Struggling A-League champions Brisbane Roar's Asian Champions League campaign is over before it really began after losing their group stage qualifier on penalties to Buriram United on Wednesday night.
David Polkinghorne This year's grand final between Canberra FC and Canberra Olympic will find it hard to match the 2011 edition.
Steven Griffiths Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez ruined Luis Suarez's long-awaited return from suspension as the Mexican clinched a 1-0 win against Liverpool in the League Cup third round on Wednesday.
David Polkinghorne At 38 years of age and with a young family, Robbie Schroder wasn't even going to play this year. Now he's won a premiership.
Jesus Navas settled a nail-biting penalty shoot-out 7-6 for Spain as the world and European champions edged Italy on a sultry evening in Fortaleza on Thursday to set up a Confederations Cup final...
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...
Tom Williams Arsenal endured a calamitous start to the Premier League season after conceding two penalties and having Laurent Koscielny dismissed in a 3-1 home defeat by Aston Villa on Saturday.
Tom Williams Alvaro Negredo came off the bench and scored for the second Premier League game running as Manchester City edged promoted Hull City 2-0 on Saturday.
Chris Dutton The Canberra Royals are adamant they can break a 22-year premiership drought.
The Central Coast Mariners were cruelly denied a first ever away win in the Asian Champions League when Guizhou Renhe scored twice in the last six minutes to beat the A-League side 2-1 in China.
Michael Lynch THE conventional wisdom about grand final winners finding it difficult to back up is that once successful, they become the hunted not the hunter.
The grand final predictions of A-League coaches,
David Luiz scored with the very last kick of the game to earn Chelsea a dramatic 2-1 win at FC Basel in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday.
Jon Tuxworth TERRY CAMPESE'S comeback has attracted much fanfare, but on Saturday another Queanbeyan favourite son returned in low key fashion.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Robin van Persie's equaliser for Manchester United on his return to the Emirates Stadium had left the fans of his former club nursing feelings of ''disappointed...
Veteran striker Kevin Phillips came off the bench to score an extra-time penalty as Crystal Palace returned to the English Premier League with a 1-0 win over Watford in the Championship play-off...
Sebastian Hassett TOKYO: The headline on this week's El Golazo, one of Japan's football-only newspapers, summed up the mood of an expectant people: "One Blue Month".
Michael Lynch The first Australian appointed to the FIFA executive committee, Moya Dodd, has pledged to work for inclusiveness in the world game, says the much criticised organisation is working towards cleaning...
Sebastian Hassett The Socceroos' psychological hold on Japan could provide the groundwork for a shock result in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier in Saitama, according to captain Lucas Neill.
Nick Guthrie Woden Valley came from a goal down at half-time to upset the competition leaders Canberra FC 4-1 on Saturday.