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Ex-Celtic, Socceroos star takes reigns at ‘exceptional’ NPL club

Ex-Celtic, Socceroos star takes reigns at ‘exceptional’ NPL club

Scott McDonald has taken his first foray into management, with the former Socceroo being announced as the new Head Coach of NPL outfit Gold Coast Knights for the 2022 season. 3 Sep 2021
Adelaide A-League defender signs for Newcastle club

Adelaide A-League defender signs for Newcastle club

Adelaide United A-League defender Yared Abetew has signed for Northern New South Wales National Premier League club Newcastle Olympic. 27 Jun 2021
Postecoglou hits back in first Celtic press conference: ‘I don’t know what you mean’

Postecoglou hits back in first Celtic press conference: ‘I don’t know what you mean’

New Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has reacted to criticism he won't be able to handle the pressure at Lennoxtown, saying if he couldn't handle pressure he would have never left South Melbourne. 25 Jun 2021
Ex NSL powerhouses proceed in 2021 FFA Cup, only five spots remain

Ex NSL powerhouses proceed in 2021 FFA Cup, only five spots remain

Former NSL giants and current NPL powerhouses South Melbourne FC and Adelaide City headlined the FFA Cup Round of 32 fixtures last night. 24 Jun 2021
A-League, NPL to align fixtures for second division by 2022

A-League, NPL to align fixtures for second division by 2022

Football Australia is willing to overrule the wishes of new A-League, W-League broadcaster Channel 10 to align the competitions with the National Premier Leagues. 27 May 2021
‘Final model’: Major A-League second division meeting set for June

‘Final model’: Major A-League second division meeting set for June

The Australian Association of Football Clubs (AAFC) have confirmed there is a key meeting set for June with Football Australia (FA) as the proposed National Second Division (NSD), initially set to commence in 2022, looks like commencing in 2023. 27 May 2021
'My dream since I came to Australia': A-League's Brisbane lock-in refugee star

'My dream since I came to Australia': A-League's Brisbane lock-in refugee star

Brisbane Roar have signed academy star Cyrus Dehmie to his first professional contract, after he starred in the club's Queensland NPL campaign. 26 May 2021
‘Unfair and unjust’ Football Victoria refund policy leaves clubs fuming

‘Unfair and unjust’ Football Victoria refund policy leaves clubs fuming

Football Victoria are incurring the wrath of clubs after charging them full registration fees for players that were pending, declined, cancelled or de-registered. 12 Nov 2020
Storied community club creating chances in lockdown

Storied community club creating chances in lockdown

Despite being faced with no games, no official assistance and no firm timeline of opening (otherwise known as 2020), one of Melbourne’s biggest community clubs made sure that a global pandemic did not mean a wasted year. 1 Nov 2020
African Cup exactly 'what the Wanderers community needs'

African Cup exactly 'what the Wanderers community needs'

The 2020 NSW African Cup gets underway this Saturday November 7 at Blacktown Football Park with eight mouthwatering games to kick things off. 1 Nov 2020
'The start to a horrific incident': Sydney star devastated to miss NPL decider

'The start to a horrific incident': Sydney star devastated to miss NPL decider

In-form striker Patrick Antelmi says he is devastated to miss the NPL NSW grand final because of suspension and believes the red card he was given in the semi-final was unfair. 22 Oct 2020
South Melbourne trying to become Australia's African academy

South Melbourne trying to become Australia's African academy

NPL Victoria and former NSL powerhouses South Melbourne are lobbying for financial backing to expand their academy system for more African youth. 18 Oct 2020
Single NPL club loses 10 players to A-League teams

Single NPL club loses 10 players to A-League teams

A-League clubs Western Sydney Wanderers, Sydney FC and Macarthur Bulls have signed a whopping 10 players from storied NPL NSW club Marconi Stallions. 18 Oct 2020
A-League's Adelaide sign 18-year-old 'revelation'

A-League's Adelaide sign 18-year-old 'revelation'

After 14 goals in 18 matches, A-League side Adelaide United have signed 18-year-old winger Domenic Costanzo from NPL South Australia outfit Croydon Kings. 5 Oct 2020
FFA insists grassroots costs aren't a problem despite Socceroos outrage

FFA insists grassroots costs aren't a problem despite Socceroos outrage

In a stunning about-face, FFA's XI Principles document has defended the cost of grassroots football fees in Australia despite criticism from the Principles' own ex-Socceroo panel that fees are "ridiculous". 2 Oct 2020
Throughout a club crisis, Mariners youth are thrashing all-comers

Throughout a club crisis, Mariners youth are thrashing all-comers

While the Central Coast Mariners' A-League team enter crisis talks to prevent the club leaving Gosford, that Centre of Excellence they built is beginning to pay dividends in the NSW NPL. 22 Sep 2020