Month: June 2022

Lydia Williams Joins the Century Club

Lydia Williams Joins the Century Club Lydia Williams (feature image)

Katanning-born goalkeeper Lydia Williams has notched her 100th appearance for Australia. The 34-year old joined fellow West Australians Lisa De Vanna and Samantha Kerr in achieving the milestone by captaining the Matildas into the overnight 1-1 friendly draw with Portugal in Estoril. Lydia began her journey with the Matildas at the age of 17, debuting […]

Our Socceroos

Our Socceroos 2022 06 100 Years Of The Socceroos (feature Image)

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Australia’s first game of international football. The venue was Carisbrook Park, Dunedin, and the opposition New Zealand on Saturday June 17, 1922, when the host nation claimed a 3-1 victory over their Trans-Tasman rivals. Western Australia wasn’t represented in that first international outing, however, in the intervening years no […]

Socceroos Qualify for Fifth Successive World Cup

Socceroos Qualify for Fifth Successive World Cup 2022 06 14+socceroos+xi+vs+peru

Australia have qualified for a fifth consecutive World Cup finals tournament after defeating Peru in their intercontinental play-off. Substitute goalkeeper Andrew Redmayne made the decisive save as Australia out-shot Peru 5-4 on penalties after the game remained tied at nil-all after extra-time. The shoot-out win brought to an end a marathon qualification campaign that stretched […]