Australia's Asian Cup hopes have been dealt a huge blow after it was confirmed star midfielder Aaron Mooy will be out for three months with a knee injury.
The Huddersfield Town schemer suffered a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee during the Terriers' 1-0 defeat to Arsenal last Saturday. It was hoped that the former Melbourne City and Western Sydney man had sustained only minor damage, but the Premier League strugglers confirmed on Wednesday the 28-year-old would be out until at least...
Former Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has challenged the new Football Federation Board to be bold and finally make the call to expand the A-League.
There are widespread fears the FFA could on Thursday announce a delay in recommending which teams could be added to the league after this season. Postecoglou has distanced himself from Australian football since sensationally quitting as national coach one year ago, but has touted the need for expansion.
"It'll come down to the people that are in charge...
The Australian government has called for an Australian-based refugee footballer to be released from detention in Thailand immediately.
Hakeem al-Araibi was detained in Bangkok in November on an Interpol warrant issued at the request of Bahrain.
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Sunday she had raised the matter with her Thai counterpart, Don Pramudwinai, requesting that 25-year-old Al-Araibi be allowed to fly back to Melbourne as soon as possible.