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Tuggeranong United in appeal for FFA Cup spot

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United will know if they will be included in the Football Federation Cup on February 18.

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Soccer: Tuggeranong to appeal FFA Cup decision

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United claims the decision to overlook the Federation Cup champion for the inaugural FFA Cup ''defies all logic''.

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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.

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

NCH   NEWS, 
A League, Newcastle Jets vs Western Sydney Wanderers at Hunter stadium.
 Image shows  Western Sydney Wanderers fans at the game.
29th March 2013    pic   Darren Pateman

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...

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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.

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Player power-led sacking of Matildas coach worries ACT boss

Former Matildas coach Hesterine de Reus.

Lee Gaskin Capital Football boss Heather Reid fears sacking of Matildas coach will hold women back from key roles in the game.

Canberra soccer controversy: Ray Junna says he never quit ACTAS coaching role

Former ACTAS and Canberra United coach Ray Junna.

Lee Gaskin Former ACTAS women's football coach Ray Junna says he did not quit his position, but Capital Football is adamant he tendered his resignation when he applied for an...

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Canberra teens gear up to impress soccer scouts

Sport.  ACT Academy of Sport team members  Ross Costanzo 15 and Ridwan Hannan 15 will be playing in the State Institute Challenge at the AIS that will feature the best under-15 players from Australia and will be used to identify players for the under 17 Joeys National Soccer Team.  1 December 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager Ridwan Hannan has the same dream as every other player at the National Institute Challenge.

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Female coach likely for United

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 30:  Michelle Heyman of United is congratulated by her team mates after scoring a goal during the round 10 W-League match between the Melbourne Victory and Canberra United at the Veneto Club on December 30, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra United is close to announcing its second international female coach in as many seasons.

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Knockout to add punch to ACT season

Lee Gaskin Canberra's part-timers can begin dreaming about emulating the fairytale runs of their English counterparts.

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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.

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Klimkova's waiting game

Jitka Klimkova

Lee Gaskin Canberra United mentor Jitka Klimkova has her fingers crossed that she receives a Christmas present money can't buy - the job as coach of the Matildas.

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Klimkova overlooked for Matildas

Jitka Klimkova

Lee Gaskin Canberra United is eager to extend coach Jitka Klimkova's contract, after she missed out on the Matildas role.

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Canberra has the X-factor: Gallop

FILE - AUGUST 21, 2012: Former NRL CEO David Gallop is expected to be appointed as the new chief executive of Football Federation Australia. Gallop who was CEO of the NRL for 10 years will replace Ben Buckley, who has been boss of the FFA for the past six years.
 SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05:  David Gallop speaks to the media at the announcement of his resignation as ARLC CEO at Rugby League Central on June 5, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra's inclusion in the A-League would give the competition an ''X-factor'', FFA chief David Gallop says.

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Gallop confirms FA Cup-style comp in works

Lee Gaskin Imagine the part-timers of Belconnen United taking on A-League heavyweights Melbourne Victory.

Canberra going from strength to strength

Lee Gaskin Canberra's bid to enter the A-League remains in limbo, but Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid is confident the reigning W-League champion will have a competition to defend its title in...

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A-League snub 'slap in face' to Canberra

1 February 2012, social, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Women in Sport and Business luncheon at the University of Canberra. Kathleen McCaskie, Kathy Mumberson and Heather Reid.

Lee Gaskin Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid has described Canberra's latest snubbing for entry into the A-League as a ''slap in the face'' to the city's passionate soccer community.