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No guarantees for Phoenix A-League trio

Coach Des Buckingham says the Phoenix's trio of players returning from suspension have apologised to the team, but there are no game-time guarantees on offer.

Defensive records within Wilkinson's grasp

Sydney FC are within touching distance of two defensive records this A-League season, and centre-back Alex Wilkinson has been central to the success.

Reds not in awe of Chinese ACL giants

Adelaide United defender Ben Garuccio says the Reds won't be awe-struck by Jiangsu Suning's big names in Wednesday night's Asian Champions League game.

Logarzo out but Matildas confident at Cup

Chloe Logarzo is sidelined for the Algarve Cup with bone bruising but Matildas coach Alen Stajcic remains confident of a strong showing in Portugal.

Petratos set for Roar reunion in ACL

Dimitri Petratos will likely play against his old Brisbane Roar teammates for the first time on Tuesday, barely three weeks since leaving for Ulsan Hyundai.

WSW will play to beat big-spending SIPG

The Wanderers face the big-spending Chinese Super League heavyweights on Tuesday night in a bid to put last week's setbacks behind them.

A-League snapshot for round 21

A snapshot of round 21 in the A-League.

Mariners deny Jets a top six A-League spot

Aleksandr Kokko scored his maiden A-League goal for Newcastle but Central Coast's Scott Galloway made the hosts pay for a sloppy start to the second half.

Wanderers welcome campaign juggling act

Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic has welcomed the challenge of balancing separate A-League and Asian Champions League campaigns.

Postecoglou calls for life bans on RBB

Ange Postecoglou says the Red and Black Bloc's lewd Sydney derby banner proves they aren't real A-League supporters.

Pressure all on Victory to beat Sydney FC

It will be all or nothing for Melbourne Victory against Sydney FC on Friday night if they're to remain a shot at the A-League Premiers' Plate.

Muscat still dreaming of A-League glory

Melbourne Victory are set for a blockbuster A-League showdown with ladder-leaders Sydney FC after holding off a late surge from Adelaide United.

Perth march on with win over Wanderers

Perth Glory had moved to third on the A-League ladder after beating Western Sydney Wanderers 2-0 on Saturday night.

Phoenix upset tired Roar 2-1 in A-League

Wellington Phoenix have put a week of turmoil behind them to upset Brisbane Roar 2-1 in Saturday's A-League clash at Suncorp Stadium.

WSW apologise to Arnold over banner

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has gotten an apology from the Western Sydney Wanderers over the offensive banner at the Sydney derby.

Victory survive Reds rally in A-League

Melbourne Victory have claimed a 2-1 home win over Adelaide United courtesy of goals from Marco Rojas and Besart Berisha.

Valkanis backs A-League fall guy Muscat

Melbourne City coach Michael Valkanis has refused to blame red carded Manny Muscat for their 3-1 loss to Sydney FC.

F3 derby to make or break finals hopes

With both clubs playing improved football under new coaches, more is suddenly at stake when Newcastle and Central Coast face off on Sunday.

Arnold hails Sydney FC bond

Graham Arnold has ruled himself categorically out of the vacant Melbourne City coaching position, suggesting Tony Popovic for the role.

Sydney go 11 clear with City A-League romp

Manny Muscat has been sent off in Melbourne City's 3-1 loss to A-League title-winners-in-waiting Sydney FC.

Muscat not fooled by ailing Adelaide

Melbourne Victory Kevin Muscat isn't watching the gap between his club and A-League leaders Sydney FC; he just wants to beat Adelaide on Saturday night.

Glory to keep A-League attacking mindset

Perth will welcome back striker Andy Keogh for their A-League clash with Western Sydney, but Nebojsa Marinkovic will miss the home game with a groin injury.

Postecoglou puts faith in old Socceroos

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has challenged his class of World Cup qualifying hopefuls to prove their international pedigree in coming months.

Roar won't rush Avraam in for DeVere

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi says he won't rush new signing Avraam Papadopoulos into action despite a month-long calf injury to Luke DeVere.

Response to banner 'fantastic': Popovic

Wanderers coach Tony Popovic is pleased with the outcome of the Sydney derby banner saga, but is eager to move on and focus on Perth this Saturday.

Phoenix trio omitted for breach: report

Three Wellington Phoenix players will miss their A-League match in Brisbane for a breach of team protocol.

Ranieri sacked nine months after triumph

In what has been a stunning fall from grace, Leicester City has sacked Claudio Ranieri, less than a year after he took them to championship glory.

Franjic in but Jakobsen out again for City

Ivan Franjic has been declared fit for Melbourne City's clash with Sydney FC but Michael Jakobsen will miss the Friday night match.

Wanderers fined $20,000 for banner

Football Federation Australia has fined Western Sydney $20,000 for an offensive banner.

Victory's Berisha to answer Kosovo call

Besart Berisha has switched his international allegiance to his birth nation and says he will play for Kosovo next month in a World Cup qualifier.

Roar recruit dismisses match-fixing talk

Brisbane Roar recruit Avraam Papodopoulos has dismissed allegations he is implicated in an ongoing Greek match fixing scandal.

In-favour Wright a boon for Socceroos

Bailey Wright has played every minute of his nine appearances for his English Championship club Bristol City.

Valencia stun Real Madrid with quick brace

Real Madrid have missed a golden opportunity to extend the gap over Barcelona after going down 2-0 to Valencia following two early goals by the hosts.

Socceroos, Brazil to clash in Melbourne

The Socceroos will play Brazil at the MCG in June while the South Americans are in Australia for a blockbuster clash with Argentina.

Cahill and City duo ready for Socceroos

Tim Cahill says he's ready to lace up the boots for World Cup qualifying duty, backing two other Melbourne City players to join him.

Adelaide lose 3-0 to Gamba in ACL soccer

Adelaide United have been beaten 3-0 by Japanese club Gamba Osaka in the Asian Champions League soccer at Coopers Stadium.

Cahill fires Sydney FC A-League broadside

Melbourne City's Tim Cahill says league leaders Sydney FC are yet to answer questions about whether they can win at the pointy end of the A-League season.

WSW move to ban fans over lewd banner

Western Sydney Wanderers have suspended the memberships of 14 fans over their involvement in displaying an inappropriate banner at the Sydney A-League derby.

Ban homophobic A-League fans: gay club

Advocates for gay rights in Australian soccer want A-League fans who unfurled a homophobic banner to cop lengthy bans.

WSW ban fans over offensive derby banner

Under the weight of a sponsor backlash and impending FFA sanctions, the Wanderers have suspended 14 members of the RBB, including some of the group's leaders.

Learn and move on quickly, Popa tells WSW

Tony Popovic has emphasised Western Sydney must learn from their shock 4-0 ACL defeat to Urawa Reds in time to face Shanghai SIPG in China next week.

Wayne Rooney's future at Man Utd uncertain

Speculation is rife Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney may be headed to the Chinese Super League.

Roly-poly goalie resigns after Pie-gate

It was the pie-eating stunt seen around the football world but now Sutton's cult hero goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has turned in his resignation from the club.

Roar cubs underline A-L expansion case

John Aloisi says the stunning emergence of Brisbane Roar's younger players shows why there is a desperate need for A-League expansion.

Wanderers cop ACL thumping from Urawa Reds

Urawa Red Diamonds have delivered Western Sydney a 4-0 thrashing in their first Asian Champions League group game.

Sydney FC promote teen striker Lokolingoy

Charles Lokolingoy has been training with Sydney FC on a scholarship contract but has impressed A-League coach Graham Arnold enough to earn a permanent spot.

Fit Keogh ready for Wanderers in A-League

Perth are just two points adrift of third spot and they'll be hoping to climb the A-League ladder with a win against Western Sydney.

Adelaide Utd lose Isaias for ACL match

Adelaide United midfielder Isaias has been ruled out of Wednesday night's Asian Champions League match against Gamba Osaka because of a knee injury.

Players union launches W-League vision

Professional Footballers Australia have launched a roadmap to improve women's football in Australia centred on the W-League.

Boost for Socceroos as Jedinak returns

Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak has returned from injury with struggling Aston Villa in the second-tier English Championship.

Arsenal end Sutton's fairy-tale FA Cup run

Arsenal have ended the giant-killing run of English non-league club Sutton United in the FA Cup with a 2-0 win at Gander Green Lane.

Bitter Erceg to retire from Football Ferns

Football Ferns skipper Abby Erceg is stepping down, angered by the lack of value and support given to the national women's team.

FFA 'dictatorial' for banner censure: RBB

The official supporters' group of the Western Sydney Wanderers has attacked the FFA after condemnation of their offensive banner unfurled at an A-League game.

AFC Champions League week one preview

Preview of the AFC Champions League matches involving Australian sides in week one of the soccer competition.

My form not worthy for Socceroos: Geria

Jason Geria doesn't believe his A-League form has been good enough to receive a Socceroos call-up.

Wanderers wary of Urawa Reds in ACL opener

As Wanderers goalkeeper Vedran Janjetovic knows well, Urawa Reds' pint-sized players come with a big reputation in Asia.

Roar skipper fighting broken nose for ACL

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi says it'll be hard to stop captain Matt McKay from playing in their AFC Champions League opener despite his broken nose.

PSG held by Toulouse in Ligue 1

Paris Saint-Germain and Toulouse have played out a goalless draw in French football's Ligue 1.

WSW cop show-cause over offensive banner

The storm over supporter group the Red and Black Bloc's offensive banner has mushroomed, with Sydney FC demanding the Wanderers apologise to Graham Arnold.

Leipzig close on Bayern in Bundesliga

Leipzig have edged closer to Bayern Munich at the top of the Bundesliga table.

Chelsea to host United in FA Cup quarters

Manchester United's road to back-to-back FA Cup titles just got a whole lot tougher.

Spurs Kane Fulham to advance in FA Cup

It was a day for the big-name strikers in the FA Cup. Harry Kane grabbed a hat-trick for Tottenham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the winner for Man United.

Roos fave Troisi will only improve: Muscat

If there was ever a case for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou to recall James Troisi, it was his A-League showing against Central Coast on Sunday.

A-League snapshot for round 20

A snapshot of round 20 in the A-League.

Sydney FC's winning mentality still alive

Sydney FC say there'll be no mental hangover from their first loss of the A-League season, while the Wanderers changed their fortunes and Melbourne City fired.

FFA condemn homophobic WSW fan derby tifo

A-League chief Greg O'Rourke has been swift in voicing his disgust at a discriminatory tifo in Western Sydney's support area during the Sydney derby.

Popovic chat behind Santalab derby winner

Brendon Santalab has credited a frank mid-week discussion with coach Tony Popovic for his composed goal in Saturday's 1-0 derby defeat of Sydney FC.

Wellington Phoenix vow to fight on

Thumped 5-1 by Melbourne City, and sitting eighth on the ladder, Wellington Phoenix have vowed to fight to the end of the A-League season.

Roar take positives from frustrating draw

Brisbane had plenty of reasons to feel hard done by in a 2-2 draw with Perth but John Aloisi's focus has turned to Tuesday's Asian Champions League clash.

Glory look to crucial date with Wanderers

Perth are entrenched in fifth spot on the A-League ladder following a 2-2 draw with Brisbane but the Wanderers can move within a point of them next week.

Bale returns in style as Real tighten grip

Gareth Bale sealed Real Madrid's 2-0 win over Espanyol in his first match since damaging his ankle ligaments in November.

Luongo looks on as QPR bag four at Blues

Matt Smith inspired QPR to a 4-1 success at struggling Birmingham while Brighton returned the top of the Championship.

Celtic march on in Premiership cakewalk

Brendan Rodgers' side extended their unbeaten domestic run to 31 games with a comfortable 2-0 home win over Motherwell.

Lewandowski rescues lethargic Bayern

The Bundesliga leaders needed a last-gasp goal from Robert Lewandowski to rescue a point in Berlin while Borussia Dortmund bounced back against Wolfsburg.

Beath apologises for Sydney FC derby slip

A Sydney FC source claims referee Chris Beath apologised to Graham Arnold after watching a replay and realising his last-gasp penalty denial was incorrect.

Glory, Roar draw after four-goal blitz

Four goals in 17 minutes saw Perth Glory and Brisbane Roar split the points in a 2-2 A-League draw at nib Stadium.

WSW end Sydney FC's unbeaten A-League run

After 19 rounds unbeaten, Sydney FC have suffered their first defeat of the A-League season, a 1-0 loss to Western Sydney.

City thrash Phoenix 5-1 in A-League

Melbourne City have celebrated their return to full strength with an emphatic 5-1 A-League win over the Phoenix in Wellington.

Postecoglou wants Kruse on the park

Robbie Kruse must step up and play a major role for the Socceroos this year or risk getting bypassed by others, according to coach Ange Postecoglou.

Muscat claims no Rangers approaches made

Kevin Muscat has played a straight bat to rumours linking him to troubled Scottish Premiership giants Glasgow Rangers.

Pep praises Socceroo Mooy

Manchester City manager Aaron Mooy has heaped praise on Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy.

Dwight Yorke denied entry to US

Former Manchester United striker Dwight Yorke was "made to feel like a criminal" as he was denied entry to the United States.

Mariners will give Victory a game: Okon

Mariners coach Paul Okon is determined to keep proving doubters wrong against a dangerous Melbourne Victory side in Gosford.

Adelaide edge out Newcastle in A-League

Bottom side Adelaide United are back to winning ways with a much-needed A-League home victory against Newcastle.

Cambodian banned for fixing Aus U-19 game

A Cambodian coach has been banned from football for life by the AFC for helping fix a match between Laos and Australia's under-19 teams last year.

Phoenix to get back to A-League basics

Midfielder Vince Lia says Wellington will need more consistency in defence if they want to beat Melbourne City in their A-League clash.

Aloisi laughs off A-League 'panel beater'

Brisbane are ready for whatever Perth and self-proclaimed "panel beater" Dino Djulbic throw at them in their A-League clash, coach John Aloisi says.

Santalab targets A-League derby goal glory

Brendon Santalab is hoping to reproduce his match-winning performance in the Sydney derby some 1134 days since he last achieved that feat.

Glory, Roar desperate for 3rd in A-League

Perth A-League coach Kenny Lowe says his team are in a good spot, but he's not thinking about the prospect of landing third spot just yet.

Heyman to miss Matildas duty

Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman will miss the Matildas' tournament in Portugal next month due to an ankle injury.

Tough Popa will endure WSW pressure: Arnie

Ahead of facing the Sky Blues' fierce A-League rivals, Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has sympathised with under-pressure Wanderers manager Tony Popovic.

Roar OK with recruit's match-fixing links

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi has dismissed new signing Avraam Papadopoulos' links to a long-running Greek match-fixing scandal.

City look inside for A-League inspiration

Michael Valkanis is pondering his best Melbourne City line-up to earn a much-needed A-League win over Wellington on Saturday.

Ansell wary of A-League Pain

Mates and former A-League colleagues Nick Ansell and Connor Pain will do battle when Melbourne Victory play Central Coast Mariners on Sunday in Gosford.

FFA set to talk reform with players' union

FFA officials will sit down with the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) to discuss how to make the Australian game's governance more democratic.

A-League clubs want ownership reform

Governance reform, A-League ownership and revenue distribution remain points of contention between clubs and Football Federation Australia.

A-League round-20 preview panel

A preview panel of round 20 in the A-League.

Roar injury dramas worsen with Brown blow

Corey Brown has become the third Brisbane A-League defender to be struck down with injury in less than a week.

Jakobsen, Franjic to miss A-League clash

Injuries have delayed the return to the first team of two Melbourne City A-League defenders for the clash with Wellington.

McGowan to play for Adelaide United

Adelaide defender Dylan McGowan is expected to play in the A-League game against Newcastle despite his father being found guilty of murder in a Scottish court.

Glory part ways with Serbian Smiljanic

Serbian international Milan Smiljanic has parted ways with Perth Glory in order to explore his options in Asia.

Popovic bristles at A-League pressure talk

Tony Popovic remains adamant his Western Sydney side can still make the A-League grand final, viewing the Sydney derby as a potential turning point.

Nervous Sorensen laps up A-League return

Recalled gloveman Thomas Sorensen has received a warm reception from Melbourne City fans on his return to the A-League side.

Griffiths knows all about derby passion

Recently recruited Western Sydney Wanderers striker Ryan Griffiths has seen the dark side of derby passion during stints in both Europe and Asia.

Soccer players may face dementia risk

A study of the brains of soccer players has raised concerns about the potential risk of dementia.

Wins for PSG and Benfica in Europe

Paris Saint-Germain and Benfica have scored wins in their last-16 first-leg Champions League matches against Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund respectively.

Women powering South Melbourne ambitions

South Melbourne have blended their men's and women's training in pre-season, showing off what they believe to be a unified club.

Luongo signs new QPR deal

Socceroos midfielder Massimo Luongo has extended his contract with English Championship side Queens Park Rangers until mid-2020.

O'Donovan wants Mariners to push on

Roy O'Donovan says Central Coast coach Paul Okon has asked him to consider staying at the Mariners for another A-League season.

Bowles KOed by knee for A-League season

Supporting Brisbane A-League defender Daniel Bowles has suffered a major knee injury that will sideline him for a year.

A-League growth, W-League reform delayed

Football Federation Australia and A-League clubs will meet on Tuesday to begin crunch talks on reform to football's governing structures and revenue.

China bid for Jets' Ma Leilei unlikely

Liaoning Whowin have until the end of February to make a bid for Jets import Ma Leilei, though club chief executive Lawrie McKinna believed it unlikely.

FFA cites De Vanna nine days later

Matildas co-captain Lisa De Vanna has been cited over an incident in Canberra United's W-League semi-final loss.

Trophy-hungry Catley wants Matildas win

Melbourne City captain and Matildas veteran Steph Catley has backed 15-year-old Jacynta Galabadaarachchi to make an impact in the national team.

New dad Finkler to miss two Phoenix games

Wellington Phoenix midfielder Gui Finkler will miss the club's next two A-League games after becoming a first-time father.

Kevin Muscat laments lax Victory effort

Kevin Muscat lamented Melbourne Victory's lack of intensity and structure against an enterprising Newcastle in Monday night's goalless draw.

Fishlock unsure on City W-League future

Player-coach Jess Fishlock says Melbourne City's W-League title feels more special than last year's success.

Korea offer too good to refuse: Jurman

Matt Jurman has spoken about the agonising decision to leave Sydney FC mid-season and take up an offer at Korean giant Suwon Bluewings.

South extend olive branch to Victory

South Melbourne and Melbourne Victory would create the A-League's biggest derby according to proponents of the NSL club's expansion bid.

Stajcic names expanded Algarve Cup squad

There's no place for a trio of Olympians - Laura Alleway, Tameka Butt and Larissa Crummer - in the Matildas squad to play in next month's Algarve Cup.

Socceroos lose Federici to knee injury

Adam Federici has suffered a season-ending knee injury in training with his English Premier League outfit Bournemouth.

Higuain fires Juventus past Cagliari

Juventus have beaten Cagliari 2-0 to maintain their seven-point lead in the Serie A title race.

Muscat wants more full-time A-League refs

As Michael Valkanis lashed out at A-League officiating standards, Kevin Muscat has emphasised that referees are just as human as players and coaches.

Atletico stun Celta late in Spanish League

Atletico Madrid scored two goals in three minutes to stun Celta Vigo in La Liga while Sevilla beat Las Palmas to stay in touch with Real Madrid and Barcelona.

O'Donovan hot property after 10 goals

Roy O'Donovan's value spiked again when he buried a second-half brace against Western Sydney to secure the club's third successive A-League win.

Grand final heartache won't derail Glory

Perth Glory's bid to win their maiden W-League title fell flat when they suffered a 2-0 grand final defeat to Melbourne City.

Conte praises Burnley after Chelsea held

Antonio Conte paid tribute to Burnley after seeing his league-leading Chelsea side held to a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.

Mariners punish WSW to open A-League race

Central Coast have come back from a poor first half to punish the wasteful Wanderers 2-0 in their A-League clash at Spotless Stadium.

Victory beware small Jets crowds: Muscat

Melbourne Victory are in a strong position to consolidate their top-two A-League position against the Jets on Monday night.

Shanghai Shenhua not on my mind: Popovic

Carlos Tevez's cashed-up Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua has reportedly made more overtures to poach Tony Popovic from the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Garriock to share Matildas assistant role

As Matildas coach Alen Stajcic prepares to blood new squad members in a fresh World Cup and Olympic cycle, he's also growing the pool of coaching talent.

Liverpool halt Spurs' Premier League run

Liverpool have banked a first victory in 2017 and did severe damage to Tottenham's fading title hopes with a 2-0 victory over Spurs at Anfield.

Mooy's Huddersfield march on against QPR

Aaron Mooy's Huddersfield boosted their promotion hopes and won Socceroos bragging rights ahead of next month's World Cup qualifiers by beating QPR 2-1.

Real Madrid back on top after La Liga win

Real Madrid have beaten strugglers Osasuna 3-1 to return to the top of Spanish football's La Liga.

Valkanis hits out at refs, lack of respect

Melbourne City coach Michael Valkanis has hit out at A-League referees and a perceived lack of respect for his club's culture.

Melbourne City beat Glory to win WL title

Melbourne City player-coach Jess Fishlock starred in her team's grand final win over Perth Glory on Sunday.

City, Roar share A-League spoils

Melbourne City and Brisbane's understrength A-League sides have combined for a 2-2 draw at AAMI Park.

Matildas to build coach and player depth

As Matildas coach Alen Stajcic prepares to blood new squad members for next month's Algarve Cup he's also growing the pool of coaching talent at his disposal.

WSW out to end Spotless Stadium hoodoo

Into the top six after last weekend's sorely needed victory in Wellington, the Wanderers players - if not their fans - are happy to be back at Spotless Stadium.

Melbourne City play down WL money factor

Melbourne City have the chance to become the first W-League team to win consecutive titles when they take on Perth Glory at nib Stadium on Sunday.

Alaves a revelation: Barca manager Enrique

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique says his club's defeat at the hands of Alaves earlier in the season is no longer a surprise.

Adelaide, Amor put off contract talks

Adelaide United and coach Guillermo Amor have put talks about the Spaniard's future at the A-League club on hold.

Perth trounce Adelaide 5-0 in A-League

Perth Glory have thumped Adelaide United 5-0 in their A-League match at Coopers Stadium.

Aspro excited to face Oscar, Hulk in ACL

Western Sydney defender Jonathon Aspropotamitis is looking forward to facing Brazilian stars Oscar and Hulk when the Wanderers play SIPG Shanghai.

Glory wary of cashed-up City in WL final

Melbourne City will be aiming to become the first W-League club to win consecutive titles when they take on Perth Glory.

Victory boss criticises FFA over funding

Melbourne Victory chairman Anthony Di Pietro has declared it time FFA executives deliver funding and decision-making powers back to A-League clubs.

Nichols to join exclusive A-League club

Wanderers midfielder Mitch Nichols is on the verge of joining an exclusive club by becoming the 19th player to make 200 appearances in the A-League.

City ready for Sam Kerr, Glory onslaught

Melbourne City believe they can subdue in-form Matildas forward Sam Kerr in their W-League grand final with Perth Glory.

Jakobsen no A-League certainty for City

Key Melbourne City centre-back Michael Jakobsen is touch-and-go for Saturday night's crunch A-League match with Brisbane Roar.

Arnold pleads for bigger Sydney FC crowds

Graham Arnold has pleaded for Sydney FC fans to show more support at the turnstiles after a season-low crowd watched them thump Wellington on a terrible pitch.

Socceroo Tom Rogic to miss key qualifiers

Socceroo midfielder Tom Rogic is expected to miss up to eight weeks of football following an ankle operation.

South American Superclasico set for MCG

A long-mooted Brazil v Argentina football friendly will take place in June at the MCG.

Phoenix have fight on their hands: coach

Wellington Phoenix have no excuse for their loss to A-League leaders Sydney FC and know a lift is needed if they are to make the play-offs.

Aloisi's gamble to pay huge Roar dividends

John Aloisi's decision to rest four Brisbane Roar players for Saturday's A-League clash with Melbourne City is beginning to look like an absolute masterstroke.

Sydney FC ease past Phoenix for 14th win

Sydney FC have stretched their unbeaten record to 19 games after seeing off Wellington 3-1 on Thursday night.

Strikers won't wait for expansion criteria

The Brisbane Strikers will continue with their A-League application even if FFA delays the release of expansion criteria.

Ban-heavy City turn to NYL winners

Melbourne City have lost seven players to play Brisbane Roar but have named Michael Jakobsen in their squad for Saturday's A-League match.

Reds not giving up on A-League just yet

Coach Guillermo Amor says while it's getting hard, Adelaide United aren't yet giving up on a late charge towards the A-League finals.

Jets' A-League game moved due to heat

Newcastle's A-League clash with Melbourne Victory has been moved to Monday night due to hot temperatures.

Aloisi hails finest moment as Roar coach

John Aloisi rates Brisbane Roar's AFC Champions League qualifying win as their biggest since he was appointed coach.

Borrello upstages Tevez to Roar into ACL

Brisbane Roar are into the AFC Champions League after an stunning 2-0 upset victory over Shanghai Shenhua in China on Wednesday night.

Bouzanis gets five-game ban for gypsy slur

Dean Bouzanis will spend five A-League games on the sidelines for his racial slur directed at Besart Berisha.

Adelaide keeper Galekovic out for a month

Adelaide United captain Eugene Galekovic will be out of action for a month because of a shoulder injury.

Don't talk to me about Invincibles: Arnie

Two-thirds through an unbeaten campaign, Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold is telling his undefeated team to focus on the process instead of the bigger picture.

Oscar's Shanghai to face Wanderers in ACL

Cashed-up Chinese club Shanghai SIPG will join the Wanderers, FC Seoul and Urawa Red Diamonds in Group F after winning their Asian Champions League play-off.

Broich to step into breach for Brisbane

In-form veteran Thomas Broich is set to move into Dimi Petratos' vacated attacking midfield role for Brisbane Roar's AFC Champions League qualifier in China.

Holosko predicts more AL goals against Nix

With nine games remaining, Sydney FC marquee winger Filip Holosko believes he can surpass last season's A-League 10-goal tally.

Manchester United Legends to play in Perth

A Manchester United Legends team will reportedly take on a Professional Footballers Australia Legends side in an exhibition match in Perth next month.

I left Sydney FC on good terms: Janjetovic

Vedran Janjetovic feels right at home at the Wanderers and has hosed down any suggestion he was rattled by last month's Sydney derby snake-throwing antics.

Cahill sorry for Melbourne derby ref abuse

In his first public words since Saturday's Melbourne derby, suspended Tim Cahill has accepted he must be held accountable for his sideline blow-up.

No goals, no worries for Glory's Sam Kerr

Star Matildas midfielder Sam Kerr loom as a crucial cog in Perth Glory's W-League grand final against Melbourne City on Sunday.

Brisbane Roar undaunted by Tevez, Shenhua

Tommy Oar says Brisbane Roar do not fear Carlos Tevez or his Shanghai Shenhua teammates ahead of Wednesday's crunch AFC Champions League qualifier.

FIFA are happy with us, claim FFA

Football Federation Australia has denied suggestions they tried to delay or kill of reform of the sport's governance in a meeting with FIFA last week.

Thwaite, Vidosic leave Chinese soccer club

Australians Michael Thwaite and Dario Vidosic are on the hunt for new clubs after terminating their contracts with Chinese Super League club Liaoning Whowin.

Bouzanis to face panel over racial slur

Melbourne City goalkeeper Dean Bouzanis will answer a charge of using a racial slur against Besart Berisha in Sydney on Wednesday night.

Zullo talks up Sydney FC's undefeated plan

Sydney FC defender Michael Zullo has set his sights on helping the Sky Blues go through the season undefeated with a third of the A-League season remaining.

Petratos set for Korea, not Newcastle

Brisbane Roar have accepted an offer from Dimitri Petratos from a South Korean side, putting the skids on his proposed shift to the Newcastle Jets.

City primed to peak, make W-League history

Melbourne City are one victory away from becoming the first team in W-League or Women's National Soccer League history to win back-to-back titles.

Two Lyon players sent off in Ligue 1 loss

Lyon have lost 2-0 to Saint-Etienne in French football's Ligue 1.

De Vanna off scot-free for W-League elbow

While Sunday's referee appeared to miss Lisa De Vanna's off-the-ball semi-final elbow, no action will be taken as the W-League has no match review panel.

Nasri misses penalty as Sevilla held

Sevilla were forced to settle for a scoreless draw at home to Villareal after Samir Nasri missed a penalty shortly after the break.

Galekovic injury compounds Adelaide woes

Reds skipper Eugene Galekovic has sustained a suspected torn lateral muscle in his shoulder that could keep him out of action for weeks.

Melbourne City into W-League grand final

Melbourne City will defend their W-League title in Perth next weekend after beating Canberra United in extra-time on Sunday night.

A-League snapshot for round 18

A snapshot of round 18 in the A-League.

Mariners turn season around with Reds win

Fabio Ferreira and Kwabena Appiah have help secure a 2-1 win for the Mariners over Adelaide in Canberra.

Victory refuse to give up Sydney FC chase

Melbourne Victory assistant coach Jean-Paul de Marigny has refused to give up on the chase of A-League leaders Sydney FC.

Melbourne derby flare-rippers face FFA ban

FFA have the identities of two men arrested for ripping flares at Saturday's Melbourne derby and will begin the process to have them banned.

Lowe urges refs to protect Diego Castro

Perth Glory import Diego Castro scored two goals in his team's 3-2 win over Newcastle, but he was also felled several times in heavy tackles.

Bouzanis apologises for Berisha gypsy slur

Dean Bouzanis and Melbourne City have apologised for taunting Besart Berisha in Saturday night's A-League derby.

Messi sets record as Barca sink Bilbao

Lionel Messi has scored more from free-kicks than any player in Barcelona history.

Phoenix look to halt A-League slump

Time is running out for the Wellington Phoenix if they want to make the A-League play-offs, co-coach Des Buckingham says.

City battered, bruised in A-League rumble

Tim Cahill, Bruno Fornaroli, Luke Brattan, Michael Jakobsen, Manny Muscat, Fernando Brandan and Dean Bouzanis could all miss Melbourne City's next match.

Klopp tells Reds to accept criticism

Jurgen Klopp has urged players to accept all the criticism that will come their way after Saturday's humiliating 2-0 loss at Hull.

Huth begs Foxes to 'work harder as a team'

Defender Robert Huth insists the champions must draw on the relegation battle which enabled their remarkable triumph to stay up.

Diego Castro stars as Glory beat Jets 3-2

Star Perth Glory import Diego Castro put in another dazzling display in Saturday's win over Newcastle at nib Stadium.

Victory stun City with late A-L drama

It took 70 minutes for the Melbourne derby to catch fire, and it was Melbourne Victory which burned brightest in a 2-1 win over Melbourne City.

Glory beat Sydney 5-1 in WL semi-final

Perth Glory will take on either Canberra or Melbourne City in the W-League grand final.

Wanderers too strong for Phoenix

Western Sydney Wanderers have edged back up the A-League ladder with a dominant 3-1 win over Wellington Phoenix in New Plymouth.

Mariners turn focus from Olyroos to Reds

Central Coast Mariners coach Paul Okon predicts a fiery clash with fellow bottom A-League side Adelaide United.

Brisbane Roar bemoan tough schedule

Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi is unhappy with the scheduling that will see his team play Melbourne City one day after arriving back from China.

Vukovic 'slept on hospital floors': Arnold

Sydney FC Graham Arnold has paid tribute to Danny Vukovic after the Sky Blues extended their unbeaten A-League season start with a 0-0 draw with Brisbane.

Pochettino urges Spurs to retain focus

Tottenham need to learn from the mistakes of the past if they are to make a serious play for the EPL title.

Brisbane hold leader Sydney FC 0-0

Sydney FC have failed to end their Suncorp Stadium drought but remain on track to end the A-League season unbeaten after a 0-0 draw with the Roar in Brisbane.

Melbourne A-League derby 24: the low-down

The 24th Melbourne derby will take place between A-League rivals Victory and City at Etihad Stadium.

Canberra, Glory favoured in W-League semis

Perth Glory host Sydney FC and Melbourne City travel to Canberra United in the W-League semi-finals.

Muscat backs Victory to be A-League Boss

Melbourne Victory are taking a three-game losing streak into Saturday's A-League derby against Melbourne City, but are confident they can be the Boss.

Valkanis ponders A-League derby line-up

He's been out of the starting team for the past six weeks but Melbourne City forward Fernando Brandan could return for Saturday's A-League derby.

Likely hot W-League semi delayed six hours

Football Federation Australia has pushed Sunday's W-League semi-final back by six hours to avoid the worst of forecast heat in Canberra.

FFA reform promise appeases A-League clubs

A-League clubs have welcomed FFA's promise to honour September's commitment for local governance reform.

Socceroo Luongo set to sign new QPR deal

Socceroos star Massimo Luongo is ready to sign a new two-and-a-half-year contract with Queens Park Rangers.

A-League round-18 preview panel

A preview panel of round 18 in the A-League.

The man fuelling Syd FC's bottomless tank

Sydney FC strength and conditioning coach Andrew Clark believes his subjects are on track to hit their physical peak just in time for A-League grand final day.

Socceroos duel for A-League derby victory

Both Melbourne Victory forward James Troisi and Melbourne City fullback Ivan Franjic see the A-League derby as a perfect heart-starter for their club's seasons.

Beister leaves Victory for Germany

Melbourne Victory's German forward Max Beister has been granted extended leave from the A-League club on compassionate grounds.

Phoenix still fuming over Adelaide furnace

Wellington Phoenix players are hot under the collar that furnace-like conditions in Adelaide last week are still affecting them.

WSW form hasn't been good enough: Nichols

While still carrying belief an A-League grand-final appearance is possible, Mitch Nichols admits the Wanderers' form "hasn't been good enough".

Upset Mourinho frustrated by ManU draw

Jose Mourinho has shown his frustration with Manchester United's goalless draw with Hull City in the EPL by cutting short his media interviews.

The Axe fires up Roar for Sydney FC clash

Former Queensland State of Origin league captain Trevor Gillmeister has fired up Brisbane for their A-League blockbuster against undefeated leaders Sydney FC.

Celtic increase Scottish Premiership lead

Celtic have skipped 25 points clear of their nearest Scottish Premiership rivals after a 1-0 win over Aberdeen.

Kalac warns Sainsbury of Serie A pitfalls

Former Socceroos and AC Milan goalkeeper Zeljko Kalac says Inter Milan loan signing Trent Sainsbury will need to be thick-skinned to survive in Serie A.

How Bennett, Robbo and Cheika helped Arnie

Graham Arnold has revealed two rugby league coaches and one rugby mentor were behind the Sydney FC coach's about-face this A-League season.

Victory focusing on A-League top two

There's no sense of panic at Melbourne Victory despite three A-League losses in succession heading into the Melbourne derby on Saturday.

ACL test big distraction for Roar: Arnold

Graham Arnold believes Brisbane could play Sydney FC with one eye on Tuesday's do-or-die ACL clash in China with Carlos Tevez's cashed-up Shanghai Shenhua.

Big guns drop points in EPL title race

Leaders Chelsea have been held to a draw by Liverpool, but Arsenal and Tottenham dropped points themselves as the English Premier League title race hots up.

Aloisi keeping mum on Chinese squad

John Aloisi will keep Brisbane players in suspense for three days over who heads to China for the ACL and who remains in the A-League to face Melbourne City.

Socceroo Sainsbury in shock Inter switch

Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold and Carl Valeri, who plied his trade in Italy for a decade, have praised Socceroo Trent Sainsbury's move to Inter Milan.

Borrello bags four in Brisbane ACL win

Brisbane have booked a date with cashed-up Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua after beating Phillipines side Global FC 6-0 in the AFC Champions League