The Matildas have already achieved something the Socceroos could not, but they are not being paid properly for their success, writes Kate O'Halloran.
The Socceroos have been invited to join football heavyweights Brazil and Argentina at the South American championships, the Copa America.
Little is known — but a lot is expected — of Australia's current women's football coach, Ante Milicic. Ahead of the FIFA World Cup in France, the former Socceroo speaks exclusively to the ABC about his passion for the game and what it means to lead the Matildas on the game's biggest stage.
The Socceroos' departure at the quarter-finals stage of the Asian Cup is a massive disappointment, but once key players return from injury, Graham Arnold's side can rise again, writes Simon Smale.
The Socceroos will have to contend with the passionate home support when they take on hosts UAE for a spot in the Asian Cup semi finals. Follow all the action and build up in our live blog.
The Socceroos have been knocked out of the Asian Cup after a horrible defensive error lead to a 1-0 defeat against hosts UAE.
Graham Arnold's commitment to attacking leaves gaping holes at the back, and a football team with more firepower will ruthlessly expose that deficiency in the latter stages of the Asian Cup.
The pressure is really on Graham Arnold's men now, as Australia takes on Uzbekistan in a crunch last 16 clash at the Asian Cup. Follow all the action in our live blog.
Australia's Asian Cup title defence chances remain alive, but heavyweights Japan and Uzbekistan loom in the Round of 16.
A spectacular injury time drive by Tom Rogic puts the Socceroos into the Round of 16 in the Asian Cup, earning Australia a late win in a tense final group game with Syria.