After Football Federation Australia angered A-League clubs by calling an EGM, an amicable conclusion appears as distant as ever Source: FFA crisis: simmering civil war promises to boil over in public | Jonathan Howcroft | Sport | The Guardian
Why are so many white Americans abandoning a once-dominant sports league whose acronym begins with the letter "N"? Source: Ratings down for iconic American sport amid anthem controversy.
What an atmosphere... over 40,000 fans turned up to the European Amputee Championship ⚽️ final in Istanbul 👏pic.twitter.com/sWKVAEgYFs— C4 Paralympics (@C4Paralympics) October 10, 2017
The vice president gave a master class on how not to orchestrate a political stunt. Source: Pence Flies to NFL Game to Stage Walkout Over Anthem Protest
A new agreement between Norway’s FA and the country’s international players will lead to men and women receiving the same financial compensation for representing their country Source: Norway FA agrees deal to pay male and female international footballers equally | Football | The Guardian
Segregated but not silent: female Afghan football fans make themselves heard above the crowd https://t.co/vOWNggb7Oi pic.twitter.com/KV7l4yvHqq — AFP news agency (@AFP) October 8, 2017
I didn’t give it much thought at first. ‘I could have played for Australia, but I didn’t get selected because I was black/Indian/Pakistani, so I stopped playing.’ I’ve heard that story all my life, whether it was from a family friend or just a random bloke. When I was younger I used …
John Coates is back on top after a bitter battle for control of the Australian Olympic Committee. Whatever it takes, right? Source: 'Horrendous enemy, terrific friend': What drives AOC head John Coates?
Thousands of players wash through the system every year, leaving behind shattered dreams of a professional career. Are clubs doing enough to look after them? Source: ‘Football’s biggest issue’: the struggle facing boys rejected by academies | Football | The Guardian
A love letter about the game as the playoffs begin in Washington. Source: The Daily 202: Baseball is a salve for our national wounds - The Washington Post