Soccer

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Bolt’s A-League odyssey to reconvene after short break

premium_icon Bolt’s A-League odyssey to reconvene after short break

Usain Bolt will take a week’s hiatus from his A-League trial with the blessing of the Central Coast Mariners to fulfil a commercial commitment in Europe

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Sport Australia slaps down FIFA-backed working group

Sport Australia slaps down FIFA-backed working group

Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer says her organisation does not approve of proposed changes to Football Federation Australia's governance structures

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Beckham’s sneaky tribute in new logo

Beckham’s sneaky tribute in new logo

SLIGHTLY arrogant but very clever. David Beckham’s new soccer team joined a host of franchises with hidden messages in their logos.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Why Cahill’s farewell could starve Socceroos of game time

Why Cahill’s farewell could starve Socceroos of game time

TIM Cahill will don the Socceroos jersey for the last time on November 20, but his inclusion means that some hungry strikers will be starved of an opportunity to...

Brave Scotland move gives Ben Socceroos boost

premium_icon Brave Scotland move gives Ben Socceroos boost

FORMER Adelaide United defender Ben Garuccio took just seven matches at his new Scottish club Heart of Midlothian to catch the eye of Graham Arnold.

Former Socceroos teammate slams Cahill swan song

Former Socceroos teammate slams Cahill swan song

A FORMER teammate of Tim Cahill insists the Socceroos legend shouldn’t be playing in the game against Lebanon, and has taken to Twitter to show his disapproval of...

‘It would be awesome’: Star recruit’s Bolt dream

‘It would be awesome’: Star recruit’s Bolt dream

THE A-League’s hottest recruit of the season is looking forward to an “awesome” showdown with the world’s fastest man.

Jose Mourinho to admit tax evasion

Jose Mourinho to admit tax evasion

MANCHESTER United manager Jose Mourinho is set to admit to a Spanish court investigating him that he evaded $5.3 million in tax while coaching Real Madrid.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

‘Still in the group chat’: Cahill’s Socceroos ‘mentor’ plan

‘Still in the group chat’: Cahill’s Socceroos ‘mentor’ plan

Socceroos goalscoring machine Tim Cahill will bid farewell to the national team in November but he isn’t turning his back altogether

Cahill’s farewell match confirmed

premium_icon Cahill’s farewell match confirmed

NEARLY four decades later, Socceroos great Tim Cahill is going back to where it all began.

McGree poised to kick another huge goal

McGree poised to kick another huge goal

Melbourne City midfielder Riley McGree’s stunning scorpion-kick strike has been nominated for FIFA’s Puskas Award for the most beautiful goal of the year

First time in over a decade! Messi’s shock FIFA snub

First time in over a decade! Messi’s shock FIFA snub

LIONEL Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s stranglehold over the accolade for the world’s best player may be at an end after the FIFA shortlist for this year’s best...

Rovers striker see-ing double

premium_icon Rovers striker see-ing double

ROVERS striker wins Player of the Year and Golden Boot for second time

Mon 3 Sep 2018

‘Absolutely ridiculous’: Goal of the year contender stuns

‘Absolutely ridiculous’: Goal of the year contender stuns

FABIO Quagliarella’s airborne backheel volley in Sampdoria’s big Italian Serie A win over Napoli is the leading candidate for goal of the season. See it here.

Mariners’ 10,000 reasons to sign Bolt

premium_icon Mariners’ 10,000 reasons to sign Bolt

Mike Charlesworth has explained his willingness to gamble $3 million on Usain Bolt, saying: “Tell me the last Central Coast player to draw almost 10,000 fans.”

Shock for Spurs, respite for Mourinho

Shock for Spurs, respite for Mourinho

MANCHESTER United’s manager Jose Mourinho out of trouble, Arsenal pass a tough test and Tottenham receive a wake-up call. We wrap all the overnight Premier League...

Sun 2 Sep 2018

Rams to tackle Rovers in semi-final

Rams to tackle Rovers in semi-final

Extra time needed to separate Byron Bay and South Lismore soccer teams

Mariners insist they’ll give Bolt time

premium_icon Mariners insist they’ll give Bolt time

FRIDAY night’s Bolt spectacular was undeniably fabulous but it offered far less clarity about the outcome of the Olympic champion’s grand football designs.

Walker rocket fires champions to victory over Magpies

Walker rocket fires champions to victory over Magpies

KYLE Walker scored his first goal for Manchester City in their 2-1 win over Newcastle United - and the England defender may struggle to score a better one for the...

Reds survive shocking GK howler to beat Leicester

Reds survive shocking GK howler to beat Leicester

AN ALISSON Becker clanger had the KOP faithful worried, but the Reds managed to hang on to a 2-1 win over a resilient Leicester side.

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