From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Following early morning raids on on the Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich, authorities in Switzerland have arrested a number of top FIFA officials in relation to a string of corruption charges.
Police arrested FIFA officials early on Wednesday in Switzerland for extradition to the United States where they are to face corruption charges.
John Aloisi is set for a testing return to the A-League coaching ranks after he was confirmed as Brisbane Roar’s new coach.
The English Premier League should be the ultimate goal for rising Australian football stars, says Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
The FFA has announced that the Newcastle Jets will seek a new coach for the 2015-16 A-League season.
There were no surprises as Ange Postecoglou named his team for next month’s World Cup qualifier in Kyrgyzstan, but the Socceroos boss continued to make a statement of his intentions.
Goalkeeper Danny Vukovic insists Perth Glory’s salary cap woes weren’t the reason behind his decision to leave the A-League club.
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says there’s no end in sight for Tim Cahill after selecting the 35-year-old for an unprecedented fourth World Cup campaign.
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has named an experienced 23-man squad for Australia’s World Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan which will be held in Bishkek on 16 June.
Departing Sydney FC international marquee Marc Janko has fired a shot at the A-League club after it refused to extend his deal, claiming the Sky Blues didn’t handle his situation with “honesty and respect”.
Sydney FC have agreed to release goalkeeping coach Zeljko Kalac from the final year of his contract to pursue another opportunity.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez wants Spanish coach Rafael Benitez, currently at Napoli, to replace Italian Carlo Ancelotti on the bench at the Bernabeu.
It was inevitable. The removal of Nathan Tinkler from the Newcastle Jets, and indeed football in Australia, was five years in the making.
Winter is coming, and the impending storm has potential to rattle House A-League. A decade on since the A-League’s inception, progress should be the go-to word.
Season 10 of the A-League was supposed to be a lot smoother. On the back of Asian Cup success, record-breaking membership numbers and one of the most competitive campaigns to date David Gallop would have been looking forward to toasting a job well done.
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The Australian women’s football team will head to the upcoming World Cup in Canada with an added dose of self-belief after an 11-0 trouncing of Vietnam.
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As the Premier League season finished on Sunday, the dream was over for three teams. Hull City joined QPR and Burnley on the drop down to the Championship.
Sydney FC remain in the dark over a variety of issues in the run up to this week’s friendlies against Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea FC.
Through all the fame and championship medals, and the exciting relegation battle, I can’t help but feel that this English Premier League season felt just a little bit out of the ordinary. Let me explain why.
After 38 matches and countless goals, the EPL team of the season is… not Chelsea.
An old saying goes that ‘nobody is a prophet in his own land’. I believe that this is a half-truth.
In May 2015, Football Federation Australia (FFA) published its Whole of Football Plan. Within that document it announced plans for the creation of a football museum within an ‘Australian home of football’.
The last round of the English Premier League and it’s do or die for the teams at the bottom of the table. So who’s going down? Who will we greet next season? Let’s jump straight into it.
With the A-League grand final in the past and that other great competition the Eurovision Song contest front and centre in our thoughts, now seems like an opportune time to reflect on the basic tenets of our great game – the rules and regulations.
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In the last episode, we had a look at some of the biggest players in football who could be on the move. Here are some more who could be transferred across Europe during the summer.
It wasn’t long ago that the Serie A was considered dead – a worthless, uncompetitive league that had been rapidly overtaken by its English, Spanish and German counterparts.
Football journalists have been trying to draw some emotion out of Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal ever since he arrived in the UK.
With the A-League done and dusted our attention now moves to the FIFA Women’s World Cup where our Matildas will take on the might of some of the world’s best teams.
As fan favourite Archie Thompson made his way onto the field for a cameo appearance in Melbourne Victory’s grand final victory over Sydney FC he was greeted with one of the largest cheers of the game.
Whether it’s seeing big-money moves, or club legends leaving, we all love fresh-faced recruits in our team’s starting line-up to bring excitement and even more competitiveness for the upcoming season.
Real Madrid is less a sporting club than an HBO period drama, played out by characters who wish they could get on with kicking a ball instead of being political pawns.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has battled against racism for most of his professional career and the 32-year-old Ivorian recently called for “radical sanctions” against countries with racist fans.
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