Jack Reilly Steps down from FFA

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Keeper come Director leaves  the Federation 

Former World Cup Hero and Director of the Australian Football Federation has stepped down after six years.

Reilly who was Goalkeeper for Australia’s first World Cup campaign in West Germany, has held the position since 2007, he also sat on several FFA Committtes including Football Development.

FFA Chairman Frank Lowry, spoke highly of the skills that the former Melbourne Victory Director bought to the table.

Speaking to the Sydney Morning Herald he said: “Jack brought an insight to the elite tier of the game in Australia,

“As a former chairman of the Victorian Soccer Federation and former director of Melbourne Victory he clearly understood the historical context of the reforms we’ve undertaken and the great progress made over the past eight years,

‘His business and finance background allowed him to make a broad contribution to FFA’s governance structures.”

Watch the highlights of West Germany vs Australia in 1974 World Cup below:

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