Women’s World Cup LIVE: Kerr named to start, ill Kennedy at home for Matildas while England names unchanged side
It might just be the biggest match in Australian sporting history, and we’ll be live all the way as the Matildas take on England for a place in the World Cup final.
- by Dan Walsh and Roy Ward
The Matildas have picked Sam Kerr to start he semi-final against England, with the superstar finally overcoming her calf injury.
Matildas fans flock to watch Australia and England do-or-die semi-final game.
A penalty shootout is one of the most dramatic situations in sport, and the stakes in a knockout match of a World Cup could not be higher. But what are the rules and the tactics?
- by Marnie Vinall
Greatness beckons for the Matildas, and Queensland is at the heart of it. Here we break down the state’s roots behind the historic World Cup charge.
- by Nick Wright
The nation is fast becoming a green-and-gold-tinged emotional mess, but it’s also creating an awkward dilemma for a million British expats living here.
- by Lucie Morris-Marr
Former Aussie representative Amy Harrison explains how the Matildas can beat England in the World Cup semi-final.
How will Tony Gustavsson manage squad fatigue, and what if it goes to penalties? We answer all the big queries ahead of the biggest game in Australian history.
- by Emma Kemp
Matildas striker Cortnee Vine is just one of the squad members to learn her skills in the sunshine state.
- by Billie Eder
The loneliest walk in sport is from halfway to the penalty spot, with the whole world watching. The loneliest wait might be sitting in the middle of the Pacific, with a 12-foot monster heading your way.
- by Dan Walsh
The Matildas star and Mary Earps, her English counterpart, will be mortal enemies on Wednesday night - but when it comes to Nike’s decision not to sell goalkeeper jerseys, they’ve found common ground.
- by Vince Rugari