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Australian generosity steps up in FIFA’s absence

Australian generosity steps up in FIFA's absence

11 Jul 2017

The intrepid footballers of one of the world’s poorest nations, Kiribati, have long been ignored by FIFA and the OFC. However, amateur football clubs in South Australia are stepping in where FIFA has fallen inexcusably short.

Depth: Time for the fringe Socceroos

Depth: Time for the fringe Socceroos

5 Jul 2017

The Germans delighted and wowed an international audience after showing not only their incredible depth but also their brazen willingness to test fringe Mannschaft players in a high-profile tournament.

Kiribati: Forgotten by FIFA, but not by KIFA

Kiribati: Forgotten by FIFA, but not by KIFA

4 Apr 2017

In the middle of the Pacific, straddling the equator and punching a hole in the International Date Line, lies one of the planet’s more enigmatic countries: Kiribati. It is a vibrant country, passionate about the round-ball game, and completely ignored by FIFA.

Mighty Angst, and the Socceroos

Mighty Angst, and the Socceroos

11 Mar 2017

Angst, cloaked in her darkened shroud, woven of table positions and embroidered with player statistics, slips once more into the heart of the ardent Socceroos supporter.

Why we let the FFA down

Why we let the FFA down

14 Sep 2016

It is being reported that both FIFA and the AFC are looking to have the FFA change the way that they operate.

Ukraine: Testing FIFA’s principles

Ukraine: Testing FIFA's principles

13 Sep 2016

FIFA promotes the principle of football being above petty issues such as politics. Clearly they haven’t spent much time in Ukraine.