Soccer

Mon 15 Oct 2018

‘I’ve seen the Mariners badge all over the world’

‘I’ve seen the Mariners badge all over the world’

SAM Kerr, the first woman to claim marquee status in Australia, believes Usain Bolt is worth similar money after his historic two-goal brace on Friday.

French star hangs up the boots, instantly slams WC heroes

French star hangs up the boots, instantly slams WC heroes

LAURENT Koscielny has announced his retirement from international football and he’s taken the time to publicly blast some of his former colleagues.

Messi defenders slam ‘drug addict’ Diego

Messi defenders slam ‘drug addict’ Diego

LIONEL Messi’s family have hit back at Diego Maradona after his extraordinary attack on the Argentina star’s toilet habits.

‘Shame on you!’: Dutch player suspended for spit

‘Shame on you!’: Dutch player suspended for spit

EVERYONE remembers when Frank Rijkaard spat on Rudi Voller at Italia ‘90, well the Dutch FA have had to suspend an Under 20 player for doing exactly the same...

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Kruse shrugs off keyboard warriors to go again

premium_icon Kruse shrugs off keyboard warriors to go again

ROBBIE Kruse has endured more than his fair share of vitriol from supporters, but the trust of a succession of coaches has given the Socceroos midfielder belief

Torres and Ibra headline A-League wish list

premium_icon Torres and Ibra headline A-League wish list

THE A-League could welcome more rock-star arrivals mid-season — with Fernando Torres and Zlatan Ibrahimovic on the radar.

Socceroos to audition as skipper

premium_icon Socceroos to audition as skipper

THE Socceroos might be lighter on experience without Tim Cahill and Mile Jedinak but there’s no shortage of leadership.

Ex-Roos skipper backs ‘obvious’ captain choice

Ex-Roos skipper backs ‘obvious’ captain choice

FORMER Socceroos captain Paul Okon says there’s an ‘obvious’ choice to skipper the national team and its not frontrunner Trent Sainsbury.

Intriguing battle between A-League’s puppet masters

premium_icon Intriguing battle between A-League’s puppet masters

FOR a second successive domestic campaign five of the 10 coaches come newly appointed and with varying degrees of pedigree.

Mariners new boy living the Aussie dream

Mariners new boy living the Aussie dream

FOX Football expert Simon Hill has a chat with Mariners recruit Kalifa Cisse as part of his Six of the Best series.

Victory star puts squad omission aside

Victory star puts squad omission aside

HE may have been overlooked for Graham Arnold’s first Socceroos squads, but James Troisi is still hoping to play a part in Australia’s Asian Cup title defence

Netherlands finally end 16-year nightmare with arch rivals

Netherlands finally end 16-year nightmare with arch rivals

GERMANY’S miserable run of form continued as they were beaten by their arch rivals for the first time in 16 years.

Loud roar for brothers in arms

Loud roar for brothers in arms

JOHN Aloisis has battled late payments that have threatened to end the club, substandard facilities and shocking injury tolls during his time as Roar head coach

Star confirms interest in vacant Roos role

Star confirms interest in vacant Roos role

MILE Jedinak’s retirement from international duties leaves one of the most important roles in Australian football vacant.

A-League mega preview: Where will your club finish?

premium_icon A-League mega preview: Where will your club finish?

ACCORDING to the bookies it’s a three-horse race for the 2018-19 A-League title with both Melbourne sides and Sydney FC favourites to win.

Papa prays Roar season is a winner

Papa prays Roar season is a winner

ROAR defensive rock Avraam Papadopoulos is desperate to put a nightmare season behind him when Brisbane kick off their 2018-19 A-League campaign.

Nation of just 34,000 claims first win after anthem disaster

Nation of just 34,000 claims first win after anthem disaster

THE wrong national anthem may have been played before the game, but that didn’t stop minnows Gibraltar from finally claiming their first ever win.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Socceroos more attacking under Arnold, defender says

Socceroos more attacking under Arnold, defender says

Ahead of the Socceroos' friendly with Kuwait, defender Aziz Behich says there's been a more attacking mindset in training camps under new coach Graham Arnold

Celtic legend rips into coach over Arzani treatment

Celtic legend rips into coach over Arzani treatment

Celtic legend Willie Wallace says he is disappointed by Brendan Rodgers' treatment of rising Socceroos star Daniel Arzani.

Is it time to take Bolt’s A-League dream seriously?

premium_icon Is it time to take Bolt’s A-League dream seriously?

Usain Bolt kicked two goals on Friday night and continues to improve at a rate of knots. David Davutovic looks at where Olympic champion is at

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