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Socceroos on the verge of landing oil giant Caltex as major sponsor

TWO and half years after the Socceroos lost their major sponsor, oil giant Caltex is poised to sign up as the national team’s major partner.

 


Football must take opportunities and reduce own goals

This month, Australian football celebrated 10 years since John Aloisi’s famous penalty kick, which sealed victory over Uruguay and secured us passage to the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Like all supporters at the time, I looked forward to the years ahead with a fresh sense of optimism.

There was promise for our code following one disappointment after another under Soccer Australia. The giant had finally woken, or so I thought.


Frank Lowy and his impact on Australian Football

This past week saw the end of an era of Australian football, as Frank Lowy, chairman of the FFA, stepped down after 12 years in charge.

In order just to see how much Lowy has done for Australian football, we need to first look at just where Australia was before Lowy took the role of chairman. Thirteen years ago, after the failure by the Australian side to qualify for the 2002 World Cup held in South Korea and Japan, several media outlets accused the then head federation Soccer Australia of fraud and mismanagement of funds, resulting in the 2003 Crawford Report which highlighted the issues that were prevalent in Australian football at the time.


ANNOUNCEMENT | Ricardo Rodriguez departs Ratchaburi FC

ANNOUNCEMENT | Ricardo Rodriguez departs Ratchaburi FC

Dear Ratchaburi FC family,

It is with great sadness that I will not be renewing my contract with Ratchaburi FC beyond this season.


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