David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Football

ACCC looks at football body deals

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David Polkinghorne Consumer Commission is investigating Capital Football for alleged ''issues of exclusive dealing''.

Soccer

Door open for Mariners to play ACT fixture

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: John Hutchinson of the Mariners during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Guangzhou Evergrande at Bluetongue Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Capital Football will put its hand up to host reigning A-League champions the Central Coast Mariners.

Football

Matildas stay cool in shootout

Sport. The Matildas V NZ at McKellar Park in the second Centenary Cup women's soccer match. Australia's captain, Clare Polkinghorne, #4, scores a goal in the first half and shares the moment with her team mates. June16th 2013 Photograph by Graham Tidy, The Canberra Times.

David Polkinghorne Open the gates and they will come. That's the lesson the FFA learnt as the Matildas edged out New Zealand on Sunday.

Soccer

Capital Football on front foot to prevent final flare-ups

17 september 2011. PHOTO by GARY SCHAFER,  soccer gf at deakin
Canberra fans celebrate the final win.

David Polkinghorne Capital Football has hired security staff for this season's finals campaign to ensure there is no repeat of the crowd trouble that marred last year's men's premier league grand final.

Football

Players deny links to Matildas letter

Melissa Barbieri.

David Polkinghorne Several Matildas used social media to distance themselves from revelations some squad members want a male coach.

Soccer

Points system to even league

David Polkinghorne Capital Football will introduce a premier league ''salary cap'' next season as part of Football Federation Australia's national competitions revue.