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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…

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…

Argentina vs Switzerland 2014 World Cup Preview

Argentina vs Switzerland 2014 World Cup Preview

Argentina remains one of the favourites to win the 2014 World Cup, but they face a tricky round of 16 clash against a dangerous Switzerland at Arena de Sao Paulo at 2am (AEST) tomorrow morning. Argentina qualified for the second round of the 2014 World Cup with three wins from as many games, but it…

2014 World Cup Results: France Set Up Clash With Germany

2014 World Cup Results: France Set Up Clash With Germany

France are through to the quarter finals of the 2014 World Cup after scoring two late goals against Nigeria at Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha in Brasilia this morning. Nigeria went into the round of 16 clash as heavy underdogs, but the African side got off to a fast start and had the better of proceedings…

Germany Progress to 2014 World Cup Quarter Finals

Germany Progress to 2014 World Cup Quarter Finals

Germany has snuck through to the quarter finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, scoring in the second minute of extra time to beat a spirited Algeria 2-1 at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia this morning. Progressing to the Round of 16 with relative ease, Germany completed a 4-0 thrashing of fellow European qualifiers Portugal…

Germany vs Algeria 2014 World Cup Preview

Germany vs Algeria 2014 World Cup Preview

Earmarked by many as one of the more one-sided fixtures of the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup, Germany and Algeria will face off at the Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre at 6:00am AEST on Tuesday morning. Demolishing Portugal 4-0 in their campaign-opener, Germany was surprisingly held to a 2-2 draw by African…

France vs Nigeria 2014 World Cup Preview

France vs Nigeria 2014 World Cup Preview

Having each progressed from their respective Groups in impressive fashion, France and Nigeria will meet in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Round of 16 at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia at 2:00am AEST on Tuesday. While drawing with Ecuador in their final Group E match late last week, France has already done enough to ensure…

Messi Leads Argentina To Another 2014 World Cup Win

Messi Leads Argentina To Another 2014 World Cup Win

Two goals from superstar Lionel Messi have lifted Argentina to a 3-2 victory over Nigeria in their final pool game of the 2014 World Cup at Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre this morning. Argentina and Nigeria both went into the game knowing that they were both likely to progress to the second round of the…