A-LEague focus

From anticipation to expectation

January 10, 2010
By John Iannantuono
There would have been a few almighty sighs of relief coming out of the FFA (Football Federation Australia) headquarters on New Year's Eve, given the tumultuous beginnings of the decade just passed and defining moments that salvaged the sport.

At the dawn the century, Australian football's administration appeared intent on political infighting and mismanagement, while the sport seemed destined for yet another long spell in the international wilderness.

The Socceroos had failed ...

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