Football Coaches Australia, formed in 2017, represents and provides a collective voice for Australia’s professional and community football coaches. The organisation champions professional development, wellbeing, advocacy, gender equity, and diversity
Led by President Gary Cole, Vice-President Heather Garriock, and a host of other industry leaders, Football Coaches Australia has built a network of more than 250 coaches nation-wide.

Box2Box, as the name implies, is a weekly digital radio program that gives the fan, expert and part-time enthusiast alike the chance to sink their teeth into genuine football analysis and conversation covering the whole spectrum of the game from one end of the pitch to the other.

Top of the agenda each week will be the A-Leagues and whatever news is breaking on the domestic level, with a specific focus on the Socceroos, Matildas and all junior national teams playing abroad and their qualification trail for regional AFC championships and FIFA World Cups.

Box2Box features a line-up of experts who are famous for their hard-hitting opinions and each week we’ll chat to the likes of John Kosmina, Ned Zelic and Craig Foster along with some of the most authoritative journalists in the country including The Age’s Michael Lynch and Simon Hill from 10 Paramount – but the world of football would not be complete unless we dug deeper into the politics and business of the game which we’ll be doing with plenty of vigour!

Box2Box represents a unique partnership between the Gilbert Media and Australia’s Football Fan Network, the Green & Gold Army.

Box2Box can also be podcast via various platforms.

PFA is the exclusive collective voice of Australia’s professional footballers.

The PFA was established in 1993 with two key objectives: to support the players and build the game. Now, as the exclusive representative body and collective bargaining agent of Australia’s elite professional footballers, including A-League, W-League, Socceroos and Matildas players, the mission remains the same.

Remarkably, the short but significant years since its establishment mark the PFA as the longest established stakeholder in the professional game in Australia. The key to its longevity – the players. Since its establishment the PFA has, and always will be run by the players for the players.

The players that drove its beginnings had the ambition and desire to form a players association in Australia that reflected the dignity, professionalism and quality associated with earning a living from playing the world’s greatest and most important game.

In pursuing their goal, the players have long understood that the wellbeing of the game is a precondition to the wellbeing of the players. By doing so the PFA has been at the forefront in reforming a sport that was once widely regarded as a ‘joke’ to one that is now firmly established on the world stage both internationally through the Socceroos and Matildas and domestically through the ever-improving A-League and W-League.

The challenges that now confront the PFA and players are as challenging and as exciting as they were in 1993. The PFA will continue to confront them and work tirelessly in pursuing the interests of the game and the players.

To do so the PFA has committed itself to providing players with ‘world class’ collective bargaining agreements, player development and wellbeing programs and legal representation and advice. The players, as always, will be the ones driving the organisation forward in pursuit of these goals.

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