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Bonita Mersiades
Bonita Mersiades
Bonita Mersiades is a consultant and writer, and has previously worked in strategy roles in the government, sport and health sectors. She has extensive knowledge of domestic and international football as a former team manager of the Socceroos and Head of Corporate and Public Affairs with Football Federation Australia. She is a volunteer committee member with the Football Media Association, is an adviser to Northern Fury Football Club and director of the curated football news site, FootballToday.com.au

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Comment: In Western Sydney, as with the rest of the A-League, football’s still a man’s game

Posted October 4, 2012 by Bonita Mersiades

Four Wanderers directors are worthy candidates, but the decision continues the shut out of women at A-League clubs, says Bonita Mersiades


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Boats against the current? The past, present and future of football in Australia

Posted September 20, 2012 by Bonita Mersiades

SBI analyst Bonita Mersiades on the state of Australian football, the World Cup bid failures and why it should aim to be the second favourite code in every state


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Analysis: How Paul Okon’s dad helped sign Del Piero by doing absolutely nothing

Posted September 6, 2012 by Bonita Mersiades

Klaus Okon and thousands like him are football fans who never go to A-League games. Sydney’s new signing is aimed at attracting them, says Bonita Mersiades


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Analysis: Gallop a circuit breaker at a time when football needs change

Posted August 21, 2012 by Bonita Mersiades

Ben Buckley had a tough gig coming in with little experience. That won’t be the problem for Gallop


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UPDATE: Is this the end game for Ben Buckley at FFA?

Posted August 13, 2012 by Bonita Mersiades

There are reports Frank Lowy and Ben Buckley have agreed a separation timetable as A-League officials reveal frustration over their dealings with FFA


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