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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Soccer

Slavich all but concedes defeat for Canberra's A-League bid

Chris Dutton Canberra A-League organisers have all but given up on their $4 million bid to join the competition and will start refunding foundation memberships as soon as the FFA confirms they will not be...

Soccer

Tom Rogic opens up about World Cup heartbreak and a shattered childhood dream

Chris Dutton Canberra soccer star Tom Rogic has opened up about his World Cup heartbreak, revealing the devastation of missing out on a "childhood dream" and saying the battle to be fit become too much to handle.

Soccer

Fans could cost Canberra football clubs points

Chris Dutton Capital Football has backed the Football Federation Australia's tough stance on crowd troublemakers.

Football

Woden Valley makes the final four

Sport. Premier League soccer match at O'Connor, between Canberra Olympic (blue) and Woden Valley (red).

Chris Dutton Woden Valley seals place in its first Capital Football premier league finals campaign.

Football

Football Federation Australia is all eyes for young talent

Former Socceroos Craig Moore and Tony Vidmar.

Chris Dutton FFA is banking on expert eyes to help it discover a new generation of soccer talent for the Socceroos.

Soccer

Will this be a season to remember?

Alessandro Del Piero

Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton The A-League's moment of truth has arrived and I've got some bad news for the fans - I've looked into the soccer crystal ball and it doesn't look pretty.

Saturday Serve

FFA sells out Matildas

Chris Dutton dinkus

Chris Dutton Gender inequality, financial constraints or just laziness - all signs point to a huge FFA bungle in Canberra this week.

Soccer

Nikolai gets a chance to star

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 25:  Nikolai Topor-Stanley poses during the A-League All Stars jersey launch at Carriageworks on June 25, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton A-League All Star Nikolai Topor-Stanley has not given up on his dream of playing at the World Cup next year.

Football

Green back in top form

Soccer player Jack Green

Chris Dutton A broken back ruined his first A-League bid but Jack Green hasn't given up on his professional dream.

Soccer

Rockets can see positives as Jets soar

11th July 2012, Story by Chris Dutton , Canberra Times Photo, Colleen Petch,  Challenge Match - Canberra Rockets v Newcastle Jets at McKellar Park, Rockets Alex Oloriegbe tries to get past Scott Neville

Chris Dutton ACT Rockets coach Rob Graham wants more A-League clubs to challenge his team to lift the standard of competition in Canberra in the coming years.