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World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

World Cup bid success caps FFA CEO's year

He's been in the job for less than 12 months but FFA chief executive James Johnson has already seemingly cemented his long-term legacy to Australian football. 26 Jun 2020
FFA and Fox Sports reach broadcast deal

FFA and Fox Sports reach broadcast deal

The FFA and Fox Sports have struck a revised broadcast agreement, allowing the pay TV operator to broadcast the remainder of the 2019-20 A-League season. 19 Jun 2020
FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA: This isn't a 2022 repeat. We've changed, FIFA's changed

FFA boss James Johnson has detailed how the process, FIFA and FFA have all changed since Australia's disastrous bid for the 2022 World Cup. 14 Jun 2020
Nikou: Legacy potential boosting Aus/NZ Women's World Cup bid

Nikou: Legacy potential boosting Aus/NZ Women's World Cup bid

FFA Chairman Chris Nikou believes the legacy that a Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand would leave on South East Asia and the Pacific has the trans-Tasman bid well placed in the race to win the rights to stage the tournament.  12 Jun 2020
States face off over Home of the Matildas

States face off over Home of the Matildas

Football Victoria believes the first stage of their Home of the Matildas could be complete before Australia and New Zealand potentially host the Women's World Cup in 2023. 11 Jun 2020
Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

Govt committed to 2023 WWC bid: Johnson

FFA CEO James Johnson says government support for the Australia-New Zealand joint bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup is strong despite the COVID-19 crisis. 9 Jun 2020
World Cup in Oz a game-changer: FFA boss

World Cup in Oz a game-changer: FFA boss

A Women's World Cup in Australia would change the nation's sporting landscape, according to FFA chief executive James Johnson. 24 May 2020
Date for fate of Aus/NZ 2023 WWC bid

Date for fate of Aus/NZ 2023 WWC bid

FIFA's ruling council will make a decision on the 2023 Women's World Cup host on June 25, with Australia and New Zealand's joint bid among the four candidates. 16 May 2020
FIFA to pay FFA first crisis fund payment

FIFA to pay FFA first crisis fund payment

FFA will be paid $780,000 by FIFA as a crisis fund payment, before football's governing body releases $230 million to be split between its 211 member federations. 26 Apr 2020
A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

A comprehensive guide to coronavirus' impact on Australian football

Australian football at all levels has been brought to a halt by the coronavirus outbreak, putting strain on the FFA and the A-League in particular. 3 Apr 2020
Historic Australian football year 'blown to bits': FFA

Historic Australian football year 'blown to bits': FFA

FFA boss James Johnson is looking to rebuild an international schedule for Australian teams that has been put on hold. 24 Mar 2020
Olympic qualifiers 'a boost for World Cup bid'

Olympic qualifiers 'a boost for World Cup bid'

Australia enhanced its joint bid for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup by stepping in to host the Olympic qualifiers at short notice, FFA boss James Johnson says. 11 Feb 2020
FFA halt Matildas ticket sales over virus fears

FFA halt Matildas ticket sales over virus fears

Football Federation Australia have halted ticket sales for the hastily re-arranged Olympic qualifiers due to start next week after fresh advice on the coronavirus. 29 Jan 2020
Qualifiers a 2023 World Cup rehearsal: FFA CEO

Qualifiers a 2023 World Cup rehearsal: FFA CEO

FFA bosses are hopeful successfully hosting women's Olympic qualifiers at the last minute will boost Australia's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup. 28 Jan 2020
'We'll never put their welfare in doubt': Matildas camps going from hazards to danger

'We'll never put their welfare in doubt': Matildas camps going from hazards to danger

If the air quality wasn't bad enough in Sydney, the Matildas will have to face a whole new threat when they travel to Wuhan, China. 8 Jan 2020
Stajcic sacking review 'whitewash' blast

Stajcic sacking review 'whitewash' blast

Football Federation Australia's investigation into Alen Stajcic's sacking from the Matildas has been branded a 'whitewash' by critics. 19 Dec 2019