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FFA rules out mediation with Melbourne Knights over complaint to Human Rights Commission

Dominic Bossi Melbourne Knights' legal challenge of the Football Federation of Australia's controversial National Club Identity Policy has taken another turn after the FFA refused to enter mediation with the...

Bentleigh Greens' long wait for answer on progression to FFA Cup semi-final

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Michael Lynch National Premier League giant killers Bentleigh Greens will have to wait a month to see if they can make the semi-finals of the FFA Cup after being given a date of October 29 for their quarter-final...

Australia could be the next Belgium, says new FFA technical director

Eric Abrams.

Sebastian Hassett The man who helped plant the seeds of the remarkable rise of Belgian football says there's no reason he can't manufacture the same outcomes in Australia.

Sydney FC score 3-1 win over Sydney United in keenly-contested FFA Cup clash

Tense affair: Sydney FC striker Alex Brosque is fouled by a Sydney United player.

Sebastian Hassett It's been more than decade since Edensor Park was rocking like this. For one night only, the old days – the glory days – felt like they'd never left.

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Tuggeranong United proposes to maintain FFA Cup momentum with pre-season tournament

Melbourne Victory's Carl Valeri at Canberra Airport on Monday.

Chris Dutton Could seeing Socceroos star Carl Valeri playing in Canberra become a regular fixture?

Peter Triantis and Chris Triantis go head to head in FFA Cup clash

Peter Triantis.

Dominic Bossi Almost everything Peter Triantis has learned from the game he credits as having come from his older brother, Chris.

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Tuggeranong United takes professional approach to match against the Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

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players, some who are tradies, from left, Ethan Munster, Cameron
Doherty, Chris Ruiz, Tim Stewart and Zac Munster will play the might of Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Tuggeranong's team of tradies, public servants and students are getting ready for the biggest game of their lives.

FFA Cup to have six officials from round of 16

Infamous: Manchester United's Roy Carroll drops the ball into his goal in 2005, but it was ruled no goal.

Sebastian Hassett Football Federation Australia has announced it will introduce two extra officials for the remainder of the FFA Cup, a trial that could see the system ultimately implemented into the A-League.

Romeo Jozak in running for Han Berger's job as FFA technical director

Much admired:  Former Dinamo Zagreb youth academy director Romeo Jozak.

Dominic Bossi The Football Federation of Australia is close to naming the next national technical director and Croatian Romeo Jozak is one of two contenders to replace Han Berger. 

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FFA boss David Gallop says football's ticket to the big-time depends on grassroots

Sebastian Hassett Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop has declared the sport must urgently engage with its grassroots or risk never fulfilling the sport's much-vaunted potential.

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Given a free hand, David Gallop tackles his FFA role with zest

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Roy Masters There was something presidential about FFA chief executive David Gallop's "State of the Game" address in Sydney on Thursday, a US-style declaration of national goals achieved and those still to be...

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Canberra backed as A-League venue after FFA Cup success

Homecoming: Melbourne Victory and Socceroos star Carl Valeri in action on Tuesday night.

David Polkinghorne Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says Canberra has shown it should be home to the next A-League team.

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Tuggeranong United show bravery in heavy defeat to Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong United goalkeeper Rohan Shepherd is beaten by a free kick in the second half.

Chris Dutton The scoreboard said they were belted, but the smiles on Tuggeranong United's faces told a different story.

Melbourne Victory, Central Coast Mariners amongst FFA Cup winners

Connor Pain of Melbourne Victory takes on Muad Zwed of Tuggeranong United.

Fairytales were in short supply in the FFA Cup round of 16 on Tuesday as A-League clubs Melbourne Victory and Central Coast Mariners eased to wins over lower league opposition.

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FFA Cup flares the only minor hiccup in a brilliant night for Tuggeranong United

A flare is set off at the match between Tuggeranong United and Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Melbourne fan who allegedly lit a flare at the FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong faces a fine and a ban.

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Socceroo Carl Valeri says Melbourne Victory is wary of his junior club Tuggeranong United in FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory's Carl Valeri at Canberra Airport on Monday.

Chris Dutton Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says the Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong United is "no laughing matter", and the A-League heavyweights are desperate to beat his former junior...

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Tuggeranong United back from the brink to take on A-League giants Melbourne Victory in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong United players talk strategy with coach Steve Forshaw in the lobby of the Alpha Hotel ahead of their match against Melbourne Victory.

Chris Dutton Tuggeranong United was on the brink of collapse as their dire financial position almost forced the club to withdraw from the men's competition less than two years ago.

A-League building bridges with old NSL through FFA Cup

David Gallop speaks to the media on Monday during the NPL finals series and partnership launch at AAMI Park.

Liam Mannix The winning team in the National Premier League finals series will gain automatic qualification to the FFA Cup as part of Football Federation Australia’s continuing strategy to try to build...

Football Federation Australia bans live streaming of FFA Cup matches

Online sensations: Live streaming of Sydney FC's clash with Melbourne City attracted significant interest on the internet.

Dominic Bossi Football Federation Australia will prohibit clubs from streaming FFA Cup games online regardless of whether their respective matches will be broadcast live or on delay on the pay TV network.

Kevin Muscat up for FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat isn't taking progression for granted in the FFA Cup.

Kevin Muscat knows the value of Cup football. For ten seasons in England and Scotland, he enjoyed some fairytale runs.