Aivi Luik is back with the Matildas — does it bode well for Australia ahead of Women’s Asian Cup?

Set to welcome a familiar, and previously thought lost, face back to the fold, Tony Gustavsson and the Australia women's national team head to this month's AFC Women's Asian Cup seeking to remove the rod the Swedish coach has constructed for their own backs. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-ausw/story/4564541/aivi-luik-is-back-with-the-matildas-does-it-bode-well-for-australia-ahead-of-womens-asian-cup

10 Matildas bolters who could rocket into the mix for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup this season

Every part of this A-League Women season will be viewed through the prism of the upcoming 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. JOEY LYNCH runs the rule over the players who could rocket into Tony Gustavsson’s Matildas plans with a big domestic campaign. Full story published in Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os36046/10-matildas-bolters-world-cup-gustavsson-aleague-women

Tony Gustavsson says ‘short term fixes versus a long-term solution’ lens needed after Matildas loss

The Matildas may have fallen short in their “dress rehearsal” for the 2023 Women’s World Cup Final, but their coach insists that these are the moments the side will have to have if it is to mount a challenge for football’s biggest prize. Full story for Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os35715/matildas-australia-usa-international-friendly-gustavsson-analysis

Show me what you’ve got: Gustavsson eagerly anticipating chance to observe A-League Women season in person

Getting a sneak peek during the Matildas’ two-game series against Brazil, coach Tony Gustavsson is looking forward to getting a chance to spend an extended time Down Under -- and get a firsthand look at the talent assembled in the A-League Women competition -- in coming months. Due to the combination of Australia’s mandatory 14-day … Continue reading Show me what you’ve got: Gustavsson eagerly anticipating chance to observe A-League Women season in person

Gustavsson seeking to balance fresh faces with finding consistency

The need to find an equilibrium between playing for the present and planning for the future is one of the great, vexing constants for coaches, and Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson is well aware of the tightrope he is walking heading into 2023.  Fielding a starting XI packed with experienced players that were largely playing in … Continue reading Gustavsson seeking to balance fresh faces with finding consistency