Michael Cockerill (20 November 1960 – 31 August 2017) was an Australian football (soccer) journalist. He was born in Adelaide, Australia.
Cockerill 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 2011, he was inducted into the Football Federation Australia Hall of Fame.
Cockerill died of pancreatic cancer in Adelaide on 31 August 2017 at the age of 56.