Gallop talks up A-League

October 8, 2013
By Roje Adaimy
Football Federation Australia boss David Gallop has declared that soccer will become the biggest and most popular sport in Australia.

Speaking at the official launch of the A-League season, which kicks off when Sydney FC host Newcastle on Friday, Gallop said the sport had enjoyed unprecedented growth over the past two seasons.

He cited a 40 per cent increase in crowds and 100 per cent boost in television ratings.

"I can genuinely say our best years are still ahead ...

Read more


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.