it a lot and we talk about it as a group a lot," Stajcic said. "We've set ourselves 107

9 November 2018 9:00 AM 'Is this spam?' the dream email that sent Matildas teenager to Madrid

After reading the offer to become the first Australian to play for Atletico Madrid, she flipped the screen over to stare at the iconic celebration of Griezmann, just as she'd done for the last two years with Atletico star printed on her phone cover. Pinching herself, Chidiac had just become a flag-bearer for Australian women's football within one of the biggest 124

29 October 2018 9:33 AM Canberra United coach throws support behind Heather Reid's FFA bid

"Heather is an exceptional woman who has been through thick and thin in this game," Garriock said. "She's an inspiration and basically set up Canberra United as only W-League team without an A-League affiliate. She got it across the line and recruited and did everything, she was the backbone of the club. "She's an advocate and someone who will stand 102

28 October 2018 8:51 AM Victory and City go winless to begin W-League campaigns

Both Melbourne sides started their W-League campaigns without wins on Sunday, as Melbourne Victory played out an entertaining goalless draw with Adelaide United at AAMI Park and reigning champions Melbourne City lost 2-0 away to Canberra United. Victory had numerous chances to score across the 90 minutes, the best falling to English striker and captain 98

27 October 2018 6:21 AM Ash Sykes asks favour of Canberra United fans

Matildas star Ellie Carpenter is the only returning player who regularly started last season, after many front line stars were shown the door. Garriock wanted to build her own squad and she's done exactly that with no less than 14 new faces. But it was signing club favourite Sykes as an assistant which proved one of her most important moves. Sykes shocked 105

4 October 2018 8:17 AM Marquee status: Sam Kerr re-signs with Perth Glory for another W-League season

What do Alessandro Del Piero, Tim Cahill, Dwight Yorke, Keisuke Honda and now Sam Kerr have in common? They are all beneficiaries of Football Federation Australia’s marquee player fund, with Kerr - one of Australia’s best athletes - becoming the first female marquee in Australian soccer’s W-League. Kerr has re-signed with Perth Glory for an eighth season 70

24 September 2018 4:48 AM Melbourne City confirm Kellond Knight and Butt as they aim at fourth W-League

Melbourne City has carried all before it in the W-League for the past three seasons, and is hoping that it can continue to set the standard even with the loss of its captain coach from last season, Jess Fishlock, and Matildas defender Alanna Kennedy. In place of that high profile pair they have recruited Matildas stars Elise Kellond-Knight and Tameka 75

7 September 2018 8:19 AM ACT club presidents meet to discuss 'rogue' Capital Football chairman

If the vote fails, it means FIFA could dissolve the FFA and even boot the Socceroos and Matildas from international competition. The FFA tried bridge the governance impasse through a teleconference with the federations and Capital Football was the only member not to dial in on Thursday. Canberra club presidents met earlier this week and are concerned 91