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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 launch NPL review

FFA launch NPL review

Football Federation Australia today launched a review of Australia’s National Premier Leagues competition six years after it first began. 26 Nov 2019
'Parents are sick and tired': The exorbitant fees destroying grassroots football

'Parents are sick and tired': The exorbitant fees destroying grassroots football

As the dust settles on the news that Geelong Galaxy United and Southern United won’t have Football Victoria NPLW seniors in 2020, fingers inevitably are being pointed in all different directions. 2 Nov 2019
Exclusive: Victorian NPLW under scrutiny

Exclusive: Victorian NPLW under scrutiny

Football Victoria’s NPLW competition is in for an exciting 24 months with a number of interesting changes and proposals being put forward. 28 Oct 2019
WA coach: 'Our top footballers are going to AFL'

WA coach: 'Our top footballers are going to AFL'

Can you imagine a world where Sam Kerr switched to AFLW in her late teens? 8 Oct 2019
In pics: Wolves and Wilkshire's NPL triumph

In pics: Wolves and Wilkshire's NPL triumph

Former Socceroo Luke Wilkshire coached the Wollongong Wolves to the 2019 NPL Championship in his debut season after they defeated Lions FC 4:3 at Albert Butler Park – check out all the action in our pic special above. 6 Oct 2019
Wilkshire's call to arms...

Wilkshire's call to arms...

Wollongong Wolves coach Luke Wilkshire wants to see the South Coast get behind the club as they look to make history in this weekend's National NPL Grand Final. 1 Oct 2019
Relegated AND promoted! Nick Tolios' 'surreal September'

Relegated AND promoted! Nick Tolios' 'surreal September'

Young Aussie coach Nick Tolios has just experienced a September he’ll never forget and one he says may never be topped. 17 Sep 2019
‘My incredible season’: Asian title for Aussie Blake Ricciuto

‘My incredible season’: Asian title for Aussie Blake Ricciuto

Former NPL star Blake Ricciuto has capped an incredible first season in Asia by helping his club win the Singapore Premier League. 16 Sep 2019
UK bad boy reinvented as Wollongong A-League target

UK bad boy reinvented as Wollongong A-League target

In Thomas James’s words, if he stayed in Boston, ‘by now, I’d probably be in jail’. 20 Aug 2019
A-League alert: Exciting English striker’s showcase against champions

A-League alert: Exciting English striker’s showcase against champions

Is this the next NPL star to sign a deal and take the A-League by storm? 14 Aug 2019
Is this Guinea-born striker set for A-League stardom?

Is this Guinea-born striker set for A-League stardom?

Fox Sports’ Simon Hill tells FTBL that Adelaide United look to have discovered a sensational new talent for the next A-League season. 9 Aug 2019
Second division too late for lost generation in Oz?

Second division too late for lost generation in Oz?

These days, he’s Alon Blumgart, Clinical Naturopath and Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Health Science in Naturopathy. 8 Aug 2019
Meet the top 10 Oz coaches for second division Part II

Meet the top 10 Oz coaches for second division Part II

UPDATED FTBL has named our first five coaches. Who will round out our top 10 coaching talents for the second division? 1 Aug 2019
FFA Cup hero: ‘I ruptured my ACL but kept scoring!’

FFA Cup hero: ‘I ruptured my ACL but kept scoring!’

Olympic FC’s Alex Smith ruptured his ACL two months ago, but that didn’t stop him scoring goals for fun with Brisbane’s entertainers Olympic FC. And now, he's eyeing the ultimate FFA Cup fairytale. 31 Jul 2019
Shepparton teen 'ready for A-League', tips ex-Wimbledon striker

Shepparton teen 'ready for A-League', tips ex-Wimbledon striker

Teenage NPL 2 goalmachine Alou Kuol is rumoured to be a Melbourne Victory transfer target, but his coach, ex AFC Wimbledon forward Craig Carley, believes this rough diamond could even play overseas. 11 Jul 2019