Author Archives: Leslie Steeves

FFA Frees Football Clubs to Celebrate Identity

In 2014 the FFA placed a ban on all Australian soccer clubs to display their names, symbols or colours or any other political, racial, national or religious emblems. This was done according to a National Club Identity Policy which came into place in 2014, creating much controversy in the soccer world. Now the FFA is […]

Combined Bid for FIFA World Cup 2034

Australia and Indonesia are busy plotting a plan to host a combined 2034 FIFA Soccer World Cup. Arrangements are under discussion to come to an agreement and finalize their bid. Joint Bid The possibility of a joint bid between Australia and Indonesia was a hot topic of discussion during the ASEAN Football Federation Council meeting […]

David Gallop Stepping Down Due to Changes

Gallop announced his retirement at the end of 2019, earlier this week. After serving for seven years in the position of chief executive for the Football Federation of Australia, he now feels that the diminished role which the chief executive will have after planned changes in the structure is his sign of resigning. Clubs to […]

Increased Australian Involvement in Soccer

Soccer is, without a doubt, the most popular sport in the entire globe. With this success, there are still places where it is continually reaching new heights of popularity, involvement and interest. Australia is considered to be one of these unique places. Soccer in a Rugby Supporting World Over the ages, Australia has made a […]

The End of the World Cup for Matildas

A Dream Has Been Shattered It has been very clear from day one that the Australian Matildas are in it to win the Cup, but then all dreams and hopes were shattered on the 23rd of June, and the crowds went silent. The emotion on the field was one of complete disbelief and devastation. They […]

W-League receives 33% Pay Hike to Equal Men

During April the Matildas was using FIFA’s own words against them in a threat of legal action regarding a gender pay gap in the sport. CEO of Professional Footballers Australia gave them his support and committed himself to gender equality. Their complaints were heard, and earlier this month, they received a 33% pay increase in […]

Sam Kerr, Aussie Star

Playing in one of the most active teams in the Women’s World Cup, it comes as no surprise when Coach Bobby Despotovski goes into reminiscence about the first time when he saw Sam Kerr playing. While watching the young play at his club’s training grounds, his attention was drawn to a bunch of girls practising. […]

Australia vs Brazil in 2019 Women’s World Cup

An essential match during the 2019 Women’s World Cup will occur on Thursday afternoon when the two most elite teams in Group C, Brazil and Australia, collide in an exciting soccer match in Montpellier. Team Rankings and Betting Odds At the moment, Brazil is ranked 10th in the world when it comes to women’s football […]

Largest Football Stadiums in Australia

Australia is renowned for providing some of the best performances in sport in the world, including cricket, Aussie Rules, rugby, football. It’s for this reason that the country also impresses with some of the most remarkable football stadiums in the world to ensure spectators can enjoy the game in a live setting whenever they play […]

The Largest Football Stadiums in Australia

A football stadium in Australia is a massive structure that usually comes with a roofless enclosing along with a field that football can be played on. The structure contains tiers of seats, allowing fans to sit during a sporting event. Australia offers a wide variety of stadiums with football pitches. Most of the stadiums in […]