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soccer April 29, 2017

Victory’s secret: Kevin Muscat, 43, soccer coach

Coach Kevin Muscat on the respectful atmosphere and cultural diversity at A-League’s Melbourne Victory.

soccer December 17, 2016

Defence force: Laura Alleway, 27, soccer player

Matildas and Melbourne City defender Laura Alleway on the professionalism in women’s soccer.

soccer November 19, 2016

Jersey boy: Tarek Elrich, 29, soccer player

Tarek Elrich on the A-League’s growing strength and doing his bit for charity.

soccer November 12, 2016

FFA, FIFA, match-fixing and sports integrity

As a soccer player banned for match-fixing seeks to have Football Federation Australia permit him to rejoin the game, a former FIFA integrity official warns such a move would make a mockery of the fight against corruption in the sport.

soccer September 24, 2016

FIFA pushes for Football Federation Australia reform

It may not be long since FIFA itself was rocked by scandal, but now soccer’s world governing body is in Australia to push through reforms to Football Federation Australia.

soccer July 16, 2016

The playmaker: Elise Kellond-Knight, 25, soccer player

Meet Elise Kellond-Knight, the midfielder helping drive the Matildas first Olympics campaign in 12 years.

soccer June 4, 2016

All around the world: Bailey Wright, 23, soccer player

Socceroos defender Bailey Wright on Ange Postecoglou and the challenges of playing World Cup qualifiers.

soccer January 30, 2016

Playing for peace: Ali Abbas, 29, soccer player

Soccer player Ali Abbas on putting religion aside and playing to make people happier.

soccer November 7, 2015

Golden boot: James Troisi, 27, soccer player

Socceroo James Troisi on the World Cup qualifiers and the emerging Australian style.

soccer October 17, 2015

From the sidelines: Tony Popovic, 42, soccer coach

As head coach of AFC Champions League winners Western Sydney Wanderers, Tony Popovic knows what it’s like to taste success.

soccer August 29, 2015

Wing man: Tommy Oar, 23, soccer player

Socceroos midfielder Tommy Oar is set to take on Bangladesh and Tajikistan in World Cup qualifiers.