What you need to know about the Women’s World Cup announcement

In just a few days the host country of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be announced. With just Australia/New Zealand and Colombia remaining after Brazil dropped out in recent weeks and Japan withdrew with days remaining, our local bid remains the favourite. Recently FIFA released their Bid Evaluation Report, with Australia/New Zealand earning …

Book Review: Women in Boots – Football and Feminism in the 1970s

By Professor Jean Williams Women in Boots – Football and Feminism in the 1970s by Marion Stell and Heather Reid is a fantastically detailed account of the history of women footballers in Australia and New Zealand, in the 1970s, a pivotal time for the internationalisation of the women’s game. The book builds upon a growing …