Author Archives: Leslie Steeves

Central Coast Mariners Are Looking for Another Coach

It was inevitable when Mike Mulvey was sacked recently given the way the A-League season has gone. However, the real problem lies more profound than most people think and only getting rid of yet another coach won’t fix it. Sixth Coach in Five Seasons The Central Coast Mariners are currently searching for their sixth head […]

The Search For a National Technical Director in Australia

When you visit the Football Federation Australia site and search for a vacant position, you will receive the famous 404 error message. When it comes to visual metaphors, an error message that relates to the destination on the official website of the governing body is nearly perfect, even by the standards of Australian football. Ante […]

What Will Happen To Sydney FC Once Milos Ninkovic Leaves?

Milos Ninkovic is considered the man who managed to change the Sydney Football Club since he joined the team in early 2015. Since he joined the prestigious club, he assisted and scored on countless occasions, but more importantly, has been the influence and face of Sydney FC several times during crucial matches. He is someone […]

Rhyan Grant Inks New Three Year Contract

Rhyan Grant, the longest serving player for the Sydney Football Club, has recently inked a new three-year contract. It will keep him in Sydney until the end of the A-League during the 2021/22 season. Rhyan Grant, who has recently returned back home after appearing in the Socceroos squad in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, already […]

Jamie Maclaren Signs Contract With Melbourne City

The urge to play under the City Football Group, along with the lure of family, allowed Jamie Maclaren to clinch a return to the prestigious A-League after signing a contract with Melbourne City. The Socceroos striker, who is currently 25 years old, inked a long-term contract that will elevate him to marquee during the next […]

Australia’s Exit in the Asian Cup

The Socceroos and Graham Arnold have suffered a severe sucker-punch from UAE following a devastating quarter-final exit at the Asian Cup. However, the coach for the Australian soccer team has praised his side’s performance in the tournament. Arnold’s men suffered a horrifying sucker-punch at the hands of the UAE where Milos Degenek’s awful second-half mistake […]

Key Facts Ahead of Australia vs. UAE in the Quarterfinal of the Asian Cup

The last quarterfinal fixture of the 2019 Asian Cup on Thursday will see Australia, who are currently the defending champions, take on the United Arab Emirates, who is playing host for the Asian Cup this year. Despite advancing to the quarterfinals, the Socceroos haven’t displayed any skills or abilities to showcase that they are indeed […]

Australia Advance to Knockout Stage in the Asian Cup

Tom Rogic, who managed to score during injury time, earned the Socceroos a sensational 3-2 victory against Syria as well as a place in the AFC Asian Cup knockout stages during their match last week Tuesday at the Khalifa bin Zayed Stadium. The Celtic midfielder managed to strike the ball from 25 yards away to […]

Australia Defeats Palestine in Asian Cup

Even though there are tougher challenges that lie ahead, Australia managed to answer a few burning questions regarding their quality in the Asian Cup when they produced a glorious performance against Palestine to defeat them 3-0 in Dubai in front of 12,000 fans. Australia’s Match Against Palestine Australia did the bulk of the damage during […]

The Best Australian Football Players of All Time

The first official soccer match that was played in Australia occurred in 1880. Although the country was introduced to the sport relatively early, they didn’t take to soccer like other countries as Rugby League, Rugby Union, Cricket, and Aussie Rules enjoyed more popularity in the last century. However, Australia does have a vibrant soccer scene […]