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Sam Squiers sits down with Matildas star Chloe Logarzo, who travelled an unconventional path to becoming a regular – and then a star – in the national setup. Chloe walks us through her meteoric rise, before falling prey to what she called a horrendous attitude, which cost her a spot at the 2015 World Cup and derailed her career.She then explains how a football prodigy ends up as a full-time landscaper, and then how she found her way back to playing all around the world, and finding her way to Olympics and World Cups. The Matildas veteran describes why injury has been a blessing, and her thoughts on how far women’s football has come in her long career.


In 1975 Australia was represented at football’s Asia Cup by a pioneering and enterprising group of women. These women have never been recognised with caps and this team is not considered a ‘Matildas’ team. Nearly 50 years later this group is fighting to be recognised, and Sam Squiers and Selina Steele take up the cause and explain their case.


How do you balance a career as a professional athlete and your own desire to become a mum? Matildas and Brisbane Roar player Katrina Gorry wanted both and now she’s successfully navigating returning to sport with her newborn daughter.

Katrina Gorry joined the W League as a teenager. Since then she’s played for teams in Japan, Norway and the United States and she was part of the Matildas team for the Rio Olympics. But the international sporting life has also taken its toll on Katrina, leaving her exhausted and battling an eating disorder.

Katrina joins host Sam Squiers to discuss supporting, and being supported by, her younger brother with Down Syndrome, Dylan, the growth of the Matildas, overcoming her eating disorder through pregnancy and her decision to become a single mum to her daughter Harper.


Playing for the Matildas has been Alanna Kennedy’s dream since she was ten years old. Alanna joins host Sam Squiers to discuss the changes she’s noticed in the women’s game since she joined the Matildas as a teenager, missing the game-deciding penalty at the Rio Olympics and playing for the Tottenham Hotspurs in the UK Super League.


Breaking her back in an on-field collision has left Hayley Raso physically and mentally stronger than ever. Hayley joins host Sam Squiers to discuss being the only girl on her soccer team growing up, missing out on the 2016 Olympic team and how it felt to make the most awesome of comebacks to the Matildas after her broken back to now be on the road to the Tokyo Games.


Matildas and Arsenal goalkeeper Lydia Williams’  jetsetting life as a professional athlete is a far call from the barefoot young Lydia from the outback who played in the red dirt, had pet kangaroos and a close connection to her indigenous culture. Lydia talks to Sam Squiers about her fascinating upbringing, racism and discrimination, the heartbreaking loss of her father and the massive shift in the women’s game.

Top 10 Moments for Women in Sport in 2015

What a year it’s been for Women in Sport. Here’s the 10 most memorable moments of when our girls dominated in 2015.

The Matildas: Why We Had No Other Choice

Matildas star Tameka Butt explains why her team took the action they did, outlining their hopes for the current and future generations of Matildas.

Editorial: Don’t Let the Matildas Strike Be in Vain

The Matildas this past week have put their game, reputation and futures on the line. Sportette’s message to the FFA and the PFA is, please don’t let it be all for nothing.

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