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A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

Australian football at all levels has been brought to a halt by the coronavirus outbreak, putting strain on the FFA and the A-League in particular. 3 Apr 2020
Season length? Expansion? A-League planning for uncertain future

Season length? Expansion? A-League planning for uncertain future

A-league decision-makers are battling to plan for the future of the competition against an uncertain backdrop, with numerous factors still up in the air and a COVID-19 situation that has been changing by the day. 3 Apr 2020
Fox scrap $900,000, A-League poised to lose $57m

Fox scrap $900,000, A-League poised to lose $57m

The FFA has made an urgent plea for unity within the game after the players' union confirmed a second A-League club had stood its players down. 3 Apr 2020
'Football will play an essential role in the recovery of our nation'

'Football will play an essential role in the recovery of our nation'

James Johnson has spoken about the healing power of the beautiful game following Football Federation Australia stood 70 per cent of its staff due to the effects of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 2 Apr 2020
FFA extends grassroots suspension to end of May

FFA extends grassroots suspension to end of May

Football Federation Australia has extended the suspension of National Premier Leagues (NPL) and grassroots football to at least May 31 as Australian football continues to wrestle with the COVID-19 crisis gripping the globe. 1 Apr 2020
PFA raises prospect of free-agency as more A-League clubs stand-down players

PFA raises prospect of free-agency as more A-League clubs stand-down players

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has raised the possibility of A-League players becoming free agents in the wake of Western Sydney Wanderers, Newcastle Jets and Adelaide United becoming the latest A-League side to stand-down players in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 Apr 2020
Football Victoria to stand-down over 50% of staff

Football Victoria to stand-down over 50% of staff

Football Victoria (FV) has become the latest Member Federation to announce staffing stand-downs and wage reductions in the face of the COVID-19 crisis sweeping the globe.   31 Mar 2020
FFA: ‘While other codes foster unity...we’re regressing’

FFA: ‘While other codes foster unity...we’re regressing’

FFA CEO James Johnson has issued a call for unity in the face of the COVID-19, but stopped short of signalling an immediate intention to intervene in the growing rancour over A-League player stand-downs. 31 Mar 2020
PFA ramps up call for collective action in face of player stand-downs

PFA ramps up call for collective action in face of player stand-downs

With the threat of player-stand downs looming, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) has reiterated its calls for collective action to navigate the COVID19 disrupted A-League landscape. 30 Mar 2020
FFA stands-down 70% of staff

FFA stands-down 70% of staff

Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Friday announced that 70% of its staff will be stood down as it scrambles to keep its head above water during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis gripping the globe. 27 Mar 2020
Half of A-League players out of work: PFA

Half of A-League players out of work: PFA

Almost half of the A-League's contracted players face an uncertain future after the competition was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. 24 Mar 2020
Historic Australian football year 'blown to bits': FFA

Historic Australian football year 'blown to bits': FFA

FFA boss James Johnson is looking to rebuild an international schedule for Australian teams that has been put on hold. 24 Mar 2020
Three Things We Learnt: Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City

Three Things We Learnt: Newcastle Jets vs Melbourne City

A goal in first-half stoppage time from Nick Fitzgerald and second-half screamer from Steven Ugarkovic has propelled Newcastle Jets past Melbourne City and secured the Novocastrians a 2-1 win in the final game before the A-League enters a COVID-19 enforced suspension. 23 Mar 2020
FFA delays decision on A-League season

FFA delays decision on A-League season

The A-League season has not yet been postponed or cancelled, with FFA awaiting the outcome of Sunday night's national cabinet meeting. 22 Mar 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
Johnson: No changes to A-League and W-League plans in wake of grassroots suspension

Johnson: No changes to A-League and W-League plans in wake of grassroots suspension

FFA CEO James Johnson identified a strong demand to suspend grassroots football but insisted the governing body's plans for the professional game remain unchanged. 17 Mar 2020