Football Australia set to present National Second Division models to potential clubs

A significant step towards the introduction of a men's national second division (NSD) has been reached, with Football Australia set to present "detailed financial work" to potential participating clubs following a June board meeting. Full story in ESPN: https://www.espn.com/soccer/australian-a-league-men/story/4679965/football-australia-set-to-present-national-second-division-models-to-potential-clubs

Brillante eager to mark Victory turnaround with FFA Cup win

After his club experienced the most embarrassing and significant fall in A-League Men (ALM) history across its past two years, Melbourne Victory captain Josh Brillante is relishing the opportunity to establish their rebuilding efforts in this weekend's FFA Cup final against the Central Coast Mariners. After finishing second-bottom in 2019-20, Victory crashed to rock bottom … Continue reading Brillante eager to mark Victory turnaround with FFA Cup win

Nigro embracing opportunities to play with Victory set to rotate squad for FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory defender Stefan Nigro isn’t quite sure what to expect from Perth Glory in their FFA Cup meeting on Wednesday evening, but he’s nonetheless embracing an opportunity to state his case for more minutes in a competitive hitout.  Victory’s Tony Popovic-era got off to a winning start on Saturday evening; downing Western United 1-0 … Continue reading Nigro embracing opportunities to play with Victory set to rotate squad for FFA Cup

Drama, brilliance, and calamity as Prijović helps Western United down Newcastle in FFA Cup

It wouldn’t be Australian football if it marked a historic occasion without adding in equal amounts controversy, brilliance, and downright insanity.  After Lachlan Wales opener had been cancelled out by Daniel dos Santos Penha’s sumptuous second-half free-kick, Aleksandar Prijović’s 79th-minute goal consigned Newcastle Jets to the unwanted title of the first A-League Men’s side in … Continue reading Drama, brilliance, and calamity as Prijović helps Western United down Newcastle in FFA Cup

City take the win, South take the pride from FFA Cup

In reality, Melbourne City's win over South Melbourne at Lakeside Stadium on Friday night -- 3-0 thanks to a brace from Scott Galloway and goal from Connor Metcalfe -- was never really in doubt. Heading to Albert Park as belligerents for the first time in their existence, Melbourne City represents everything that the National Premier … Continue reading City take the win, South take the pride from FFA Cup

“I owe a lot to them” — City coach Kisnorbo looking forward to going back where it all began against South Melbourne

Kisnorbo (in white) in National Soccer League action for South MelbourneImage Credit: South Melbourne He's long progressed past the point of needing to catch the tram down, but Melbourne City coach Patrick Kisnorbo is relishing the chance to return to the place where his professional career began when he leads his side against South Melbourne … Continue reading “I owe a lot to them” — City coach Kisnorbo looking forward to going back where it all began against South Melbourne