Victoria

A State of Indifference?

Western Australia has a proud footballing history. Fifty years ago this year the State became the first Australian representative team to compete in an Asian tournament, the Merdeka Cup in Malaysia. The Socceroos had been invited but had to decline,

What’s Best For The Kids.

Change can sometimes be challenging. Change can also be confronting. Change may be happening quicker today than in years gone by, and many may be more open to change, but change can still be destabilising. For years the Australian sporting

Time to Stand Up, and Together

At the start of this week it was revealed that the Victorian clubs in their National Premier Leagues competition are adding heat to the argument that the A-league needs expansion, and that the current model needs to move away from

Patience, and Faith in Youth Can Deliver a Dream

Patience is a real virtue in modern-day sport, but sadly very few club owners, administrators or even national associations seem to possess this virtue. In 2005 the Junior Hockey World Cup was played in Rotterdam. In the final Argentina defeated

Stand Alone A-League Will Be A Game Changer

We have all read about the delegation from FIFA and the AFC arriving in Australia this week as part of a fact-finding mission to look at instigating changes to FFA’s constitution. The ulterior motive is believed to be to have

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