Adam Federici – The “frustrated centre-forward” that became a legend in Berkshire

weekend, bringing an end to a remarkable story of one of Australian football’s most underrated exports.

“As a player or coach, you just want things to hurry up and get into it” – Aloisi on pre-season in lockdown

Preparing for a new season at a new club as a new coach is tough enough. Throw in an ongoing global pandemic, and everything becomes just that little bit harder. From signing players to getting match minutes in the leg,…

“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…

Diego Castro: The Man, The Myth, ‘El Maestro’

August 6th, 2015. Perth Glory have just announced the signing of a 33-year-old winger from Spanish side Getafe CF. After more than a decade of plying his trade in his homeland, Diego Castro Gimenez, was set to make the switch…

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…

“I really felt for the fans. It was a really, really tough season”: Steve Kean lifts the lid on his time at Melbourne Victory

Eyebrows were certainly raised when, ahead of their 2020-21 campaign, the Melbourne Victory announced the arrival of former Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean. More than a decade after making the transition from coaching in to management, the one time Premier…

“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…

Isuzu UTE named the new A-League Men’s naming rights sponsor

After parting ways with former sponsors Hyundai in 2020, the A-Leagues announced the signing of Isuzu UTE Australia as a naming rights sponsor for the men’s competition, where the league will be known as the ‘Isuzu UTE A-League Men’. It…

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…