Soccer

Sun 10 Feb 2019

Risdon set to walk as mass changes loom for WSW

premium_icon Risdon set to walk as mass changes loom for WSW

Markus Babbel is looking at a significant overhaul of the Western Sydney Wanderers in the off-season with 12 more players coming off contract

Sam shines as Victory runs out of puff

premium_icon Sam shines as Victory runs out of puff

A Sam Kerr-inspired Perth Glory has ended Melbourne Victory’s stellar W-League season in a six-goal semi-final thriller that went into extra-time.

Highest paid footballers revealed

Highest paid footballers revealed

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is far and away the highest-paid player on the planet, taking home $13.5million per MONTH before tax.

League leaders throw away remarkable three-goal lead

League leaders throw away remarkable three-goal lead

German Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund have thrown away a 3-0 lead in the final 15 minutes as they were held 3-3 by Hoffenheim.

Socceroos star fumes over ‘career first’

Socceroos star fumes over ‘career first’

Socceroos and Brighton goalkeeper Maty Ryan has questioned a penalty given against him in his side’s 3-1 Premier League loss to Burnley overnight.

Painful loss drives Roar towards grand final dream

premium_icon Painful loss drives Roar towards grand final dream

The pain of last season’s playoffs exit has Brisbane Roar determined to avoid similar hurt when they host Sydney FC for a place in the W-League grand final.

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Gympie United determined to climb the ladder

premium_icon Gympie United determined to climb the ladder

THEIR last game of last season - a 3-1 victory over Beerwah Glasshouse - may have been a sign of things to come.

Fire claims 10 lives at Rio de Janeiro soccer club

Fire claims 10 lives at Rio de Janeiro soccer club

Ten people have been killed in a fire at Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo's training centre, with a number of youth players among the victims

Cave rescuers fight for Aussie footballer in Thai jail

premium_icon Cave rescuers fight for Aussie footballer in Thai jail

Cave diving heroes Richard Harris and Craig Challen have intervened on behalf of refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi, who is being held in a Thai prison

Is Castro the A-League’s greatest import?

Is Castro the A-League’s greatest import?

Diego Castro doesn’t have the same profile as Alessandro Del Piero but is making a compelling case to be ranked the A-League’s greatest import.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Lack of clarity on Stajcic compounds FFA’s problems

premium_icon Lack of clarity on Stajcic compounds FFA’s problems

Fresh questions are being asked about the process that led to Alen Stajcic’s sacking from the Matildas.

Missing star confirmed dead as body identified

Missing star confirmed dead as body identified

The tragic tale of Emiliano Sala has reached its end, with police confirming the body recovered from a plane in the English Channel is the Argentine's.

Unfair to start Honda … it’s a fact

premium_icon Unfair to start Honda … it’s a fact

Melbourne Victory star Keisuke Honda ready for impact in second half.

Former Rangers defender puts his hand up for Roar

premium_icon Former Rangers defender puts his hand up for Roar

A former Rangers defender and assistant coach of Serbian giants Partizan Belgrade has put his hand up for the vacant head coach job at the Brisbane Roar.

Thu 7 Feb 2019

Stajcic still in dark over Matildas axing

Stajcic still in dark over Matildas axing

Alen Stajcic is ‘looking to pursue new opportunities elsewhere in football’ but still doesn’t know exactly why he was sacked as Matildas coach.

Body found in missing star’s plane wreck

Body found in missing star’s plane wreck

Rescuers have retrieved a body from the wreckage of a plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala, as a legal battle brews over his transfer deal.

Ugly twist as club demands $27m for missing star

Ugly twist as club demands $27m for missing star

French club Nantes considering legal action over the transfer payment of the Argentine striker.

Body recovered from footballer’s crashed plane

Body recovered from footballer’s crashed plane

A body seen in the wreckage of the plane carrying Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala has been successfully recovered.

City go top as pressure intensifies on Liverpool

City go top as pressure intensifies on Liverpool

The Premier League race is on for young and old, with Manchester City making the most of a Liverpool stumble to take top spot.

How the Gladiators will fire for the 2019 season

premium_icon How the Gladiators will fire for the 2019 season

The season kicks off in March and there is a different feel around the Gympie United Gladiators men's side this year.

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