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Socceroos reach all-time high FIFA ranking Print E-mail
Written by AP   
Thursday, 03 September 2009 07:13

The Australian men's football team has reached an all-time high of No.14 in the world in the latest FIFA rankings released on Wednesday.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 September 2009 11:05
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Canberra handed inside running in race for new team Print E-mail
Written by Michael Cockerill, SMH   
Thursday, 03 September 2009 07:06

Canberra has suddenly moved into pole position to become the A-League's 12th team after western Sydney's leading bid yesterday withdrew from the race.

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Football dares to dream Print E-mail
Written by Football Federation Australia   
Wednesday, 10 December 2008 11:13

Football Federation Australia (FFA) Chairman, Frank Lowy AC, said today that FFA could now "dare to dream" as he welcomed the Australian Government's $45.6 million in support for FFA's bid to host the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

"Hosting the World Cup would bring unprecedented benefit to Australia, to the Asian region and to football," said Mr Lowy.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2008 11:47
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AFC assistant refs eye World Cup Print E-mail
Written by AFC   
Tuesday, 02 December 2008 13:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The race to be an assistant referee at the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa is down to 15 potential candidates following a Seminar in Singapore that ended on Sunday.

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NZ ref on EPL duty Print E-mail
Written by TheWorldGame   
Tuesday, 30 September 2008 00:10

New Zealand referee Peter O'Leary got more than he bargained for when officiated the second half of an English Premier League match.

He attended the match between Aston Villa and Sunderland in Birmingham as a guest of top English referee Steve Bennett.

O'Leary had planned to soak up the action and watch the performance of the officials but such intentions unravelled when assistant referee Alan Williams was injured.

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The Foster spray Print E-mail
Written by Jim Forrest, Football NSW   
Monday, 29 September 2008 18:13
Football NSW

FNSW President Jim Forrest responds to recent criticism of the organisation by a journalist in the Sun Herald

Most of us believed that with the advent of Frank Lowy and Football Federation Australia we'd be rid of Old Football and its politics of envy, malice and negativity.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2008 11:04
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Gouging Football NSW must be held to account Print E-mail
Written by Craig Foster, Sydney Morning Herald   
Sunday, 28 September 2008 22:43

This article has been removed per the below demand from the lawyers for Football NSW and Ian Holmes.

Dear Mr Ferguson

We act for Football NSW Limited and for Ian Holmes.

You have uploaded onto your website and published an article Headed "Gouging Football NSW must be held to account" which was originally published by Fairfax Media Publications Pty Limited ("Fairfax") on 28 September 2008 under the byline of Craig Foster.

On 25 September 2009, our clients commenced defamation proceedings in the Supreme Court of New South Wales against Fairfax in respect of this article.

We are instructed to demand that you immediately remove the article, any link to it and any reference to it from your website.

Please confirm that this has been done by immediate return.

Yours Faithfully
TURNER FREEMAN

Per terry Goldberg
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