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Fantasy Football Federation! FTBL’s dream FFA team to supercharge football

Fantasy Football Federation! FTBL’s dream FFA team to supercharge football

FTBL has had enough of the in-fighting, agendas, petty politics, backstabbing, leaks, PR nightmares, lack of vision, shonky surveys, shock sackings (have we missed anything?). Today, we’re putting forward a fresh view on the way forward for Australian football. 14 Feb 2019
Furious FFA board demand executive answers

Furious FFA board demand executive answers

The FFA are using the results of the internal Our Watch survey to scrutinise other departments as a furious FFA board seek answers from the fallout of the Alen Stajcic sacking. 13 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 board election's 'disgusting lack of ethics'

FFA board election's 'disgusting lack of ethics'

Former Socceroo Craig Foster has lashed out at the recent Football Federation Australia board elections, branding them a farce. 12 Feb 2019
Have your say in our big FTBL survey

Have your say in our big FTBL survey

Surveys have been in the news with the shock sacking of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic. Now it's your chance to give feedback on the A-League, the FFA and football in Australia. 11 Feb 2019
Stajcic: I've come to clear my name and my reputation

Stajcic: I've come to clear my name and my reputation

Former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic broke down today as he faced the media for the first time since he was axed almost a month ago but vowed: "I've come here to clear my name." 11 Feb 2019
Alen Stajcic: My Matildas nightmare

Alen Stajcic: My Matildas nightmare

Former Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic has spoken for the first time to give his side of the story about his shock sacking by the FFA nearly a month ago. He's holding a press conference later today, but, in his own words below, this is how the nightmare unfolded for him. 11 Feb 2019
The questions the FFA Board must face today...

The questions the FFA Board must face today...

The board of Football Federation Australia meets for the first time today since Australian football was plunged into crisis with the axing of Matildas coach Alen Stajcic...and almost a month later, key questions still remain unanswered over the shock decision. 11 Feb 2019
Thailand blames Australia for Hakeem arrest

Thailand blames Australia for Hakeem arrest

The Thai Government today said Australian Federal Police were solely to blame for sparking the arrest of Melbourne-based footballer Hakeem Alaraibi in Bangkok. 6 Feb 2019
FFA axe Thai training camp over #SaveHakeem

FFA axe Thai training camp over #SaveHakeem

The FFA have pulled the plug on a planned Olyroos training camp in Thailand as the international row escalates over the jailing of Australian footballer Hakeem Alaraibi. 6 Feb 2019
Stajcic ‘doing well’ but sacking remains a mystery

Stajcic ‘doing well’ but sacking remains a mystery

Football Coaches Australia president Phil Moss says former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic is coping well despite the “ambiguous” reasons around his shock dismissal. 6 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
FFA silences Merrick over VAR row

FFA silences Merrick over VAR row

Newcastle Jets boss Ernie Merrick can't say how he really feels about VAR and the current state of A-League refereeing because of fears of another backlash and fines from the FFA. 31 Jan 2019
Official: FFA deputy chair steps down

Official: FFA deputy chair steps down

The newly elected FFA deputy chair Heather Reid has stepped down from her role for health reasons as the row continues to rage over the sacking of Alen Stajcic as Matildas coach. 30 Jan 2019
Report: FFA board member steps down amid Matildas saga

Report: FFA board member steps down amid Matildas saga

FFA deputy chairr Heather Reid has reportedly stepped down in the wake of the controversial sacking of former Matildas coach Alen Stajcic. 29 Jan 2019
'FFA credibility at risk': Pressure over Stajcic sacking grows

'FFA credibility at risk': Pressure over Stajcic sacking grows

Football Supporters Australia (FSA) has become the latest advocacy group to call for "greater transparency" regarding the sacking of former Matildas coach, Alen Stajcic. 29 Jan 2019
Fury grows over Stajcic sacking

Fury grows over Stajcic sacking

The Matildas keeper coach Paul Jones has quit the team as the furious backlash grows over the FFA's sacking of head coach Alen Stajcic. 25 Jan 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
Former Matildas coach baffled by 'bizarre' Stajcic sacking

Former Matildas coach baffled by 'bizarre' Stajcic sacking

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni says Alen Stajcic's sacking as Matildas coach was "weird and confusing" – and insists unhappy players is simply a reality of elite sport. 20 Jan 2019
Cornering Chris Nikou

Cornering Chris Nikou

If you could get Chris Nikou in a corner and hassle him about his plans for the next few years, what would you ask him? 16 Jan 2019