English Premier League

Socceroos v Ecuador 2014: International Friendly

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Teo Pellizzeri Join Teo Pellizzeri for all the action from the compelling Socceroos-Ecuador friendly in London in early March.

Football

I'll stay at Liverpool, says Suarez

Luis Suarez

Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has said he will stay at Liverpool, despite being unsettled at the English Premier League side and seeking a transfer, El Observador newspaper said on Wednesday.

Football

With Goliath gone, what will become of David's United?

Manchester United's manager David Moyes.

Graham Hunter The early signs are not great for the champions, who face a tough start in defence of their title..

Football

Jedinak impresses in Palace return to EPL

Mile Jedinak.

Liam Fitzgibbon An eye-catching English Premier League debut from Australian Mile Jedinak failed to prevent Crystal Palace suffering a season-opening 1-0 defeat to Tottenham on Sunday.

Football

Soldado penalty gives Spurs win over Palace

Roberto Soldado

New signing Roberto Soldado proved there is life without Gareth Bale by giving Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 win at promoted Crystal Palace in their English Premier League opener on Sunday.

A-League

Foreign clubs lining up for $15m takeover of Wanderers

wanderers

Dominic Bossi English Premier League giants Manchester City have been joined by a leading Bundesliga club and another British club in registering their interest in taking over the Western Sydney Wanderers.

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Football

Arsenal finally raid piggy bank to win Ozil as EPL transfers set a record

Mesut Ozil

In a busy day of last-minute bargaining in the English Premier League, Arsenal pulled off a coup on Monday's transfer deadline day, smashing their transfer record by signing German playmaker Mesut...

Football

Finals the goal in youngsters' minds

SPORT: L-R Woden Valley football goal keeper Evan Alexandrow-Ridley,19 of Kambah and leading goal scorer Derek Oelmann,23 of Mawson prepare for the club's first ever finals appearance. 5th SEPTEMBER 2013 .Photograph by MELISSA ADAMS of The Canberra Times.

Lee Gaskin One is an American striker with the Golden Boot, the other has rubbed shoulders with Mark Schwarzer.

How Friday night's 'fixed' match unfolded

David Obaze (red, on far left) playing for Southern Stars against Richmond at the Kevin Bartlett Reserve.
Simon O'Dwyer
The Age
September 13th 2013

Nino Bucci As the final whistle sounded over a patchy pitch in a unregarded corner of outer suburban Melbourne, a nil-all draw seemed a fitting result.

Football

Paolo di Canio sacked by Sunderland

Julian Guyer Paolo di Canio was sacked as manager of English Premier League basement club Sunderland on Sunday after just seven months in charge of the north-east side.

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Football

Arsenal go top of EPL with win over Stoke

Bacary Sagna

Arsenal went to the top of the English Premier League table after a 3-1 victory at home to Stoke on Sunday.

Mark Schwarzer left out of Socceroos squad

Mark Schwarzer.

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has not included goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer in a 24-man squad for friendlies against France and Canada.

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Football

Portuguese men at war: Spurs coach lifts lid on Mourinho rift

Jim White Andre Villas-Boas says former mentor Jose Mourinho tried to block his progress as a coach and that they have not spoken in four years.

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Stars have aligned, so let the good times roll

Sebastian Hassett

Sebastian Hassett IN TRUTH, last A-League season was meant to be the most eagerly awaited of all. Harry Kewell had landed at Melbourne Victory, Brett Emerton had signed with Sydney FC and domestic football hadn't...

Soccer

Will this be a season to remember?

Alessandro Del Piero

Lee Gaskin, Chris Dutton The A-League's moment of truth has arrived and I've got some bad news for the fans - I've looked into the soccer crystal ball and it doesn't look pretty.

Chelsea powers on to retain handy lead

Steve Douglas Chelsea maintained its flying start to the English Premier League by beating Tottenham 4-2 away to preserve a four-point lead at the top of the ladder, while Manchester City needed a last-gasp winner...

Heavyweights muscle up while battlers try to avoid knockout blow

Joe Hart

Julian Guyer LONDON: The battle for the English Premier League title might be compelling, with three heavyweights in contention, but the fight to avoid relegation from the top flight is almost as fierce.

A-League

A bloody good day: Lowy ecstatic with landmark deal

FFA Chairman Frank Lowy

Sebastian Hassett THERE were no surprises when Football Federation Australia announced its four-year, $160 million television deal yesterday, but that didn't stop the game's chiefs from proclaiming it a landmark...

City stares at second early exit from Champions League

Chris Wright Manchester City's first tilt at Champions League glory ended in a heartbreaking group stage exit a year ago from a tough group - though the club then went on to lift the English Premier League crown.

Osieck offers a glimpse of the future without stars

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Necessity is the mother of invention, as Holger Osieck, the Socceroos coach, is fast discovering.