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Signed! FFA deal boost for Aussie bosses

Signed! FFA deal boost for Aussie bosses

Football Federation Australia and Football Coaches Australia have sealed a deal to take coaching to the next level – and help safeguard the precarious future of gaffers in the game. 14 Aug 2020
Coronavirus cancels FFA Cup

Coronavirus cancels FFA Cup

This year's FFA Cup and NPL finals series tournament have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 7 Jul 2020
Unshackle football! - AAFC responds to FFA's XI Principles Document

Unshackle football! - AAFC responds to FFA's XI Principles Document

In the wake of the FFA's 'XI Principles for the future of Australian football', the Association of Australian Football Clubs (AAFC) has reiterated its calls for the speedy introduction of a national second division, as well as a major review of the structure of the game below it. 5 Jul 2020
'W-League can be top-five league'

'W-League can be top-five league'

FFA chief executive James Johnson says Australia's W-League should push to become one of the world's top five women's football competitions. 2 Jul 2020
FFA reveal their agenda blueprint

FFA reveal their agenda blueprint

FFA chief executive James Johnson say there is an opportunity to build a strong domestic transfer system, as part of a new blueprint for Australian football. 2 Jul 2020
World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

He's been in the job for less than 12 months but FFA chief executive James Johnson has already seemingly cemented his long-term legacy to Australian football. 26 Jun 2020
FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA boss James Johnson has detailed how the process, FIFA and FFA have all changed since Australia's disastrous bid for the 2022 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

FFA CEO James Johnson says government support for the Australia-New Zealand joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is strong despite the COVID-19 crisis. 9 Jun 2020
A-League in limbo as wait goes on

A-League in limbo as wait goes on

Out-of-contract A-League players are urgently demanding clarity about their short-term futures as the wait for a competition restart date drags on. 8 Jun 2020
Northern Territory to usher in Australian football's return

Northern Territory to usher in Australian football's return

The Northern Territory will become the first Australian state or territory to welcome back competitive football on Friday evening, with the territory’s Women’s and Men’s Premier League competitions set to return in Darwin. 3 Jun 2020
FFA boss says A-League hub will be in NSW

FFA boss says A-League hub will be in NSW

Dates and venues remain unknown but FFA chief executive James Johnson has revealed the A-League's isolation hub will be based in NSW. 29 May 2020
Heroes and villains in the A-League's TV drama

Heroes and villains in the A-League's TV drama

The phrase "never let a good crisis go to waste" has been tossed around during the A-League's COVID-19 shutdown, but Fox's embrace of that ethos looks set to cast them as villains. 29 May 2020
World Cup in Oz a game-changer: FFA boss

World Cup in Oz a game-changer: FFA boss

A Women's World Cup in Australia would change the nation's sporting landscape, according to FFA chief executive James Johnson. 24 May 2020
A-League proposal prompts PFA fair go call

A-League proposal prompts PFA fair go call

A FFA proposal of cuts of up to 80 per cent to A-League player salaries has prompted the players' union to demand a fairer sharing of the COVID-19 burden. 23 May 2020
FFA seeks hub to complete season

FFA seeks hub to complete season

The remainder of the A-League season increasingly looks set to be completed in a tournament-style format in a hub located in NSW, Victoria or Queensland. 21 May 2020
A-League aims for June training return

A-League aims for June training return

FFA chief executive James Johnson hopes A-League teams can return to training in June, with the season to be completed by the end of August. 17 May 2020