Soccer

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Sam Newman compares US women’s star Megan Rapinoe to a dog

Sam Newman compares US women’s star Megan Rapinoe to a dog

Sam Newman has unloaded on controversial US footballer Megan Rapinoe, declaring she has “all the characteristics of a dog — except loyalty”

Why Barty's success can motivate footballers

premium_icon Why Barty's success can motivate footballers

DESCRIBING himself as "Ipswich through and through'', Joe Fenech wants to use his Knights position to benefit the region as a whole.

World Cup controversy as hosts France robbed

World Cup controversy as hosts France robbed

France was denied a clear penalty in the dying minutes of their shattering loss to the USA — prompting a wave of anger

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Australia’s shock World Cup bid

premium_icon Australia’s shock World Cup bid

Nine years after previous attempt to host football’s showpiece event, Australian football chiefs have had talks about a joint bid to host the 2034 World Cup.

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has scored another stunner from inside his own half, sending football into into a complete meltdown.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Nerimbera in the hunt for top-four spot

premium_icon Nerimbera in the hunt for top-four spot

Coach: 'We try to play good football all the time and we're not far off the mark'

United target fiery Frenchman for marquee role

premium_icon United target fiery Frenchman for marquee role

A controversial English Premier League title winner is on the marquee radar of A-League newcomers Western United.

Roar add more UK talents to the roster

premium_icon Roar add more UK talents to the roster

The Robbie Fowler era at the Brisbane Roar has well and truly arrived with more UK talents joining the roster after the club already signed Roy O’Donovan.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

‘Gross’ act leaves coach spitting mad

‘Gross’ act leaves coach spitting mad

England mentor Phil Neville said he was “completely and utterly ashamed” of Cameroon’s behaviour in a Women’s World Cup lowpoint.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Kerr’s act of pure class you missed

Kerr’s act of pure class you missed

Sam Kerr would have been sick after a penalty miss that ended Australia’s World Cup, but what she did next revealed her true character.

Skipper's injury mars Frenchville's win

premium_icon Skipper's injury mars Frenchville's win

Coach Mat Wust: 'We don't know yet just how bad it is but it didn't look good when it happened'

Shattered Matilda’s heartbreaking plea to fans

premium_icon Shattered Matilda’s heartbreaking plea to fans

A heartbreaking penalty shootout, a farcical red card, bizarre VAR decisions and the end of a campaign. The Matildas have delivered a plea to their fans.

Matildas dudded by ‘bloody disgrace’

Matildas dudded by ‘bloody disgrace’

The Matildas’ World Cup campaign was brought to an end with football fans blowing up at the video assistant referee over several howlers.

Ref farce as Matildas suffer brutal exit

premium_icon Ref farce as Matildas suffer brutal exit

It's over. The Matildas World Cup has come to a brutal end in a penalty shootout after some farcical referee and VAR calls. But it was the shattering message from...

Sat 22 Jun 2019

Former UK Premier League star arrested in Sydney

premium_icon Former UK Premier League star arrested in Sydney

A former English Premier League soccer star has been granted bail after being charged with assaulting his girlfriend in Sydney’s east

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Now the Matildas are in the World Cup knockout stage anything can happen. Paul Johnston explores their chances of success

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Matildas already behind the eight-ball

premium_icon Matildas already behind the eight-ball

The Matildas have come through three gruelling Women’s World Cup clashes and must now face a well-rested Norwegian team in the Round of 16.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

New A-League club’s home kit revealed

New A-League club’s home kit revealed

New A-League club Western United are busy building their squad and have now unveiled their strip for next season.

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr scored four goals against Jamaica to lift the Matildas to second spot in Group C in an incredible boost to our World Cup hopes.

Tue 18 Jun 2019

Milicic’s blunt message: We must up the Ante

premium_icon Milicic’s blunt message: We must up the Ante

Matildas coach Ante Milicic has warned his players to correct the team’s lingering defensive fallibilities ahead of a potential torrid World Cup run.

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