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13 games and a cup - Football Victoria makes new NPL1 proposal to clubs

13 games and a cup - Football Victoria makes new NPL1 proposal to clubs

NPL1 clubs will play complete a 13-game regular season - of which five games have already been played - and take part in the Dockerty Cup under Football Victoria's latest plan to resume play in its top-tier in 2020. 13 Jun 2020
States face off over Home of the Matildas

States face off over Home of the Matildas

Football Victoria believes the first stage of their Home of the Matildas could be complete before Australia and New Zealand potentially host the Women's World Cup in 2023. 11 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
Football Victoria's $160k bid for NPL1's return

Football Victoria's $160k bid for NPL1's return

Football Victoria has assembled a $160,000 pool for top-tier clubs as part of its efforts to stage a 2020 NPL1 season. 1 Jun 2020
Football Victoria's timetable revealed

Football Victoria's timetable revealed

Football Victoria has revealed they have formally requested permission from the Victorian State Government to resume competitive training and matches as restrictions continue to ease. 1 Jun 2020
Relegation - but not promotion - off the table as Football Victoria looks to return

Relegation - but not promotion - off the table as Football Victoria looks to return

Football Victoria has outlined plans to temporarily remove the threat of relegation - while maintaining promotion - as part of a strategy to return to the field in the wake of its COVID-19 enforced suspension. 25 May 2020
Victorian NPL heavyweights split on return to football

Victorian NPL heavyweights split on return to football

As Victorian football slowly begins to stir to life as COVID-19 restrictions ease, its two biggest historical clubs – South Melbourne and Melbourne Knights – have split over its resumption. 20 May 2020
Club's 'shit fight' blast over NPL's return

Club's 'shit fight' blast over NPL's return

Hume City FC President Steve Kaya has split ranks with rival NPL clubs fighting Football Victoria's return to match action – and questioned the agenda of the rebel clubs opposing it. 18 May 2020
Clubs say 2020 NPL Victoria season resumption is 'not viable'

Clubs say 2020 NPL Victoria season resumption is 'not viable'

The return of the 2020 NPL Victoria senior men’s season has been thrown into uncertainty, with clubs declaring that a resumption of play "isn't financially viable" under current circumstances. 14 May 2020
Victorian NPL and community clubs told to prepare to return

Victorian NPL and community clubs told to prepare to return

In light of positive indicators from Federal and State governments and the FFA, Football Victoria has encouraged Victorian clubs to begin to prepare for a resumption in footballing activities. 29 Apr 2020
Melbourne Knights calls for Australian football to unite and reform

Melbourne Knights calls for Australian football to unite and reform

Melbourne Knights have declared that the ongoing COVID-19 crisis represents Australian football’s moment to unite and move forward. 28 Apr 2020
Football Victoria plans for December football

Football Victoria plans for December football

Football Victoria is confident football will be played in the state in 2020, and they’re willing to go all the way into December to do it. 22 Apr 2020
Football Victoria to stand-down over 50% of staff

Football Victoria to stand-down over 50% of staff

Football Victoria (FV) has become the latest Member Federation to announce staffing stand-downs and wage reductions in the face of the COVID-19 crisis sweeping the globe.   31 Mar 2020
'A lot of people lack understanding' - Mouad Zwed on E-League, NPL and full-time work

'A lot of people lack understanding' - Mouad Zwed on E-League, NPL and full-time work

Mouad Zwed may have cut a brash figure when he entered the E-League, but the 27-year-old knows that the challenges of juggling ESports, the NPL and the real world isn't as easy as it looks. 14 Feb 2020
Oakleigh Cannons fire as NPL Victoria returns

Oakleigh Cannons fire as NPL Victoria returns

151 days after Bentleigh Greens lifted the 2019 NPL Victoria Championship, Victoria’s highest tier returned on Thursday night as Oakleigh Cannons downed ten-man Avondale FC 3-1 at Jack Edwards Reserve. 14 Feb 2020
'I know a lot of people have written us off' - New look Heidelberg ready to surprise in 2020

'I know a lot of people have written us off' - New look Heidelberg ready to surprise in 2020

They’re one of the most well-known and historically decorated sides in Victorian football, but 2020 is set to present a series of new challenges for Heidelberg United.  13 Feb 2020