Sydney Swans

Swans don't know if Goodes will play again

Andrew Wu 10:21 AM   Sydney chief Andrew Ireland cannot guarantee Adam Goodes will continue his decorated career in the wake of the booing controversy.

Goodes is playing the victim: Akermanis

Jason Akermanis.

10:13 AM   Brisbane Lions great Jason Akermanis has told Adam Goodes to stop "playing the victim" and says those who label the booing of the dual Brownlow medallist as racist are kidding themselves.

Former A-League player calls for Goodes to be 'deported'

Adam Goodes

Liam Mannix 8:17 AM   A former A-League keeper and soccer commentator has called for Adam Goodes to be "deported" over the booing controversy.

Tigers to don Dreamtime jumpers for Goodes

Richmond's Shane Edwards and Ivan Maric wearing the Tigers' 2015 Dreamtime guernsey.

Marissa Calligeros 7:55 AM   Richmond will wear its Dreamtime guernsey as a show of support for beleaguered Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes, who has taken indefinite leave from the game over incessant booing.

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Goodes will not play this weekend against Adelaide

Vilified: Swans star Adam Goodes has been the subject of dreadful taunts.

Andrew Wu 6:59 AM   Sydney Swans champion Adam Goodes will not play this weekend against Adelaide, the club announced on Wednesday.

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Sydney's Goodes a victim of workplace bullying, says lawyer

Bullied: Swans player Adam Goodes.

Samantha Lane 1:31 AM   Adam Goodes is not only being racially vilified through spectator jeering, the dual Brownlow medallist presents as a quintessential victim of bullying. A workplace relations legal expert with extensive experience in sport has urged the AFL and the AFL Players Association to deepen their condemnation of the scenario by adding the term "bullying" to their statements.

Why booing Adam Goodes is racist

Vilified: Swans star Adam Goodes has been the subject of dreadful taunts.

David Sygall 1:15 AM   The booing of Adam Goodes reflects the nation's racist attitudes to Indigenous Australians, says two leading academics.

Mother of teen who sledged Goodes says fans should not boo, but still wants an apology

Centre of the storm:  Sydney Swans player Adam Goodes in Sydney on Wednesday.

Andrew Wu 1:14 AM   The mother of the teenager who racially vilified Adam Goodes has called for fans not to boo the Sydney champion but claimed he is to blame for the negative reaction he is receiving from opposition supporters.

Players to take action on Goodes

Time out: Swans star Adam Goodes.

Jake Niall, Samantha Lane, Andrew Wu 1:12 AM   AFL players are poised to take up a social media campaign and potentially other actions supporting Adam Goodes following a meeting of elite players from every club.

Scott urges Cats fans not to boo Christensen

Chris Scott says his team can still find solutions and regain winning form.

Peter Hanlon 4:26 PM   Coach says fans can show leadership in Goodes booing saga.

'The truth makes people uncomfortable'

Olympic gold medallist and Labor Senator Nova Peris.

Claire Siracusa 12:44 PM   Labor senator and Olympic gold medallist Nova Peris says Swans star Adam Goodes is speaking up for Indigenous people by telling his story and condemned the boos he has been on the receiving end of.

AFL Fans Association calls for Goodes booing to stop

The Fans Association has urged supporters to stop booing Adam Goodes (right).

Jon Pierik 12:31 PM   The AFL Fans Association has condemned the booing of Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes, urging all supporters to respect of the one greats of the game.

Goodes considering retirement over booing

Rested: Adam Goodes is sick and tired of the abuse.

Andrew Webster 11:54 AM   The Swans star has confided to teammates that he might end his career to stop the abuse.

'You can't blame Goodes if he quits'


Marissa Calligeros, Andrew Webster, Jake Niall 11:51 AM   Adam Goodes could not be blamed for walking away from football if crowds continue to boo him, says AFL Players Association boss Paul Marsh.

Alan Jones says Adam Goodes always plays the victim

Bravo: Adam Goodes deserves praise not vilification for his strong stand.

Megan Levy 11:33 AM   Radio presenter Alan Jones has unleashed on Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes on national television, saying the champion footballer always "plays the victim" and needs to change his behaviour if he wants crowds to stop booing him at AFL games.

Booing 'heart-wrenching' for Goodes' mother

Sydney Swans Adam Goodes and his mother Lisa Sansbury unveil the clubs first ever Indigenous Round guernsey designed by Sansbury in Sydney

Kate Aubusson   Adam Goodes' mother has spoken out about the "heart-wrenching" effect of the endless taunts and booing that has dogged her son for months.

Crisis meeting for Sydney Swans

The Swans players get an update on Adam Goodes at training.

Larissa Nicholson, Beth Newman   Adam Goodes' mother has urged football fans to stop booing her two-time Brownlow Medal-winning son.

Players look at ways to stop the boos

Supported: Adam Goodes of the Swans.

Jake Niall   AFL players from all clubs are discussing ways to stop the booing of Sydney Swans great Adam Goodes in the remaining matches this year.

AFL, Swans chiefs hold urgent talks

One year too many? Adam Goodes signals to teammates during the Swans' season opener.

Caroline Wilson   With the playing future of Adam Goodes uncertain late on Tuesday and with Sydney concerned for their player's welfare, the game's stakeholders were holding urgent talks to address some short-term solutions to what threatens to become a crisis for the game.