Soccer in Australia

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Soccer, also known as football, is the most played outdoor team sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience.wikipedia
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Australia women's national soccer team

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The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams (known as the Socceroos and the Matildas, respectively).
The Australian women's national soccer team is overseen by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.

John Walter Fletcher

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The Wanderers, considered the first soccer club in Australia, was established on 3 August 1880, by English-émigré John Walter Fletcher.
John Walter Fletcher (11 May 1847 – 28 February 1918) is widely regarded as the "father of Australian soccer".

Wanderers FC (Australia)

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The first club formed in the country, Wanderers, was founded on 3 August 1880 in Sydney, while the oldest club in Australia currently in existence is Balgownie Rangers, formed in 1883 in Wollongong.
Founded in 1880, the club is considered to be the first soccer club in Australia.

Johnny Warren

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Johnny Warren, a prominent advocate for the sport, who was a member of the Australia national team at their first FIFA World Cup appearance in 1974, entitled his memoir Sheilas, Wogs, and Poofters (a reference to the Australian slang: sheila, wog, poofter), giving an indication of how Warren considered the wider Australian community viewed "wogball".
He was known as Captain Socceroo for his passionate work to promote the game in Australia.

Australia national soccer team

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The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams (known as the Socceroos and the Matildas, respectively).
Officially nicknamed the Socceroos, the team is controlled by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.

Australia national under-20 soccer team

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There are also a number of national youth teams: Under-17 team, nicknamed the "Joeys"; Under-20 team, nicknamed the "Young Socceroos"; and the Under-23 team, nicknamed the "Olyroos".
The team is controlled by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.

Australia national under-23 soccer team

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There are also a number of national youth teams: Under-17 team, nicknamed the "Joeys"; Under-20 team, nicknamed the "Young Socceroos"; and the Under-23 team, nicknamed the "Olyroos".
The team is controlled by the governing body for soccer in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.

Football Federation Australia

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The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams (known as the Socceroos and the Matildas, respectively).

Australia national beach soccer team

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In addition there is a beach team, nicknamed the "Beach Socceroos", which represents Australia in international beach soccer and a Paralympic team, nicknamed the "Pararoos", which competes in international Paralympic association football.
The team is controlled by the governing body for association football in Australia, Football Federation Australia (FFA), which is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) since leaving the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in 2006.

2010–11 in Australian soccer

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The 2010–11 season was the 128th season of competitive soccer in Australia.

2009–10 in Australian soccer

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The 2009–10 season is the 127th season of competitive soccer in Australia.

2015–16 in Australian soccer

2015–16
The 2015–16 season was the eleventh season of the current professional domestic soccer competition in Australia.

2017–18 in Australian soccer

2017–18
The 2017–18 season is the thirteenth season of the current professional domestic soccer competition in Australia.

2018–19 in Australian soccer

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The 2018–19 season is the fourteenth season of the current professional domestic soccer competition in Australia.

2016–17 in Australian soccer

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The 2016–17 season was the twelfth season of the current professional domestic soccer competition in Australia.

2019–20 in Australian soccer

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The 2019–20 season is the fifteenth season of the current professional domestic soccer competition in Australia.

Professional Footballers Australia

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Former and current Australian professional soccer players are represented by the Professional Footballers Australia (PFA), a trade union affiliated with the Australian Council of Trade Unions and a member of FIFPro, the global representative organisation for professional footballers.

Association football

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Soccer, also known as football, is the most played outdoor team sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience.

Team sport

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Soccer, also known as football, is the most played outdoor team sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience.

Australia

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Soccer, also known as football, is the most played outdoor team sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience.

A-League

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The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams (known as the Socceroos and the Matildas, respectively).

W-League (Australia)

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The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams (known as the Socceroos and the Matildas, respectively).

FFA Cup

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The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which until 2019, organised the A-League, W-League, and still organises the FFA Cup, as well as the men's and women's national teams (known as the Socceroos and the Matildas, respectively).

British people

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Modern soccer was introduced in Australia in the late 19th century by mostly British immigrants.