The truth behind Australian football’s ‘lazy excuse’ for change

The introduction of 34-year-old and recently naturalised Bruno Fornaroli to the Socceroos set up was indicative of years and years of not addressing the biggest problem with Australian football right now: the demand for international players is far outweighing the supply. JOEY LYNCH finds out why. Full story for Optus Sport: https://sport.optus.com.au/articles/os41087/socceroos-news-2022-australia-football-young-players-next-generation

Victory to add Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy

November 10 Update: Melbourne Victory has confirmed the appointment of Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy: https://twitter.com/gomvfc/status/1458210686627057665?s=20 Original Story Published on November 9: Melbourne Victory’s rebuild has added another key piece, with youth guru Joe Palatsides set to be unveiled as the fallen A-League Men giant’s new Head of Academy.  At a press conference on … Continue reading Victory to add Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy

A ‘crazy adventure’: Why Denis Genreau is a Socceroo with a journey Arnie wants you to know about

In less than 12 months, Denis Genreau has gone from putting his faith in an expansion side to revive his career to a regular part of Australia’s national team setup and starting week in and week out for Ligue 2’s promotion favourites. It’s a journey that serves as a model for the benefits Australian football … Continue reading A ‘crazy adventure’: Why Denis Genreau is a Socceroo with a journey Arnie wants you to know about

Australian top-flight set for a radical overhaul: A-League Men, A-League Women

Australia's professional football leagues will undergo a major change heading into the 2021-22 season, with the competitions unified under a new "A-Leagues" banner to be formally unveiled by league administrators, the Australian Professional Leagues (APL) on Wednesday. The W-League will become the A-League Women (ALW), while the A-League will officially become known as the A-League … Continue reading Australian top-flight set for a radical overhaul: A-League Men, A-League Women

Fear, loathing and waiting for Western United’s stadium

Last week, A-League club Western United made two announcements that were simultaneously unrelated and intrinsically tied. The latter of the two represented a club attempting to find a "least bad" option available that, nonetheless, kicked off a firestorm. The former, in hindsight, served as a reminder that the coming controversy was entirely of United's creation. … Continue reading Fear, loathing and waiting for Western United’s stadium

Soil set to be turned at site of Western United’s proposed stadium

A small, but tangible, step on the road to Western United’s elusive stadium apears set to be made next month, with the announcement that early works on the proposed venue’s site are set to commence.  In a Wednesday afternoon release, Western Melbourne Group (WMG) -- United's parent company -- announced that construction of haul roads … Continue reading Soil set to be turned at site of Western United’s proposed stadium