SA: Three leading Australian match officials have been appointed to represent Oceania at the FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in the USA. Referee Tammy Ogston of Brisbane, plus assistant referee’s Airlie Keen of Adelaide and Rockhampton based…

SA: The Qantas Joeys have ended the FIFA U-17 World Championship without securing a point following its 2-0 loos to Costa Rica this morning. The match saw Australia again have a player sent off (39th minute) in the first…

Auckland, OFC: The Oceania Football Confederation has today confirmed the match schedule and dates for the 2003 OFC World Futsal Qualifying Tournament which will be held in Canberra, Australia. After the unavailability of the original venue in Sydney, the…

OFC: Fiji referee, Leone Rakaroi, has been called in to replace Tahiti’s Charles Ariiotima, who is unavailable to officiate at the FIFA U-17 World Championships in Finland. It will be the first FIFA appointment for Rakaroi, who was last…

SA RELEASE: The Qantas Matildas have suffered a setback leading up to next month’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, with defender Thea Slatyer a forced withdrawal through serious knee injury. Karla Reuter, a debutante at senior international level, has been…

FIFA.com: All FIFA futsal refs will now be put through the new, rigorous tests. courtesy of Futsalplanet.com The FIFA Futsal Committee has agreed upon a set of physical performance tests for the game’s officials following their latest meeting on…

COURTESY RELAY: FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 2003 is just 50 days away as US Soccer and FIFA continue to work behind the scenes to stage the 16-team, 32-match tournament in the USA from Sept 20 to Oct 12…

The latest FIFA ranking for 30 July 2003 saw both Australia and New Zealand tumble out of the top fifty while elsewhere, OFC nations Fiji, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Tonga made important gains. New Zealand is now the…