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'Massive gamble' to play and coach in A-league paid off says Liverpool great Robbie Fowler
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'Massive gamble' to play and coach in A-league paid off says Liverpool great Robbie Fowler

Robbie Fowler believes his decision to move to Australia was a gamble that paid off and that his Brisbane Roar side would have been contenders for a third A-League title had the coronavirus outbreak not intervened.

Coronavirus pandemic: Australia's top-flight football competition A-League to be played behind closed doors
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Coronavirus pandemic: Australia's top-flight football competition A-League to be played behind closed doors

Media had speculated that the league would be suspended due to government travel curbs that require two teams, Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory, to be quarantined for 14 days upon returning to Australia after Sunday’s match in New Zealand

Football Federation Australia reschedules W-League match between Newcastle and Adelaide due to poor air quality
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Football Federation Australia reschedules W-League match between Newcastle and Adelaide due to poor air quality

Football Federation Australia said on Thursday with the poor air quality in the Hunter region, which encompasses Newcastle, and temperatures expected to exceed 30C at the kickoff time of 5 pm the women’s W-League match between Newcastle and Adelaide would be rescheduled for 1 February

Australian football coaches question integrity of FFA's review into sacking of former women's coach Alen Stajcic
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Australian football coaches question integrity of FFA's review into sacking of former women's coach Alen Stajcic

A body representing Australia’s top football coaches has queried the integrity of a review into the country’s national teams after it found no agenda behind the termination of former women’s coach Alen Stajcic.

Sam Kerr scores brace as Australia beat Chile in front of record crowd of 20,029 people
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Sam Kerr scores brace as Australia beat Chile in front of record crowd of 20,029 people

Kerr scored in each half and has 40 goals in her past 40 games for Perth in the W-League, Chicago in the NWSL, and Australia

Australian women's footballers receive equal pay contracts as male counterparts in landmark move
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Australian women's footballers receive equal pay contracts as male counterparts in landmark move

Under a new centralised contract system, Matildas stars such as Sam Kerr and Ellie Carpenter will be paid an equal amount as big-name Socceroos like Aaron Mooy and Mat Ryan.

Indonesian football authorities in preliminary talks with Australia for 2034 FIFA World Cup joint bid
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Indonesian football authorities in preliminary talks with Australia for 2034 FIFA World Cup joint bid

Indonesia and Australia are in preliminary talks about making a joint bid for the 2034 World Cup, the Southeast Asian nation's football association said Thursday.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: With gender pay gap amounting to $370 million, it's time for change
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: With gender pay gap amounting to $370 million, it's time for change

FIFA Women's World Cup highlights the glaring gender pay gap, poor treatment of women players, lack of support and glaring inequalities in treatment of the women. Strikes, legal action and consistently speaking out are helping these women make their case.

Australia's women footballers secure same minimum wages as men in landmark pay deal
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Australia's women footballers secure same minimum wages as men in landmark pay deal

Australia's professional female footballers secured a landmark pay rise Friday that will see them receive the same minimum wage as their male counterparts in a win for gender equality.

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi leaves Thailand for Australia after court drops extradition proceedings against him
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Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi leaves Thailand for Australia after court drops extradition proceedings against him

Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi will not be sent back to Bahrain after Thailand dropped extradition proceedings against him at the Gulf State's request, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Australian PM Scott Morrison ramps up pressure on Bangkok to release refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi
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Australian PM Scott Morrison ramps up pressure on Bangkok to release refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ramped up pressure on Bangkok to release a refugee footballer held on a Bahrain extradition request, as sporting authorities cancelled two events in Thailand over his detention.

Sprint legend Usain Bolt offered contract by Maltese club Valletta FC, despite being on trial at Central Coast Mariners
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Sprint legend Usain Bolt offered contract by Maltese club Valletta FC, despite being on trial at Central Coast Mariners

Former sprinter turned professional footballer Usain Bolt has received a professional contract from Maltese club Valletta FC, who have promised Bolt the chance to play in a cup final.

Olympic champion Usain Bolt told to appear for drug test despite having no professional A-League contract
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Olympic champion Usain Bolt told to appear for drug test despite having no professional A-League contract

Sprint legend Usain Bolt has been asked to complete a doping test by the Australian Football Federation, despite not being officially registered with a club from the country yet.

Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill announces retirement from international football
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Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill announces retirement from international football

Australia's all-time leading goal-scorer Tim Cahill retired from international football on Tuesday, ending an illustrious career that has taken him to four World Cups.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Australian FA denies Tim Cahill's inclusion for commercial reasons as in-form Jamie Maclaren misses out
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Australian FA denies Tim Cahill's inclusion for commercial reasons as in-form Jamie Maclaren misses out

Australian football chiefs were forced to deny that veteran Tim Cahill was in the country's World Cup squad for commercial reasons after in-form Hibernian striker Jamie Maclaren was axed.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Australia's Aaron Mooy says team will look to build on Syria win against Honduras
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Australia's Aaron Mooy says team will look to build on Syria win against Honduras

Aaron Mooy said that it doesn't matter if it's away or home – they will look to go for the win and hopeful of taking a good result back to Sydney.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Tim Cahill doubtful for first-leg playoff against Honduras
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Tim Cahill doubtful for first-leg playoff against Honduras

Australia’s totemic forward Tim Cahill has not fractured his ankle but is still a doubt for next week’s first leg of the World Cup playoff against Honduras, Football Federation Australia said on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Asian play-off between Syria and Australia to be held in Malaysia next month
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FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers: Asian play-off between Syria and Australia to be held in Malaysia next month

Syria will play Australia in the first leg of their crucial World Cup Asian play-off in Malaysia next month, football authorities announced Thursday.

World Cup qualifiers: Australia captain Mile Jedinak to miss crucial fixtures due to groin injury
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World Cup qualifiers: Australia captain Mile Jedinak to miss crucial fixtures due to groin injury

Australia's hopes of qualifying for next year's World Cup have been dealt a blow after injury concerns forced skipper Mile Jedinak out of a 23-man squad to face Japan and Thailand in crunch qualifiers.

Australia announce government-backed bid to host 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup
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Australia announce government-backed bid to host 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Australia had previously bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup but lost out to Qatar.