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Australia appoints Ante Milicic to lead Matildas to World Cup

Alen Stajcic has described the personal and professional impact of the saga over his dismissal as Matildas head coach.
Speaking to the media for the first time since being axed as Matildas head coach, Stajcic says he remains in the dark about the reasons for his dismissal.

Football Federation Australia has given perennial right-hand man Ante Milicic the job of restoring unity within the Matildas and winning this year's World Cup.

The 44-year-old, who has no experience in charge of a women's side, has been appointed as interim national team coach until the end of Australia's campaign at the World Cup, which commences on June 7.

He succeeds deposed boss Alen Stajcic, fired by FFA last month after surveys and investigations suggested a toxic culture had spread under...

Matildas to appoint Ante Milicic as interim World Cup coach - report

Alen Stajcic has described the personal and professional impact of the saga over his dismissal as Matildas head coach.
Speaking to the media for the first time since being axed as Matildas head coach, Stajcic says he remains in the dark about the reasons for his dismissal.

The Matildas coaching dramas has taken another turn with Ante Milicic reportedly set to lead the national side to the World Cup on an interim capacity.

Milicic is tipped to have beaten a number of candidates, a couple of whom are believed to be from overseas and have been interviewed by the FFA over the past fortnight.

The former Socceroos representative takes over from the Alen Stajcic, who is still exploring his legal options after being sacked last month.

Milicic, 44, has been a part of a FFA...

Sarah Carroll looking to end Perth Glory's Grand Final losing streak

Sarah Carroll
Sarah Carroll has lost two previous Grand Finals with Perth Glory.

Perth Glory defender Sarah Carroll has already endured enough football heartbreak but it will all be forgotten if she can finally get her hands on a W-League title.

Carroll played in Glory's two losing Grand finals -- a 3-1 loss to Canberra in 2014 and a 2-0 loss to Melbourne City in 2017.

Perth started hot favourites in both matches and are aiming to break their title drought in Saturday's Grand Final against Sydney FC at Jubilee Stadium.

Carroll has endured a season to forget, suffering a serious...

Caitlin Foord ready to banish W-League Grand Final demons

Alen Stajcic has described the personal and professional impact of the saga over his dismissal as Matildas head coach.
Speaking to the media for the first time since being axed as Matildas head coach, Stajcic says he remains in the dark about the reasons for his dismissal.

Last year's W-League Grand Final was a miserable affair for Sydney FC forward Caitlin Foord, even before she watched her team lose.

The Matildas star ruptured a ligament in her right foot during last year's semifinal which ruled her out of the 2018 decider and kept her sidelined for several months.

A frustrated spectator at the best of times, watching her teammates slump to a 2-0 defeat to Melbourne City only added to the personal pain of her foot injury.

Now 12 months later Foord's situation before...

Former Matildas boss Alen Stajcic hits back at Football Federation Australia

Alen Stajcic has described the personal and professional impact of the saga over his dismissal as Matildas head coach.
Speaking to the media for the first time since being axed as Matildas head coach, Stajcic says he remains in the dark about the reasons for his dismissal.

Alen Stajcic has called for an independent inquiry into his controversial dismissal as Matildas coach in a bid to restore his damaged reputation.

After issuing a 1,673 word statement early on Monday, an emotional Stajcic held a 40-minute press conference in North Sydney.

He was almost in tears when talking about the the pain the saga has inflicted on his family since his axing three weeks ago over alleged workplace and culture issues.

"By coming here today and presenting my facts and chain of events...