Soccerscene and Football Coaches Australia (FCA) are pleased to announce their formal media partnership commencing as of 6 July 2020.
The media partnership has been struck based on a mutual alignment of key values, including a desire to promote the growth of Australian football domestically and its reputation on the world stage.
“On behalf of everyone at FCA we are absolutely delighted to work with Soccerscene and have them come on board with us. We are really excited to establish this partnership and for what the future holds,” says Phil Moss, President of FCA.
As a leading industry-based football publication, Soccerscene’s core focus is to report on news relevant to those involved within the football industry. The publication emphasises sourcing stories that are centred on knowledge growth, governance, key developments, and major domestic and international events.
“Soccerscene do not look at football like any other media organisation. Rather than reporting on speculation. they explore avenues on how football can move forward. This dedication to grow the game aligns with FCA’s fundamental values,” Moss says.
Moss, who was elected inaugural president of FCA in July 2018, was joined by Matildas legend and FCA Vice President Heather Garriock in announcing the news.
“FCA’s vision and objectives revolve around creating a collective voice for Australia’s professional and community coaches,” Garriock says.
“We’re thrilled to announce this partnership with Soccerscene. They look at the game through a different lens and will help to spread our message of advocacy and unity to the football community.”
Representatives at Soccerscene echoed the message, stating mutual values and a passion for growing Australian football as key drivers for the formation of the partnership.
“FCA do fantastic work for professional and community coaches around Australia. The association’s focus on development, well-being, advocacy, and the growth of Australian football really resonate with us at Soccerscene,” says Peter Papoulias, Journalist at Soccerscene.
“We are all extremely excited to form this partnership and look forward to creating strong ties with everyone involved with the FCA.”