Matildas announce final pre-World Cup friendly with France

by Ben Gilby (28/2/23) Above: Matildas star Elise Kellond-Knight and assistant coach Mel Andreatta pictured at Marvel Stadium today. Photo: Aleksandar Kostadinoski/Football Australia. Australia today announced their final friendly ahead of the World Cup, with France due to take on The Matildas at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium on 14th July. The announcement means that the onlyContinue reading “Matildas announce final pre-World Cup friendly with France”

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””

Andreatta And Logarzo Focus In On Denmark

Impetus’ Ben Gilby hears from the Matildas assistant coach Mel Andreatta and returning star Chloe Logarzo as the team prepare to face Denmark tomorrow evening (10/10/22). Above: Chloe Logarzo speaking earlier today. Image: Football Australia. The early hours of Sunday morning saw the Matildas arrive in Skive to prepare for their fixture against Denmark atContinue reading “Andreatta And Logarzo Focus In On Denmark”

Micah And Andreatta Look Ahead To Matildas v South Africa

Impetus’ Johnathan Stack was in today’s media conference with goalkeeper Teagan Micah, who reflects on the battle for the number one jersey. Ben Gilby heard from the Matildas’ assistant coach Mel Andreatta as she highlights the threat posed by South Africa, and the importance of the squad’s depth-building project (6/10/22). Above: Teagan Micah speaking toContinue reading “Micah And Andreatta Look Ahead To Matildas v South Africa”

Andreatta and Stajcic Speak Ahead Of AFF Opener

Impetus’ Kieran Yap was in the head coaches media conference for the AFF Women’s Championships today. Ahead of Australia’s opening game tomorrow against the Philippines, he heard from Matildas U23 head coach Mel Andreatta and Philippines head coach, and former Matildas chief Alen Stajcic (3/7/22). Above: Mel Andreatta, who is leading the Matildas U23 representativeContinue reading “Andreatta and Stajcic Speak Ahead Of AFF Opener”

Andreatta Confirms Final U23s Squad For AFF Championships

Impetus’ Ben Gilby heard from coach Mel Andreatta and defender Charli Grant as Australia’s squad for the AFF Championships was announced today. Above: Mel Andreatta, who will lead the U23 Matildas side in the AFF Women’s Championships this month. Photo: Football Australia. Head Coach Mel Andreatta has finalised Australia’s U-23 Representative Team to compete atContinue reading “Andreatta Confirms Final U23s Squad For AFF Championships”

Matildas Name Squad For AFF Championships

A team full of promising youngsters and previously called-up internationals will represent Australia at the tournament for ASEAN member nationals. Impetus hears from Mel Andreatta who will the head coach of a strong-looking team (10/6/22). Above: Charli Grant, one of the players selected for the preliminary Matildas squad for the AFF Championships with a fullContinue reading “Matildas Name Squad For AFF Championships”