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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.


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.


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.


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.

Canberra soccer controversy: Ray Junna says he never quit ACTAS coaching role

Former ACTAS and Canberra United coach Ray Junna.

Lee Gaskin Former ACTAS women's football coach Ray Junna says he did not quit his position, but Capital Football is adamant he tendered his resignation when he applied for an...


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.


Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.


Tuggeranong United in appeal for FFA Cup spot

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United will know if they will be included in the Football Federation Cup on February 18.


Timotheou pumped for AIS opener

Sport.  Canberra teenager George Timotheou will play for the AIS in the National Youth League in the season opener against the Newcastle Jets at the AIS.  24 October 2013. Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Lee Gaskin The absence of a Canberra A-League team will make George Timotheou's pro dream even sweeter.


Postecoglou predicts big future for Rogic

Lee Gaskin Tom Rogic can be a ''leading light'' for the Socceroos for the next decade, says Ange Postecoglou.


Soccer: Tuggeranong to appeal FFA Cup decision

Lee Gaskin Tuggeranong United claims the decision to overlook the Federation Cup champion for the inaugural FFA Cup ''defies all logic''.


Canberra referee Ben Williams gets call-up to World Cup in Brazil

Lee Gaskin Ben Williams was on his honeymoon in Europe during the last World Cup and watched the final from Spain.


Olympic on show against Wanderers

Nikolai Topor-Stanley poses during the A-League All Stars jersey launch at Carriageworks on June 25, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)By: Matt King

Lee Gaskin Canberra soccer fans will get a first-hand look at the reigning A-League premiers in August.


Young guns eye Jets


Lee Gaskin The fruits of Canberra's failed A-League bid will be on display when Youth United makes its inaugural appearance.


Man U stars don't faze Topor-Stanley

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 12:  Nikolai Topor-Stanley poses during an A-League All-Stars Headshots Session at Park Royal Hotel on July 12, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Canberra's Nikolai Topor-Stanley will not be overawed when taking on one of the world's biggest clubs.


Munoz backs new United coach

December 20 2011, sport, picture by STUART WALMSLEY. Canberra United train at the University of Canberra. Forward Caitlin Munoz.

Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Caitlin Munoz has endorsed the appointment of coach Liesbeth Migchelsen.


Patafta puts in hard yards in Canberra win

Lee Gaskin Former Young Socceroos captain Kaz Patafta makes starting debut for Canberra FC in return from retirement.


Heskey, Ono bring star quality to Canberra

Lee Gaskin Former England international Emile Heskey and one of the greatest footballers to come out of Asia, Shinji Ono, are on their way to Canberra as part of a massive week of A-League action in the...


Superstars rockin' the suburbs

Shinji ONO during the Semi Final Elimination Western Sydney Wanderers vs Brisbane roar at Parramatta Stadium 
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Lee Gaskin Former England international Emile Heskey and one of Asia's greatest footballers, Shinji Ono, are on their way to Canberra.


Six of the best for future

Lee Gaskin Here's proof the future is bright for men's soccer in Canberra.