Soccer

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Ref farce as Matildas suffer brutal exit

premium_icon Ref farce as Matildas suffer brutal exit

It's over. The Matildas World Cup has come to a brutal end in a penalty shootout after some farcical referee and VAR calls. But it was the shattering message from...

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Former UK Premier League star arrested in Sydney

premium_icon Former UK Premier League star arrested in Sydney

A former English Premier League soccer star has been granted bail after being charged with assaulting his girlfriend in Sydney’s east

PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gympie star striker's inspiring journey

premium_icon PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gympie star striker's inspiring journey

'To see him come from a mostly non-verbal child that had to cope day-to-day, to this confident 6ft3 tower, the change that football has brought him is amazing.'

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Now the Matildas are in the World Cup knockout stage anything can happen. Paul Johnston explores their chances of success

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Matildas already behind the eight-ball

premium_icon Matildas already behind the eight-ball

The Matildas have come through three gruelling Women’s World Cup clashes and must now face a well-rested Norwegian team in the Round of 16.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

New A-League club’s home kit revealed

New A-League club’s home kit revealed

New A-League club Western United are busy building their squad and have now unveiled their strip for next season.

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr scored four goals against Jamaica to lift the Matildas to second spot in Group C in an incredible boost to our World Cup hopes.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

ON YA MATILDAS: Future of girls football just got better

premium_icon ON YA MATILDAS: Future of girls football just got better

As the Matildas prepare for their clash today against Jamaica, there are victories that have already achieved for women's sport.

Milicic’s blunt message: We must up the Ante

premium_icon Milicic’s blunt message: We must up the Ante

Matildas coach Ante Milicic has warned his players to correct the team’s lingering defensive fallibilities ahead of a potential torrid World Cup run.

Jamaican star shakes off tragedy for World Cup

premium_icon Jamaican star shakes off tragedy for World Cup

Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw lost three of her seven brothers to gang-related gun violence and a fourth in a car accident.

Mon 17 Jun 2019

‘Stranger things have happened’: Matildas on upset alert

premium_icon ‘Stranger things have happened’: Matildas on upset alert

Judging by their two results thus far, Jamaica shouldn’t provide too many headaches for the Matildas. But Ante Milicic’s side are taking nothing for granted.

Thai-tans: ‘I’m not crying, you’re crying’

Thai-tans: ‘I’m not crying, you’re crying’

Controversially thrashed 13-0 in their opener against the USA, Thailand produced the “loudest cheers” of the World Cup on Monday.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

Kerr’s golden sacrifice for World Cup glory

premium_icon Kerr’s golden sacrifice for World Cup glory

The race for the Women’s World Cup golden boot is already heating up but Sam Kerr would trade personal accolades for team glory.

Sat 15 Jun 2019

15 things the budget could have done for Gympie but didn't

premium_icon 15 things the budget could have done for Gympie but didn't

The only new commitment is the $24k for Football Gympie to upgrade rooms and install a parent's room

Fri 14 Jun 2019

The 5 best things I have read in Gympie sport this week

The 5 best things I have read in Gympie sport this week

It is going to be another big weekend in Gympie sport this weekend starting from tonight and a super Saturday tomorrow from 12pm.

Controversy explodes over Aussie golden girl

Controversy explodes over Aussie golden girl

Matildas captain Sam Kerr didn’t mince her words after a dramatic comeback win but she was also embroiled in controversy.

Matildas still alive after miracle of Montpellier

premium_icon Matildas still alive after miracle of Montpellier

Skipper Sam Kerr had a defiant message for the haters as the Matildas bounced back from two goals down to upstage Brazil and revive their World Cup hopes.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Brazil bound: Socceroos set for world stage

Brazil bound: Socceroos set for world stage

In a major coup the Socceroos will have the opportunity to compete with the best in the world next year after a historic agreement.

Cagey Matildas keep Brazil guessing

premium_icon Cagey Matildas keep Brazil guessing

Attack and defence, nothing is out of bounds for Matildas coach Ante Milicic as he looks to get Australia’s World Cup campaign back on track against Brazil.

Milicic: No need to tweak Matildas tactics

premium_icon Milicic: No need to tweak Matildas tactics

The Matildas struggled to adapt to Ante Milicic’s tactics in their World Cup opener but the coach says he won’t be changing for the crunch clash against Brazil.

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