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Soccer

Tom Sermanni's sacking a coincidence, FFA boss David Gallop says

FFA boss says Tom Sermanni's exit has no bearing on future of Australia coach Hesterine de Reus.

Football

John Aloisi's brother is one to watch, but FFA and A-League are looking the other way

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Michael Cockerill Let's talk about the "other" Aloisi - Ross. John's older brother, the player who didn't convert the winning penalty to end 32 years of World Cup heartache, the one whose playing career was good...

Football

Players Union joins FFA to investigate Abbas incident

Ali Abbas (right).

Dominic Bossi The A-League players' union will join forces with Football Federation of Australia to assist in the investigation of alleged racial abuse directed at Sydney FC player Ali Abbas during Saturday's...

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Soccer

Apology would have averted FFA probe, says Farina

Ali Abbas

If Ali Abbas had received an apology there would be no need for the FFA's investigation into alleged racial vilification, says Sydney FC coach.

Soccer

Dugouts a matter for A-League clubs: FFA

Beleagured Sydney FC coach should approach his club if he wants dugouts installed to enhance security, says Football Federation Australia.

Soccer

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.

Football

FFA Cup: Minnows get a shot at A-League clubs

FFA Cup trophy.

Dominic Bossi Amateur footballers across Australia can dream of toppling the giants of the A-League in a meaningful competition with the introduction of a national knockout competition, the FFA Cup, beginning in...

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Football

Sydney FC coach Frank Farina expects changes to result in fewer injuries being reported to FFA

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Dominic Bossi Sydney FC have changed the way they reveal injuries to Football Federation of Australia after claiming they had been too ''honest'' in the way injuries had been reported in the past.

Football

Tuggeranong United gets nod for FFA Cup

Jon Tuxworth Tuggeranong United has been given the green light to represent Capital Football in the FFA Cup.

Football

FFA Cup launched in Sydney

FFA Cup trophy.

More than 600 teams from eight states and territories across the country will battle it out for 22 spots in the FFA Cup where they'll be pitted against the 10 A-League teams

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FFA Cup allows minnows to play A-League's stars

FFA chief David Gallop with players Brett Emerton and Paul Reid.

Dominic Bossi Tournament will provide a definitive link between the grassroots level of the game up to the elite clubs.

Tony Popovic reveals Western Sydney Wanderers were approached by FFA over Socceroos coaching role

Tony Popovic

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic remains a firm possibility to become the next Socceroos coach after he revealed the Football Federation of Australia approached the Wanderers regarding his...

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FFA pondered sacking Holger Osieck as Socceroos stumbled into World Cup

Holger Osieck

Michael Lynch FFA chief executive David Gallop has admitted that the organisation had been looking at axing Holger Osieck as long ago as last June.

Soccer

FFA move on Postecoglou a messy business

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Michael Lynch All animals are equal. But, as George Orwell reminded us, some are more equal than others.

Soccer

FFA gets its man, but process leaves a lot to be desired

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch It's clear the FFA made its mind up about Holger Osieck's successor straight away.

Football

FFA's 'sucker punch' may provoke ugly war

Michael Lynch The FFA certainly won the battle with Melbourne Victory over the hottest property in Australian football, Ange Postecoglou, the new Socceroos coach.

Football

Club owners, FFA agreed on way forward, says Sage

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 07: Glory owner Tony Sage celebrates winning the round one A-League match between the Perth Glory and the Brisbane Roar at Patersons Stadium on October 7, 2012 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett An end to the bloody war between Football Federation Australia and the A-League owners is finally in sight, according to Perth Glory chairman Tony Sage.

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FFA chief David Gallop eyes $100m annual windfall from TV

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Football Federation Australia aims to more than double its $40 million a year TV revenues when the next broadcast deal is struck, lifting rights fees perhaps as high as $100 million a year.

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Lucas Neill's reaction to crowd taunts 'unacceptable': FFA CEO David Gallop

David Gallop

Dominic Bossi Football Federation of Australia chief executive David Galllop has criticised Socceroos captain Lucas Neill for swearing at the crowd during Tuesday night’s friendly against Costa Rica.

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Football

Match-fixing link to Australia is 'speculative', says FFA

Delroy Facey.

Sebastian Hassett Australia might have been named as one of the countries targeted by a suspected Singaporean match fixer but Football Federation Australia has downplayed the claim as “speculative”.