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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

Holman leaves Aston Villa for Dubai club

Brett Holman.

Key Socceroos attacking midfielder Brett Holman is set to leave English Premier League side Aston Villa after penning a deal with Dubai club Al Nasr.

Football

Gallop keen to make hay while the sun shines

Nikolai Topor-Stanley, FFA CEO David Gallop

Sebastian Hassett The momentum generated by Australia’s qualification for the 2014 World Cup and the upcoming sold-out friendlies involving Manchester United and Liverpool can be captured and transferred to the...

A-League

Sydney FC sign Young Socceroos striker

Corey Gameiro.

Sebastian Hassett Sydney FC have bolstered their forward stocks by signing Young Socceroos forward Corey Gameiro for the next two seasons.

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Schwarzer seeks new club but not in A-League

Up for grabs: Mark Schwarzer.

English Premier League club Fulham has confirmed that veteran Socceroo goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer will leave Craven Cottage after five years.

Kolo Toure joins Liverpool on free tansfer

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Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure on Tuesday completed his move to Liverpool on a free transfer from English Premier League rivals Manchester City, the Merseyside club announced.

Football

Patchy pitch fears after busy month

Robin van Persie

Sebastian Hassett Getting Manchester United to visit Sydney was the easy part - it's getting ANZ Stadium's pitch up to scratch for their glamour friendly against the A-League All Stars on July 20 that marks the real...

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Socceroos keeper Schwarzer signs for Chelsea

Mark Schwarzer

Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer has signed a one-year deal with English Premier League heavyweights Chelsea.

Football

A-League best nursery: Vidmar

Soccer  Stock  Tony Vidmar, Central Coast Mariners  250906 Tim Clayton SMh Sport SPECIALX AFL

Steven Russo Tony Vidmar believes the A-League is a better environment for nurturing future superstars than European leagues.

Football

Brazil No.1 for Schwarzer despite Blues move

Mark Schwarzer

Sebastian Hassett Mark Schwarzer says his decision to sign as Chelsea's back-up goalkeeper has no negative bearing on his desire to represent the Socceroos at next year's World Cup.

Football

Bedevilled by setbacks, but United plan to put on a show

Rio Ferdinand signs autographs for fans at Sydney airport.

Sebastian Hassett They've lost their best player and the first match under their new manager, then were delayed by an hour in getting into Sydney. But it takes more than that to stop Manchester United.

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Man Utd bid for Barca’s Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas

Manchester United, in Australia ahead of their A-League All Stars clash, have made a STG25 million ($A41.

Football

All Stars won't be holding back: coach

Ange Postecoglou

Dominic Bossi Ange Postecoglou might only have the A-League All Stars squad for a week before their clash against Manchester United but the lack of preparation with the team has not changed his plan to take the...

Football

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.

Football

All Stars warm to task of building from scratch

A-League All stars. Training at Rushcutters Bay. 
Melbourne Heart player David Williams
Thursday 18th July, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Dominic Bossi The A-League All Stars appear all smiles in front of the cameras as they prepare for their historic clash against Manchester United but there was a tense undertone throughout the squad on day one...

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De Gea backs bid to lure Barca star back to EPL

Cesc Fabregas

Dominic Bossi Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has thrown his support behind the club's audacious bid to sign Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas and believes that his Spanish national teammate will have a...

Football

Heat on winless Man Utd, says Emerton

Brett Emerton

Dominic Bossi A-League All Stars captain Brett Emerton has begun playing mind games with Manchester United by placing the pressure on the English Premier League champions to clinch their first win of the new...

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Live: A-League All Stars v Manchester United

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Dominic Bossi Join Dominic Bossi as one of the world's great football clubs warm up for the Premier League season with a clash with the stars of the A-League. Match stats

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Kewell not out of Rio race but Neill at risk

Harry Kewell

Michael Lynch Harry Kewell in the Australia squad for Brazil next year? Don't bet against it.

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Ecuador striker Christian Benitez dies from heart attack at 27

Cristian Benitez

Ecuador striker Christian Benitez has died suddenly in Qatar at the age of 27, his agent Jose Chamorro said Monday.

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