Australia international Sam Kerr will join up with the Women's Super League leaders Chelsea on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
The historic new four-year Collective Bargaining Agreement between FFA and PFA closes the pay gap between the Matildas and Socceroos.
After a frantic clash, Norway squeezed through to the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 4-1 shoot-out win over Australia.
Brazil and Australia joined Italy in progressing from Group C at the Women's World Cup, with Marta and Sam Kerr playing decisive roles.
Australia withstood a spirited second-half display from Jamaica to progress to the knockout stages of the Women's World Cup.
Barbara Bonansea scored twice, including a stoppage-time clincher, as Italy beat Australia at the Women's World Cup.
Brazil's Cristiane became the oldest player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup, while England and Italy both started with victories.
France will host the Women's World Cup and an abundance of superstar players are ready to challenge for the trophy and win new admirers
With 552 players set to compete in France, we take a look at 10 who will make an impact when the tournament starts Friday.
At issue is an 18-year-old finalist for 2017 female player of the year who hasn't even competed at the sport's highest levels.