asia

A-League calendar switch in 2021 can be 'massive boost’ says Archie

A-League calendar switch in 2021 can be 'massive boost’ says Archie

Australian legend Archie Thompson has enthusiastically backed the idea of moving the next A-League season to align with Asia.  23 Apr 2020
Aussie striker 'delighted' after win in China confirms title

Aussie striker 'delighted' after win in China confirms title

Former Newcastle Jets striker Harry Sawyer has won his first title in Asia after his club sealed the Hong Kong Premier League title earlier today (Saturday). 4 May 2019
A-League transfer radar: Top 5 Aussies in Asia

A-League transfer radar: Top 5 Aussies in Asia

What’s exciting right now? The Australian players who’ve transferred to Asia for more game time and improve in a new and challenging environment. 29 Jan 2019
Crazy stories of an Aussie coach working abroad

Crazy stories of an Aussie coach working abroad

There are Aussie coaches who’ve traveled and worked around our region. Then there’s Gary Phillips, Australia’s ultimate ‘have-clipboard-will-travel’ manager. 16 Jan 2019
The South-East Asian boom on A-League’s doorstep

The South-East Asian boom on A-League’s doorstep

The J-League's seeing the potential, but will the A-League miss out on the football revolution happening on its doorstep in South-East Asia? 18 Dec 2018
Crazy rich A-League

Crazy rich A-League

The former Head of the A-League Archie Fraser believes the door to Asia’s riches could finally open after this week’s football revolution. 4 Oct 2018
Melbourne Victory player ratings v Ulsan

Melbourne Victory player ratings v Ulsan

After an epic journey to reach the game, the Victory players didn't manage to turn up. 4 Apr 2018
Sam Kerr named 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Sam Kerr named 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year

Matildas forward Sam Kerr has been crowned the 2017 AFC Women's Player of the Year at the AFC Annual Awards ceremony in   Bangkok, Thailand. 29 Nov 2017
Sam Kerr nominated for 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year Award

Sam Kerr nominated for 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year Award

Matildas striker Sam Kerr has been nominated for the 2017 AFC Women’s Player of the Year. 18 Nov 2017
Is the A-League’s foreign quota too lenient?

Is the A-League’s foreign quota too lenient?

The A-League has one of the most generous foreign player allowances in Asia, with up to six imports permitted per side. But does our league’s quota raise the quality of Australian football, or deny opportunities to Aussie youth? 3 Jul 2017
Australia to bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Australia to bid for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

With the backing of the Australian Federal Government, Football Federation Australia is set to announce tomorrow that they will be bidding to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. 12 Jun 2017
Why are Australian clubs failing in Asia?

Why are Australian clubs failing in Asia?

Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers - two of the A-League’s strongest clubs this season – have unceremoniously crashed out of the Asian Champions League at the group stage. 28 Apr 2017
2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup nations confirmed

2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup nations confirmed

With the conclusion of the AFC Women's Asian Cup Qualifiers earlier this week, the field has been set for the 19th edition of the AFC Women's Asian Cup. 13 Apr 2017
The World Cup Runneth Over

The World Cup Runneth Over

So Gianni Infantino got his way. From 2026 the World Cup Finals will feature 48 rather than 32 teams. The biggest sporting event in the world just got 50% bigger. 11 Jan 2017
Caitlin Foord crowned 2016 AFC Women’s Player of the Year

Caitlin Foord crowned 2016 AFC Women’s Player of the Year

Matildas attacking midfielder Caitlin Foord has been named the 2016 AFC Women’s Player of the Year. 2 Dec 2016
Lisa De Vanna and Caitlin Foord in line for Asia's top award

Lisa De Vanna and Caitlin Foord in line for Asia's top award

Matildas co-captain Lisa De Vanna and star forward Caitlin Foord have been announced as nominees for the 2016 AFC Women's Player of the Year. 9 Nov 2016
Casey Reibelt and Sarah Ho selected to officiate at 2016 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup

Casey Reibelt and Sarah Ho selected to officiate at 2016 FIFA U20 Women's World Cup

Australian referee Casey Reibelt and assistant referee Sarah Ho have been selected as officials for the 2016 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in Papua New Guinea next month. 6 Oct 2016
Jordan becomes first West Asian nation to host Women's Asian Cup

Jordan becomes first West Asian nation to host Women's Asian Cup

Jordan will host the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup following an Asian Football Confederation Women’s Football Committee (AFC WFC) met on Sunday in Chonburi, Thailand. 5 Sep 2016
All options must be open for next Asian tour

All options must be open for next Asian tour

After another comprehensive defeat in Asia, there needs to be a serious rethink from the Australian team ahead of next year’s tour to India. 19 Aug 2016
Kate Gill named to FIFPro Asia/Oceania Board

Kate Gill named to FIFPro Asia/Oceania Board

Former Matildas striker and PFA Player Relations Executive, Kathryn Gill has been appointed to the board of FIFPro Division Asia/Oceania. 14 May 2016
Allyson Flynn flies the flag in Rio

Allyson Flynn flies the flag in Rio

2013 AFC Assistant Referee of the Year Allyson Flynn will be Australia's sole officiating representative at the Rio 2016 Women's Football Tournament. 3 May 2016