Daniel Barac ready to reignite his soccer career with Canberra Olympic

Kyle Papworth A brief taste of A-League action left him "stale" and disenchanted with soccer, but Canberra Olympic star Daniel Barac wants to rediscover his passion in the capital.


Melbourne Knights take final FFA Cup spot

Game winner: Shayan Alinejad.

Melbourne Knights have filled the last place in the inaugural FFA Cup, and a potential date with an A-League titan.

Draw released for inaugural FFA Cup

Both the Mariners and Wanderers will not face fellow A-League clubs in their opening matches.

Perth soccer clubs Bayswater City and Stirling Lions will host A-League opposition in the FFA Cup's round of 32.


Tuggeranong draw South Hobart in FFA Cup first round


Jon Tuxworth Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw says the Football Federation Cup will give local players a rare chance to ''chase the dream'' and put themselves on the A-League radar. 

Canberra NPL: Belconnen United v FFA COE


Belconnen United proved too strong for the FFA Centre of Excellence in their Canberra NPL clash at the AIS on Sunday.


FFA finalises Western Sydney Wanderers sale

The FFA confirms the sale of the A-League licence for the Wanderers is complete.

Canberra NPL: Woden Valley FC v FFA COE

Sport.  National Premier League Woden Valley FC vs FFA COE at Kaleen Enclosed Oval.  FFA COE player Christian Verbi chases after a loose ball.   15 June 2014. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Woden Valley FC takes on FFA COE at Kaleen Enclosed Oval in the Canberra National Premier League on Sunday.


FFA cracks down on soccer hooligans

The A-League's most rowdy supporters will now be cordoned off into special designated areas in what looks to be a hooligan crackdown by the FFA.


FFA to charge A-League clubs $250,000 fee for tours by European giants

Money maker ... Liverpool's Luis Suarez in action against the Melbourne Victory.

John Stensholt Football Federation Australia has attracted the ire of A-League club owners by moving to impose a $250,000 sanction fee on any international friendly matches the clubs organise against famous...


FFA Cup will finally bring the romance of football to Australia

Michael Cockerill dinkus

Michael Cockerill Harry Gale has just fixed the tiles in my laundry. Jai Wadick is studying sports science at university. Kale Hopper is a high school teacher in Coffs Harbour. Cale Simmonds is a bank manager.

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Advent of FFA Cup gives Wolves of Wollongong new hope and inspiration

Michael Cockerill As the mist descended on Melita Stadium, piercing the gloom came a cry we have not heard for what seems like an eternity. ''C'mon you Wolves, c'mon you Wolves.

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FFA did not tell federal police of $500,000 allegedly stolen by FIFA executive Jack Warner


Nick McKenzie and Richard Baker Australia's football federation has not called in the federal police to investigate a 2013 inquiry finding that allegedly corrupt FIFA executive Jack Warner stole $500,000 from the FFA.


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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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.


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.


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

Aaron Calver

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.


Tuggeranong United not focusing on FFA Cup before clash with Canberra FC

29 April 2011, sport, story by Natasha Lorenz, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Head coach of Belconnen United Soccer Club Steve Forshaw at the club s home ground in McKellar. SPECIAL 1

Lee Gaskin Sunday: Canberra National Premier League: Canberra FC v Tuggeranong United at Deakin Stadium; Canberra City v Woden Valley at Gungahlin Enclosed; Belconnen United v FFA Centre of Excellence at...


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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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.