Argentina’s Football Federation embarrassed by World Cup manual on how to seduce Russian women – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Argentina’s Football Federation embarrassed by World Cup manual on how to seduce Russian women – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Posted May 17, 2018 06:57:40 Photo: Argentina’s FA says it erroneously printed part of its manual for media heading to the World Cup on how to seduce Russian women. (Reuters: Maxim Shemetov) Argentina’s Football Federation is trying to contain an embarrassing scandal after it handed out a manual that includes …

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo heads to China as football diplomacy breaks the ice – China power

Posted May 16, 2018 05:32:26 Photo: About 11,000 spectators from China and Port Adelaide were present for 2017’s round 8 match between the Power and the Suns. (AAP: Tracey Nearmy) Related Story: Port Adelaide Power and the Suns to return to China for AFL fixture Related Story: Australian sport chiefs …

Brighton secures Premier League football as Mat Ryan stars against Manchester United

Brighton secures Premier League football as Mat Ryan stars against Manchester United

Posted May 05, 2018 09:18:00 Photo: Mathew Ryan (L) kept a clean sheet against Manchester United to ensure Brighton’s Premier League survival. (Reuters: Eddie Keogh) Brighton has secured English Premier League football for another season by beating Manchester United 1-0, with Socceroos stopper Mat Ryan starring between the sticks. Pascal …

AFL Western District investigating brawl at country football match

AFL Western District investigating brawl at country football match

Posted April 26, 2018 15:50:18 AFL Western District has launched an investigation after police were called to an all-in brawl at a country football match in Victoria last weekend. The ABC understands an on-field altercation sparked an off-field brawl involving “heaps” of fans and club officials shortly before half-time in …

Austus: the wartime football that blended Australian and American gridiron rules

Austus: the wartime football that blended Australian and American gridiron rules

Posted April 25, 2018 07:09:48 Video: A game of Austus is played between Australians and US servicemen in 1943. (ABC News) It sounds like a hypothetical question: what would Australian rules football look like if it were combined with American football? But it turns out we already know the answer: …

AFL’s data-driven approach takes the soul out of football, but romantics shouldn’t give up hope

AFL’s data-driven approach takes the soul out of football, but romantics shouldn’t give up hope

Updated March 23, 2018 06:07:33 Photo: Richmond’s drought-breaking premiership in 2017 gave struggling clubs reason to hope. (AAP: Julian Smith) Over the past three decades the Australian Football League has charted a relentless course to national sporting pre-eminence. The inevitable consequence is that, at times, the competition can seem as …

Tiwi Islands Football League grand final postponed as region braces for cyclone

Tiwi Islands Football League grand final postponed as region braces for cyclone

By ABC staff Updated March 15, 2018 19:29:12 Photo: The Tiwi Islands Football League grand final has been postponed, but the Northern Territory Football League grand final is expected to go ahead at this stage. (Supplied: Jack Bullen) The Tiwi Islands Football League grand final has been postponed as residents …

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan warns ‘hard decisions’ ahead if Tasmanian football to be saved

AFL boss Gillon McLachlan warns ‘hard decisions’ ahead if Tasmanian football to be saved

Posted March 21, 2018 13:17:07 Photo: Gillon McLachlan and Trisha Squires say they will “not let Tasmanian football go without”. (ABC News: Chris Rowbottom) AFL boss Gillon McLachlan has reaffirmed his pledge to save football in Tasmania, but has warned local clubs have to meet him halfway — and to …