Neal Symons
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Neal is the co-founder and Operations Manager at Kick360. He is a freelance football journalist/broadcaster currently studying a bachelor of Commerce/Economics at Monash University. Neal has had work published for FNR Radio, The Roar Sports and a number of other outlets. He is also an NPL Victoria commentator and hosts The Round Ball Project Podcast.

Key Takeaways: Australia vs Vietnam

The first Socceroos match in Melbourne in over four years saw a Tom Rogic masterclass as they defeated Vietnam 4-0 on a humid yet rainy Thursday night at AAMI Park. After 19 seconds following kick off, Tom Rogic looked to…

Socceroos to return to Sydney for crucial World Cup Qualifier

Football Australia today have announced that the Socceroos World Cup Qualifier against Japan on the 24th of March will be held at Stadium Australia in Sydney. This will mark the first time the Socceroos have played at Stadium Australia in…

“He brings that X-factor” – Arnold excited by young star Volpato

Australian-born youngster Cristian Volpato has made waves across the Australian footballing landscape following his debut for AS Roma in a 3-0 loss against Inter Milan, raising extensive questions about the developmental pathways within Australia. Following the announcement that the Socceroos…

Kits galore! Culture-fuelled pop up store set to open next week

Australia possesses an intriguing footballing environment with the coexistence of European and domestic fanbases, cultivating a unique ambience amongst the fraternity of Australia’s sporting culture. Starved of communal interaction due to the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, football photographer…

Key Takeaways: Melbourne City vs Western United

Western United have clinched their first major scalp of the new campaign, with a first half goal from Dylan Wenzel-Halls firing the Green and Black to a 1-0 victory. Both sides were afforded non-threatening chances in the opening phases of…

The Lead Up | LIVE BLOG: 3/12

Welcome to The Lead Up, Kick360‘s Live Blog that keeps you informed with everything from injury updates, team news and general news within Australian football ahead of the upcoming A-Leagues match-day!

Liberty to be the A-League Women’s naming rights sponsor

The A-Leagues have announced that non-bank lender Liberty will be the first naming rights partner of the A-League Women’s. The league will be named The Liberty A-League, joining the Isuzu UTE A-League as the two new naming rights sponsors for…

Lisa De Vanna returns to football as she signs with hometown club

After seemingly announcing her retirement from football in September of this year, 150-time capped Matilda Lisa De Vanna has made her return to Perth for the third time in her career having laced up the boots for the Glory from…

Football Australia enter new era as financial statements revealed for 2021

Football Australia released their financial reports from the year ended 30 June 2021 , providing intriguing insights into how the administrated navigated the troubles of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was estimated that the capped attendances for the 2020/21 A-League Men’s…

A-Leagues anthem released as kick off imminent

This morning the A-Leagues have released the anthem for the upcoming season, entitled “Real Nice (H.C.T.F)”, put together by artists Young Franco & Tkay Maidza featuring Nerve. It marks the commencement of a new era in Australian Football, with the…