Soccer

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Records shattered in World Cup demolition

Records shattered in World Cup demolition

The all-time scoring record has been pulverised in the biggest shellacking ever seen at the Women’s World Cup, bringing players to tears.

Football refs threaten boycott as abuse escalates

premium_icon Football refs threaten boycott as abuse escalates

'Ongoing unacceptable behaviour' prompts radical response

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Old rival emerges as Muscat’s Victory replacement

premium_icon Old rival emerges as Muscat’s Victory replacement

John Aloisi is set to be overlooked to replace Kevin Muscat as Melbourne Victory coach, with a foreigner emerging as the leading contender for the position.

Knight ready to ride to Matildas’ aid

premium_icon Knight ready to ride to Matildas’ aid

If there's reason to believe against Brazil, it's the potential return of Australia's steadying midfield presence Elise Kellond-Knight who is keen to start.

Milicic: We’ll do things the ‘Aussie’ way

premium_icon Milicic: We’ll do things the ‘Aussie’ way

The Matildas insist their World Cup dreams aren’t extinguished, despite a heartbreaking first-up defeat to Italy which sucked the life out of their campaign.

Don’t blame Stajcic sacking for Italy upset

premium_icon Don’t blame Stajcic sacking for Italy upset

Talked up as pre-tournament dark horses, the Matildas were poor, lacking composure and cohesion. But their first up loss to Italy wasn’t catastrophic

Mon 10 Jun 2019

FFA put in the spotlight after Matildas' loss to Italy

FFA put in the spotlight after Matildas' loss to Italy

The shock dismissal of coach Alen Stajcic five months ago may come back to bite FFA after the Matildas' loss to Italy in their World Cup opener

Matildas slammed: ‘Absolutely ridiculous’

Matildas slammed: ‘Absolutely ridiculous’

Australia’s World Cup hopes are in disarray after a shock defeat — and the knives are out already with claims the coach “crucified” the team.

Matildas stunned by injury time Italy winner

premium_icon Matildas stunned by injury time Italy winner

The Matildas have been left shellshocked after a stunning 2-1 defeat to Italy in their World Cup Group C-opening, leaving their campaign in tatters despite an early...

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Landmark deal for W-League women in equal pay dispute

premium_icon Landmark deal for W-League women in equal pay dispute

There has been a monumental breakthrough in the fight to ensure W-League players will be paid the same minimum hourly rate as their male counterparts

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Invitation to 2020 Copa America looms for Socceroos

Invitation to 2020 Copa America looms for Socceroos

Australia has reportedly been given the invite of all invites to play against some of the world’s best teams in the prestigious Copa America tournament

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Bangalow full of praise for coach

premium_icon Bangalow full of praise for coach

Neil Fuller takes home award after almost 20 years service at soccer club

Star leaks saucy texts to clear name

Star leaks saucy texts to clear name

A football superstar has released a series of racy images and sext messages he claims were sent by the same woman accusing him of sexual assault.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Football star Neymar accused of rape

Football star Neymar accused of rape

Brazilian soccer player Neymar has been accused of assaulting a woman in Paris. However, the soccer star’s father says the accusation is ‘a trap’.

Cup concern as Matildas trounced in final warm-up

premium_icon Cup concern as Matildas trounced in final warm-up

The Matildas will enter the World Cup with plenty of selection headaches after copping a humbling defeat at the hands of the Netherlands in their final tune-up.

Snoozefest final as Liverpool suck life from Spurs

Snoozefest final as Liverpool suck life from Spurs

Extraordinary drama in the opening and dying minutes of the Champions League final has seen Liverpool beat Tottenham to be crowned the champions of Europe.

Fri 31 May 2019

Stajcic sacking inquiry even more urgent after FFA apology

premium_icon Stajcic sacking inquiry even more urgent after FFA apology

The buck, according to Football Federation Australia management, stops with the highest in charge. Now it’s time for it to heed its own advice, writes Emma Kemp

Stunning apology made to sacked Matildas boss

Stunning apology made to sacked Matildas boss

The FFA and director Heather Reid have released statements after the controversial sacking of former Matildas boss Alen Stajcic.

Socceroos young gun Daniel Arzani up and running again

Socceroos young gun Daniel Arzani up and running again

Socceroos boss Graham Arnold has confirmed Aussie young gun Daniel Arzani is back running following his long-term knee injury.

Experience vs ambition in Champions League final

premium_icon Experience vs ambition in Champions League final

Liverpool and Tottenham will this weekend face off for the biggest prize in club football and trying to predict how it will end is anyone's guess.

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