national second division

FFA and NPL prioritising 'collaboration' in football's new age

FFA and NPL prioritising 'collaboration' in football's new age

As the A-League's clubs and players fracture, FFA and NPL clubs have never seemed more united as Australia moves towards a national second tier. 16 Sep 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
Young Warrior excited by prospect of a National Second Division

Young Warrior excited by prospect of a National Second Division

North Geelong Warriors’ youngster Jamie Noggler has applauded FFA’s proposal to formally invite non A-League clubs to bid for a place in a National Second Division. 11 Mar 2020
Team 11 keen to be part of any National Second Division discussions

Team 11 keen to be part of any National Second Division discussions

A-League expansion bidders Team 11 are still bidding to bring professional football to Melbourne’s south-east, including through a potential National Second Division berth. 7 Mar 2020
Use them or lose them: Give youngsters minutes or lose a generation says Graham Arnold

Use them or lose them: Give youngsters minutes or lose a generation says Graham Arnold

Dual Socceroos/Olyroos Head Coach Graham Arnold has issued a stark warning to Australian football: it needs to give young players somewhere to play or risk losing them forever. 27 Jan 2020
No point to a second tier without promotion/relegation, says NPL star

No point to a second tier without promotion/relegation, says NPL star

North Geelong Warriors stalwart Anthony Banovac has joined calls for the FFA to bring in a proper football pyramid to help rejuvenate Australian domestic football. 16 Jan 2020
FFA facing funding black hole

FFA facing funding black hole

Football Federation Australia will need to turn the new National Second Division into a mini-A-League cash factory in a bid to fill the funding black hole facing the governing body, insiders predict. 14 Aug 2019
AAFC: Game on for second division as FFA seek meeting

AAFC: Game on for second division as FFA seek meeting

Football Federation Australia has apparently had a change of heart, asking to meet with those behind a recently released plan for a second division. 31 Oct 2017