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A-League, NPL to align fixtures for second division by 2022

A-League, NPL to align fixtures for second division by 2022

Football Australia is willing to overrule the wishes of new A-League, W-League broadcaster Channel 10 to align the competitions with the National Premier Leagues. 27 May 2021
‘Unfair and unjust’ Football Victoria refund policy leaves clubs fuming

‘Unfair and unjust’ Football Victoria refund policy leaves clubs fuming

Football Victoria are incurring the wrath of clubs after charging them full registration fees for players that were pending, declined, cancelled or de-registered. 12 Nov 2020
Storied community club creating chances in lockdown

Storied community club creating chances in lockdown

Despite being faced with no games, no official assistance and no firm timeline of opening (otherwise known as 2020), one of Melbourne’s biggest community clubs made sure that a global pandemic did not mean a wasted year. 1 Nov 2020
South Melbourne trying to become Australia's African academy

South Melbourne trying to become Australia's African academy

NPL Victoria and former NSL powerhouses South Melbourne are lobbying for financial backing to expand their academy system for more African youth. 18 Oct 2020
Official: Star A-League fullback seals England loan

Official: Star A-League fullback seals England loan

Star A-League fullback Matt Millar has sealed an unusual three month loan to English League One club Shrewsbury Town from Newcastle Jets. 5 Oct 2020
FFA insists grassroots costs aren't a problem despite Socceroos outrage

FFA insists grassroots costs aren't a problem despite Socceroos outrage

In a stunning about-face, FFA's XI Principles document has defended the cost of grassroots football fees in Australia despite criticism from the Principles' own ex-Socceroo panel that fees are "ridiculous". 2 Oct 2020
Football Victoria cancels senior comps over covid surge

Football Victoria cancels senior comps over covid surge

COVID-19 has officially claimed the 2020 NPL and NPLW Victoria seasons, with Football Victoria cancelling all senior competitions in the Melbourne metropolitan area in the wake of the city’s virus spike.   14 Jul 2020
Melbourne grassroots football suspended in face of coronavirus surge

Melbourne grassroots football suspended in face of coronavirus surge

Victoria's resurgence in COVID-19 is once again set to send its grassroots game into hibernation. 7 Jul 2020
Football Victoria to press on in face of COVID-19 lockdowns

Football Victoria to press on in face of COVID-19 lockdowns

Despite lockdowns being reimposed on a number of postcodes throughout Melbourne, Football Victoria has announced plans to forge ahead with its 2020 season. 1 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
Football in Victoria return to play dates

Football in Victoria return to play dates

National Premier League and grassroots football in Victoria has hit a major milestone, with Football Victoria announcing its revised competition dates for the COVID-19 hit 2020 season. 20 Jun 2020
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