Sam Kerr’s fight to clear her name of criminal charges set for 2025


Kerr’s court case on charges of racial harassment delayed until 2025 Matildas striker facing charges after alleged abuse of police officer Sam Kerr’s court case on charges of racially aggravated harassment has been delayed until February 2025. The Matildas and Chelsea striker was due to appear at London’s Kingston Crown Court on Monday in a […]

Lionesses hero Rachel Daly announces retirement from international football


Striker won 84 caps and was part of Euros-winning squad ‘Playing for England has been the greatest honour’ says Daly Rachel Daly, a member of the England squad that won Euro 2022 and reached last year’s World Cup final, has announced her retirement from international football. The 32-year-old Aston Villa forward won 84 senior caps […]

Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action


Marginal gains at a sold-out Emirates, Catarina Macario is back and Viviane Asseyi is proving vital for West Ham Teams spend a lot of time working on areas they think will give them marginal gains, the little things that will improve your performance by 1% or 2%. After Arsenal eventually got the better of Tottenham’s […]

Ankle-deep snow prompts concerns over safety and respect at Young Matildas match


Under-20s overcome conditions to win at Women’s Asian Cup State of pitch in Uzbekistan sparks outrage from pundits Heavy snowfall that was only partially cleared from the pitch ahead of the Young Matildas’ opening Under-20s Women’s Asian Cup game has prompted concerns over player safety and accusations of disrespect. In their match against South Korea […]

Matildas goalkeeping jerseys finally go on sale after World Cup controversy


Nike criticised for failing to stock women’s goalkeeping shirts Purple kit made famous by Mackenzie Arnold on sale on Tuesday Aspiring young goalkeepers and fans of Mackenzie Arnold will finally be able to buy the “iconic” purple Matildas jersey seen at last year’s Women’s World Cup, with replica shirts to go on belated sale in […]

Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action


Bristol City suffer what could be a defining defeat, while at the top Arsenal and Manchester City keep in touch with Chelsea “Ten cup finals” – that’s how Lauren Smith described her Bristol City side’s run-in as they fight for their Women’s Super League future. A 2-1 defeat at home against relegation rivals West Ham […]

Beth Mead heads title-chasing Arsenal to nervy WSL win over Everton


Caitlin Foord also on target; Katja Snoeijs levelled for visitors Gunners go level with Chelsea at the top of WSL table Beth Mead scored a first-half headed winner as title-chasing Arsenal claimed a nervy 2-1 Women’s Super League victory over Everton to move level on points with leaders Chelsea. Caitlin Foord had given the Gunners […]

Mallory Swanson signs reported $2m contract with Chicago Red Stars


USWNT international has been with team since 2021 NWSL salary cap has risen 40% after broadcast deal Mallory Swanson has signed the largest contract in NWSL history after agreeing a new deal with the Chicago Red Stars. The USWNT forward’s contract is for four years, with an option for a fifth, and is worth $2m, […]

WSL roundup: Liverpool fightback stuns Manchester United, Chelsea open gap


Manchester United 1-2 Liverpool, Bristol City 0-3 Chelsea Shaw scores hat-trick as Manchester City sink Everton 4-1 Liverpool fought back from conceding an early goal to earn a surprise win over Manchester United, the women’s side’s first-ever win over their rivals in the WSL. Ella Toone slotted home in just the third minute, before Melvine […]