The uncertainty around the AFC Group B Olympic qualifiers due to the Corona virus may have presented the Matildas with a perfect scenario.
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The Matildas' qualification tournament for this year's Olympics are in doubt amid fresh concerns about the potentially lethal coronavirus.
The fixtures have been rescheduled after China withdrew as host last weekend, following the coronavirus outbreak there.
Vietnam coach Park Hang-seo told Thailand assistant Sasa Todic he was ready to fight following an apparent insult about his height.
While some teams move on in France, others head home early. Thailand's run ended Friday, but wants to world to know it's more than a 13-0 punchline.
Chile were eliminated from the women's World Cup after missing a late penalty that would have sent them through in a 2-0 win over Thailand.
Sweden produced a breathtaking display of attacking football to thrash Thailand 5-1 in Nice on Sunday and book their place in the round of 16.
While debate continues as to the sportsmanship of the U.S. beating Thailand 13-0, two of the players found common ground.
Thailand goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying endured a humiliating night conceding 13 goals to the U.S. but paid tribute to Carli Lloyd.
Paced by five goals from Alex Morgan, the U.S. women routed Thailand 13-0 as young midfielders made an immediate impact in their first World Cup.
Alex Morgan scored a record-tying five goals as the U.S. opened its Women's World Cup campaign with a tournament-record 13-0 win over Thailand.
Thailand isn't afraid to play an attacking game, but its inability to stop goals might be the team's downfall in this year's World Cup.
A late rally from France in the second half helped the Women's World Cup hosts to overcome a stiff challenge from Thailand to win 3-0.
Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi has arrived back in Australia after being detained for more than two months in a Bangkok prison.
Court spokesman Suriyan Hongvilai said Al-Araibi, who lives and plays football in Australia, was being processed for release.
An Olyroos training camp in Thailand has been scrapped as Football Federation Australia takes a stance against the detainment of Hakeem al-Araibi.
Thai prosecutors submitted a request Friday for Thailand to extradite to Bahrain a detained football player with refugee status in Australia.
FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura called for an urgent "humane outcome" to the case of Hakeem al-Araibi, a Bahrain native who lives in Melbourne.
Sven-Göran Eriksson speaks exclusively to ESPN about the Asian Cup, describing India's win over Thailand the tournament's "biggest surprise."
Thailand have fired coach Milovan Rajevac just hours after losing 4-1 to India in the opening game of the Asian Cup on Sunday in Abu Dhabi.
Midfielder Anirudh Thapa dedicated India's win over Thailand to his hardworking teammates and the Indian fans.
India had not won a single match in the Asian Cup since 1964. That changed after 90 magical minutes at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
Sunil Chhetri overtook Lionel Messi to become the second highest-scoring active international with two goals in India's Asian Cup win over Thailand.
Sunil Chhetri, Ashique Kuruniyan and Anirudh Thapa were India's standout players in their 4-1 win over Thailand.