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Southern Says W-League Expansion is vital

Southern Says W-League Expansion is vital

Southern Expansion Chief Executive Chris Gardiner is calling on the FFA to give equal priority to W-League expansion when new A-League licences are announced. 17 Sep 2018
Are Sydney FC fans really Sky Blue till they die?

Are Sydney FC fans really Sky Blue till they die?

Sydney FC CEO Danny Townsend doesn’t believe Sky Blues supporters will change allegiance to Southern Expansion but he still opposes the A-League aspirants being granted a licence. 26 Jul 2018
Football South Coast backs Wolves' stand-alone A-League bid

Football South Coast backs Wolves' stand-alone A-League bid

Football South Coast (FSC) has thrown its support behind Wollongong Wolves in their stand-alone bid to join the A-League in 2019/20. 13 Jul 2018
A-League expansion shortlist announced

A-League expansion shortlist announced

It's here but it's longer than expected! The FFA has finally released the shortlist of the A-league expansion bids. 4 Jul 2018
Wollongong Wolves: Our fans don't desert!

Wollongong Wolves: Our fans don't desert!

Wollongong Wolves say nothing will tempt the “tribal” football fans of the Illawarra to break territory for a rival A-League bid that encompasses Sydney. 17 Jun 2018
Southern Expansion talks up female football prospects

Southern Expansion talks up female football prospects

Southern Expansion CEO Chris Gardiner believes Steering Group’s bid has the communal and financial backing to succeed in the A-League and W-League. 14 Jun 2018
Wollongong must be part of Southern Expansion – Ex Socceroo

Wollongong must be part of Southern Expansion – Ex Socceroo

Former Socceroo, Scott Ollerenshaw, says Wollongong football fans need to think big and throw their support behind Southern Expansion's A-League bid. 11 Jun 2018
PwC declare Macarthur a "natural place" for A-League expansion

PwC declare Macarthur a "natural place" for A-League expansion

Sydney's south-west is a "natural place" for football expansion, according to a new report from PrincewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). 8 Jun 2018
Southern Expansion hits back: Sydney FC 'ridiculous', Macarthur bid 'a drag'

Southern Expansion hits back: Sydney FC 'ridiculous', Macarthur bid 'a drag'

The Southern Expansion bid has lashed out at Sydney FC after the Sky Blues threw their support behind a rival for an A-League licence. 7 Jun 2018
When it all goes South: Can Southern Expansion change the A-League model?

When it all goes South: Can Southern Expansion change the A-League model?

Everything about prospective A-League bid Southern Expansion appears larger than life. 31 May 2018
"The answer is no": FFA rejects additional expansion calls

"The answer is no": FFA rejects additional expansion calls

FFA has rejected calls for the A-League to accept more than two expansion bids this October, saying structure is the most important factor. 31 May 2018
GCU chairman: Expansion is all or nothing

GCU chairman: Expansion is all or nothing

Gold Coast United Chairman Danny Maher has come out and said that an A-League license shouldn't be issued to a side who doesn't support both men's and women's football. 26 May 2018
New bid on the block: South West Sydney FC vying for the A-League

New bid on the block: South West Sydney FC vying for the A-League

South West Sydney FC are one of the newest expansion bidders to throw their hat into the ring for an A-League licence, but the fledgling club now face a race against time. 9 May 2018
Howling at the door: Wollongong Wolves’ pitch for an A-League licence

Howling at the door: Wollongong Wolves’ pitch for an A-League licence

What should the next A-League club look like? Wollongong Wolves reckon its bark should be as bad as its bite. 3 May 2018
Wolves passionate appeal to fans: Show you crave an A-League club

Wolves passionate appeal to fans: Show you crave an A-League club

Wollongong Wolves know they'll need public support to form an A-League franchise, so they've launched a public appeal to southern New South Wales. 19 Apr 2018
Craig Johnston – Surfing for Southern

Craig Johnston – Surfing for Southern

Few people in Australian football polarise the fans like Craig Johnston. Loved by some for his exploits at Liverpool in the 80s – loathed by others for his refusal to play for the Socceroos, and forever haunted by his comment that: “Playing football for Australia was like surfing for England”. 16 Apr 2018
Hired or fired? The top candidates for A-League expansion

Hired or fired? The top candidates for A-League expansion

It took far too long, but there’s finally some certainty over A-League expansion, with two new teams set to be named in October. So who will they be? 30 Mar 2018
A-League expansion bidders partner NRL club

A-League expansion bidders partner NRL club

Expansion bidders Southern Expansion have teamed up with NRL club Cronulla Sharks in a stadium-deal to boost their side’s chances of getting an A-League franchise. 16 Mar 2018
Southern Expansion to bring "21st century experience"

Southern Expansion to bring "21st century experience"

A-League expansion candidate 'Southern Expansion' has revealed modern technology that they say will bring A-League fans "new and exciting experiences". 28 Feb 2018
Matildas greats join push for Southern Expansion W-League team

Matildas greats join push for Southern Expansion W-League team

Di Cleary and Julie Murray now ambassadors for proposed new club in region south of Sydney 2 Jun 2017
Have your say on Southern Expansion

Have your say on Southern Expansion

Local football fans can have their say on Southern Expansion’s bid to establish a new professional football club through an online survey launched Monday. 8 May 2017