Polkinghorne's key takeaway from Netherlands defeat
The Westfield Matildas went down 3-0 to the Netherlands in their final FIFA Women's World Cup? warm-up match on Sunday morning (AEST). After the match, www.matildas.com.au caught up with defender Clare Polkinghorne. Read on for her thoughts on areas the team need to fix, fa
Yallop: 'It was a good hit out for us'
There are plenty of positives for the Westfield Matildas to draw from their 3-0 defeat to the Netherlands on Sunday morning (AEST), says Tameka Yallop. Ante Milicic's side offered a spirited performance in front of a raucous 30,640-strong crowd at Eindhoven's Philips Stadion,
My Westfield Matildas Story: Clare Polkinghorne - 'Ever since we started playing, this is what we've been working towards'
Representing Australia at the FIFA Women's World Cup has always been the dream of Westfield Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne...Polkinghorne, 30, is about to fulfil that lifelong ambition yet again when she makes her fourth appearance at the tournament in France 2019. Des
Kerr and Nagasato headline NWSL May Team of the Month
Sam Kerr's brilliant start to the 2019 National Women's Soccer League season continues, with the Perth Glory and Chicago Red Stars forward named in the NWSL May Team of the Month Awarded Player of the Month honours for May on Friday, Westfield Matildas captain and two-time N
My Westfield Matildas Story: Laura Alleway - 'I was freaking out'
Laura Alleway remembers the child-like excitement that engulfed her first away tour with the Westfield Matildas - a trip the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, no less. It's fair to say roles have reversed for the Melbourne Victory defender nearly eight years on, as the 29-year-old
Perfect preparation: Carpenter buzzing for sellout crowd against Netherlands
A sell-out crowd in Eindhoven for Sunday morning's (AEST) friendly with the Netherlands serves as perfect preparation for the Westfield Matildas to hit the FIFA Women's World Cup running, according to Ellie Carpenter. ...stralia play their final pre-World Cup hit-out the 35,000
Westfield W-League star Luik joins global stars with Common Goal
Westfield Matildas midfielder Aivi Luik has joined a global movement of famous footballers by deciding to commit to the Common Goal initiative. The not-for-profit organisation, which sees famous footballers and those related to the game donate 1% of their income to worthwhile
Westfield W-League stars feature in FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019™ official squad lists
With just over one week to go until the FIFA Women's World Cup France 2019? kicks off at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Saturday morning (AEST), it is fair to say the excitement is mounting. As the action nears, we are providing you with a group-by-group breakdown of every
Heyman announces Westfield Matildas retirement
Westfield Matildas striker Michelle Heyman has announced her retirement from international football, saying 'my body isn't going to allow me to do it any more'. Heyman enjoyed a successful career with the Westfield Matildas, winning 61 caps and scoring 20 goals. But the 30-
My Westfield Matildas Story: Elise Kellond-Knight – ‘We're no longer dreaming. It's reality’
If Elise Kellond-Knight ever had any doubts of the enormity of what it means to play at a FIFA Women's World Cup, they were wiped away at her first taste of the tournament in 2011. In a series of exclusive interviews, we are catching up with Ante Milicic's 23-player squad in t
‘We’re ready to put on a show’: Raso says big Netherlands crowd will bring out the best in Westfield Matildas
The Westfield Matildas are set to get an early taste of the incredible atmosphere of a FIFA Women's World Cup in Sunday morning's (AEST) friendly against the Netherlands. More than 25,000 tickets have been sold for the clash at the Philips Stadion in Eindhoven, with hopes high
Polkinghorne: High-intensity Westfield Matildas primed to perform in France
She is about to go to her fourth FIFA Women's World Cup and Westfield Matildas defender Clare Polkinghorne says there has been a "real step up in intensity" as Ante Milicic's side prepare to go into battle. Head coach Milicic has put his squad through a gruelling pre-World Cu
My Westfield Matildas Story: Caitlin Foord – ‘You wait four years for this one moment'
While most 16-year-olds are focused on hanging with friends and maybe picking up a part-time job while at school, Caitlin Foord had bigger things on her mind. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.matildas.com.au, we are catching up with Ante Milicic's 23-player squad in
Logarzo beaming with pride as she gets set for first FIFA Women's World Cup
The pride she gets in wearing the Australian badge is a huge motivating factor for Chloe Logarzo as she heads to her first FIFA Women's World Cup, an opportunity she was not sure she would get just a few months ago. Logarzo experienced the highs and lows of football in Februar
My Westfield Matildas Story: Emily van Egmond - 'I want to win the World Cup and inspire the next generation'
Westfield Matildas midfielder Emily van Egmond has two goals for the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup in France: produce winning performances and inspire the next wave of young women dreaming of wearing the green and gold. The 25-year-old, who now has 85 caps to her name, mad