Danny Townsend set to take CEO role at the APL, departing Sydney FC in 2022

Danny Townsend is set to become the full-time Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Australian Professional Leagues (APL) in the first half of 2022. This means that Townsend is set to depart his current role with Sydney FC as the…

OPINION | Digital revolution could be the defining marker that shifts the fortunes of football in Australia

One of the core features of the A-Leagues’ independence from the FA has been the digital hub, touted by the league’s chiefs as a game changer. We’ve had many game changers over the years as football fans. From expansion to…

Beyond the Dugout: The APL

The fledgling Australian Professional Leagues (APL) faced a baptism of fire last season, announcing their landmark uncoupling from Football Australia on the eve of an A-League season that would be dominated by the global pandemic.  Despite the challenges, the 2020/21…