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Carpenter on her 'surreal' year

Carpenter on her 'surreal' year

W-League: Western Sydney Wanderers teenager Ellie Carpenter has reflected on her breakout year saying it feels "surreal". 13 Dec 2016
Wambach 'had big problems' with Solo's Olympic comments

Wambach 'had big problems' with Solo's Olympic comments

Abby Wambach was unhappy with United States goalkeeper Hope Solo's comments about Sweden at Rio 2016. 16 Sep 2016
Solo 'saddened' by United States axing

Solo 'saddened' by United States axing

Veteran goalkeeper Hope Solo has responded after being suspended and dropped by the United States Soccer Federation. 25 Aug 2016
The 99 best pics from Rio

The 99 best pics from Rio

It's over for another four years and while Australia's fortunes were mixed (and often disappointing) there was no shortage of iconic moments to remember. Check out this collection of the very BEST pics from Rio 2016. 22 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Germany's Bauer apologises for '7-1' gesture after Brazil defeat

Rio 2016: Germany's Bauer apologises for '7-1' gesture after Brazil defeat

Having gestured to Brazilian fans with seven fingers after Germany lost the gold medal match, Robert Bauer offered his apologies. 21 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Nigeria beat Honduras to bronze medal

Rio 2016: Nigeria beat Honduras to bronze medal

Two goals from Sadiq Umar set Nigeria on their way to a 3-2 win over Honduras in Saturday's men's football bronze medal game. 21 Aug 2016
Time for the Matildas to step it up...

Time for the Matildas to step it up...

Former Matildas vice-captain Joey Peters believes defender Steph Catley holds the power to shape women’s football. 19 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Revenge not a factor for Brazil, insists Micale

Rio 2016: Revenge not a factor for Brazil, insists Micale

Revenge for the 2014 World Cup is of no concern to Brazil or coach Rogerio Micale when they face Germany in the Rio 2016 final. 19 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Neymar? Brazil must stop us - Hrubesch

Rio 2016: Neymar? Brazil must stop us - Hrubesch

Brazil need to be wary of Germany's attackers, not the other way around, according to Horst Hrubesch. 19 Aug 2016
Matildas' gold ambition dampener

Matildas' gold ambition dampener

Ex-Matildas vice-captain Joanne Peters has praised the Australians after their 2016 Rio Olympics campaign but believes the benchmarks set prior to the tournament will act as a wake-up call in the future. 18 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Germany book Brazil final

Rio 2016: Germany book Brazil final

In a tightly-fought encounter, Germany overcame Nigeria 2-0 to book their place in the final of the Olympic men's football competition. 18 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Neymar is a monster - Brazil coach Micale

Rio 2016: Neymar is a monster - Brazil coach Micale

Neymar scored the first of his Olympic double against Honduras in 15 seconds, and Rogerio Micale is searching for the key to his ability. 18 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Neymar, Gabriel Jesus fire Brazil into final

Rio 2016: Neymar, Gabriel Jesus fire Brazil into final

Brazil are one win away from their first-ever Olympic football gold medal after comfortably beating Honduras at the Maracana. 18 Aug 2016
Rivaldo: Messi still ahead of Neymar

Rivaldo: Messi still ahead of Neymar

Neymar has made real progress in the last two years, but Lionel Messi is still Barcelona's undisputed star, according to Rivaldo. 16 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: We can control Neymar - Pinto

Rio 2016: We can control Neymar - Pinto

Brazil star Neymar is causing headaches for Honduras coach Jorge Luis Pinto ahead of their Rio Olympics clash. 16 Aug 2016
Why didn't the ref stop her?

Why didn't the ref stop her?

Matildas defender Laura Alleway says all nations were briefed on penalty taking before the start 2016 Rio Olympics. 15 Aug 2016
Rio 2016: Neymar leads Brazil into semis, Germany win

Rio 2016: Neymar leads Brazil into semis, Germany win

Brazil's bid for a first Olympics football gold medal remains on track thanks to Neymar, while Germany also won. 14 Aug 2016
Matildas' loss: Twitter reacts

Matildas' loss: Twitter reacts

The Matildas took to social media to express their despair after going down 7-6 on penalties (0-0 AET) to Brazil on Saturday (AEST). 13 Aug 2016
Matildas mateship !

Matildas mateship !

It might have been a heartbreaking result for the Matildas but the match against Brazil did at least give one light moment when Lisa De Vanna had to be reminded which end the water comes out of from her bottle... 13 Aug 2016
FFA praise 'courageous' Matildas

FFA praise 'courageous' Matildas

FFA Chairman Stephen and CEO David Gallop heaped praise on the Matildas after they were narrowly defeated by Brazil in Belo Horizonte on Saturday (AEST). 13 Aug 2016
Stajcic: Even Messi misses pens

Stajcic: Even Messi misses pens

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic praised the Australians after their 2016 Rio Olympics exit to Brazil which finished 7-6 on penalties (0-0 AET) at a packed Estadio Mineirao, Belo Horizonte. 13 Aug 2016