Kate Cohen speaks to A-League coaches competing in the Asian Champions League, Kieran Pender writes about little-known Australian coaches forging careers in Asia and Scott McIntyre traces the achievements of the Japanese football development system.
Richard Parkin examines the challenges facing women’s football, Shaun Mooney looks at how new migrants participate in football in Australia and Vince Rugari explores at the failed experiment between football and AFL clubs in the National Soccer League.
Issue 2 contains:
- The long road to Asia | Joe Gorman (Read extract)
- Flights, fitness and fatigue: Competing in the Asian Champions League | Kate Cohen
- Securing the Future of the Women’s Game | Richard Parkin
- Pathways: Japan’s pursuit of technical excellence | Scott McIntyre (Read extract)
- Sleeping with the enemy: Collingwood and Carlton in the NSL | Vince Rugari
- The Quiet Australians | Kieran Pender
- A fair go for all: How football can provide a home for new migrants | Shaun Mooney
Cover: The portrait of St George Budapest team who won the 1971 Tokyo International Tournament is drawn by artist Jamie Osborne.