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A-League v2 edges closer...

A-League v2 edges closer...

The breakaway A-League v2.0 came a step closer this morning with Football Federation Australia endorsing the recommendations of the New Leagues Working Group. 15 Apr 2019
FFA receives funding boost to increase female participation

FFA receives funding boost to increase female participation

FFA have announced they've secured $500,000 in Federal Government Funding and an additional $162,000 has been granted to Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) to increase female participation. 11 Apr 2019
Rising Pararoos gunning for the World Cup

Rising Pararoos gunning for the World Cup

The Pararoos are seeking a best ever finish at the 2019 IFCPF World Cup, as 20 of the nation's best gather for a make-or-break pre-tournament training camp. 10 Apr 2019
It's here! The 2019 Australian women's football survey

It's here! The 2019 Australian women's football survey

It's been a massive 12 months for women's football in Australia. 9 Apr 2019
SCG axed for Sydney's Glory fixture

SCG axed for Sydney's Glory fixture

Sydney Cricket Ground has been axed as the venue for next week's crucial clash between Sydney FC and Perth Glory in the wake of the uproar over the surface for the Big Blue. 8 Apr 2019
‘Big black hole’ warning for future Socceroos pipeline

‘Big black hole’ warning for future Socceroos pipeline

Australia’s player development pipeline has become a “big black hole” that needs urgent addressing for the sake of the Socceroos. 7 Apr 2019
FFA: 'Last night was unacceptable'

FFA: 'Last night was unacceptable'

FFA has called the Sydney Cricket Ground's playing surface for last night's Big Blue "unacceptable" and claimed that unless changes are made, the league will seek alternate grounds. 7 Apr 2019
Ditch the pitch: Fury over SCG

Ditch the pitch: Fury over SCG

Sydney FC are set to ditch the pitch at Sydney Cricket Ground for the crunch match against Perth Glory unless conditions can be dramatically improved in the next 10 days. 7 Apr 2019
FFA chairman elected to AFC Executives

FFA chairman elected to AFC Executives

Chris Nikou will replace outgoing Asian Football Confederation vice-president Moya Dodd as the Australian representative on the AFC Executive Committee. 6 Apr 2019
FFA names Victory guru as new technical director

FFA names Victory guru as new technical director

Melbourne Victory’s strategic advisor Rob Sherman has been named as the long-awaited new technical director for Football Federation Australia. 5 Apr 2019
FFA praises budget's $158 million sports boost

FFA praises budget's $158 million sports boost

FFA CEO David Gallop has lauded the federal government's $158 million cash-splash towards Sport Australia and the AIS. 3 Apr 2019
A-League needs $120m, warn clubs...

A-League needs $120m, warn clubs...

A-League owners have warned the competition urgently needs $120m spent on it to bring it up to scratch...and urged Football Federation Australia to let go of the reins. 3 Apr 2019
'We need to teach young players more than just 4-3-3'

'We need to teach young players more than just 4-3-3'

At this crucial time for football’s future, what are the three most important issues the incoming Football Federation Australia (FFA) Technical Director must address? 2 Apr 2019
'It's not a cost, it's an investment': New A-League model to prioritise youth

'It's not a cost, it's an investment': New A-League model to prioritise youth

The New Leagues Working Group report included a section related to Australian youth development, highlighting the pressing need for refocusing in this area. 2 Apr 2019
Revealed! The new A-League v2.0 blueprint

Revealed! The new A-League v2.0 blueprint

Football Federation Australia has revealed the new blueprint for the standalone A-League and W-League after six weeks of talks. 2 Apr 2019
4 Olyroos to spearhead Australian Olympic glory

4 Olyroos to spearhead Australian Olympic glory

Australia’s Olympic football team have now confirmed their spot in the final stage of AFC's Tokyo 2020 qualifiers. But which Olyroos will be crucial in helping Australia break a 12-year Olympics hoodoo? 27 Mar 2019
24% growth in 12 months: 'Surging' FFV launches ambitious football roadmap

24% growth in 12 months: 'Surging' FFV launches ambitious football roadmap

Football Federation Victoria has launched its strategic plan for football in the region until 2022, with some ambitious targets in the offing. 27 Mar 2019
When Is A Licence Not A Licence?

When Is A Licence Not A Licence?

Confusion continues to reign in the wake of Chris Nikou’s comments at the recent Football Writers’ Festival at Jamberoo. 27 Mar 2019
'New second division by 2020, promotion and relegation to follow...'

'New second division by 2020, promotion and relegation to follow...'

Australia's traditional clubs still believe promotion and relegation is on the cards for the A-League despite yesterday's furore of confusion over the FFA's proposed timeline. 25 Mar 2019
FFA: Pro / Rel unlikely until 2034

FFA: Pro / Rel unlikely until 2034

FFA chairman Chris Nikou says he believes in a second division, but it probably won't happen for over a decade. 24 Mar 2019
Merrick escapes fine, highlights FFA 'inconsistencies'

Merrick escapes fine, highlights FFA 'inconsistencies'

Ernie Merrick has criticised a reduced (and suspended) one-match ban for the coach's post-match dig at VAR following an appeal against FFA's sanction. 19 Mar 2019