In a wide-ranging interview, James Johnson sits down with ESPN’s Joey Lynch to discuss promotion and relegation in the A-Leagues, what the Socceroos and Matildas will be doing in 2022, and Football Australia’s plans for the future.
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 … More City take the win, South take the pride from FFA Cup
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 in the FFA Cup this Friday. Kisnorbo commenced what would become a long and … More “I owe a lot to them” — City coach Kisnorbo looking forward to going back where it all began against South Melbourne
November 10 Update: Melbourne Victory has confirmed the appointment of Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy: 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 Tuesday … More Victory to add Joe Palatsides as Head of Academy
Football Australia has confirmed it is exploring methods of supporting NPL clubs affected by delays to their Round of 32 FFA Cup Fixtures with minimum roster requirements and competitiveness. Football Australia, in the wake of the successful staging of Round of 32 FFA Cup contests across West Australia, South Australia and Queensland, undertook a select … More Football Australia exploring means of supporting pandemic-affected FFA Cup clubs
Highlights from Joseph Lynch’s commentary of the 2021 Football Victoria season, encompassing NPL Victoria, NPL2 Victoria, NPL3 Victoria, NPLW Victoria and FFA Cup competitions.
Preview of Avondale FC vs Port Melbourne and South Melbourne vs Hume City in the semifinals of the Dockerty Cup. Full story: https://www.footballvictoria.com.au/news/dockerty-cup-semi-final-preview-0
The introduction of a national second tier has taken a significant step forward with Football Australia inserting a placeholder for the competition into the nation’s domestic football calendar for 2021-22. Full story published for ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4441281/football-australia-adds-national-second-tier-to-football-pyramid-in-calendar-restructure
Clear separation has emerged in NPLW Victoria — the top four all vanquishing bottom four opponents yet again over the weekend — but the battle for positioning between those within those two cohorts remains fierce at the conclusion of round 14. Full story published for Football Victoria: https://www.footballvictoria.com.au/news/nplw-round-14-recap
Reflective of the heavily congested nature of the NPL Victoria table, Round 20 of the Victorian top-flight was a heavily contested one: three of the round’s seven games ending in stalemates and a further two decided by just a single goal. Full story published for Football Victoria: https://www.footballvictoria.com.au/news/npl-victoria-round-20-recap