Gustavsson Speaks About Group Stage Positives

Above: Clare Wheeler and Tony Gustavsson pictured at their media conference yesterday. Photo: AFC Asia Women’s Cup. Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson was joined by midfielder Clare Wheeler to discuss the Matildas game against Thailand at the AFC Asia Cup. Photo: Football Australia (28/1/22). Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson spoke about the positives he tookContinue reading “Gustavsson Speaks About Group Stage Positives”

Matildas Trio Speak After Opening Asia Cup Win

Above: Holly McNamara, who spoke about her Australia debut on Friday’s Asia Cup opener against Indonesia. Photo: Football Australia. Ben Gilby hears from debutant Holly McNamara, two-goal Ellie Carpenter, and Clare Wheeler who started her first Matildas match on Friday (23/1/22). It has been a fairytale few months for Holly McNamara. The Melbourne City youngsterContinue reading “Matildas Trio Speak After Opening Asia Cup Win”

Clare Wheeler: Feeling Fortunate

Ben Gilby heard from Clare Wheeler from the Matildas’ pre-Asia Cup training camp in the United Arab Emirates as the Fortuna Hjørring midfielder spoke about how preparations are going. Above: Clare Wheeler (centre) pictured in action for Australia against the USA at the end of last year. Photo: Football Australia (13/1/22). With the 2022 AFCContinue reading “Clare Wheeler: Feeling Fortunate”

Clare Wheeler: Growing To Greatness

In the latest of our #MidweekDub series of interviews, Clare Wheeler, one of last season’s top W-League players, spoke to Ben Gilby about Sydney FC’s campaign last year, her move to Denmark with Fortuna Hjørring, and her experiences of international football with the Matildas. (29/12/21). Above: Clare Wheeler (left) takes on Marta whilst on international duty for AustraliaContinue reading “Clare Wheeler: Growing To Greatness”

How Prepared Are The Matildas For Tournament Mode?

After their back-to-back friendlies with World Champions USA watched by record crowds, Impetus‘ Kieran Yap considers how things stand after a tough 2021 for the Matildas. With the 2022 Asia Cup coming in January, he also looks at the depth in different positions ahead of the competition. Above: The Matildas group together after a runContinue reading “How Prepared Are The Matildas For Tournament Mode?”

Matildas Wrap: Confidence & Swagger Returns

Impetus’ Kieran Yap analyses Australia’s two games against Brazil over the past five days and asserts that whilst it wasn’t perfect, there are some positive signs from Tony Gustavsson’s team. Photo: Football Australia. Marta is one of the best players the world has seen. Brazil is consistently one of the world’s most dangerous teams. Yes,Continue reading “Matildas Wrap: Confidence & Swagger Returns”