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Foster slams 'sickening' FFA for voting for Sheikh Salman

Foster slams 'sickening' FFA for voting for Sheikh Salman

Craig Foster has attacked Football Federation Australia for voting for the re-election of Bahrain's Sheikh Salman as AFC president so soon after the Hakeem al-Araibi case.

  • by Dominic Bossi

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Ryan the hero as Brighton beat Millwall on penalties to reach FA Cup semis
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Ryan the hero as Brighton beat Millwall on penalties to reach FA Cup semis

Brighton & Hove's Australian goalkeeper Mat Ryan has played a penalty shootout blinder to send his side through to the FA Cup semi-finals.

State of the game: FFA's task to fix Australian football
A-League

State of the game: FFA's task to fix Australian football

FFA must tackle A-League independence, establishing a national second division while bidding to host the 2023 Women's World Cup and improve grassroots facilities.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Australia miss out on hosting the 2020 Copa America
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Australia miss out on hosting the 2020 Copa America

A secret bid from the FFA to host the 2020 South American football championships was knocked back in Miami this week in favour of a joint bid by Colombia and Argentina bid.

  • by Dominic Bossi and Vince Rugari
Players leading push to abolish A-League salary cap
Socceroos

Players leading push to abolish A-League salary cap

The players' union and player agents will campaign to have the restrictions on player wages removed, allowing clubs to spend as they wish.

  • by Dominic Bossi
FFA keen on sending Olyroos, Matildas to 2022 Asian Games
Matildas

FFA keen on sending Olyroos, Matildas to 2022 Asian Games

Football Federation Australia has welcomed the country's acceptance into the Asian Games - but there's a few hurdles that must be cleared.

  • by Vince Rugari
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Inside the famed walls of Celtic FC
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Inside the famed walls of Celtic FC

Canberra export and Socceroos superstar Tom Rogic will call Celtic home for the next five years. This is what his day job looks like from the inside.

  • by Eamonn Tiernan
Western United to assess Hakeem al-Araibi for A-League squad
Hakeem al-Araibi

Western United to assess Hakeem al-Araibi for A-League squad

Hakeem Al-Araibi's dream to play in the A-League could become a reality if he impresses in front of Western United's scouts this season.

  • by Michael Lynch and Dominic Bossi
Fox Sports threaten to withhold $5m from FFA over Western United
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Fox Sports threaten to withhold $5m from FFA over Western United

Fox Sports are trying to avoid paying a $5 million increase in TV rights, arguing A-League newcomers Western United are not from Melbourne.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Siggi Eyjolfsson: the Icelandic whiz beaten to Matildas job by Milicic
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Matildas

Siggi Eyjolfsson: the Icelandic whiz beaten to Matildas job by Milicic

Sigurður Ragnar Eyjólfsson was in a tight race with Ante Milicic to replace Alen Stajcic as Matildas boss before the Australian won out.

  • by Vince Rugari and Dominic Bossi
Milicic set to replace Stajcic as Matildas boss, pending board approval
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Milicic set to replace Stajcic as Matildas boss, pending board approval

Former Socceroos assistant coach Ante Milicic is the FFA's top pick for the vacant Matildas post but a deal is yet to be finalised.

  • by Dominic Bossi