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Valiant Aussies downed in Belo Horizonte
14 August 2016 (AEDT)
It was a courageous effort from our women's football team overnight resulting in a tense penalty shootout.
Aussies primed for heavyweight showdown
12 August 2016 (AEDT)
It's do or die for the Australian women's football team tomorrow night as they come up against Brazil.
Quarter-finals beckon for impressive Australia
10 August 2016 (AEDT)
Australia has earned its passage through to the knockout stages of the Olympics women’s football tournament after defeating Zimbabwe.
More to come vow football women
9 August 2016 (AEDT)
Australia is only just getting started at these Rio Games, so say the football women ahead of tomorrow’s deciding group match against Zimbabwe.
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When it comes to football, Australia is only just getting started at these Rio Games.
Aussies draw strength from follow up performance
7 August 2016 (AEDT)
Australia has shown great character but narrowly missed out on a famous triumph after a 2-2 draw with world number two Germany at Arena Corinthians on Saturday evening.
Stajcic backs Australia to bounce back
6 August 2016 (AEDT)
Australian coach Alen Stajcic has backed his charges to bounce back against Germany in tomorrow’s crucial women’s football clash at Arena Corinthians.
Australia downed in football opener
4 August 2016 (AEDT)
The Australian women's football team have suffered a 2-0 defeat to Canada in their opening Group F encounter at Arena Corinthians this afternoon.
We can beat any team: Stajcic
3 August 2016 (AEDT)
Australia’s football women have spent nearly in a month in Brazil preparing for their first Olympic tilt in 12 years.
Aussies go down to Brazil in Rio warm-up
24 July 2016 (AEDT)
A second-half onslaught has helped Brazil to a 3-1 win over Australia in a friendly in Fortaleza on Sunday morning (AEST).
Football Women ready for early Brazilian test
23 July 2016 (AEDT)
The Australian women's football team's loft goals for next month’s Olympic Games will face a stern Samba inquisition against Brazil this weekend.
Making history the goal for Aussie footballers
4 July 2016 (AEDT)
Eighteen Australian footballers united by the goal of climbing onto the Rio 2016 Olympic podium are heading to Brazil after the final women’s squad was announced today.
Aussies to face Brazil in countdown to Rio
24 June 2016 (AEDT)
Australia's preparations for the Rio Games have been bolstered with confirmation they will play an international match against 8th world ranked Brazil on 23 July in Fortaleza.
Aussies draw with Kiwis in Rio farewell
8 June 2016 (AEDT)
Australia have been held to a 1-1 draw by an impressive New Zealand on Tuesday night in their farewell game before the Rio Olympics.
Footballers clinical in 2-0 win over New Zealand
5 June 2016 (AEDT)
A goal in each half from winger Caitlin Foord has continued Australia's dominance over the Football Ferns in a 2-0 result at Ballarat’s Morshead Park Stadium this afternoon.
Rio could be De Vanna's swansong
3 May 2016 (AEDT)
There's a chance the Rio Olympics could be Lisa De Vanna's swansong, with the Matildas co-captain unsure if she will play on or retire.
The nation reacts as Aussies qualify for Rio
9 March 2016 (AEDT)
A win over North Korea has seen the Matildas qualify for their first Olympics since Athens 2004.
Stirring win sees Aussies earn Rio qualification
8 March 2016 (AEDT)
Australia have booked a spot at the Olympics for the first time since 2004 after a stirring 2-1 win over the world ranked 6th North Korea on Monday night.
Aussies remain perfect record on road to Rio
5 March 2016 (AEDT)
Australia have notched their third straight win in Olympic qualifying accounting for the Korea Republic 2-0 on Friday night.
Australian women's football team announced for Olympic qualifiers
17 February 2016 (AEDT)
Head Coach of the Australian women's football team, Alen Stajcic has named his 20 player-squad for the 2016 Olympic qualifying tournament in Japan
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