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Lee Gaskin

Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

A-League side Western Sydney Wanderers win 1-0 against Canberra FC in pre-season friendly

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Lee Gaskin Western Sydney Wanderers downed Canberra FC 1-0 in a pre-season trial on Wednesday night.

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Nikolai Topor-Stanley confident Western Sydney Wanderers can stay focused on A-League title

Wanderers defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

Lee Gaskin Nikolai Topor-Stanley insists the impending loss of star imports Shinji Ono and Youssouf Hersi won't distract the Wanderers.

Football

Tanoski to push case for start in A-League

Lee Gaskin Valeri medallist Hristjan Tanoski wants to press his claims for an A-League contract.

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A-League snub 'slap in face' to Canberra

1 February 2012, social, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Women in Sport and Business luncheon at the University of Canberra. Kathleen McCaskie, Kathy Mumberson and Heather Reid.

Lee Gaskin Capital Football chief executive Heather Reid has described Canberra's latest snubbing for entry into the A-League as a ''slap in the face'' to the city's passionate soccer community.

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Newcastle A-League players toughen up in AIS 'cells'

Newcastle Jets player James Brown, left, and Canberra Rockets captain Robbie Deerly.

Lee Gaskin From five star to no star - James Brown has lived both extremes as a professional footballer.

Football

Canberra FC has two players sent off in 4-1 Capital Football National Premier League loss to FFA Centre of Excellence

Canberra FC's Ian Graham received his marching orders after a second yellow card.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC's title aspirations took a savage blow, with two players sent off in a costly 4-1 loss to FFA COE.

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Australian World Cup referee Ben Williams' brush with Lionel Messi

Canberra referee Ben Williams impressed at the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Ben Williams hopes his performances on the game's biggest stage inspire future generations of referees.

Football

Belconnen United wins Federation Cup but misses out on national tournament

Belconnen players Cameron Reinhart and Dustin Wells celebrate a goal.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United miss out on a place in the prestigious tournament after a strange qualifying bungle.

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Canberra FC coach's future uncertain after 3-2 loss to Cooma Tigers

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Lee Gaskin Canberra FC is set to host Western Sydney Wanderers this month. But they may do so without a coach.

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Tuggeranong United score 91st minute winner to stun reigning champions

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Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United has pulled off the upset of the Canberra National Premier League season, scoring a 91st minute winner to stun reigning champions Canberra Olympic 3-2.

Former Olyroo Adam Casey joins Tuggeranong in Canberra NPL

Lee Gaskin Former Australian under-23 international Adam Casey is looking to pass on his experience to the next generation of Canberra footballers in the National Premier League.

Soccer

Ned Zelic backs Tom Rogic to shine for Socceroos at the World Cup

Tom Rogic, ahead of Wednesday's Socceroos selection for the World Cup.

Lee Gaskin Former Socceroos captain Ned Zelic believes Tom Rogic can showcase his amazing skills on football's biggest stage and be Australia's X-factor at the World Cup.

Belconnen United captain aiming to celebrate century milestone in style against Canberra FC

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United captain Taylor Beaton has one wish for his 100th game – to beat arch-rivals Canberra FC and collect the three vital competition points.

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Australian referee Ben Williams prepares for football World Cup in Brazil

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Lee Gaskin The Socceroos are not be the only Australians hoping to impress in Brazil, with referee Ben Williams also fulfilling his World Cup dream.

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Belconnen United player George Timotheou set to sign with Sydney FC's youth team

George Timotheou in action for Belconnen United last weekend.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager George Timotheou is set to join the club he supported as a child, Sydney FC.

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Brisbane's Steve Lustica targets championship after switch from Adelaide United

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 24:  Steven Lustica of the Roar in action during the round 26 A-League match between the Brisbane Roar and the Melbourne Heart at Suncorp Stadium on March 24, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra product Steve Lustica would have been happy to see out the season with Adelaide United, but now finds himself 180 minutes from winning an A-League championship with Brisbane Roar.

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Belconnen United recruit George Timotheou makes debut in National Premier League

Belconnen United's George Timotheou.

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United's newest recruit has spent the past one year learning under a Socceroos great and wants to use his stint in the National Premier League as the stepping stone to an A-League contract.

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Tuggeranong United not focusing on FFA Cup before clash with Canberra FC

29 April 2011, sport, story by Natasha Lorenz, Canberra Times photo by STUART WALMSLEY. Head coach of Belconnen United Soccer Club Steve Forshaw at the club s home ground in McKellar. SPECIAL 1

Lee Gaskin Sunday: Canberra National Premier League: Canberra FC v Tuggeranong United at Deakin Stadium; Canberra City v Woden Valley at Gungahlin Enclosed; Belconnen United v FFA Centre of Excellence at...

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Adam Rogic, brother of Tom, enjoys return to Canberra National Premier League

Lee Gaskin The backyard soccer games between Canberra Olympic midfielder Adam Rogic and his younger brother got pretty heated.

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Tom Rogic eyes return to Celtic after World Cup duty

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Lee Gaskin Canberra's Tom Rogic harbours ambitions of returning to the bright lights of Europe after the World Cup.