The women's game is at the financial frontier of Australian football, with major brand partnerships helping get out of the COVID-19 crisis.
The United States women's national team have been drawn against rivals Sweden as well as Australia and New Zealand in Group G for the Olympics.
Which young W-League players staked their claim this season for Matildas consideration and, possibly, a spot on Australia's historic 2023 roster?
The Matildas have endured a second dispiriting setback to their Olympics preparations, suffering a humbling 5-0 loss to the Netherlands on Tuesday.
The Matildas endured a sobering return to international action, being outclassed in a 5-2 defeat by Olympic champions Germany in Wiesbaden.
Who are the 18 best under-23 players in the A-League? What's Kayla Morrison planning after the W-League Grand Final? Welcome to The Wrap.
Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson has named four debutantes in his first squad for internationals against Germany and the Netherlands later this month.
The A-League finals have taken a hit more than two months out, but the Mariners' story keeps on giving. Welcome to the Australian football wrap.
The Women's World Cup in 2023 will kickoff in Auckland and conclude with the final at Sydney's Stadium Australia.
Australia striker Sam Kerr has put the memories of her early struggles at Chelsea behind her and is now ready to take on the world.
The Matildas are back and searching for consistency, and someone is cutting onions in the W-League. Welcome to the ESPN Australian football wrap.
Melbourne City's Rhali Dobson will call time on her W-League career this Thursday, retiring early to support her partner through his cancer journey.
Sydney FC stalwart Teresa Polias is in such good form that an Olympics call-up surely beckons. PLUS: Larissa Crummer's emotional return from injury.
Football Australia wants upwards of $16 million in government investment to help fund the Matildas ready for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
Experienced Matildas midfielder Katrina Gorry is pregnant and has ruled herself out of this year's Olympics.
Alex Chidiac's move to Atletico Madrid and back to Melbourne City is a cautionary tale for Matildas tempted by the allure of European football.
Matildas captain Sam Kerr has been recognised for her feats at Chelsea by being named the 2021 Young Australian Achiever of the Year in the UK.
New Matildas boss Tony Gustavsson insists that every Australian player currently in the W-League has an opportunity to play at the Tokyo Olympics.
England's Women's Super League is at its halfway mark and, with the Olympics on the horizon, a number of Matildas are looking to make their mark.
Veteran Matildas striker Lisa De Vanna has signed with Melbourne Victory for the coming W-League season.
Football Federation Australia insists its rebranding won't cost a cent as it prepares for a loss of $7.3 million for the 2020-21 financial year.