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Pablo Bateson

Twitter: @PabloFootball

Global traveller and thinker in the footsteps of the Socceroos

Pablo Bateson is a freelance innovator, writer and researcher for football. His global travels across six continents have included experiencing football in 23 countries. 

Pablo has visited 15 member nations of the  Asian Football Confederation for World Cup qualifiers of the Socceroos, and the epic second leg of the 2014 Asian Champions League final. 

Previously over nearly three decades, Pablo worked in the related fields of sustainability, governance, environment and natural resource management. He had professional policy and management roles at different times in all three levels of government, industry, consulting, the tertiary education sector, and not-for-profit organisations. 

Pablo is currently undertaking post graduate research on football in Australia. He is also passionate about the development of grassroots football programs linked to education, health and well being outcomes for children. 

Pablo's teams:  Socceroos, Western Sydney Wanderers, Barcelona 

Features by Pablo Bateson

It’s a wonderful life…of football!

Interview with Dr Clifford Stott

Policing of football in Australia needs solutions

Socceroos steam to victory

A day in the life of Dhaka

From Canberra to Dhaka

Reality bites from Jordanian shockwaves

Conditions suit Socceroos - and their fans!

Mariners regional connections take another step

Tajikistan hosts an epic day of football passion

Preparations all good in Dushanbe

Return to the Silk Road with the Socceroos

Celebrating our football heritage

New media fans a reality

Fans rage about governance but what about our own?

The Socceroo Diaries: Kyrgyzstan v Australia

The Socceroo Diaries: Game Day

The Socceroo Diaries: Road to Russia 2018

Matt Spiranovic in conversation with Pablo Bateson