Professional Footballers Australia open to domestic transfer system or salary cap, not both

Professional Footballers Australia believes any introduction of a domestic transfer system (DTS) into Australian football must be collectively bargained, and that, "fundamentally," it cannot accept both a DTS and salary cap, PFA co-chief executive Beau Busch has told ESPN. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league-men/story/4611183/professional-footballers-australia-open-to-domestic-transfer-system-or-salary-capnot-both

Football Australia stays silent as John Aloisi argues against biennial World Cups

Socceroos legend John Aloisi and Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) have joined the growing international chorus against FIFA's push for a biennial World Cup, with it still unclear what Football Australia's position on the controversial proposal is. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4553059/football-australia-stays-silent-as-john-aloisi-argues-against-biennial-world-cups

Domestic transfer system has players’ union on collision course with Football Australia

Significant reforms are potentially on the way for Australian football in the form of a domestic transfer system and national second division, but as this week's ESPN Australia and New Zealand football wrap details, introducing them is never easy. Beyond that, we hear from two of the A-League's most lethal strikers and pay respect to Sam Kerr. … Continue reading Domestic transfer system has players’ union on collision course with Football Australia

Football takes fight to Australian trolls, why are Wanderers wobbling in A-League

Taking the fight to Australian football's trolls, the wobbly Wanderers, working week in and week out, five A-League youngsters taking their chances, Sydney's blunt edge, and much more. ESPN's Australian football wrap is back. Full story published in ESPN Australia and New Zealand: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australian-a-league/story/4329629/football-takes-fight-to-australian-trollswhy-are-wanderers-wobbling-in-a-league

FFA CEO Johnson holds back on intervening as pay dispute heats up

Full story first published for SBS' The World Game: https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/ffa-ceo-johnson-holds-back-on-intervening-as-pay-dispute-heats-up FFA CEO James Johnson has sought to calm the discourse surrounding ongoing Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) negotiations, telling SBS that while the FFA would intervene should the talks begin to bring the sport “into disrepute”, he didn’t believe that they were presently at that point. … Continue reading FFA CEO Johnson holds back on intervening as pay dispute heats up