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Swibel shares in Sydney FC’s glory

“PURE elation” was how Sydney FC’s A-League and National Youth League football manager Michael Swibel described the moment he and head coach Steve Corica embraced on the pitch following the Sky Blues’ 4-1 penalty shootout A-League grand final win against favourites Perth Glory.

Senior women run riot on state cup debut

Maccabi FC Caulfield – Women's have reached the last 32 of the Nike FC Cup in their inaugural campaign after thrashing Moreland Eagles FC 10-1 in the second round of the women's state knockout cup last Sunday night.

Swibel joins Sydney FC’s Champions League squad

Talented striker Jordi Swibel, who turns 20 in April, has made Sydney FC's 29-man squad for the Sky Blues' 2019 AFC Asian Champions League campaign.

Blumberg’s continental shift

Ryan Blumberg's dream of developing into an elite-level football player is continuing to come true - the only change is the continent he is pursuing it on.

Rivlin urges Prince to be ambassador for peace

Israel's president Reuven Rivlin went off-script in his meeting with Prince William, and tasked him with conveying a message of peace from Israel to the Palestinians.

Smorgon joins his heroes in hall of fame

David Smorgon, one of the Footscray–Western Bulldogs’ favourite sons, was inducted into the club’s hall of fame at last week’s season launch. The Bulldogs’ longest- serving president, is only the

Athletes ready for Maccabi junior carnival

EXCITEMENT is building for the 2017 Maccabi Australia Junior Carnival, which begins this Sunday in Perth.

The premiership-winning AJAX under-16 team.

When a fairytale becomes a reality

Three days before the start of this year’s Aussie Rules season AJAX wasn’t going to be able to field an under-16 football team, and now they are premiers.

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Jews at FIFA World Cup

AS FIFA’s 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil on Friday, The AJN looks back at significant Jewish moments on football’s biggest stage. Of course, Israel’s one-and-only appearance at the […]

An insight into AFL greats

TWO of the greatest AFL players of all time addressed a packed crowd at the Friends of Maccabi luncheon earlier this week, with former Geelong icon Gary Ablett and games record-holder Michael Tuck giving insight into their lives post-football.