Trixie Tagg (born Trixie van Lieshout, Amsterdam, December 13 1948) is an Australian educator, former soccer player and former soccer coach.[1] She was one of a number of coaches of the Australia women's national football team between 1979 and 1989.[2] Netherlands-born Tagg was the coach of Australia women's national football team for its 1981 tour of New Zealand.[3][4]

She was capped four times by the Matildas. All four caps came in the 1975 Asian Cup. This team is now recognised as the first Matilda’s’ team.[5]


  1. ^ "Football Australia Honours Concord High Teacher". Department of Education and Communities (New South Wales). 2008. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Teams of the Decades - Women's 1979-1989". Football Federation Australia. 19 December 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Australian Soccer Hall of Fame" (PDF). Australian Womensport & Recreation Association. 19 October 2010. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Hall of Fame - Trixie Tagg". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 31 January 2014.
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