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20 November 1960|
31 August 2017 (aged 56)|
|Cause of death||Cancer|
Michael Cockerill (20 November 1960 – 31 August 2017) was an investigative Australian football (soccer) journalist who wrote for Fairfax newspapers, Fox Sports and formerly C7 Sport. He was also a football pundit and match commentator and appeared regularly on the football show Fox Sports FC.
In the moments before the Japan–Australia World Cup qualifier on 31 August 2017, Fox Sports announced that Cockerill had died from illness.