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The Australian women's soccer team managed a 2-2 draw.
While it's still a far cry from true gender equality, and there's more work to be done, it is a big step up. It means that players who had to rip themselves away from their vocation and put themselves into financial stress to play for their country now feel a little bit safer in pursuing their passion.
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Women playing in the nation's premier domestic football league could be earning as little as $200 a season -- or $16 a match -- which is le than the hourly rate of McDonald's workers. After Australia...
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There are huge hurdles in perception and economics to overcome until we get to a point where women players are afforded the prestige and livelihoods they deserve, but the solution starts with you simply turning up.
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After years of rhetoric about the A-League growing at a rate of knots (some well-deserved), it seems going into the upcoming season that for the first time in a while this feels like a make-or-break season. Football in Australia badly needs a good news story.
The great shame in sport this week is that the good work done for Australian women’s football, out of the World Cup, could unravel as a pay dispute between the players and the Football Federation of A...