How Australian school kids can watch the World Cup FREE on Optus Sport
In a huge bonus for Westfield Matildas fans, Optus Sport have gifted Australian school children complimentary access to watch the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup. With just 10 days until the tournament commences, the offer aims to promote the women's game by bringing the excit
My Westfield Matildas Story: Lisa De Vanna – ‘I didn’t choose football, football chose me’
She will go down as one of Australia's greatest-ever footballers, and Lisa De Vanna insists that it was destiny that drove her to take up the round-ball game. The 34-year-old made her debut for the Westfield Matildas against New Zealand way back in 2004 and in that time has w
Kyah Simon departs Westfield Matildas training camp
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today advised that player Kyah Simon has departed the Westfield Matildas' pre-FIFA Women's World Cup training camp in Turkey after suffering a recurrence of a hamstring injury. Melbourne City attacker Simon, who had been training in Antalya
My Westfield Matildas Story: Tameka Yallop - 'My thinking just switched and that was what I wanted to do'
Tameka Yallop has never lacked self-belief and from the moment she found out about the Westfield Matildas she set her mind to pulling on the green and gold jersey. Speaking to matildas.com.au, the 27-year old midfielder revealed her journey to becoming an Australian representa
Signing news: Chidiac commits to Atletico Madrid
Former Westfield W-League midfielder Alex Chidiac will remain in Spain after inking a new contract with La Liga Feminina champions Atletico Madrid. In a major show of faith by the Spanish giants, they have locked the 20-year-old Westfield Matildas star down for two more years,
How Aussie referees Reibelt and Jacewicz earned World Cup selection
Casey Reibelt had a decision to make ? pursue a career playing football, or follow her passion as a burgeoning young referee. ...ibelt played the game from a young age, and she would occasionally run the lines for her brother's matches. She completed her referees course at t
My Westfield Matildas Story: Hayley Raso - 'I didn't know World Cups and Olympics were for women'
Hayley Raso's injury troubles have been well documented over the past year but the Westfield Matildas forward has been driven by more than just overcoming the broken back that threatened her career. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.mat...ildas.com.au, we will be catch
'I didn't think I'd play again', admits Westfield Matildas star Simon
It has been a whirlwind 12 months for left-sided Westfield Matildas player Gema Simon, who has gone from the threat of never playing again to the brink of her first FIFA Women's World Cup. Having missed a chunk of the 2017/18 Westfield W-League season with her club side Newcas
Aussies Abroad: Kerr, Foord score as Westfield Matildas thrive in NWSL
Sam Kerr scored a quick-fire double in the battle of the Westfield Matildas as Chicago Red Stars beat Houston Dash to go to the top of the NWSL table. In her last appearance before joining the Westfield Matildas in camp in Antalya, Turkey, Kerr - who plays for Perth Glory in t
Sydney FC complete remarkable double success in 2018/19 Season
Sydney FC created their own little piece of history after their Hyundai A-League Grand Final win on Sunday night ? and their Westfield W-League side also played their part. The Sky Blues' thrilling penalty-shootout win over Perth Glory means the Harbour City club are champions
My Westfield Matildas Story: Sam Kerr - 'To do it at a World Cup? A dream come true'
Sam Kerr has FIFA Women's World Cup success firmly in her sights but the Westfield Matildas superstar heads to France with one simple, initial ambition: to gift her parents with a goal. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.mat...ildas.com.au, we will be catching up with An
My Westfield Matildas Story: Ellie Carpenter - 'We want to make Australia proud'
When a 15-year-old Ellie Carpenter walked into the Westfield Matildas change room for the first time, she knew it was the beginning of a life-changing adventure. In a series of exclusive interviews for www.mat...ildas.com.au, we will be catching up with Ante Milicic's 23-player s
Gielnik: 'It was the most devastation I’ve ever felt in my career'
Westfield Matildas winger Emily Gielnik knows just how brutal football's fine margins can be. As a promising 23-year-old with a Westfield W-League Premiership (2012/13) and Championship (2010/11) already under her belt, the then-Brisbane Roar starlet did not make the cut for A
GALLERY: The blue carpet glitz of the 2019 Dolan Warren Awards
It's the night of nights for our footballers with stars of the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League lighting up the blue carpet at the Dolan Warren Awards. We were there for all the glamour of the blue carpet as well as capturing all the major award winners inside the Star
Melbourne Victory’s Christine Nairn wins Julie Dolan Medal at Dolan Warren Awards
Christine Nairn from Melbourne Victory has capped off a stellar season by claiming the Julie Dolan Medal, which was held at The Star Event Centre in Sydney tonight. Roy Krishna from Wellington Phoenix took out the Johnny Warren Medal, the Hyundai A-League's highest honour.