Football Analyst, Lawyer, Human Rights Activist, Socceroo
'Fozz' is a former professional football player in Australia, Malaysia, Hong Kong and England, Socceroo, and Australia’s leading football advocate, personality and analyst with SBS-TV - as well as human rights campaigner. He is also a Pro-License coach, and lawyer. He is a member of the Australian Multicultural Council, and author of the books 'Fozz on Football' (2010) and 'Saving Hakeem' (2019).
Football Analyst, Co-Founder of The Golden Generation
Craig Moore played 54 games for Australia in an international career from 1995 to 2010, taking part in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups. A graduate of the AIS football program, Moore won eight championships with Scottish giants, Rangers where he was also captain.
Dr Michelle O’Shea is a Senior Lecturer at Western Sydney University with research interests in sport, culture and society, particularly related to issues of gender and diversity, sport organisation, community and societal impacts, sport marketing and social media communications, fandom and sport financial sustainability.
John is Professor of Indigenous Education & Research at the University of Newcastle. He is also Chairman of the Charles Perkins Soccer Academy. The second edition of his book 'The Aboriginal Soccer Tribe' was published in 2019.
Ray was Chief Football Writer with 'The Australian' for more than 30 years, including a 40-year career in sports journalism. He now works as a media consultant for Western Sydney Wanderers FC. He is the writer of 'The Rale Rasic Story' (2007).
Val Migliaccio is the football and cycling writer at 'The Advertiser' in Adelaide. He has worked at three FIFA World Cups, two Olympic Games and three AFC Asian Cups. He reports on the A-League and W-League, Socceroos and Matildas and issues pressing the local game in SA.
James is CEO of FFA. He has is former Australian U-17 international, and has previously worked with the PFA, the AFC, FIFA and the City Football Group. (NB: Either James Johnson OR FFA Chairman Chris Nikou will attend).
Murray Shaw is a journalist, presenter and executive producer who, for 15 years, oversaw the production of football content at FOX Sports. More recently, he has been involved with projects for the Australian Institute of Sport.
Bonita is the founder of the Football Writers' Festival, a regular writer on football business issues, author of 'My World Is Round' (1998) and the only insider account of the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding contest (2018), and owner of Fair Play Publishing.
Debbie retired from a long professional career as a journalist with the ABC and other radio stations, as well as with rugby league and basketball clubs. She remains professionally active as a community-based radio host and journalist in northern NSW. Her autobiography 'Where Do You Think You're Goin', Lady?' was published in 2007.
Michael Cain is a senior journalist for Network TEN in Sydney who brought us ‘Mark Viduka Uncovered’ on ESPN earlier this year. ‘Cainey’ is a passionate Liverpool, Newcastle Jets and Adamstown Rosebud supporter.