David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Football

Juniors get pathway into A-League

Sport.  from left, Canberra FC player Aaron Evans and Canberra Olympic player Jeremy Habtemariam are both going to trial with A-League club Adelaide United.  26 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

David Polkinghorne The doors into the A-League are starting to open for talented Canberra juniors.

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In A-League of his own

Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

David Polkinghorne Nikolai Topor-Stanley among fan favourites to play for All Stars against Manchester United.

Soccer

Rogic hopes capital will get A-League team

David Polkinghorne CENTRAL Coast Mariners midfielder Tom Rogic says he would have considered signing with Canberra if its bid to have an A-League team in the nation's capital had succeeded.

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Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade says Canberra could host Asian Cup winner

Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade.

David Polkinghorne Former Socceroos and Canberra Cosmos captain Paul Wade thinks the ACT could play host to the eventual winner of next year's Asian Cup.

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Tom Rogic must be picked for Socceroos, says Robbie Slater

Tom Rogic.

David Polkinghorne Tom Rogic has been cleared of serious injury and must be picked in the Socceroos squad, Robbie Slater says.

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Canberra's Tom Rogic part of Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou's new golden generation vision

Tom Rogic.

David Polkinghorne Canberra young gun Tom Rogic is part of Ange Postecoglou's vision of a new golden generation.

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Rogic's got it all, says Valeri

David Polkinghorne Carl Valeri is the same as every other Socceroos fan - he wants to see Tom Rogic at the World Cup.

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Olympic push Wanderers in trial

SPORT: ?Canberra Olympic FC v Western Sydney Wanderers FC at the AIS athletic field, Canberra . Wanderers player Shinji Ono in action. 14th August?2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times
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David Polkinghorne Canberra got a taste of what could have been from a loyal bunch of Wanderers fans at the AIS on Wednesday night.

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Jets take flight in Canberra

Newcastle Jest v Canberra All Stars at McKellar Park, Canberra. l-r Jets player, Joshua Brillante gets past Canberra player Alex Oloriegbe.??

David Polkinghorne Canberra All Stars put up a solid display in their 3-0 loss to the Newcastle Jets on Wednesday night.

Football

ACCC looks at football body deals

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David Polkinghorne Consumer Commission is investigating Capital Football for alleged ''issues of exclusive dealing''.

Soccer

Lustica to give it a Red hot go

David Polkinghorne Canberra product Steven Lustica has his final chance to earn a spot in Adelaide United's starting line-up.

Football

Canberra stars hoping to shine

David Polkinghorne The 2013-2014 A-League season has three very different meanings for its three Canberrans, writes David Polkinghorne.

Soccer

Door open for Mariners to play ACT fixture

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: John Hutchinson of the Mariners during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Guangzhou Evergrande at Bluetongue Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Capital Football will put its hand up to host reigning A-League champions the Central Coast Mariners.

Soccer

Capital Football on front foot to prevent final flare-ups

17 september 2011. PHOTO by GARY SCHAFER,  soccer gf at deakin
Canberra fans celebrate the final win.

David Polkinghorne Capital Football has hired security staff for this season's finals campaign to ensure there is no repeat of the crowd trouble that marred last year's men's premier league grand final.

Soccer

Talay takes on Tuggeranong challenge

Ufuk Talay

David Polkinghorne He's played for one of the biggest clubs in the world, worked with Liverpool legend Graeme Souness and now former Sydney FC midfielder Ufuk Talay is ready for his next challenge - playing for the...

Soccer

Rogic hopes for a gig against Devils

Tomas Rogic

David Polkinghorne Tom Rogic would love nothing better than to come up against his idol when the Red Devils play a one-off exhibition match against an A-League All Stars side at ANZ Stadium, in Sydney, on July 20.

Soccer

Rogue hit 'out of character'

Tomas ROGIC recieves a red card after a viscous tackle on Rhyan Grant Sydney FC vs Central Coast Mariners at Allianz Stadium for round 13 of the Hyundai A-League.
Photographer: Brendan Esposito
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David Polkinghorne Tom Rogic's coach has come to the defence of the under-fire playmaker, blaming the Central Coast Mariner's red card on a lack of protection from the referee.

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Mariners wait on Celtic bid for Rogic

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 15:  Tom Rogic of Australia and the Central Coast Mariners shares a joke with fellow players during a Nike and FFA media announcement at Carriageworks on October 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images) Tom Rogic headshot

David Polkinghorne Central Coast Mariners were expecting Scottish Premier League giant Celtic to make a formal bid of about $600,000 for rising soccer star Tom Rogic overnight.

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Rogic set for move to Celtic

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Shinji Ono of Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Emile Heskey of Newcastle Jets,  Tom Rogic of Central Coast Mariners and Alessandro Del Piero of Sydney FC  pose during a 2012/13 A-League player portrait session at Parramatta Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne, Dominic Bossi Canberra's Tom Rogic is set to become a Celtic player with the deal to go through on Wednesday.

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Former stars back to help youngsters

David Polkinghorne Shaun Ontong and Kaz Patafta want to help discover the next Tom Rogic in Canberra.