Australia's unexpected 3-2 loss to world No. 39 Chile could prove costly ahead of next month's 2019 Women's World Cup draw.
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Australia boss Alen Stajcic pulled no punches in an exclusive interview with ESPN ahead of the Matildas' two friendlies against Chile this week.
Matildas star Lisa De Vanna marvels at the progress Australian women's football has made, as she prepares to face a nation even she hasn't played.
Established Matildas squad members hope talented teenager Mary Fowler won't be lost to Australian football and will soon be back in their midst.
Matildas wonderkid Mary Fowler has knocked back a spot in the national team to train with Cristiano Ronaldo's sprint coach in England instead.
Every state and territory has expressed interest in hosting a match if Australia's bid for the 2023 Women's World Cup is successful.
Matildas defender and Brisbane captain Clare Polkinghorne knows this season's W-League will carry extra weight with a World Cup around the corner.
Ahead of the W-League's 10-year anniversary, Leena Khamis, Jeff Hopkins and Alen Stajcic talk to ESPN about Australia's premier women's competition.
England were made to settle for a 1-1 draw against Australia in their international women's friendly on Tuesday at Craven Cottage.
Matildas coach Alen Stajcic says Tuesday's 1-1 draw with England showed that his side can compete with the best countries in the world.
Australia international Samantha Kerr has been shortlisted for the inaugural women's Ballon d'Or award.
An understrength Australia suffered a 2-0 defeat against Women's World Cup hosts France in a friendly in Saint Etienne early on Saturday (AEST).
Matildas striker Sam Kerr's value to Australian women's soccer has been reflected by her gaining marquee status for the upcoming W-League season.
Tone-deaf until the end, there was a simple message chairman Steven Lowy missed as he listed the achievements of his outgoing FFA regime.
Change is coming to Football Federation Australia, with pro-reform forces claiming victory at the end of a two-year struggle for power of the sport.
Jada Mathyssen-Whyman is in line for her Matildas debut after being named in a youth-focused squad for upcoming games against France and England.
The Matildas will return to action on home soil in November with matches against Chile in Penrith and Newcastle.
Matildas star Hayley Raso could miss a mooted friendly showdown with England after fracturing her back in a National Women's Soccer League game.
FIFA has endorsed proposed governance reforms for the FFA and urged the four federations who are threatening to block them to change their minds.
The A-League would be spun off from the FFA and run independently in time for the 2019-20 season under a proposal by a FIFA-backed working group.
The Matildas have kept alive their Tournament of Nations hopes with a 2-0 victory over their Asian Cup conquerors Japan.
The Matildas have reinforced their supremacy over Brazil with a 3-1 win to open the defence of their Tournament of Nations crown with a bang.