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Meet Joey: ex-A-League striker with 20 goals in 13 European games

Meet Joey: ex-A-League striker with 20 goals in 13 European games

When a striker falls out of the A-League net, it's always heartwarming to see them rebound in Europe, no matter the level. But when they're as prolific as Joey Gibbs, it's also damn impressive. 23 Sep 2020
Premier League interest in Sydney brickie shines light on A-League scouting

Premier League interest in Sydney brickie shines light on A-League scouting

A-League scouting is in the spotlight after the Sydney Morning Herald revealed an NPL4 player is on an extended trial with Premier League outfit Newcastle United. 22 Sep 2020
Throughout a club crisis, Mariners youth are thrashing all-comers

Throughout a club crisis, Mariners youth are thrashing all-comers

While the Central Coast Mariners' A-League team enter crisis talks to prevent the club leaving Gosford, that Centre of Excellence they built is beginning to pay dividends in the NSW NPL. 22 Sep 2020
Why Sydney's academy is already producing world-class talent at five-years old

Why Sydney's academy is already producing world-class talent at five-years old

While the demise of the Socceroos' golden generation is plastered across every news headline, Sydney FC's A-League academy are quietly crafting prodigies to replace them. But they're also looking towards the W-League and Matildas as well... 17 Sep 2020
The full list of 30 prospective second division clubs

The full list of 30 prospective second division clubs

The AAFC member clubs have released the full list of 30 clubs aiming to take part in a national second division to play in conjunction with the A-League. 15 Sep 2020
Ex-Socceroo takes coaching reins in NPL

Ex-Socceroo takes coaching reins in NPL

Former Socceroo and long-serving Newcastle Jets midfielder Ruben Zadkovich has taken over as head coach of NPL2 NSW club Hills United. 9 Sep 2020
'Tide is turning': Sydney youth dominating NSL powerhouses in NPL

'Tide is turning': Sydney youth dominating NSL powerhouses in NPL

For a very long time, the former NSL powerhouses have dominated the NPL landscape while A-League youth sides struggled to keep pace. 4 Sep 2020
Wolves belong in a winter A-League insists Socceroos great

Wolves belong in a winter A-League insists Socceroos great

Local product and Socceroos great Luke Wilkshire admits former NSL giants Wollongong Wolves would love to throw their hat in the ring again to join the A-League. 4 Sep 2020
'Civil war': The legal battle behind Popovic's Aussie-owned European club

'Civil war': The legal battle behind Popovic's Aussie-owned European club

If only getting Aussies into European football was as easy as just buying the clubs. At Xanthi FC, an Aussie quartet not only have an incredible opportunity, but a formidable challenge. 3 Sep 2020
NPL clubs form 25-team second division group

NPL clubs form 25-team second division group

63 Australian football clubs have met to form a 25-team advisory National Second Division group. 26 Aug 2020
From lost in South Sudan to Australia's fastest-rising young striker

From lost in South Sudan to Australia's fastest-rising young striker

"Moving here was like landing on the set of a TV show," Bul Juach told the ABC. Now the South Sudanese refugee is becoming a star of his very own. 11 Aug 2020
Wanderers youth to replace Sutherland Sharks in NPL NSW

Wanderers youth to replace Sutherland Sharks in NPL NSW

Sutherland Sharks are set to withdraw from competing in the rest of the NPL NSW 1 2020 men's competition and are to be replaced by Western Sydney Wanderers youth side. 14 Jul 2020
NPL NSW gets return timetable as Football Victoria scrambles to salvage its season

NPL NSW gets return timetable as Football Victoria scrambles to salvage its season

The return of National Premier League football in New South Wales has become a little clearer, with Football NSW announcing that a revised competition starting in late July/early August and concluding in October would be staged. But the news isn't so good for Victoria. 1 Jul 2020
Wilkshire: 'Love of the game comes before lining pockets'

Wilkshire: 'Love of the game comes before lining pockets'

“For the betterment of the development of the game, the National Premier Leagues NSW men’s competition or a similar format needs to be played during the 2020 season.” 20 Jun 2020
Football Victoria outlines $1m fee relief and refund proposals for 2020

Football Victoria outlines $1m fee relief and refund proposals for 2020

Football Victoria has revealed further fee relief and refunds for clubs throughout the state as it plots football's return from its COVID-19 enforced hibernation. 4 Jun 2020
Former Socceroo eyes coaching return

Former Socceroo eyes coaching return

Abbas Saad is eager to make a return to coaching, either in Australia or abroad. 30 May 2020