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The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

The Matilda’s Focused On Olympics Following World Cup Elimination

Australian coach Alen Stajcic has turned his attention to the 2016 Olympic Women’s Football Tournament following the Matilda’s historic run at the 2015 FIFA World Cup in Canada. Expectations were not particularly high for the Matilda’s heading into the World Cup after they were drawn in the ‘Group Of Death’ alongside the United States, Sweden…

Australia to Face Japan in 2015 Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal

Australia to Face Japan in 2015 Women’s World Cup Quarterfinal

The Australian Women’s National Football Team have found blistering form through the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada so far and have become the country’s first ever entrant into the quarterfinals after posting a gritty 1-0 win over Brazil in the Round of 16 earlier this week. The Matildas were unlucky to be drawn in…

Australia Confident Despite Tough Draw for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Australia Confident Despite Tough Draw for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Similarly to the men’s team at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the Australian Women’s National Football Team has been drawn in the ‘Pool of Death’ for this year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada; pegged alongside current World champs the USA, in-form European giants Sweden and Nigeria in Group D. Despite the difficult draw, the Matildas…

Argentina Through To 2014 World Cup Final

Argentina Through To 2014 World Cup Final

Argentina have progressed to the final of the 2014 World Cup after scoring a 4-2 penalty shootout win over the Netherlands at Arena De Sao Paulo this morning. Neither Argentina nor Netherlands were willing to take risks in their semi-final clash and a penalty shootout looked the most likely option from very early on in…

Loew Criticises Physical Brazil Ahead Of 2014 World Cup Semi-Final

Loew Criticises Physical Brazil Ahead Of 2014 World Cup Semi-Final

German coach Joachim Loew has criticised the ‘physical energy’ of Brazil and implored Mexican referee Marco Rodriguez to take control of the game in the lead-up to his sides semi-final with the host nation at Estadio Mineirao tomorrow morning. Brazil have been one of the most physical sides at the 2014 World Cup and committed…

Germany Secures 2014 World Cup Semis Berth

Germany Secures 2014 World Cup Semis Berth

Germany have secured passage to the semi-finals over the 2014 FIFA World Cup; edging out a classy France 1-0 at the Estadio Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. Expected to contest a scoreless draw that would in turn push on to extra time and a penalty shootout, the game’s solitary goal amazingly came with a quarter…

Brazil vs Colombia 2014 World Cup Preview

Brazil vs Colombia 2014 World Cup Preview

The pressure on Brazil to win the 2014 World Cup is continuing to build and they face a tough assignment against a red-hot Colombia in their quarter-final clash at Castelao at 6pm (AEST) tomorrow morning. Brazil are yet to lose a game during the 2014 World Cup, but their performances have been far from convincing…

France vs Germany 2014 World Cup Preview

France vs Germany 2014 World Cup Preview

The 2014 World Cup really starts to get serious this weekend, with the eight teams remaining in the tournament battling for a place in the semi-finals. The all-European clash between France and Germany is arguably the most intriguing of the four quarter-final games and it would not surprise if they two sides produced one of…

2014 World Cup Results: Argentina Progress With Late Winner

2014 World Cup Results: Argentina Progress With Late Winner

An Angel Di Maria goal in the final minutes of extra time has sent Argentina through to the quarter finals of the 2014 World Cup at Arena de Sao Paulo this morning. Argentina went into their round of 16 clash with Switzerland as heavy favourites and many pundits were expecting a goal fest, but for…

USA Progress Despite World Cup Loss

USA Progress Despite World Cup Loss

The United States has progressed to the second round of the 2014 World Cup, despite suffering a 1-0 loss to Germany in their final pool game at Arena Pernambuco in Recife this morning. There was speculation before the game that coach Juergen Klinsmann and Joachim Lowe would conspire to play out a draw, a result…