The Matildas will get better and better after Tokyo 2020
Tokyo 2020 presented the first major tournament of Tony Gustavsson's tenure as the coach of the Matildas. Since his first match in April this year, the team has slowly worked its way out of the Covid-enforced hibernation that kept it off the pitch for nearly 400 days, to now f
Fan favourite moments from our Tokyo Olympic campaign
The Matildas, in partnership with Cadbury Australia, have commemorated Australia's most memorable moments and greatest players from Tokyo 2020, a campaign that saw history in the making. ... The Tokyo Olympics campaign got off to the best possible start for our Matildas
Australian community celebrates Matildas historic fourth place finish
After the Matildas went down fighting against the United States in the Bronze Medal Match, supporters from all corners of the globe celebrated their historic best-ever Olympic placing. Goals from captain Sam Kerr, Caitlin Foord and Emily Gielnik were not enough for the Aussies
Sam Kerr: Matildas' greatest ever goal-scorer
Matildas' captain Sam Kerr made for an even more memorable Olympic campaign, becoming the highest Australian women's international goal-scorer.... We reflect on some of the memorable moments and goals from our nation's greatest ever woman goal-scorer. The forward's fir
Tony Gustavsson: “You can win different things. You can win trophies, and you can win the hearts of people."
After just missing out on a Tokyo 2020 podium position last night, Matildas' coach Tony Gustavsson and defender, Steph Catley spoke to media about using the bronze medal loss to fuel future success, along with the exciting journey ahead for women's football in Australia.
Matildas make history with a fourth place finish
The Matildas have gone down fighting against the United States as they were defeated 4 ? 3 in the Bronze Medal Match at Ibaraki Kashima Stadium. Goals from Sam Kerr, Caitlin Foord and Emily Gienlik were not enough for the Aussies to overcome the defending world champions in an
Matildas reach best-ever Olympic placing and the best is yet to come
It may have been heartbreak for the Matildas as they went down fighting in a 3-4 battle for bronze against the US, but there is much to be celebrated as Australia welcomes a new era in women's football. ... Olympic history was made and records were broken both on and off t
Tony Gustavsson: "We're heading somewhere to leave this game better than when we arrived"
The Matildas quest for history won't just have immediate impacts. While the team will record their best ever result at an Olympics and still have a 50% chance of earning Australia its first-ever Olympic football medal, the benefits from this run and this tournament are set to
Matildas v United States Preview: Bronze Medal Match
History awaits the Matildas as they take on the United States of American in the bronze medal match at Ibaraki Kashima Stadium. For Australia, they will be chasing football's first medal ? men's or women's ? at an Olympic Games. The last time an Australian football team was
Raso thrilled to play for her country in Tokyo: "I just love representing Australia "
An incredible milestone in Hayley Raso's career arrived as she was selected to represent the Australian Olympic Women's Football team at Tokyo 2020. It has been a long-awaited call-up for the Matildas regular, who has featured in her first Olympics after starring for Everton i
Three things about our Tokyo Olympics opponent: United States (bronze medal match)
Australia will play their last match of a memorable Tokyo Olympics campaign against the United States, with a first-ever Olympic medal up for grabs. Let's analyse our upcoming opponents. ... A side desperate for redempt... The women's final is traditionally played
Tony Gustavsson: "If we play our A-game, we know we're going to go home with a medal."
Today is the day, where the Matildas have the chance to bring home Australia's very first Olympic football medal. Matildas' head coach, Tony Gustavsson spoke to Tokyo 2020 media about the battle for bronze match up against the US and what fans can expect. Gustavsson was ask
Ellie Carpenter's call to Australia: "Continue the support!"
She won't be on the park when the Matildas battle the US for bronze, but Ellie Carpenter has thanked Australia for their support of the Matildas during Tokyo 2020! Ahead of Thursday evening's bronze medal match against the USA, Carpenter told Sunrise that the team's focus is
Aivi Luik on her selection for Tokyo 2020: "It’s been a lifelong dream"
Ahead of making her Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, Aivi Luik gave us an insight into what it means for her to represent her country on the biggest sporting stage of them all. For Luik, this will be her first Olympic Games despite being the oldest member of the squad at 36. Th