Nicholas Rupolo

Stajcic lauds NRL, pleads FFA to forget metrics

Stajcic lauds NRL, pleads FFA to forget metrics

Central Coast Mariners coach Alen Stajcic has praised the leadership of NRL Chief Peter V'Landys and has pleaded for James Johnson to take advantage of football's strengths that he believes have been neglected in favour of broadcast metrics. 17 Jul 2020
Bargaining bonanza will dodge double trouble

Bargaining bonanza will dodge double trouble

PFA President Alex Wilkinson insists Kate Gill and Beau Busch will be too busy to trip each other up when they take on dual leadership of the player's union ahead of a hectic first 12 months. 15 Jul 2020
Wanderers youth to replace Sutherland Sharks in NPL NSW

Wanderers youth to replace Sutherland Sharks in NPL NSW

Sutherland Sharks are set to withdraw from competing in the rest of the NPL NSW 1 2020 men's competition and are to be replaced by Western Sydney Wanderers youth side. 14 Jul 2020
De Marigny out to win A-League title

De Marigny out to win A-League title

Jean Paul de Marigny has set his sights on winning silverware in the next 12 months as he shook the caretaker tag from his shoulders following his appointment as head coach of Western Sydney Wanderers until June 2021. 14 Jul 2020
Western United welcome new football GM

Western United welcome new football GM

Western United have added championship-winning pedigree to their football department with the appointment of Ante Kovacevic as General Manager of Football. 13 Jul 2020
A-League CEOs back under-fire O'Rourke

A-League CEOs back under-fire O'Rourke

A week is a long time in football, and for Greg O'Rourke it will have been his longest yet. Now club CEOs are throwing their support behind the under-siege leagues chief 10 Jul 2020
O'Rourke 'accepts' he faces axe after travel debacle

O'Rourke 'accepts' he faces axe after travel debacle

A-League boss Greg O'Rourke admits he now faces the axe after twice failing to get Melbourne City, Western United and Melbourne Victory into NSW before the border lockdown kicked in. 9 Jul 2020
Australian club bans heading for juniors

Australian club bans heading for juniors

APIA Leichhardt have taken a step to prevent health risks in footballers by banning heading in training for kids under the age of 12, effective immediately. 18 Apr 2020
The Mixer: Does the FFA have a war chest to survive corona crisis?

The Mixer: Does the FFA have a war chest to survive corona crisis?

Is Australian football financially well-placed to deal with the coronavirus crisis? Their reports may indicate cash flow for the game mightn't be quite as bad as feared. Meanwhile it's a code hopping partnership for the ages in The Mixer! 19 Mar 2020
The Mixer: APIA Leichhardt to launch second division interest

The Mixer: APIA Leichhardt to launch second division interest

One of Australian football's most recognised clubs, APIA Leichhardt are ready to submit an expression of interest to the FFA as talks of a national second division gather steam. 12 Mar 2020
Aussies Abroad: Aussies in Asia show up UK-based crew

Aussies Abroad: Aussies in Asia show up UK-based crew

Our Aussies dominated the Asian region this week, but Australians abroad are struggling in the top two divisions in England – and key Socceroos are fighting tooth and nail for points. 9 Mar 2020
The Mixer: Golden-Gen Socceroo targets youth, it's Matildas time – and gone in 21 days

The Mixer: Golden-Gen Socceroo targets youth, it's Matildas time – and gone in 21 days

The Socceroos 2010 World Cup hero Brett Holman has launched his football academy in Queensland as a young Aussie's time in Italy is cut short after just three weeks. Read it all in The Mixer! 5 Mar 2020
WATCH: Mabil scores blistering strike, sets up another

WATCH: Mabil scores blistering strike, sets up another

Socceroos winger Awer Mabil has kept his form up with a sensational strike to open the scoring for FC Midtjylland as they blitzed SønderjyskE 3-0 overnight. 3 Mar 2020
Aussies Abroad: Four big name Roos facing relegation danger

Aussies Abroad: Four big name Roos facing relegation danger

It's foreign to A-League fans, but abroad, four of Australia's most important Socceroos are at clubs in poor form and battling relegation. 2 Mar 2020
The Mixer: Socceroos trio in contract limbo

The Mixer: Socceroos trio in contract limbo

Three Socceroos midfielders have big decisions to make as they enter the last three months of their contracts in Europe. Meanwhile Rhyan Grant has firmly put the Copa America in his sights, but would he entertain a shot at the Olympics? It's all in The Mixer! 27 Feb 2020
Aussies Abroad:Japan-based coaches learn a lesson on match-day one

Aussies Abroad:Japan-based coaches learn a lesson on match-day one

Our Aussies managers in Japan hardly had the start they were hoping for on the first day of the season, while a Socceroos is finally making a start for his UK-based club. 24 Feb 2020
3 things we learned: Have the Wanderers turned a corner?

3 things we learned: Have the Wanderers turned a corner?

The match that brought a whole new meaning to the word heart-throb. You'd be forgiven for thinking your heart was going to pop out of your chest with six goals in the first half highlighting a possible turning tide for the Wanderers. Here are three things we learned. 21 Feb 2020
The Mixer: Francesco Totti to sign Aussie starlet

The Mixer: Francesco Totti to sign Aussie starlet

Italian footballing royalty Francesco Totti is preparing to sign 16-year old Australian wonder-kid Cristian Volpato as one of his first clients while the W-League's breakout star has the world's eyes on her. 19 Feb 2020
Aussie inks deadline day move

Aussie inks deadline day move

Australian midfielder Anthony Kalik has left it late to sign the dotted line on a transfer to HNK Gorica, inking a three year deal on the last day of the winter transfer window in Croatia. 18 Feb 2020
Aussies Abroad: Aussies in Championship horror-show

Aussies Abroad: Aussies in Championship horror-show

Aussies in the Championship have fallen off the pace. A string of poor results sees our players fighting relegation and being kicked out of the promotion race. 17 Feb 2020
3 things we learned: Why Wanderers must hold on to Mitch Duke

3 things we learned: Why Wanderers must hold on to Mitch Duke

The Wanderers ground out to a frustrating 1-1 draw against cellar dwellers Newcastle Jets, but there one player define the side for any future Wanderers manager. 15 Feb 2020