Soccer

Sun 20 Jan 2019

‘Shocked and upset’: Kerr breaks silence on Stajcic sacking

‘Shocked and upset’: Kerr breaks silence on Stajcic sacking

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has reacted to the news that Alen Stajcic has been sacked as the coach of the national team.

City and Glory share the spoils

premium_icon City and Glory share the spoils

Melbourne City are clinging on to fourth spot after completing an uneventful draw with A-League leaders Perth Glory on Saturday night.

Sainsbury on standby for baby birth

premium_icon Sainsbury on standby for baby birth

The deeper the Socceroos advance into the Asian Cup, the more likely Trent Sainsbury is to have someone manning his phone on the bench.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

Slater: public deserves real answer on Stajcic axing

premium_icon Slater: public deserves real answer on Stajcic axing

Matildas coach Alen Stajcic’s sacking is perplexing and the public deserve a real answer as to why such a successful coach has been axed, Robbie Slater says

Confidential surveys led to sacking of Matildas coach

Confidential surveys led to sacking of Matildas coach

FFA chief David Gallop says confidential surveys and interviews spelled the end for Matildas coach Alen Stajcic

A-League can wait as Maclaren eyes Cup glory

premium_icon A-League can wait as Maclaren eyes Cup glory

Jamie Maclaren is reluctant to talk about an A-League return while attempting to build on his Socceroos breakthrough at the Asian Cup

Matildas Cup plans in chaos as coach sacked

premium_icon Matildas Cup plans in chaos as coach sacked

Football Federation Australia is set to announce Matildas boss Alen Stajcic has been fired on the eve of the Women’s World Cup in France

Fri 18 Jan 2019

FIFA corruption reporter gunned down

FIFA corruption reporter gunned down

The reporter who went undercover to expose graft and corruption within world soccer governing body FIFA has been shot dead in a public street

Calliope's field of dreams now under lights from season 2019

premium_icon Calliope's field of dreams now under lights from season 2019

There's no excuse for players to skip training due to darkness

‘I pick the team on penis size’

‘I pick the team on penis size’

A German football manager facing battles on two fronts — relegation and sexism — had a very sassy retort to a journalist.

Socceroos’ Asian Cup path revealed

Socceroos’ Asian Cup path revealed

Australia has avoided a round of 16 death match against rival Asian rival Japan, but its journey to a repeat final won’t be easy.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

LISTEN: Coach calls for more Clinton success in season 2019

premium_icon LISTEN: Coach calls for more Clinton success in season 2019

Maintaining standard is what really counts at Clinton

Cupset! PL side KO’d by miracle comeback

Cupset! PL side KO’d by miracle comeback

Frank Lampard’s Derby County have staged a stirring comeback to stun top-flight strugglers Southampton in a FA Cup penalty shootout.

Socceroo reaches out as mental health message goes viral

Socceroo reaches out as mental health message goes viral

As the mental health support message behind his goal-scoring celebration goes viral, Socceroos star Awer Mabil hopes to one day link up with AFL star Majak Daw

Joyce lauds ‘impressive’ Mariners after shock loss

Joyce lauds ‘impressive’ Mariners after shock loss

Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce insists his side didn’t fall victim to complacency in their shock 2-1 loss to the Central Coast.

Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

Ronaldo seals Italian Super Cup for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the only goal to hand Juventus their first trophy of the season.

Leeds coach admits ‘observing’ every rival

Leeds coach admits ‘observing’ every rival

Head coach Marcelo Bielsa takes responsibility in admitting Leeds have “observed all the rivals” they have played this season in the English Championship.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Cops to probe Ireland star over "masturbating in street"

Cops to probe Ireland star over "masturbating in street"

In one of the weirder stories seen this year, an Irish international star has landed himself in hot water after appearing to show off to a friend

Ex-Socceroo leaves fifth A-League club after just six months

Ex-Socceroo leaves fifth A-League club after just six months

Former Socceroos attacking midfielder Mitch Nichols has parted ways with the Wellington Phoenix, his fifth A-League club.

Horror night for Roar as Victory run amok

premium_icon Horror night for Roar as Victory run amok

Kosta Barbarouses scored a hat-trick as Melbourne Victory went on another Suncorp Stadium scoring spree to continue Brisbane Roar’s dismal A-League season.

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