Australia at the FIFA Women's World Cup

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The Australia women's national association football team has represented Australia at the FIFA Women's World Cup on five occasions in 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011. The team also participated in the 1988 FIFA Women's Invitation Tournament, a precursor to the Women's World Cup.

FIFA Women's World Cup record[edit]

FIFA Women's World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
China 1991 Did not qualify
Sweden 1995 Group Stage 12th 3 0 0 3 3 13
United States 1999 Group Stage 11th 3 0 1 2 3 7
United States 2003 Group Stage 13th 3 0 1 2 3 5
China 2007 Quarterfinals 7th 4 1 2 1 9 7
Germany 2011 Quarterfinals 8th 4 2 0 2 6 7
Canada 2015 Qualified
Total 5/6 0 Titles 17 3 4 10 24 39

1995 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 United States 7 3 2 1 0 9 4 +5
 China PR 7 3 2 1 0 10 6 +4
 Denmark 3 3 1 0 2 6 5 +1
 Australia 0 3 0 0 3 3 13 −10

June 6, 1995
Denmark  5 – 0  Australia
Krogh Goal 12'48'
Nielsen Goal 25'
Jensen Goal 37'
Hansen Goal 86'
(Report)
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Skovgang (Norway)

June 8, 1995
China PR  4 – 2  Australia
Zhou Goal 23'
Shi Goal 54'78'
Liu Goal 90+3'
(Report) Iannotta Goal 25'
Hughes Goal 89'
Arosvallen, Västerås
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Sequeira (Brazil)

June 10, 1995
United States  4 – 1  Australia
Foudy Goal 69'
Fawcett Goal 72'
Overbeck Goal 90+2' (pen.)
Keller Goal 90+4'
(Report) Casagrande Goal 54'
Olympia Stadion, Helsingborg
Attendance: 1,150
Referee: Prasert (Thailand)

1999 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 China PR 3 3 0 0 12 2 +10 9
 Sweden 3 2 0 1 6 3 +3 6
 Australia 3 0 1 2 3 7 −4 1
 Ghana 3 0 1 2 1 10 −9 1

20 June 1999
19:30
Australia  1 – 1  Ghana
Murray Goal 74' (Report) Gyamfua Goal 76'
Foxboro Stadium, Foxborough
Attendance: 14,867
Referee: Kari Seitz (United States)

23 June 1999
20:30
Australia  1 – 3  Sweden
Murray Goal 32' (Report) Tornqvist Goal 8'
Ljungberg Goal 21'69'
Jack Kent Cooke Stadium, Landover
Attendance: 16,448
Referee: Fatou Gaye (Senegal)

26 June 1999
14:30
China PR  3 – 1  Australia
Sun W. Goal 39'51'
Liu Y. Goal 73'
(Report) Salisbury Goal 66'

2003 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Group D[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 China PR 7 3 2 1 0 3 1 +2
 Russia 6 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3
 Ghana 3 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3
 Australia 1 3 0 1 2 3 5 −2

21 September 2003
Australia  1 – 2  Russia
Golebiowski Goal 38' (Report) Alagich Goal 39' (o.g.)
Fomina Goal 89'
The Home Depot Center, Carson
Attendance: 15,239
Referee: Abidoye (NGA)

25 September 2003
China PR  1 – 1  Australia
Bai Goal 46' (Report) Garriock Goal 28'
The Home Depot Center, Carson
Attendance: 13,929
Referee: Elovirta (FIN)

28 September 2003
Ghana  2 – 1  Australia
Sackey Goal 34'39' (Report) Garriock Goal 61'
PGE Park, Portland
Attendance: 19,132
Referee: Agboyi (TOG)

2007 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Group C[edit]

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
 Norway 7 3 2 1 0 10 4 +6
 Australia 5 3 1 2 0 7 4 +3
 Canada 4 3 1 1 1 7 4 +3
 Ghana 0 3 0 0 3 3 15 −12

12 September 2007
17:00
Australia  4 – 1  Ghana
Walsh Goal 15'
De Vanna Goal 57'81'
Garriock Goal 69'
(Report) Amankwa Goal 70'
Yellow Dragon Stadium, Hangzhou
Attendance: 25,952
Referee: Adriana Correa (Colombia)

15 September 2007
20:00
Norway  1 – 1  Australia
R. Gulbrandsen Goal 5' (Report) De Vanna Goal 83'
Yellow Dragon Stadium, Hangzhou
Attendance: 33,835
Referee: Niu Huijun (China)

20 September 2007[1]
17:00
Australia  2 – 2  Canada
McCallum Goal 53'
Salisbury Goal 90+2'
(Report) Tancredi Goal 1'
Sinclair Goal 85'
Chengdu Sports Center, Chengdu
Attendance: 29,300
Referee: Gyöngyi Gaál (Hungary)

Quarter-finals[edit]

23 September 2007
20:00
Brazil  3 – 2  Australia
Formiga Goal 4'
Marta Goal 23' (pen.)
Cristiane Goal 75'
(Report) De Vanna Goal 36'
Colthorpe Goal 68'
Tianjin Olympic Centre Stadium
Attendance: 35,061
Referee: Christine Beck (Germany)

2011 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Group D[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Brazil 3 3 0 0 7 0 +7 9
 Australia 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 6
 Norway 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
 Equatorial Guinea 3 0 0 3 2 7 −5 0

29 June 2011
18:15
Brazil  1–0  Australia
Rosana Goal 54' (Report)
Borussia-Park, Mönchengladbach
Attendance: 27,258
Referee: Jenny Palmqvist (Sweden)

3 July 2011
14:00
Australia  3–2  Equatorial Guinea
Khamis Goal 8'
van Egmond Goal 48'
De Vanna Goal 51'
(Report) Añonma Goal 21'83'
Ruhrstadion, Bochum
Attendance: 15,640
Referee: Gyöngyi Gaál (Hungary)

6 July 2011
18:00
Australia  2–1  Norway
Simon Goal 57'87' (Report) Thorsnes Goal 56'
BayArena, Leverkusen
Attendance: 18,474
Referee: Estela Álvarez (Argentina)

Quarter-finals[edit]

10 July 2011
13:00
Sweden  3–1  Australia
Sjögran Goal 10'
Dahlkvist Goal 16'
Schelin Goal 52'
(Report) Perry Goal 40'
Impuls Arena, Augsburg
Attendance: 24,605
Referee: Silvia Reyes (Peru)

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup[edit]

Goalscorers[edit]

Player Goals 1995 1999 2003 2007 2011
De Vanna, LisaLisa De Vanna 5 4 1
Garriock, HeatherHeather Garriock 3 2 1
Murray, JulieJulie Murray 2 2
Salisbury, CherylCheryl Salisbury 2 1 1
Simon, KyahKyah Simon 2 2
Casagrande, LisaLisa Casagrande 1 1
Colthorpe, LaurenLauren Colthorpe 1 1
Golebiowski, KellyKelly Golebiowski 1 1
Hughes, SunniSunni Hughes 1 1
Iannotta, AngelaAngela Iannotta 1 1
Khamis, LeenaLeena Khamis 1 1
McCallum, ColletteCollette McCallum 1 1
Perry, EllyseEllyse Perry 1 1
Van Egmond, EmilyEmily Van Egmond 1 1
Walsh, SarahSarah Walsh 1 1
Total 24 3 3 3 9 6
Own goals scored for opponents

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moved from 19 September in Hangzhou due to Typhoon Wipha, Australia-Canada and China-New Zealand moved to 20 Sept