Press conference: FFA discuss COVID-19 impact on football

Football Federation Australia (FFA) Chief Executive Officer, James Johnson, and FFA Head of Leagues, Greg O’Rourke, provide the latest update in relation to COVID-19 and its impact on football.

Watch a press conference with FFA's update in relation to COVID-19 below - or use the time code below to jump to key talking points:

  • 0.20 - James Johnson's message to the football community
  • 1.28 - About the COVID-19 working committee
  • 3.47 - Football may continue at the moment under strict guidelines. What are they?
  • 6.22 - What do the guidelines mean for the Westfield W-League, the Hyundai A-League, and in particular, Wellington Phoenix?
  • 7.32 - What do the guidelines mean for grassroots football, including National Premier Leagues competitions?
  • 11.43 - 'We are thinking 24/7 to keep our participants safe'
  • 11.59 - Greg O'Rourke explains Wellington Phoenix's situation
  • 13.09 - Did the FFA consider suspending the season? What are the plans for the rest of the season?
  • 14.55 - Other factors involving Wellington Phoenix and Melbourne Victory
  • 17.35 - What happens if someone gets tested positive for COVID-19?
  • 19.50 - Johnson says financial impact is not our highest priority
  • 21.53 - What do Professional Footballers Australia think of the measures?
  • 22.22 - Why did the FFA wait until Monday morning to make their COVID-19 announcement?

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