Swede Tony Gustavsson named head coach of Australia's Matildas

Soccer Sep 29, 2020

Swede Tony Gustavsson named head coach of Australia's Matildas

Tony Gustavsson, who helped the United States win back-to-back Women's World Cups, has been appointed coach of Australia's women's soccer team, Football Federation Australia announced on Tuesday. The 47-year-old Swede was an assistant to United States head coach Jill Ellis, who led the Americans to ...

Matildas head coach Ante Milicic steps down due to Olympics delay

Soccer Jul 19, 2020

Matildas head coach Ante Milicic steps down due to Olympics delay

Australia women's soccer coach Ante Milicic has stepped down from his role because of the delay of the Tokyo Olympics due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Football Federation Australia said on Sunday. Milicic had been contracted to the Matildas until after the games, which were to ...

Nadeshiko stumble on first step to Rio

Soccer Feb 29, 2016

Nadeshiko stumble on first step to Rio

by Shintaro Kano

Japan's path to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics got off to a nightmarish start as the former world champions went down 3-1 at the hands of Australia in a women's Asian final qualifier on Monday. Australia exacted sweet revenge for its defeat to Japan at ...