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'Why Old Soccer is the New Football'

'Why Old Soccer is the New Football'

FFA board nominee Remo Nogarotto says Australian football should aspire to promotion and relegation and if elected believes he can help end the 15 years of bitter relations between fans. 16 Nov 2018
Thousands vote for ex-NSL clubs to join A-League

Thousands vote for ex-NSL clubs to join A-League

Thousands have voted in favour of two former National Soccer League (NSL) champions being re-admitted to the topflight in 2019/20. 20 Jul 2018
Brisbane Strikers withdraw A-League bid

Brisbane Strikers withdraw A-League bid

Former NSL and current Queensland NPL club, Brisbane Strikers, have formally withdrawn their bid for an A-League licence. 20 May 2018
Schwarzer: Why the A-League is a hindrance to the Socceroos

Schwarzer: Why the A-League is a hindrance to the Socceroos

Socceroos legend Mark Schwarzer believes the A-League is a hindrance to the Australian national team because players are content to stay in the domestic competition. 10 May 2018
Hill: A-League criteria makes it difficult for migrant based clubs

Hill: A-League criteria makes it difficult for migrant based clubs

The man who controversially axed ethnic teams in the former NSL says FFA’s expansion criteria makes it difficult for migrant backed clubs to get into the A-League. 13 Apr 2018
Can South Melbourne reunite old soccer and new football?

Can South Melbourne reunite old soccer and new football?

South Melbourne's A-League bid Chairman, Bill Papastergiadis, says entry into the top tier of Australian football could bridge the bitterness that exists between disgruntled NSL fans and the A-League. 2 Apr 2018
Former NSL defender slams FFA's 'minimal respect'

Former NSL defender slams FFA's 'minimal respect'

Ex-Gippsland Falcons defender Manny Gelagotis says Football Federation Australia showed little respect to people who built football down under when the A-League was introduced in 2005. 22 Jan 2018
Archie: NSL was better than the A-League

Archie: NSL was better than the A-League

A-League legend Archie Thompson says the NSL's standard was greater than the A-League, and more professional teams are needed for the competition to improve. 18 Jan 2018
Stefan Kamasz: How Frank Lowy got the A-League wrong

Stefan Kamasz: How Frank Lowy got the A-League wrong

Stefan Kamasz was a member of the implementation panel that made recommendations for the formation of the A-League. In his own words, he reveals how the mistakes of the past are responsible for the current malaise within Australian football’s administration. 18 Dec 2017
Football needs to embrace ethnicity

Football needs to embrace ethnicity

Kenjok ‘King Kenny’ Athiu feels it’s time people embraced ethnicity in football. 17 Jul 2017
Socceroo backs Wolves' A-League bid

Socceroo backs Wolves' A-League bid

Socceroos’ Premier League star Adam Federici has been announced as an official Ambassador for the Wollongong Wolves’ A-League expansion submission. 6 Jun 2017
Durakovic open to homecoming

Durakovic open to homecoming

Former Melbourne Victory coach Mehmet Durakovic says the door is open for him to return to Victoria after reigniting his career in Malaysia in the past four years. 31 May 2017
Football will never be No.1 - ex-Roo

Football will never be No.1 - ex-Roo

Former Socceroo captain Paul Wade cannot foresee football ever taking over as Australia’s number one sport. 31 May 2017
Can you solve Australia's 40-year football cup mystery?

Can you solve Australia's 40-year football cup mystery?

It was 40 years ago that Brisbane City FC climbed the pinnacle of the Australian game, winning the second incarnation of the National Cup Competition. 9 Apr 2017
FFA 'hijacked' football: Ex-NSL fans to picket HQ

FFA 'hijacked' football: Ex-NSL fans to picket HQ

Fans of former National Soccer League clubs have been urged to protest outside the headquarters of Football Federation Australia on Friday as they step up the campaign for a second division. 27 Mar 2017
WATCH: The Incredible Story of Aleksandar Duric

WATCH: The Incredible Story of Aleksandar Duric

There can be very few football or life stories as incredible as that of NSL legend Aleksandar Duric. 26 Dec 2016