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A-League Preview: Glory looking to make history this weekend

Perth Glory could clinch its first ever Premiers Plate in this weekend’s Rd 25 of the A-League if it defeats Newcastle Jets at home and second placed Sydney FC drops …

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Lambadaridis goes back to the future for Greek derby

Flashback to five years ago in Surfers Paradise, when a young 21-year-old Brisbane Roar footballer, George Lambadaridis, was a guest of honour at a Hellenic Cup final involving Brisbane Olympic …

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Chris Nikou wins seat on AFC executive committee

FFA Chairman Chris Nikou was elected to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Executive Committee, for a four year term on Saturday, becoming just the second ever Australian to serve on …

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Stakeholders outline positions in response to new pro League report

The responses of three major stakeholders to the New League Working Group (NLWG) report and recommendations, delivered to the FFA last Sunday, indicates that consensus is still some way off …

Glory aiming for Victory hat trick

The A-League returns this weekend after a scheduled break for International action, with a host of young Olyroos coming back into their respective teams. There’s some intriguing matches this round …

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Greens winger becomes first NPL player to join Western United

Fledgling A-League club Western United announced its first NPL signing earlier this week. Exciting Bentleigh Greens winger Kuach ‘Valentino’ Yuel, aged 24, is the first of the anticipated recruitments from …

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Nikou and FFA unleash critical storm over decision to back Sheik Salman

Sports, politics and human rights can make for a volatile mix the FFA has discovered this week. FFA Chairman Chris Nikou and his board have had to weather a storm …

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Northcote City, Box Hill United and Waverley AEK enter FFA CUP rd 4 as underdogs

The FFA Cup Rd 4 draw marks the beginning of the David and Goliath fixtures that so often characterizes this stage of the competition when the 34 NPL teams enter …

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Victory and City look to rediscover winning ways

The big A-League news in the aftermath of last round’s eye popping 8-2 Mariner’s loss to Phoenix was coach Mike Mulvey’s dismissal and his replacement by another recently dismissed coach, …

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Koutroumbis, Gersbach and Mourdoukoutas win Olyroos squad selection

Newcastle Jets utility John Koutroumbis had double cause to celebrate during the week with his 21st birthday coinciding with the announcement of his selection in Graham Arnold’s Olyroos squad which …