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Australia’s Soccer Youth Development

This week a stern warning was expressed by Rob Sherman, Director of the Football Federation Australia. Sherman showed concern regarding the reduced level of youth development within the sport, which he states will result in the country not being able to qualify for the World Cup, due to a lack of quality players. Country’s Football […]

Australian Football Preserving Their Heritage

Football Federation Australia is going from strength to strength in their efforts to promote and enhance the sport in the country. In recent weeks we have seen the relentless effort placed on their bid to host the World Cup. We have also had a long and rich history of football in Australia being brought to […]

Soccer Played in Australia Since 1859

This is the suggestion made in a newly released book by Peter Kunz, librarian and archivist of Canberra. After twelve years of research, his book Chronicles of Soccer in Australia – Foundation Years 1859 to 1949, has finally seen the light. Chronicles of Soccer in Australia – Foundation Years 1859 to 1949 The book was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]