India celebrates A-League star’s ‘game-changer’ transfer

India celebrates A-League star’s ‘game-changer’ transfer

A-League star Roy Krishna’s signing is being hailed as a ‘game-changer’ for the Indian Super League (ISL), though some in Australia are disappointed by the move. 19 Jun 2019
Spanish free agents: 3 fresh A-League transfer targets

Spanish free agents: 3 fresh A-League transfer targets

It’s June and the silly season for the A-League and its agents. With Spain an increasingly fruitful market, we have three Spanish free agents who could be fantastic A-League acquisitions. 18 Jun 2019
24hrs in the life of an Aussie player abroad

24hrs in the life of an Aussie player abroad

Former Sydney FC player Patrick Flottmann from Thai club Air Force Central FC takes FTBL through 24 hours in his life 17 Jun 2019
Meet Australia's Instagram 'Football Influencer'

Meet Australia's Instagram 'Football Influencer'

Question: which current Aussie-based Australian footballer has almost 300k Instagram followers, with 60,000 in Indonesia and around 20,000 in Brazil? 13 Jun 2019
Olyroos update: Swedish loans and Japanese starters

Olyroos update: Swedish loans and Japanese starters

Our Olyroos continue building their careers across the globe after a successful qualifying campaign last March booked their spot in the final round of Tokyo 2020 qualifiers in Bangkok next January. 12 Jun 2019
‘European’ game-day experience tipped for A-League in Canberra

‘European’ game-day experience tipped for A-League in Canberra

Canberra’s planned new stadium is tipped to have a European stadium experience inside and out, but without an A-League licence, the business case for this new stadium remains unclear. 12 Jun 2019
Aussie coach Karl Dodd ‘proud’ after famous WCQ win

Aussie coach Karl Dodd ‘proud’ after famous WCQ win

Former A-League defender Karl Dodd, with help from assistant Daniel McBreen, says he’s proud of Guam after they progressed to the second round of World Cup qualifiers today. 12 Jun 2019
Premier League free agents: 4 A-League transfer targets

Premier League free agents: 4 A-League transfer targets

When Sydney FC CEO Tony Pignata and super-agent Lou Sticca chased Alessandro Del Piero, many said the dynamic duo were mad. They were. But they did it. 11 Jun 2019
Zac Anderson: life as a foreign signing in UAE, Malaysia

Zac Anderson: life as a foreign signing in UAE, Malaysia

Zac Anderson remembers well his Dubai debut in 2016, a brutal reminder the Aussie defender was no longer in the A-League “bubble” as he puts it.  6 Jun 2019
Superstar Neymar Jr picks Aussie D10 for Brazil showcase

Superstar Neymar Jr picks Aussie D10 for Brazil showcase

Aussie street football star Daniel “D10” Cappellaro is off to Brazil next month, invited by Neymar Jr himself to play in the Brazilian superstar's own five-a-side tournament. 6 Jun 2019
A-League alert: Why NPL is abuzz over magic Mo

A-League alert: Why NPL is abuzz over magic Mo

The NPL Victoria has gone mad for Mohamed Awad, the new Melbourne Knights attacker from New Zealand via New York and Illinois who is the most talked about talent in the league right now. 5 Jun 2019
Could the 'Championship' be streamed on your favourite device?

Could the 'Championship' be streamed on your favourite device?

Those working towards a second division ‘Championship’ - set to start in 2021 - believe streaming of matches could supercharge the league’s profile as work continues on the league's finer details. 5 Jun 2019
Inside the new mindset of the game’s future leaders

Inside the new mindset of the game’s future leaders

If you thought today’s elite coaching courses were centered on cutting-edge tactics, session plans, and the latest formation fads, you’d only be scratching the surface, as FTBL found out. 4 Jun 2019
‘Talk is cheap’: Fighting words as Stajcic draws line in Mariners sand

‘Talk is cheap’: Fighting words as Stajcic draws line in Mariners sand

Now, says newly installed head coach Alen Stajcic, the time for talk is over at Central Coast Mariners. 30 May 2019
Fan to debutant, how Joel King was born into the A-League

Fan to debutant, how Joel King was born into the A-League

Sydney FC's Joel King was five when the A-League kicked off in 2005. 27 May 2019
Players reveal why ‘Uffy’ is a perfect fit for Phoenix

Players reveal why ‘Uffy’ is a perfect fit for Phoenix

“Tactical genius”. Just one of the descriptions of new Wellington Phoenix head coach Ufuk “Uffy” Talay by players who have been mentored by the 43-year-old. 27 May 2019
Glory fan’s emotional plea after A-League heartbreak

Glory fan’s emotional plea after A-League heartbreak

Being a fan, a real fan of your club is largely an exercise in disappointment and hurt, with the occasional exhilarating high thrown in by the Football Gods to balance out the scars. 24 May 2019
Transfer trials: Mariners invite 30, signings to come

Transfer trials: Mariners invite 30, signings to come

Central Coast Mariners’ recent three-week trial window has reaped “one or two” new signings though a marquee isn’t likely, according to head coach Alen Stajcic. 23 May 2019
Eyes on the prize: New Western United keeper's inspiration

Eyes on the prize: New Western United keeper's inspiration

New Western United signing James Delianov grew up in Melbourne inspired by a Socceroo keeper who made his name at Victory. 23 May 2019
The bizarre Finals Series played over 72 days!

The bizarre Finals Series played over 72 days!

The A-League Finals Series is over in a snappy five games and three exciting weekends. 22 May 2019
Aussie Ricciuto wins Singapore Premier League award

Aussie Ricciuto wins Singapore Premier League award

Former NPL NSW star Blake Ricciuto’s scorching form has earned him a player of the month award for April in the Singapore Premier League. 21 May 2019