The Socceroos will begin their 2018 World Cup campaign with a glamour tie against France, after they were handed a pretty tough group in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Live coverage of the draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
A-League champions Sydney FC have floored Adelaide United 1-0, with Brazilian striker Bobo scoring with a classic counterpunch.
The Socceroos and Matildas will be watching nervously for FIFA's next move amid the unlikely but alarming possibility Australian football's spiteful power struggle could affect their World Cup hopes.
?The lure of the City Football Group may have attracted former Socceroos' coach Ange Postecoglou who is closing in on joining the influential global football network by becoming head coach of their Japanese-owned club, Yokohama F Marinos.
Avraam Papadopoulos will sweat on the length of his punishment for spitting at Sydney FC striker Matt Simon after the A-League's disciplinary committee reserved its decision.
Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce wants to start December with a bang when his side travel to Leeds but he will be doing it without Socceroos talisman Mile Jedinak.
Less than 24 hours after losing a crucial vote that's plunged Australian football into an uncertain future, Football Federation Australia received an application for an A-League licence for a team based in South West Sydney.
FIFA normalisation could begin with a 300-page blueprint and summary of Australian football, with complaints the A-League costs three times as much to run as all of Scottish football.
Those hoping that the vote at Thursday's FFA annual general meeting will bring an end to the game's civil war should not get too carried away. At least not yet.
Melbourne City boss Warren Joyce is looking to hire a new assistant to replace his former number two, Michael Valkanis.
Everton have announced the signing former England boss Sam Allardyce as their manager on an 18-month contract.
The fate of Australian football's governance will be determined by FIFA.
FIFA appears set to take over Australian soccer.
Once the coach loses the locker room, as Adelaide United chairman Greg Griffin so piquantly put it, he is living on borrowed time.
They're flying high at the top of the A-League table, they have already won a trophy and have scored more goals than all but one team and won six from eight games but still Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold is not happy.
Former adversaries aren't the least bit surprised Matildas star Sam Kerr has been crowned the Asian Player of the Year, having had to base their tactics solely around the threat of the nimble striker for years.
The A-League clubs have lobbed a grenade on the morning of a crucial meeting that will shape the future of Australian soccer, detailing a list of 13 potential conflicts of interest involving Football Federation Australia board members.
Matildas star Samantha Kerr has hailed her "crazy year" after being named the Asian Football Confederation women's player of the year.
Wayne Rooney scored from his own half to haunt his former manager David Moyes with a first hat-trick for Everton in a 4-0 thrashing of West Ham United on Wednesday which lifted the Blues out of the Premier League drop zone.
Fears that federal government responses to soccer's civil war could jeopardise plans to host the Women's World Cup in this country were raised in the senate this week.
Former FFA board member and Socceroo Jack Reilly has been one of the most trenchant critics of the current administration since he was dumped from the board in 2013.
World football's governing body, FIFA, has mandated Football Federation Australia expand its congress to become more inclusive, representative and democratic of Australian football, and given it a deadline of November 30 to do so.
The future – short term, at least – of Australian soccer will be determined on Thursday afternoon.
Many young players of African descent are starting to make their mark in the A-League.
An anti-discrimination organisation that has partnered with FIFA to control fan behaviour at the World Cup has issued warnings to gay and transgender fans and people of certain races for next summer's tournament, highlighting ongoing concerns about threats they may face in Russia.
Ashley Young turned on the style against his former club as Manchester United survived a late scare to move to within five points of Premier League leaders Manchester City with a 4-2 win at Watford.
Adelaide United defender Michael Marrone was last night hit with a four-game ban for knocking down a ball boy during the FFA Cup final but could be free to play next weekend after his near impeccable record was taken into account.
Football Federation Australia is teaming up with the Walt Disney Company Australia for a special Star Wars-themed A-League round next month.
Tom Rogic might not know it, but he may well be the reason why Celtic could enter the A-League.