For the first time in their history, the Matildas will wear a unique jersey at this year’s World Cup – one different to the one worn by Australia’s national men’s teams – but the design itself has divided fans.
One of 14 World Cup kits unveiled by Nike overnight in Paris, the Matildas jersey evokes memories of the most infamous Socceroos kit in history – the 1990s spew shirt. But there’s no player revolt over the new design.
The home shirt is predominantly gold, with splashes of green and white that bare comparison with Ken Done’s famous paintings. It also features green shorts, and socks which reflect the design of the shirt.
Matildas coach Ante Milicic has named the 23-player squad that he’ll take to the USA for a friendly next month. With this year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup coming soon, Australia is doing everything in its power to prepare. Milicic considers playing the world’s No.1 ranked nation in a friendly as the best way to do […]
The Cup of Nations has arrived in Australia, with the Matildas set to battle it out against New Zealand, Argentina and South Korea in matches which form crucial preparation for the World Cup later this year. Starting on Thursday, February 28, there will be three double-header match days across the eastern seaboard of Australia, with […]