UK government approves Chelsea FC sale

Roman Abramovich’s 19-year tenure as the owner of Chelsea FC is set to come to an end with the UK government approving the proposed takeover by the Todd Boehly / Clearlake Consortium. Abramovich and his advisers struck a binding £4.25bn ($7.55 billion AUD) deal this month with a group majority-funded

Hammond Park set to receive $300,000 upgrade

Australia’s Federal election commences on Saturday, with the final rounds of funding and promises rolled out across the week. Both major parties once again made their commitments across various states, both on and off the pitch, and more broadly for issues surrounding community and national sport. Tasmania and New South Wales

Sydney FC appoints Adam Santo as new Chief Executive Officer

Football Australia will celebrate the Centenary of the Australian men’s national team on June 17 of this year. The date marks the 100th anniversary of the Socceroos’ first ever match when a team coached by Alf Morgan – and captained by Alex Gibb – took on New Zealand in Dunedin. Players

Kat Smith accepted into FIFA Coach Mentorship Programme

Football Australia has announced that CommBank Junior Matildas Assistant Coach and Analyst – and newly appointed Western Sydney Wanderers Head Coach Kat Smith – has been named as one of 20 female coaches to be accepted into the second edition of the FIFA Coach Mentorship Programme. The program will see

Rockdale Ilinden FC secure $1.3m for facilities upgrade

Historic Australian footballing side Rockdale Ilinden FC have announced that the Rockdale Ilinden Sports Centre will be receiving $1.3m for the construction of a new pavilion, following a pledge made by the Labor government prior to their Federal election win. A facilities upgrade has been long overdue for the National

Labor set to deliver infrastructure upgrades to Northern NSW Football clubs

Global sports streaming platform DAZN has announced a multi-year, exclusive rights deal for its Canadian arm to stream the UEFA Nations League, European Qualifiers and International friendlies for the next six years. The deal will come into effect from June 1 this year and runs until 2028, streaming the following