Coalstars Team 1970
As Elaine Watson notes, the best the female players could expect from the authorities governing the game was indifference.
By the mid-70s, “Players were becoming increasingly disillusioned with the attitudes of the established Associations. In some cases, there was open antagonism towards the aims and requirements of a senior female competition”.
The players and supporters of women’s football wanted recognition for their abilities as serious athletes and the sport as a whole. The formation of the Australian Women’s Soccer Association and the affiliated State Associations was inevitable.
This section will group those events which shook and shaped the Brisbane’s game in a decade of turmoil and reorganisation.
It’s also the decade of the National Championships, overseas tournaments and the first ever Matildas match.
Queensland Team 1974
First Queensland Team 1974
Queensland State Team 1975
Wynnum Ladies New Zealand Tour 1975