News From FFA HQ
Staff writer - Football Federation Australia’s Board of Directors has given approval in principle to a raft of changes that will greatly expand programs to develop talented players in Australia, improve pay and conditions for female players and transform football’s digital platforms to improve service levels to the grassroots while connecting more participants with the Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League.
- A-League Staff writer - The independent Match Review Panel (MRP) – consisting of Simon Micallef (Chair), Adam D’Apuzzo, and Alan Contini – convened today to consider an incident involving Alan Baro (Baro) of Melbourne Victory which arose in or around the 71st minute of Melbourne Victory’s Hyundai A-League Round 25 match against Wellington Phoenix on Sunday, 2 April 2017.
Staff writer - Football Federation Australia (FFA) has accepted a call from stakeholders to extend the time available for members of its Congress to discuss expansion of the sport’s representative body before bringing the matter to a vote at an Extraordinary General Meeting.
- A-League Staff Writer - Football Federation Australia (FFA) has determined that Brisbane Roar FC assistant coach, Ross Aloisi, and Football Director, Craig Moore have respectively breached the FFA National Code of Conduct (the Code) by actions that they engaged in immediately after the conclusion of the Hyundai A-League Round 23 match between Brisbane Roar FC and Adelaide United on Sunday, 19 March 2017.
Staff writer - Representatives from football’s Member Federations, Hyundai A-League clubs and the players’ association, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA), put their views on expansion of the sport’s Congress today at a meeting called by Football Federation Australia (FFA).
Staff writer - Football Federation Australia (FFA) has expanded its Women’s Committee with the appointment of two new independent members: Facebook’s director of policy in Australia and New Zealand, Mia Garlick, and distinguished administrator and pioneer of women’s football, Heather Reid AM.