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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
Ninkovic: 'Corica can't score goals'

Ninkovic: 'Corica can't score goals'

Milos Ninkovic has blamed Sydney FC's varying form on their inability to convert chances, saying the pressure should be on the strikers, not on the coach. 19 Mar 2019
Nikou: We have to be realistic about 2023

Nikou: We have to be realistic about 2023

Football Federation Australia Chairman Chris Nikou has said they have to be realistic about their 2023 World Cup chances. 19 Mar 2019
Will this nightmare pitch wreck our Olyroos 2020 dream?

Will this nightmare pitch wreck our Olyroos 2020 dream?

The Olyroos landed in Cambodia this morning where the players may get a rude shock when they check out the venue for their Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers in Phnom Penh. 19 Mar 2019
Adelaide axes Kurz for next season

Adelaide axes Kurz for next season

Adelaide United have confirmed Marco Kurz will be gone from the club at the end of the season and they're looking for a new coach for their next campaign. 19 Mar 2019
Is this the answer to the FFA's Queensland prayers?

Is this the answer to the FFA's Queensland prayers?

Brisbane Strikers could have the answer to Football Federation Australia's prayers for Queensland with the blueprints of a redeveloped boutique-style Perry Park...but there's just one problem. 19 Mar 2019
Hakeem: How can the FFA do this?

Hakeem: How can the FFA do this?

Hakeem Al-Araibi has slammed Football Federation Australia for backing the Bahrain sheikh who wanted to see him jailed and tortured. 19 Mar 2019
Glory defy new boys to hold onto Jason Davidson

Glory defy new boys to hold onto Jason Davidson

Perth Glory have fended off a reported bid by new boy rivals Western United to retain flying fullback Jason Davidson on a new deal. 19 Mar 2019
Matildas to hit up Antalya ahead of France

Matildas to hit up Antalya ahead of France

The Matildas are set to utilise the same elite training base the Socceroos did during their World Cup preparation ahead of their upcoming campaign in France. 19 Mar 2019
Olyroos X-factor strikers impress Malaysia’s Maloney

Olyroos X-factor strikers impress Malaysia’s Maloney

The Olyroos’ fluid strike force impressed Malaysian U23 assistant coach - and former Socceroo - Brad Maloney after the two nations played an entertaining 1-1 draw ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifiers this week. 18 Mar 2019
Ice shame of ex-A-League star

Ice shame of ex-A-League star

Former A-League star Adrian Caceres has been jailed for 18 months for dealing methylamphetamine in Western Australia...and admitted he's used ice throughout his senior playing career. 18 Mar 2019
How the FFA hope their dream of a new Brisbane stadium will happen...

How the FFA hope their dream of a new Brisbane stadium will happen...

Football Federation Australia are hoping an investor will come along to build a new boutique stadium in Brisbane after giving up hope of the Queensland state government stepping in. 18 Mar 2019
Merrick: 'You obviously don't know footballers, it's never their fault'

Merrick: 'You obviously don't know footballers, it's never their fault'

Ernie Merrick was about as emotional as the notoriously stoic Scot gets after Newcastle Jets slumped to a 3-2 loss against Central Coast Mariners in the F3 Derby. 18 Mar 2019
Atletico and Barca set new record in Europe

Atletico and Barca set new record in Europe

A top of the table clash between in Spain's Liga Femenina has seen a record for the highest attendance in a women's football match in Europe. 18 Mar 2019
Aussies Abroad: Weekend Wrap

Aussies Abroad: Weekend Wrap

Mat Ryan was the hero in a nail-biting FA Cup shootout whilst James Holland's plucky Austrian side hit their 12th match unbeaten in the Austrian Bundesliga. 18 Mar 2019
Rising star Piscopo shines as Olyroos draw in Kuala Lumpur

Rising star Piscopo shines as Olyroos draw in Kuala Lumpur

The Olyroos will fly to Cambodia tomorrow to kick off their Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualification campaign after a heartbreaking 1-1 draw in a friendly against Malaysia U23s in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday night.  18 Mar 2019
Kone: I’ve never been in anything like Western United

Kone: I’ve never been in anything like Western United

Western United FC marquee signing Panagiotis Kone says the small details will make a big difference ahead of their inaugural A-League season. 18 Mar 2019
The Best and Worst of Sydney vs City

The Best and Worst of Sydney vs City

A lethargic Sydney FC have slipped up this evening 2-0 against a tactically sharp Melbourne City side. 17 Mar 2019
City's Spurs hero: 'Of course I'm going to claim it'

City's Spurs hero: 'Of course I'm going to claim it'

The A-League's newest stella nova, Shayon Harrison, was in no doubt over whether he'd scored a brace in Melbourne City's 2-0 defeat of Sydney FC. 17 Mar 2019
The Best and Worst of Wellington vs Wanderers

The Best and Worst of Wellington vs Wanderers

Here's the best and worst of Wellington Phoenix's 3-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers at Westpac Stadium. 17 Mar 2019
Women's football is professional in Argentina

Women's football is professional in Argentina

It was a historic moment for Argentinian female footballers as the Argentine Football Association (AFA) announced the launch of the countries first professional women's league. 17 Mar 2019