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Matildas to play United States in home friendlies

The Matildas will face a huge test later this month with confirmation they'll play the United States in two friendlies on home soil.

Socceroos to return home for first time since 2019

The Socceroos will play their first match at home since 2019 in November's crunch World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia in Sydney.

Adelaide United’s Josh Cavallo comes out as gay

Adelaide United midfielder Josh Cavallo hopes more professional footballers will follow his lead and publicly announce that they're gay.

Socceroos fall to Japan in World Cup qualifier

The Socceroos record 11-game World Cup qualifying run is over, with an Aziz Behich own goal securing Japan a 2-1 win in Saitama on Tuesday.

Sam Kerr on Ballon d’Or award shortlist

Sam Kerr has made it into the 20-strong shortlist for the 2021 Women's Ballon d'Or, the prize for being the world's best footballer.

Socceroos see off Oman in crunch WC qualifier

The Socceroos will head into their crunch World Cup qualifier against Japan sky-high on confidence after prevailing 3-1 over Oman.

A-League, W-League seasons pushed back

The A-League and W-League seasons have been pushed back amid coronavirus restrictions.

Grant on target as Socceroos edge past Vietnam

Fullback Rhyan Grant's first goal for his country has secured the Socceroos a hard-fought 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Vietnam.

Socceroos ease past China in WC qualifier

Australia have made the perfect start to the next step of World Cup qualifying, brushing aside an underwhelming China in a confident 3-0 win.

Matilda Hayley Raso signs for Manchester City

Hayley Raso's dashing forays down the Olympics has not gone unnoticed with the Matilda earning a two-year deal with Manchester City.

Jets boosted by Cameroon attacker Olivier Boumal

Cameroon international Olivier Boumal will bolster Newcastle's attack for the upcoming A-League season.

Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona, club says

Six-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi is to leave Barcelona despite both parties having reached an agreement over a new contract.

Sweden break Matildas’ hearts in semis

The Matildas' dreams of Olympic gold have been dashed in heartbreaking fashion with a 1-0 defeat to Sweden in their semi-final.

Olyroos stun Argentina for opening Olympics win

The Olyroos have started their Tokyo Olympics campaign in spectacular fashion with an upset 2-0 victory over Argentina.

Matildas to embrace early Olympics spotlight

The bright light of the Olympics spotlight looms for the Matildas but coach Tony Gustavsson says they'll embrace it, rather than shrink away.

Socceroos’ Mat Ryan returns to Spain’s La Liga

Socceroos goalkeeper Mat Ryan has joined Spanish outfit Real Sociedad, ending thoughts of re-uniting with Ange Postecoglou at Celtic.

Italy beat England in Euro final shootout

Italy have won the European Championship as Gianluigi Donnarumma saved two England penalties en route to a 3-2 shootout win.

Kane carries England into Euro semi-finals

Captain Harry Kane scored twice as England swept past Ukraine 4-0 to book a European Championship semi-final date with sentimental favourites Denmark. It was...

Jets land Socceroos defender Jurman

A big week for the Newcastle Jets has continued with the A-League club signing the Socceroo Matthew Jurman on a two-year deal.

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