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Australia has been announced as the host nation of the 2026 Women’s Asian Cup. It was the only country to submit a bid.
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Australia to host Asian Cup

Australia has been announced as the host nation of the 2026 Women’s Asian Cup. It was the only country to submit a bid.

olyroos fail paris olympics
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Olyroos fail to qualify for Paris Olympics

The Olyroos did not score a goal in their three Asian Cup matches, against Jordan (0-0), Qatar (0-0), and Indonesia (0-1).

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The Matildas are going to the Olympics

The Matildas are through to the Olympics after beating Uzbekistan 10-0 in Melbourne.

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Matildas agree to record pay deal

A record collective bargaining agreement between Football Australia and national team players has been agreed. It will run until 2027.

Sam Kerr Ballon D'Or
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Matilda Sam Kerr runner-up in Women’s Ballon D’Or

Matildas captain Sam Kerr has finished as the runner-up in the prestigious Ballon D’Or award, football’s top individual prize.

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Exclusive: A-League records tumble after World Cup success

Five A-League Women’s clubs have reported record-breaking membership numbers following the success of the Matildas at the World Cup.

The Daily Aus podcast
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From selling lamingtons to selling out stadiums: the history of the Matildas

The Women’s World Cup has broken records and captured the imagination of the country, with the nation well and truly rallying behind the Matildas’ journey. While the past few weeks have proven women’s soccer has firmly cemented itself as a beloved Aussie sporting code, it wasn’t easy getting there. From selling lamingtons to fundraising on street corners, the original World Cup Matildas squad had their work cut out for them. In today’s deep dive, we’ll explain how far the Matildas have come and how the Tillies got their name.

The Daily Aus podcast
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More than football

It’s time! The FIFA Women’s World Cup starts today and we are super excited. This event is going to be the most attended women’s sporting event in history. Off the field, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has said to TDA he thinks the Premiers will race to declare a public holiday if the Matildas win. In the deep dive we’ll explain what it will take for the Matildas to win, and whether they will be paid equally if they do.

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Exclusive: Prime Minister says there will be a “race” to declare a public holiday if Matlidas win the Women’s World Cup

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has exclusively told The Daily Aus there will be a “race” to declare a public holiday if the Matildas win the Women’s World Cup.

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