soccer

soccer June 12, 2021

Success at last for Melbourne City

When it comes to cash, City Football Group has plenty to kick around. Now the owner of Melbourne City may, finally, be able to add the A-League’s biggest title to its collection.

soccer March 20, 2021

Soccer coach Arthur Papas

Melbourne-born soccer coach Arthur Papas has plied his trade in the far corners of the globe. Will his current stint in Japan set him up for a prominent future on the world stage?

soccer August 22, 2020

Craig Foster, agent of change

Once best known as SBS’s face of soccer, Craig Foster has parlayed his multicultural education from the game into passionate work for human rights and social justice, becoming a genuine ‘change agent’ not just for sport but for society.

soccer March 28, 2020

Lisa De Vanna tackles soccer lockdown

For star Matildas veteran Lisa De Vanna and other Australian players, the worldwide shutdown of soccer is having devastating consequences – both financially and psychologically.

soccer January 25, 2020

Clout of Africa

Where once Australia’s soccer success rode on the shoulders of European migrants, a new generation of African Australians has started to kick serious goals.

soccer November 10, 2018

Zahli Currie, 18, futsal player

Teenage futsal player Zahli Currie on international competition and the Deadly Dancers.

soccer October 20, 2018

Shot stopper: Jada Whyman, 18, soccer player

Western Sydney Wanderers goalie Jada Whyman on family sacrifice, breaking into the Matildas and becoming a stronger, prouder Indigenous woman.

soccer April 7, 2018

Bridge building: Mark Bridge, 32, soccer player

A-League striker Mark Bridge on success with the Western Sydney Wanderers, lost opportunities with the Socceroos and his favourite goal.

soccer October 7, 2017

Winning ways: Graham Arnold, 54, soccer coach

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold on starting a new A-League season with a clean slate after last year’s triumphs.

soccer September 2, 2017

Career goals: Jamie Maclaren, 24, soccer player

As the Socceroos strive to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, striker Jamie Maclaren talks about putting in the hard work and never giving up.

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.