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Adam Goodes shouldn't retire, he should play on and continue to agitate for a change in attitudes. He has a platform, a profile and a responsibility to his people.
Adam Goodes would be celebrated in football. But it is far better for indigenous rights that he is not in our game. Let me explain. WATCH SBS's Awaken special: Adam Goodes - a good man stands up   READ NITV's Racism or other: what's with ...
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Where to now for FIFA?

The FIFA executive committee, in its infinite wisdom, has chosen 26 February 2016 as the date on which Sepp Blatter will finally depart as FIFA president and his replacement will be elected, stretching Blatter’s incumbency as far as it possibly...
No surprise there. The bigger issue is who will or should replace Blatter and what difference a new president will make to an organisation tattered by the stigma of deeply embedded graft and corruption. Will having a new president make a t...
With a twist of irony, Alcides Ghiggia passed away on the 65th anniversary of the day that he became a football immortal.
On 16 July 1950, he scored the decisive goal as Uruguay came from behind to beat Brazil 2-1 and win the fourth edition of the World Cup.  The crowd gathered in Rio de Janeiro’s newly opened Maracana stadium may well have been one of the bi...
Ahead of the immensely exciting flood of high profile matches featuring globally recognised clubs in coming weeks, let's take a look at how important these matches are and the challenges they create.
Cut through. That’s what Real Madrid provides, alongside Roma and Manchester City. The opportunity to engage a broader audience and showcase the game in a down period prior to the new A-League season. My view has always been that visiting...
From amazing pieces of skill to top drawer goals, I think we can all agree the football at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was a delight to behold and yet more proof that the beautiful game transcends such petty arguments like which gender is...
Glory, heartbreak, record-breaking achievements and a place in the hearts and minds of every fan who watched it. The seventh edition of the FIFA Women's World Cup had everything you could ever hope for out of a tournament. From the high qu...
The fall from grace of the once mighty Brisbane Roar club was spectacular and completely unexpected and illustrated very clearly how Australia's club scene is still balancing on a tightrope.
It is hard to believe that a year ago Brisbane was basking in the glory of a third A-League championship in four seasons. The champion team that played the game the way it should be played and the way that thrilled the crowds was seen as ...
As the final curtain approaches in Canada, it’s a time to reflect on the month that we’ve seen and experienced.
The women’s game has truly hit new heights. This has been a FIFA Women’s World Cup of fabulous goals, wonderful games, and a sporting tournament that has truly made an impact across the globe. The #FIFAWWC has inspired girls & women ar...
It's a gross injustice that none of our Matildas were nominated for a 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup award, but nothing will diminish the legacy our girls left on Australia's football during their history-making run to the quarter-finals.
From the moment the Matildas embarked on their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup journey in Canada, I have always believed that this was the best women's national team Australia has produced. Since their first appearance at the 1995 World Cup in...
Both Argentina and Chile are desperate to win the 2015 Copa America final, for vastly different reasons. With the firepower at the disposal of both teams, we're in for a classic match.
So will Chile finally have something to put in its trophy cabinet? Or will Argentina win its first senior title since 1993? There is plenty at stake, then, in the final of the 2015 Copa America. Many treat this tournament as a warm up for ...
Scott Miller's surprise appointment as Newcastle Jets coach is a gamble Football Federation Australia hopes will pay off.
The troubled Jets are managed by FFA in the wake of the withdrawal of previous owner Nathan Tinkler's A-League licence. Melbourne-born Miller, 33, signed a two-year contract with the club after leaving his role as under-21 coach at English...