Australia's football chief James Johnson has described England's decision to vote against the ultimately successful trans-Tasman bid for the 2023 Women's World Cup as "disrespectful."
English FA Chairman Greg Clarke voted for Colombia at Thursday's FIFA Council meeting as part of a block voting decision by European governing body UEFA.
Australia and New Zealand's bid won with 22 votes to 13 but Football Federation Australia boss Johnson was unimpressed by England's snub.
"I think that was quite disrespectful to be perfectly honest with you," Johnson told Australian broadcaster Fox Sports.
"It was a process that was ... run very well by FIFA ... we scored very highly on a report that was an objective report," Johnson said.
"We know now what the voting was like, and I must say we are disappointed with the way that the FA voted."
UEFA said its Council members had voted for Colombia because they saw more development potential for the women's game in South America.
"It was a choice between two countries -- Australia and New Zealand -- where women's football is already strongly established, and a continent where it still has to be firmly implanted and has a huge development potential," UEFA said in a statement.
Australia has traditionally had a fierce sporting rivalry with England stemming from the country's historical colonial links to Britain.