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FFA: Our Asian spot is 'fragile'

FFA: Our Asian spot is 'fragile'

Football Federation Australia has warned Australia's place in Asian football is not guaranteed – and there are powerful forces lined up against it. 14 Mar 2019
FFA to A-League bosses: Bring out the big guns again

FFA to A-League bosses: Bring out the big guns again

Football Federation Australia bosses want A-League club owners to splash out on big name marquee stars to bring back fans and save the TV deal, chief executive David Gallop said today. 13 Mar 2019
FTBL survey: FFA's overwhelming fail

FTBL survey: FFA's overwhelming fail

Football Federation Australia has been judged by football fans in the new Big Australian FTBL Survey – and overwhelmingly failed. 12 Mar 2019
Football grows but funding falls short

Football grows but funding falls short

Almost two million people are now participating in football, according to a new FFA audit...despite a claimed $500 million funding shortfall. 22 Feb 2019
FFA keep reasons for Stajcic's sacking a secret even from Milicic

FFA keep reasons for Stajcic's sacking a secret even from Milicic

New Matildas boss Ante Milicic revealed his first squad today and vowed: "I can't change the start of this journey, but as of today, I can have an impact on the way it's going to end." 21 Feb 2019
'FFA executives in the crosshairs now'

'FFA executives in the crosshairs now'

David Gallop is one of three executives reported to be in the crosshairs of the Football Federation Australia board as the fallout from the Alen Stajcic debacle gathers momentum. 13 Feb 2019
FFA fires back at Stajcic

FFA fires back at Stajcic

Football Federation Australia tonight fired back at former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic and doubled down on their decision to axe him. 11 Feb 2019
Pepe focus on Arsenal, not Matildas

Pepe focus on Arsenal, not Matildas

Arsenal coach Joe ‘Pepe’ Montemurro continues to shine in England after being nominated for Manager of the Year by the London Football Awards 2019, but his full focus is at the Gunners as the FFA continue to hunt for a new Matildas coach. 1 Feb 2019
'There was nothing there to sack a coach over...'

'There was nothing there to sack a coach over...'

The damage done by the FFA’s rush to axe Alen Stajcic goes far beyond the destruction of his reputation and career – and even beyond the divide it’s apparently creating in the Matildas. 23 Jan 2019
FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

Football Federation Australia admitted they used contract loopholes to bypass giving sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic any warnings or counselling prior to his removal on Saturday. 21 Jan 2019
Matildas boss axed over 'culture' issues

Matildas boss axed over 'culture' issues

Football Federation Australia today confirmed they had sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic after players and coaching staff alleged "workplace culture" issues. 19 Jan 2019
Last minute deals seal wins

Last minute deals seal wins

A-League bosses were still talking dollars with expansion bids and local governments right up until the last moment of the decision making process last night, the FFA have admitted. 13 Dec 2018
FFA: Second division on the way

FFA: Second division on the way

A second division for the A-League is on its way as part of a radical overhaul of Australian football, FFA chairman Chris Nikou revealed today. 13 Dec 2018
Expansion verdict on hold...

Expansion verdict on hold...

The day we were all waiting for finally came and went, with no one bar a few possibly tight-lipped FFA board members any the wiser. 12 Dec 2018
Money talks? 'The giant is rumbling'

Money talks? 'The giant is rumbling'

After FFA CEO David Gallop yesterday admitted big money licence fees will be "critical" to the successful expansion clubs, local pollies have backed cashed-up Southern Expansion's bid and insist: "It's time to give us our own club." 5 Dec 2018
Gallop to expansion bids: Show us the money!

Gallop to expansion bids: Show us the money!

Multi-million dollar licence fees will be key to which A-League expansion bid gets the green light, Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop admitted today. 4 Dec 2018
David Gallop on Craig Foster's FFA board bid

David Gallop on Craig Foster's FFA board bid

Former Socceroo Craig Foster was in for a wake up call on finances and resources if he had been elected to the FFA board, says Football Federation Australia CEO David Gallop. 28 Nov 2018
FFA: 'Getting our share of eyeballs is a challenge'

FFA: 'Getting our share of eyeballs is a challenge'

Football Federation Australia CEO David Gallop admits football is struggling to compete with other sports as TV ratings for the A-League plunge. 27 Nov 2018
Gallop: Expansion still on track

Gallop: Expansion still on track

Football Federation Australia Chief Executive David Gallop insists A-League expansion is still on track to add two teams next season...but admits time is tight. 27 Nov 2018
FFA grassroots work wins Gold Star

FFA grassroots work wins Gold Star

Australia is the first country in Asia to be recognised with the AFC's Gold Status for the FFA's work at grassroots level. 9 Nov 2018
Gallop orders refs: No more VAR nitpicking

Gallop orders refs: No more VAR nitpicking

Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has ordered refs to stop using VAR to nitpick and find fault. 30 Oct 2018