Dominic Bossi The two referees in charge of last week's A-League preliminary finals have been dropped for this weekend's semi-final matches after a series of blunders marred the fixtures.
Lee Gaskin Capital Football claims it is determined to stamp out abuse towards referees.
Teo Pellizzeri It's a warm summer night in Melbourne as Melbourne Heart hosts Sydney FC.
Nick Miller Fortunes can turn quickly in football. A slip here, a moment of brilliance or ineptitude, and the entire game can change. It's part of the game's allure and frustration.
Chris Wilson As he watches the grand finals of the other football codes this weekend and prepares to take the hotseat as director of referees for Football Federation Australia, Canberra's Ben Wilson is thankful...
James Gardiner THE Newcastle Jets made it back-to-back wins and earned bragging rights over arch enemy Central Coast Mariners in a tense local derby at Hunter Stadium last night.
Dominic Bossi THE arrival of marquees Alessandro Del Piero, Emile Heskey and Shinji Ono has raised the standard of football in the A-League but players and coaches fear the quality of refereeing is lagging.
Jeremy Wilson at Stamford Bridge Chelsea accused referee Mark Clattenburg of directing inappropriate language towards two of their players during Sunday's acrimonious 3-2 defeat against Manchester United, with one complaint...
LONDON: Chelsea have filed a complaint over ''inappropriate language'', reportedly racial in nature, allegedly used by referee Mark Clattenburg during their stormy 3-2 loss to Manchester United on...
Dominic Bossi IT WAS a moment for which he had waited almost two years, and which drew a standing ovation from 13,317 fans - but Jason Culina was so focused he didn't even notice.
Richard Nieuwenhuizen was doing what he loved: watching his son play football and helping out his local club by running the touchline as a volunteer linesman.
Wally Downes Jr HARRY REDKNAPP'S return to football with Queens Park Rangers may have been marked in trademark wisecracking style, but it appears even football's most garrulous manager has his limits.
David Polkinghorne Tom Rogic's coach has come to the defence of the under-fire playmaker, blaming the Central Coast Mariner's red card on a lack of protection from the referee.
Chris McKenna AN ANGRY Alex Ferguson launched a withering personal attack on Alan Pardew on Friday and described Newcastle United as a ''wee club in the north-east''.
SYDNEY FC drawcard Alessandro Del Piero needs better protection from referees or he will continue to miss A-League games, his coach Frank Farina says.
Fleta Page Canberra United will have to wait until Tuesday for a chance to break back into the top four, with weather twice delaying the match against the Western Sydney Wanderers before an electrical storm...
Phil Lutton GIVEN the status quo of the Brisbane Roar, this could only be classed as an improvement. But as the unshakeable confidence and slick football that defined their years of dominance continues to...
Jan Hennop, Paul Kelso THE HAGUE: Football officials vowed to fight the scourge of match fixing but warned a joint effort was needed to tackle the problem after police unveiled a massive criminal network that rigged...
European police warned that the integrity of football was at stake, as they revealed they had smashed a criminal network fixing hundreds of matches, including in the Champions League and World Cup...
During my time as a professional player in Asia, I had some experience with how both match-fixing and organised crime can infiltrate football.