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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 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…

Belgium Book Quarterfinals Berth at 2014 World Cup

Belgium Book Quarterfinals Berth at 2014 World Cup

Belgium have booked their place in the quarterfinals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, surviving a last-gasp fight-back to beat the USA 2-1 in extra time at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador this morning. Claiming a perfect record of three wins from three starts and progressing to the Round of 16 atop Group H,…

Belgium vs USA 2014 World Cup Preview

Belgium vs USA 2014 World Cup Preview

Having each impressed on their way to qualification for the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, tomorrow morning’s clash between Belgium and the USA is shaping as one of the most highly anticipated and well-contested fixtures of the tournament so far. Overcoming an early deficit to sneak passed Algeria 2-1 in their…

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…

Portugal Beat Ghana but fail to Secure 2014 World Cup Progression

Portugal Beat Ghana but fail to Secure 2014 World Cup Progression

While unable to secure qualification to the Round of 16 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Portugal has secured a 2-1 consolation victory over Ghana in their final Group G match at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia this morning. While go-to man Cristiano Ronaldo netted his first goal of the 2014 World Cup tournament, what…

10-man Belgium Beat South Korea 1-0 at 2014 World Cup

10-man Belgium Beat South Korea 1-0 at 2014 World Cup

Belgium has wrapped up top spot in Group H and a perfect recording leading into the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup, doing enough to beat South Korea 1-0; ending the Asian qualifiers’ campaign. While mathematically still alive leading into their final Group match this morning, South Korea’s hopes of progression appeared a…

Germany vs USA 2014 World Cup Preview

Germany vs USA 2014 World Cup Preview

Building as the most highly anticipated match of Group G at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Germany and the USA will tomorrow morning play off to decide who will finish in atop the pool and gain favourably progression into the Round of 16. Held to a shock 2-2 draw with African qualifier Ghana last week,…

Ronaldo Helps Portugal to Last Minute Draw at 2014 World Cup

Ronaldo Helps Portugal to Last Minute Draw at 2014 World Cup

Just seconds away from crashing out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup at the Group stage, Cristiano Ronaldo has inspired Portugal to a last-gasp 2-2 draw with the United States in their match at the Arena Amazonia this morning. Clear favourites leading into just their second fixture at the 2014 World Cup, Portugal were expected…