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Backlash over Fox Sports new season launch

Backlash over Fox Sports new season launch

Both Football Federation Australia and the A-League clubs have distanced themselves from Fox Sports' new season launch in Sydney yesterday after a backlash from fans. 14 Dec 2020
A-League players reject clubs' CBA offer

A-League players reject clubs' CBA offer

The A-League clubs and the PFA are yet to settle on a new collective bargaining agreement, after the players rejected the clubs' proposal on Tuesday. 15 Sep 2020
Departing Simon Hill reflects on Fox Sports, A-League and Socceroos

Departing Simon Hill reflects on Fox Sports, A-League and Socceroos

For Simon Hill, today is the first day of the rest of his life. After 15 years at Fox Sports covering the A-League and Socceroos, the broadcaster joins the growing army of ‘ex-Fox Sports’ talent.  1 Jul 2020
USGA announces new media rights partnership with NBCUniversal

USGA announces new media rights partnership with NBCUniversal

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the United States media rights for its championships have been transferred to NBCUniversal (NBCU), effective immediately. 30 Jun 2020
Aus, NZ relish WWC hosting triumph

Aus, NZ relish WWC hosting triumph

Relief was the overwhelming feeling as Australia and New Zealand clinched hosting rights for the 2023 World Cup, with the hard work yet to come. 26 Jun 2020
World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

He's been in the job for less than 12 months but FFA chief executive James Johnson has already seemingly cemented his long-term legacy to Australian football. 26 Jun 2020
A-League winter move excites Mariners boss

A-League winter move excites Mariners boss

The A-League's partial shift into the winter months next season is an intriguing opportunity for Central Coast Mariners chief executive Shaun Mielekamp. 22 Jun 2020
FFA and Fox Sports reach broadcast deal

FFA and Fox Sports reach broadcast deal

The FFA and Fox Sports have struck a revised broadcast agreement, allowing the pay TV operator to broadcast the remainder of the 2019-20 A-League season. 19 Jun 2020
'What do we get?' - Sage rage over new TV deal

'What do we get?' - Sage rage over new TV deal

The news of Foxtel’s new FFA TV deal has left some club owners furious, with many questioning how much A-League clubs will actually get. 19 Jun 2020
Fox confirms TV deal under review

Fox confirms TV deal under review

Fox Sports has confirmed for the first time it is reviewing its coverage of Australian football as discussions over the broadcasting of the A-League continue. 18 Jun 2020
FFA strikes deal with A-League players

FFA strikes deal with A-League players

The A-League's post COVID-19 restart is a step closer to reality with the FFA finalising its pay deal with the players' union. 15 Jun 2020
A-League aims for July restart

A-League aims for July restart

Despite being no closer to a revised broadcast agreement, A-League clubs will return to training this week aiming for a July 16 restart to the competition. 14 Jun 2020
How the FFA's A-League restart plans look

How the FFA's A-League restart plans look

The FFA is pushing ahead with plans to resume the 2019-20 A-League season on July 16 despite not having reached a revised agreement with Fox Sports. 14 Jun 2020
A-League in limbo as wait goes on

A-League in limbo as wait goes on

Out-of-contract A-League players are urgently demanding clarity about their short-term futures as the wait for a competition restart date drags on. 8 Jun 2020
FFA boss says A-League hub will be in NSW

FFA boss says A-League hub will be in NSW

Dates and venues remain unknown but FFA chief executive James Johnson has revealed the A-League's isolation hub will be based in NSW. 29 May 2020
Phoenix commit to A-League resumption

Phoenix commit to A-League resumption

The Wellington Phoenix plan on having a full-strength squad to see out the A-League season in Australia, if the competition can go ahead. 29 May 2020
Heroes and villains in the A-League's TV drama

Heroes and villains in the A-League's TV drama

The phrase "never let a good crisis go to waste" has been tossed around during the A-League's COVID-19 shutdown, but Fox's embrace of that ethos looks set to cast them as villains. 29 May 2020
A-League plans to resume in July

A-League plans to resume in July

The FFA, A-League clubs and the PFA have reached an agreement to restart the A-League season in July, pending the approval of broadcaster Fox Sports. 28 May 2020
'We can't go backward': W-League must be included in TV deal

'We can't go backward': W-League must be included in TV deal

Any future TV deal must include the W-League, say fans of the country’s premier women’s competition. 27 May 2020
Could a new A-League streaming model transform football’s broadcast future?

Could a new A-League streaming model transform football’s broadcast future?

For the Hyundai A-League, broadcasting and its deal with Foxtel is top of a long to-do list since the COVID-19 wrecking ball sent sport into a tailspin.  7 May 2020
PFA: Everybody will suffer if we can't reactivate football...

PFA: Everybody will suffer if we can't reactivate football...

Professional Footballers Australia believes that even if Fox Sports do decide to quit the A-League "...we can replace them" – and sees a massive chance to reset the top tier in this country. 4 May 2020