Gustavsson: “I want it to mimic the group stage of the World Cup”

Ben Gilby reports on today’s announcement of the 2023 Cup of Nations where Australia, Spain, Czech Republic, and Jamaica (12/1/23) Above: Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson sees the carefully constructed Cup of Nations as a major part of his team’s World Cup preparations. Photo: Damien Briggs, supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Australia today announcedContinue reading “Gustavsson: “I want it to mimic the group stage of the World Cup””

Matildas Lock In Details For Final Games of 2022

Above: The Matildas team that faced Thailand in the AFC Asian Cup at the start of this year. Photo: Football Australia. 28/9/22 Australia will complete their 2022 international calendar in Gosford as they meet Thailand in the second match of the Seven Consulting International Series on 15 November at Central Coast Stadium in New South Wales. Continue reading “Matildas Lock In Details For Final Games of 2022”

Matildas To Welcome Sweden To Melbourne

20/8/22 Above: Australia’s Kyra Cooney-Cross (3) and Madelen Janogy tangle when the two sides met in the Olympic Games last year. The Hammarby teammates will be in opposition again in November. Photo: Football Australia. Australia and Sweden will continue their strong rivalry in November when the Matildas host the reigning Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020Continue reading “Matildas To Welcome Sweden To Melbourne”

Matildas Set For Historic Match To Open New Stadium

9/6/22 Above: The new Allianz Stadium in Sydney, where the Matildas will play the first football match in September against Olympic champions Canada. Graphic: Sydney FC. The Matildas are set to create history, becoming the first football team to play at the new state-of-the-art Allianz Stadium in Sydney when they meet Tokyo 2020 Olympic ChampionsContinue reading “Matildas Set For Historic Match To Open New Stadium”

Matildas Announce Spain Challenge

10/5/22 Above: The Matildas will be gathering together once more next month and will face a major test in Spain. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Australia will head to Huelva to take on Spain on Saturday 25th June 2022 in the first of two international friendly matches for the June FIFA Window.  TheContinue reading “Matildas Announce Spain Challenge”

Australian Football Round-Up

A week that contained the news of first confirmed home game for the Matildas since March 2020, the announcement of a new status for the top level of women’s football in the country, sixteen A-League Women signing announcements plus the news that Melbourne Victory have appointed a specific female health specialist. Ben Gilby rounds upContinue reading “Australian Football Round-Up”