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FFA Cup a knockout idea as amateurs get chance to face A-League's best

Dominic Bossi Amateur players' dreams of lining up against A-League stars could become a reality next year after Football Federation Australia confirmed the introduction of a national knockout competition, the FFA...

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With this team in tatters, it's time FFA bosses took blame for the mess

Michael Lynch Australia surely must have run out of sackcloth and ashes.

Football

FFA knocks back Panthers’ Wanderers bid

Shinji Ono

Andrew Webster Football Federation Australia has rejected an audacious bid from the Panthers Group to buy a stake in the Western Sydney Wanderers.

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Football

Time is right for FFA to tap into German juggernaut

Sebastian Hassett

Sebastian Hassett WHILE it's been quite a week in Australian football, it's clearly been the biggest week for German football in decades. At least since they won the World Cup 23 years ago, anyway.

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Football

FFA denies leaving Jordan's coach stranded at airport

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Michael Lynch Football Federation Australia officials are bemused by claims from World Cup opponents Jordan that no Australian representatives were there to meet them at Melbourne airport on Wednesday evening when...

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.

Football

Socceroos rake in millions for FFA

Holga Osieck with Tim Cahill

Dominic Bossi Football Federation Australia will receive a cheque for more than $9.5 million thanks to the Socceroos reaching next year's World Cup finals.

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Reilly steps down after helping FFA rise

Jack Reilly

Dominic Bossi Former Socceroo Jack Reilly stood down as a director of Football Federation Australia on Thursday following the expiration of his third two-year term on the board.

Football

David Gallop appointed new FFA boss

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Michael Cockerill Former NRL boss David Gallop is the new chief executive of Football Federation Australia.

Soccer

New FFA refs boss content to call it as he sees it

Ben Wilson.

Chris Wilson As he watches the grand finals of the other football codes this weekend and prepares to take the hotseat as director of referees for Football Federation Australia, Canberra's Ben Wilson is thankful...

Soccer

FFA warns Beckham could cost the big one

FILE - 20 NOVEMBER 2012: David Beckham has announced he will quit the American Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy in December 2012. COMMERCE CITY, CO - APRIL 21:  David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy looks on as he warms up prior to facing the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on April 21, 2012 in Commerce City, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin David Beckham's profile would be a coup for the A-League, but winning a championship with the English star would be difficult, Football Federation Australia technical director Han Berger says.

Soccer

Canberra coach blasts FFA for delay decision

Jitka Klimkova

Fleta Page Canberra United coach Jitka Klimkova has criticised Football Federation Australia's late decision to postpone their Saturday match against the Western Sydney Wanderers due to extreme weather...

Soccer

Canberra on the outer as FFA made 'wrong choice' in western Sydney

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A League, Newcastle Jets vs Western Sydney Wanderers at Hunter stadium.
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Lee Gaskin Former chairman of the A-League4Canberra bid, Ivan Slavich, concedes an A-League team in Canberra is ''some way off'' and insists Football Federation Australia made the wrong choice in awarding the...

Gallop plans for FFA Cup to start next year

The long-awaited FFA Cup could finally become a reality by next year, with chief executive David Gallop flagging the possibility of the first-ever final being played as early as January 2015.

Soccer

ACT government working with FFA on soccer game

Fleta Page FOOTBALL Federation Australia has agreed in principle to bring an international game to Canberra as part of the ACT's centenary celebrations next year, but no further details have been finalised as...

FFA hits out at 'mischievous' union in Culina insurance case

FFA hits out at 'mischievous' union in Culina insurance case

Football Federation Australia has fired back at claims the governing body is responsible for ensuring injured Socceroo star Jason Culina was insured by his A-League club.

Soccer

FFA insists women's league not in doubt

Football Federation Australia predicts 'blue sky' ahead for women's soccer despite Perth Glory's threat to stop funding its W-League side.

Soccer

FFA must make move: Slavich

Football Federation of Australia CEO Ben Buckley.

Lee Gaskin Football Federation Australia has repeatedly snubbed Canberra and must initiate any future prospects of inclusion in the crumbling national competition, Canberra A-League bid leader Ivan Slavich says.

Palmer accused of refusing to pay the big bucks

Clive Palmer

Ben Butler, Rory Callinan Mining magnate and would-be politician Clive Palmer has refused to pay nearly $500,000 in wrongful dismissal awards to two top football players booted off his now defunct Gold Coast team.

Football

Gallop keen to make hay while the sun shines

Nikolai Topor-Stanley, FFA CEO David Gallop

Sebastian Hassett The momentum generated by Australia’s qualification for the 2014 World Cup and the upcoming sold-out friendlies involving Manchester United and Liverpool can be captured and transferred to the...