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A-League legend running for Clive Palmer in Queensland election

A-League legend running for Clive Palmer in Queensland election

All-time A-League great Shane Smeltz is standing for election for Clive Palmer's United Australia Party for the seat of Bundaberg in the upcoming Queensland election. 19 Oct 2020
All Whites lose out on Wembley date

All Whites lose out on Wembley date

New Zealand's high-profile international friendly with England next month has been cancelled due to COVID-19. 14 Oct 2020
Contract dispute hangs over FFA, Phoenix

Contract dispute hangs over FFA, Phoenix

While Wellington Phoenix have filed documents to sue the FFA in the NSW Supreme Court, the pair seem set to settle the matter. 8 Oct 2020
New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

New Zealand makes audacious ploy to snatch Matildas prodigy

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni is openly trying to woo Indiah-Paige Riley's national allegiance for his current New Zealand Football Ferns. 16 Sep 2020
City recruit New Zealand coach for A-League assistant

City recruit New Zealand coach for A-League assistant

Melbourne City have appointed the former youngest coach in A-League history, Des Buckingham, as their A-League team's assistant coach to Patrick Kisnorbo. 16 Sep 2020
New Zealand lock in blockbusters while Socceroos hunt friendlies

New Zealand lock in blockbusters while Socceroos hunt friendlies

New Zealand will play two of the world's top five ranked nations in friendly matches against England and Belgium while the Socceroos still wrangle possible matches. 11 Sep 2020
FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

The 2023 Women's World Cup is set to provide a huge financial windfall, according to the Australian government's Department of Food, Agriculture and Trade report. 9 Sep 2020
Why New Zealand was 'absolutely crucial' to winning World Cup hosting

Why New Zealand was 'absolutely crucial' to winning World Cup hosting

The woman behind the 2023 Women's World Cup hosting campaign has revealed just how integral New Zealand was to securing the votes. 27 Aug 2020
Is New Zealand ready for its own A-League derby?

Is New Zealand ready for its own A-League derby?

Derbies supercharge A-League ratings and generate an electric tribal excitement. Now, as the competition plans its future post-COVID, is a second A-League team in New Zealand a smart expansion play?  29 Jul 2020
‘Comradery gets what they deserve’

‘Comradery gets what they deserve’

Perth have returned to winning ways in theit A-League restart with a 1-0 victory over Central Coast in Gosford. 18 Jul 2020
Belgium faces Down Under foe

Belgium faces Down Under foe

New Zealand face a daunting assignment against world No.1 Belgium in Brussels as international soccer slowly returns to the calendar. 17 Jul 2020
A-League clubs to miss stars: Corica

A-League clubs to miss stars: Corica

The A-League will resume on Friday with Sydney FC playing host to Wellington Phoenix but several other clubs will be without some key overseas stars. 16 Jul 2020
WWC must leave legacy: Postecoglou

WWC must leave legacy: Postecoglou

Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 Women's World Cup and Ange Postecoglou hopes it will result in a concrete legacy for Australian football. 1 Jul 2020
W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

W-League in spotlight after WWC clinched

After Australia and New Zealand secured the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, ensuring the long-term health and competitiveness of the W-League shapes as a priority. 26 Jun 2020
Sam Kerr primed for home World Cup glory

Sam Kerr primed for home World Cup glory

Matildas captain Sam Kerr says Australia's successful bid to co-host the 2023 FIFA World Cup is a landmark moment for the game in her home nation. 26 Jun 2020
FA vote against Australian bid slammed by FFA

FA vote against Australian bid slammed by FFA

FFA chief executive James Johnson says a decision by the English FA to vote against the trans-Tasman Women's World Cup bid is a sign of disrespect. 26 Jun 2020