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Training and Travelling

Friday night saw the Matildas take on a select team from the Gottingen area, and after some worrying moments in the first 15 minutes when there were a few ‘naughty’ challenges the girls strolled to a 6-1 victory.  Mexico played the same team on Saturday and managed a 4-0 win. Australia plays Mexico tonight and […]

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The Final Camp.

On Wednesday the Westfield Matildas entered their final camp in Australia in preparation for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 in Germany. Head Coach Tom Sermanni took a reduced squad into the final camp following the withdrawal of Sarah Walsh and Kylie Ledbrook, leaving him just 24 players to choose from. Walsh, who was fighting […]

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Winning is a Habit

There is an old saying in sport that winning is a great habit to get into and no doubt Tom Sermanni will be saying that to his Westfield Matildas, after their 2-1 victory over New Zealand in Gosford on Sunday. They have now gone 17 games unbeaten and there is obviously a great belief amongst […]

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Let The Games Begin

Yesterday the Westfield Matildas began their final preparations for the FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany and secured a superb 3-0 win over New Zealand in their first of two international friendly matches in Australia. This game being played behind closed doors. Coach Tom Sermanni fielded a fairly inexperienced side against the Football Ferns in […]

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Footballing women

For many years women’s football was frowned upon around the globe. It has also over the years suffered terribly because of outdated stereotypical views often propagated by male players. Such outdated ill-informed comments as it is unfeminine, playing will harm a woman’s reproductive organs, women will be never be recognized as proper athletes, and their […]

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