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A-League plans to resume in July

A-League plans to resume in July

The FFA, A-League clubs and the PFA have reached an agreement to restart the A-League season in July, pending the approval of broadcaster Fox Sports. 28 May 2020
Frustration grows among players

Frustration grows among players

Adelaide United's football director Bruce Djite says there's growing frustration among players about the lack of clarity surrounding their suspended season. 19 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
A-League prepares for August return: clubs

A-League prepares for August return: clubs

Wellington Phoenix are among A-League clubs preparing for the competition to resume in August. 4 May 2020
A-League contracts could be stretched beyond end dates

A-League contracts could be stretched beyond end dates

More than 100 A-League players are out of contract after May 31 but FFA CEO James Johnson says there could be room to extend deals to help complete the season. 24 Apr 2020
Players want clarity: Reddy

Players want clarity: Reddy

A-League players remain in the dark as to whether the competition will resume and Perth Glory veteran Liam Reddy says they need clarity. 22 Apr 2020
Players eager to finish season

Players eager to finish season

With the FFA's update on the status of the suspended A-League season looming, players remain eager to play out the campaign despite multiple challenges. 20 Apr 2020
A-League's final whistle as Jets beat City

A-League's final whistle as Jets beat City

A spectacular A-League strike from Newcastle's Steve Ugarkovic may have brought down the curtain on Australia's pro sport as the Jets beat Melbourne City. 23 Mar 2020
AFL delay season decision while football plays on

AFL delay season decision while football plays on

The AFL will decide within 24 hours when to start its condensed season, while Football Federation Australia says play will go on in the A-League. 16 Mar 2020
A-League gets first female referee

A-League gets first female referee

The A-League will get its first female referee on Saturday, with Kate Jacewicz to take the whistle in the Melbourne City v Newcastle Jets match. 16 Jan 2020
Last-gasp A-League promotion OK with PFA

Last-gasp A-League promotion OK with PFA

The A-League's decision to hold off on promoting the upcoming season until after the NRL and AFL grand finals has qualified support from the players' union - so long as organisers go big when they do get going. 26 Sep 2019
A-League appoints first female referee

A-League appoints first female referee

A woman will referee A-League matches for the first time this season after Kate Jacewicz was appointed to the league's match officials panel. 31 Aug 2019
Code-hopper Hayne set for soccer

Code-hopper Hayne set for soccer

Code-hopping troubled former NRL star Jarryd Hayne is reportedly set to play soccer with a local club on the NSW Central Coast. 2 Jun 2019
Football named Australia's biggest club-based sport

Football named Australia's biggest club-based sport

Football is Australia’s largest club-based participation sport by a wide margin with over 400,000 more participants than AFL, more than twice as many as cricket and four times as many as rugby league. 28 Apr 2017
Castro rumours doused

Castro rumours doused

The chances of Spanish maestro Diego Castro heading east have taken a hit despite rumours of a move to a rival A-League club. 22 Mar 2017
Roar veteran in rare company

Roar veteran in rare company

Michael Theo will become the first goalkeeper and just the fourth player to play 150 for Brisbane Roar in Saturday night's away clash with Perth Glory. 17 Feb 2017