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Aussie scores brilliant go-ahead goal in Asia

Aussie scores brilliant go-ahead goal in Asia

Former NPL star Blake Ricciuto was at it again overnight, scoring his fourth goal of the season in Singapore's S-League. 21 Apr 2019
Three future A-League players smashing Queensland's NPL

Three future A-League players smashing Queensland's NPL

The latest A-League talent radar focuses on NPL in Queensland. The Sunshine State has three future A-League talents you need to know now. 17 Apr 2019
Why Queensland can become a ‘Championship’ hotbed

Why Queensland can become a ‘Championship’ hotbed

The grassroots boom in Queensland continues unabated with one former A-League star saying new Queensland teams on the national stage is what the Sunshine State desperately needs. 16 Apr 2019
Watch: Ex-NPL star's sensational goal in Asia

Watch: Ex-NPL star's sensational goal in Asia

Former NSW NPL star Blake Ricciuto has continued his scorching form with two goals in the Singapore S-League over the weekend - including this long-range stunner. 15 Apr 2019
'Market forces' to supercharge ambitious Championship, NPL clubs

'Market forces' to supercharge ambitious Championship, NPL clubs

Proponents of Australia’s proposed second division Championship want to encourage market forces and ambitious owners in both the Championship and NPL. 15 Apr 2019
Four future A-League players smashing it in the NPL

Four future A-League players smashing it in the NPL

Australia's second-tier NPL leagues continue to be a vital pipeline for your A-League club. 11 Apr 2019
NPL star’s brilliant move to Brunei high-flyers

NPL star’s brilliant move to Brunei high-flyers

NPL fans may recall Blake Ricciuto’s midfield talent - and eye-catching wild blond hair - from his days with Sydney club Rockdale Suns.  31 Mar 2019
24% growth in 12 months: 'Surging' FFV launches ambitious football roadmap

24% growth in 12 months: 'Surging' FFV launches ambitious football roadmap

Football Federation Victoria has launched its strategic plan for football in the region until 2022, with some ambitious targets in the offing. 27 Mar 2019
Wade's double Dekker dream

Wade's double Dekker dream

Wade Dekker is about to combine his dream of being a teacher while keeping alive his ambition to return to the A-League. 25 Mar 2019
'New second division by 2020, promotion and relegation to follow...'

'New second division by 2020, promotion and relegation to follow...'

Australia's traditional clubs still believe promotion and relegation is on the cards for the A-League despite yesterday's furore of confusion over the FFA's proposed timeline. 25 Mar 2019
'The dream of professional football': Western United snap up flashy NPL winger

'The dream of professional football': Western United snap up flashy NPL winger

Western United have signalled their development intentions by signing exciting NPL winger Kuach 'Valentino' Yuel from Bentleigh Greens. 25 Mar 2019
AAFC '100% confident' of second division by 2020

AAFC '100% confident' of second division by 2020

A national second division underneath the A-League is edging closer with proponents of the “Championship” saying they are 100% convinced it will happen by the 2020/21 A-League season. 27 Feb 2019
Match-fixing fears for Australian football

Match-fixing fears for Australian football

FFA has spoken out on match-fixing in lower-league football, after ABC News revealed that two men were arrested over allegations of match-fixing during an NPL2 match between Melbourne City's NPL side and Dandenong Thunder. 26 Feb 2019
Premier League scrapheap to A-League coach-in-waiting

Premier League scrapheap to A-League coach-in-waiting

One day soon, Australian football might want to thank Carlo Ancelotti’s former right-hand man Paul Clement. 28 Jan 2019
Has this 'natural goal-scorer' cracked the NPL to A-League model?

Has this 'natural goal-scorer' cracked the NPL to A-League model?

An A-League contract is the light at the end of the tunnel for every NPL battler, but has Newcastle Jets frontman Kaine Sheppard uncovered a traversable route? 24 Jan 2019
Flores back at Adelaide... (City)

Flores back at Adelaide... (City)

Former A-League hero Marco Flores has returned to Australian football and signed for Adelaide City for the upcoming NPL season. 17 Jan 2019
A-League coach radar: top 10 Aussie NPL/OS targets

A-League coach radar: top 10 Aussie NPL/OS targets

Is it the “Rudan Effect”? Maybe. But finally, there seems a genuine appetite to give Australian coaches from the NPL a chance in dugouts across the A-League. 14 Jan 2019
'KICK' inspires next generation

'KICK' inspires next generation

ABC’s KICK series three has received positive feedback after acting as a curtain raiser for this season’s W-League campaign. 14 Dec 2018
Chelsea: I'm playing with my heroes

Chelsea: I'm playing with my heroes

Chelsea Blissett comes from an athletic family and has grown up playing multiple sports, but the country girl ultimately opted for football. 22 Nov 2018
Fans get a say in NCIP review

Fans get a say in NCIP review

Football Federation Australia has asked for public feedback on its controversial national club identity policy that has alienated fans and pushed clubs' history into the shadows. 13 Nov 2018
'Australia can learn from China'

'Australia can learn from China'

Melbourne City striker Adriana Jones says there's better technical ability on display in China than in Australian leagues. 2 Nov 2018