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Sylvania Heights FC to benefit from the donation of a defibrillator from the Marc Arcuri Foundation.

Marc Arcuri , who played for Austral FC in South west Sydney ,  died tragically in July 2014  after suffering heart complications during a football match. He was just 15 years old. The Marc Arcuri Cup, a six a side [...]

April 21, 2016 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries, Football News

FNSW Pink Slip Campaign

If you’re looking to get back into shape for the 2016 season, please take a few minutes to watch this video posted to the FNSW home page.  It’s all part of the new Pink Slip campaign.  A new video will [...]

March 14, 2016 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries, Football News

Choosing The Right Football Boots

The start of the football season often means new boots. Finding the right boot is important for both comfort and injury prevention The following tips will help you decide on the boot that is best for you.  Upper A lot [...]

February 24, 2016 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Women in Football: Are Female Footballers More Susceptible To Injury?

Football as a sport for women is continuing to gain momentum and becoming an ever-increasing first choice of sport for young girls. In fact, FIFA reports that 10% of the footballing population is female, which equates to approximately 29 million [...]

July 7, 2015 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Dealing with Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries in football. A sudden jolt or twist can overstretch and tear the supporting ligaments of the joint. Early treatment of a sprained ankle can help to speed recovery and minimize [...]

April 9, 2015 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

FFA Concussion Guidelines

The following link is to a document that sets out the guiding principles and provides general advice regarding the management of concussion in football in Australia. Link to FFA Concussion Guidelines URL: www.footballaustralia.com.au/site/_content/document/00001428-source.pdf The Guidelines have been produced by Football Federation [...]

May 14, 2014 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Dealing with Hamstring Strains

The hamstring muscles run down the back of the leg from the pelvis to the back of your knee. Hamstring injuries are common in sports involving sprinting, especially hockey and football. An injury can range from minor strains to total [...]

March 19, 2014 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Dealing With A Meniscal Injury Of The Knee

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury that can prevent normal knee function. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disc that cushions your knee and keeps your knee steady by balancing your weight across the knee. Tears can lead [...]

August 12, 2013 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Dealing With Footballers’ Ankle

What is Footballers’ Ankle? Footballers’ ankle (anterior ankle impingement syndrome) is a condition characterised by pain on the anterior or front part of the ankle. It is believed to be due to the constant trauma to the connective tissue on [...]

July 26, 2013 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries

Choosing The Right Football Boots

The start of the football season often means new boots. Finding the right boot is important for both comfort and injury prevention. The following tips will help you decide on the boot that is best for you. Features to look [...]

February 27, 2013 Dealing With and Preventing Injuries