Thomas Williams
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Thomas is a freelance journalist who specialises in tactical analysis. While principally freelancing at Kick360, Thomas also works for Scouted Football and previously owned a sports news website. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts (BA) followed by a Juris Doctor (JD) as a Chancellor's Scholar at the University of Melbourne.

“It taught me a lot, it was really difficult at times”: Rojas reflects on European journey ahead of comeback season

Quietly spoken but with an air of confidence, you get the sense that Marco Rojas is raring to go after an injury-riddled 2020/21 season for Melbourne Victory. The Kiwi international is certainly no stranger to adversity. On two separate occasions…

Socceroos vs Japan: Biggest test presents colossal opportunity

Despite emerging victorious in 11 consecutive World Cup Qualifiers, a Socceroos victory against Japan on Tuesday night would be sweeter than any in recent memory. Historically, this clash was the ultimate test of quality in Asia – an even battle…

“I’m not there for a holiday,” asserts Perth Glory marquee signing Daniel Sturridge

26-time England international and former Premier League star Daniel Sturridge vehemently expressed his goals for the 2021/22 season, his reasons for coming to Australia and his general love for football during his first media conference as an A-League Men marquee.…

Two A-League Men’s prodigies named amongst best talents in world football

Two of the A-League Men’s brightest young talents have been named in 2021’s edition of the The Guardian’s 60 best young talents in world football. In what represents a massive recognition of achievement for both Australian football and the A-Leagues…

Vital inclusions as Arnold selects 25-man Socceroos squad for WCQs

Socceroos manager Graham Arnold has named a 25-man squad for the Socceroos third round World Cup Qualifiers against Oman and Japan. Headlining the squad is Shanghai Port’s Aaron Mooy and Real Sociedad’s Mat Ryan while Chris Ikonomidis and Fran Karačić…

OPINION | The A-League is a development league, and this is a good thing

“I don’t see the A-League as a development league,” were the words uttered by then Sydney FC manager and current Socceroos boss Graham Arnold in 2018 when the league came under scrutiny for its lack of opportunities provided to Australian…

Youthful flavour reigns supreme as PFA releases annual A-League report

Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) have released their annual A-League report detailing crucial data on the league and Australian football as a whole. The numbers make for interesting reading as the PFA reveal the average salary of A-League players, general satisfaction…

Melbourne Victory to sign former Wolves, Benfica defender

A-League powerhouse Melbourne Victory are set to bolster their defensive stocks with the signing of Portuguese centre-back Roderick Miranda. Kick360 understands alongside initial reports from Record Portugal that the club has been in intense negotiations with the former Wolverhampton Wanderers,…

Australia vs Vietnam: Opposition Preview

After a dominant victory against China in their first match of phase three of World Cup qualifying, Australia will look to extend their nine game winning streak with a victory over Vietnam. Fresh off a 3-1 defeat away against Saudi…

“You could certainly feel the air conditioning” – Souttar on 2022 World Cup stadiums

With COVID restrictions remaining tight in Australia, Doha became the Socceroos’ alternative home base as they were offered a sneak peak of a 2022 FIFA World Cup stadium with their 3-0 victory over China in Qatar. Exposed to immense heat…