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'New second division in 2021'

'New second division in 2021'

Football Federation Australia today pledged to launch a new second division in 2021...but admitted they still don't have all the answers on how to make it happen - and promotion and relegation is not a top priority. 20 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
Mile's men make Premier League return

Mile's men make Premier League return

Mile Jedinak's Aston Villa are back in the English Premier League, ending a three-year absence after beating Derby County 2-1 in the playoff final. 28 May 2019
'Second division could overtake A-League in fans' hearts'

'Second division could overtake A-League in fans' hearts'

The sheer edge-of-your-seat drama of promotion and relegation between the proposed second division and NPL will supercharge Australia's fans' interest in domestic football below the A-League, say those at the coal-face of the second tier. 6 May 2019
Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap: Williams' Rotherham relegated

Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap: Williams' Rotherham relegated

As the season comes to an end some amazing stories are being written for our Aussies Abroad. Ryan Williams' Rotherham United have been relegated from the Championship while youngsters in Holland got on the scoresheet. 29 Apr 2019
Why Queensland can become a ‘Championship’ hotbed

Why Queensland can become a ‘Championship’ hotbed

The grassroots boom in Queensland continues unabated with one former A-League star saying new Queensland teams on the national stage is what the Sunshine State desperately needs. 16 Apr 2019
Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap: Luongo, Rogic score

Aussies Abroad Weekend Wrap: Luongo, Rogic score

There weren't as many scorers like last time out, but we still had a lot to be excited about in Aussies Abroad this week! Massimo Luongo scored his first goal for QPR since October while Mat Ryan had a day to forget for Brighton. 15 Apr 2019
'Market forces' to supercharge ambitious Championship, NPL clubs

'Market forces' to supercharge ambitious Championship, NPL clubs

Proponents of Australia’s proposed second division Championship want to encourage market forces and ambitious owners in both the Championship and NPL. 15 Apr 2019
AAFC '100% confident' of second division by 2020

AAFC '100% confident' of second division by 2020

A national second division underneath the A-League is edging closer with proponents of the “Championship” saying they are 100% convinced it will happen by the 2020/21 A-League season. 27 Feb 2019
Mile marks Villa return

Mile marks Villa return

Mile Jedinak has finally made it back on the field for Aston Villa after nearly four months on the sidelines. 29 Jan 2019
'I'm a leader and can't wait to show what I can do...'

'I'm a leader and can't wait to show what I can do...'

Central Coast Mariners' new UK signing Jem Karacan has flown into Australia and is primed to make a big impact as the club tries to salvage its season. 24 Jan 2019
War of the Roses as United rivals head to Oz

War of the Roses as United rivals head to Oz

The War of the Roses is set to play out in Australia next year as Manchester United and Leeds United travel down under to thrill fans. 21 Nov 2018
Williams: Arnie has been in touch

Williams: Arnie has been in touch

Rotherham United winger Ryan Williams has revealed Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has been in touch as he strives towards an international call-up. 18 Oct 2018
Watch! Massimo Luongo scores his first of the season

Watch! Massimo Luongo scores his first of the season

After being kept on the bench at the World Cup despite shining for the Socceroos in the pre-tournament warm ups, Massimo Luongo has bounced back for his club QPR and opened his account for the season with this looping header in their 2-0 win over Millwall this morning. 20 Sep 2018
Villa's loss is A-League's gain

Villa's loss is A-League's gain

Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce would like to see Ross McCormack return to the A-League. 18 Sep 2018
McCormack set for the Mariners

McCormack set for the Mariners

Out-of-favour Aston Villa striker Ross McCormack is set to join Central Coast Mariners on loan for next season, according to reports in the UK. 17 Sep 2018
Super-sub Irvine scores in win over Ipswich

Super-sub Irvine scores in win over Ipswich

Jackson Irvine came off the bench to bag a goal and seal Hull City's 2-0 victory against Ispwich Town. 16 Sep 2018
City add Villa man as marquee

City add Villa man as marquee

Belgian ex-EPL defender and midfielder Richie De Laet has signed for Melbourne City on a marquee loan deal for next season. 14 Sep 2018
Bruce: I'll stick with Jedinak at the back

Bruce: I'll stick with Jedinak at the back

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce says he will persist with playing Mile Jedinak at centre back, despite Villa fans calling for the Socceroo the be moved. 27 Aug 2018
Sainsbury walks out on Chinese club

Sainsbury walks out on Chinese club

Socceroos defender Trent Sainsbury has terminated his contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning in a move backed by Professional Footballers Australia 4 Aug 2018
Massimo Luongo opens up on World Cup frustration

Massimo Luongo opens up on World Cup frustration

Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo has revealed his disappointment and frustration after being overlooked for selection throughout the 2018 World Cup. 24 Jul 2018