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Sacked Australian football coach Alen Stajcic says reputation has been ruined

Stajcic, who took charge in 2014, guided the team to the quarter-finals of the 2015 World Cup and the same stage at the Rio Olympics the following year.

Feb 11, 2019, 12:33 PM IST

Football: Frank Lowy era ends in Australia as FFA elect new chairman

Lowy senior centralised control as he helped drag the game from its position as the poor relation of winter football codes to its current strength.

Nov 19, 2018, 15:03 PM IST

FFA boss Frank Lowy says would welcome inquiry into World Cup bid

Australia soccer supremo Frank Lowy would welcome a parliamentary inquiry into the country`s failed bid for the 2022 World Cup amid a major corruption scandal engulfing global soccer governing body

Jun 09, 2015, 13:19 PM IST

Australia will not bid for FIFA events until change

Australia has shelved its bid for the 2023 Women`s World Cup pending an "overhaul" of FIFA as the global football governing body reels from a corruption scandal.

Jun 09, 2015, 05:11 AM IST

Australia disappointed but promises to work with Sepp Blatter

Australia`s football chief Frank Lowy has promised to work with Sepp Blatter to try to repair FIFA`s tattered reputation despite his disappointment at the re-election of the Swiss as president of the game`s world governing body.

May 30, 2015, 06:27 AM IST

Time for Sepp Blatter to go, says Australian former FIFA official

Australian Les Murray, a former member of FIFA`s Ethics Committee, says it is time for Sepp Blatter`s long reign as president of soccer`s governing body to come to an end, even if there is no evidence the Swiss is personally corrupt.

May 28, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

Perth Glory banned over cap breaches

Perth Glory have been banned from the A-League finals and fined Aus$269,000 (US$207,000) after being found guilty of salary cap breaches over three seasons, Football Federation Australia (FFA) said Friday.

Apr 10, 2015, 13:03 PM IST

Asian Cup was corruption free: AFC

The extensive integrity action plan and key stakeholder collaboration implemented to combat the threat of match fixing during the 2015 Asian Cup was successful, with no evidence of game manipulation uncovered at the tournament, Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said in a statement Tuesday.

Feb 17, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Australia defends World Cup bid from FIFA report

Football Federation Australia said Friday it was seeking further information from FIFA`s ethics committee over claims Australia used taxpayer money to buy votes for its 2022 World Cup bid.

Nov 14, 2014, 09:46 AM IST

Australia`s A-League marks 10 years

Australia`s A-League is aiming to break the two million spectator barrier this season for the first time, organisers said Tuesday, as the tournament marks its first decade.

Oct 07, 2014, 13:34 PM IST

Australia mulls fresh World Cup bid

Football Federation Australia said Monday it may re-submit its bid to host the 2022 World Cup, after fresh corruption allegations emerged surrounding Qatar`s controversial campaign to host the tournament.

Jun 02, 2014, 13:53 PM IST

 Australian footballers face pay cuts

Australia`s top football players face a pay cut next year with a plan for remuneration to be based on how profitable the national team`s games are.

May 20, 2014, 11:25 AM IST

Australia look to Guardian Ange for World Cup

Ange Postecoglou has promised to restore positive, attacking football as he leads Australia`s transition away from their "golden generation" at the World Cup.

May 12, 2014, 12:46 PM IST

FFA part ways with Matildas` Dutch coach

Hesterine de Reus has left her position as head coach of Australia`s women`s national football team amid reports of player unrest, Football Federation Australia said on Thursday.

Apr 17, 2014, 10:09 AM IST

Ange Postecoglou favourite for Australia coaching job

Melbourne Victory`s coach Ange Postecoglou is favourite for the vacant Socceroos coaching job with Football Federation Australia (FFA) on a tight budget.

Oct 14, 2013, 16:47 PM IST

Kewell`s A-League talks break down: Manager

Harry Kewell`s prospects of playing in Australia`s A-League have fallen through after a breakdown in talks with the Football Federation Australia, his manager said on Monday.

Jul 04, 2011, 12:23 PM IST

Kewell`s A-League talks break down: Manager

Harry Kewell`s prospects of playing in Australia`s A-League have fallen through after a breakdown in talks with the Football Federation Australia, his manager said on Monday.

Jul 04, 2011, 12:23 PM IST

Aussies should aim for World Cup quarters: FFA boss

Football Federation Australia (FFA) chief Ben Buckley has said the Socceroos deserve criticism if they do not target a quarter-final spot at this year`s World Cup finals.

Mar 18, 2010, 16:14 PM IST

Aussies should aim for World Cup quarters: FFA boss

Football Federation Australia (FFA) chief Ben Buckley has said the Socceroos deserve criticism if they do not target a quarter-final spot at this year`s World Cup finals.

Mar 18, 2010, 16:14 PM IST