FA Cup 2021-22: Aussies in the hat for first round proper

A number of Australians plying their trade in the lower leagues of England are in the hat for the first round proper of the FA Cup. Earlier this month, Sydney-born Callum Kealy scored a decisive goal in the third qualifying…

Training alone, trials and travel restrictions: Life as a free agent in a global pandemic

There are few more exciting times in the footballing calendar for fans than when the transfer window is thrown open. Excited supporters sit with bated breath, pouring over every whisper and rumour as they wait in anticipation for all the…

Tactical Analysis: What to Expect From Perth Glory and Daniel Sturridge This Season

Perth Glory sent the Australian Football sphere into mayhem last week with the announcement that former Liverpool star Daniel Sturridge will be heading down-under this season. The Englishman’s arrival – arguably the biggest transfer in A-League history since Alessandro Del…

Three games in ten days in South American Qualifiers

For the second time in the history of the CONMEBOL Qualifiers, there will be three games in one qualification round in the Road to Qatar 2022. The FIFA set of games will start with Paraguay and Argentina. The actual champion…

‘They put dirty nappies with our names in the dressing room!’: Aussie Harrison Devenish-Meares on football in Romania

Harrison Devenish-Meares has had a full range of experiences in training sessions, varying from using state of the art facilities in America, to feeling the wrath of Romanian football ultras. The Round of 32 of the Romanian Cup is as…

Peter Makrillos: La Masia, cold rainy nights in Stoke, and the Socceroos dream

The Australian has been one of Slavia Sofia’s stand-out performers but he had to go through a lot before getting the chance to shine in Bulgaria. Peter was born in Sydney and started his football journey playing for local clubs…

Daniel Sturridge to Perth Glory: How the footballing world reacted

Champions League and Premier League title-winner Daniel Sturridge was announced as a Perth Glory player last night, in one of the most significant transfers in Australian domestic football history. The 32-year-old former Liverpool and Chelsea striker has signed a one-year…

Toby Snook: Who is WA’s Welsh international?

To date, over 80 different nationalities have been represented in the A-League, and given the history, popularity and quality of the game in Britain, it’s no surprise that the UK and Ireland have provided more than their fair share of…

AFC unveils academic centre of excellence

In Kuala Lumpar, the Asian Football Confederation have launched the Academic Centre of Excellence which is a virtual education institute with the sole intention of nurturing and developing the skill sets of future administrators and leaders within the Asian game.…

Ligue 1 Weekly Wrap-Up: Matchday 8

Olympique Marseille and RC Lens produce a goalscoring epic and, Paris-Saint Germain extends their winning streak to eight games. Goals from Amine Gouiri, Calvin Stengs and Andy Delort helped OGC Nice kick off Matchday 8 with a 3-0 away win…