Archie Thompson

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Who is Archie Thompson asks Brazil star Neymar

Angela Habashy When Neymar was asked what he thought about Archie Thompson's comment that Oscar was a better player, the Brazilian star had no idea who Thompson was.

A-League finals: Melbourne Victory v Sydney FC

Alessandro Del Piero

Scott Spits It's time for the A-League finals. Glamour clubs Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC clash in an elimination final.

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A-League: Melbourne Heart v Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Heart and Melbourne Victory.

Teo Pellizzeri Kevin Muscat says Melbourne Victory's players might be tired, disappointed and its younger brigade more worldly wise after their Asian Champions League loss on Wednesday night, but none of that will...

Live A-League: Melbourne Victory v Adelaide United

Archibald Thompson

Teo Pellizzeri It's a fascinating match-up between the third and fourth placed teams on the ladder. Both clubs - with a fierce historical rivalry - have 7-6-6 records as the end of the A-League regular season...

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Live A-League coverage: Melbourne Victory v Adelaide United

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Teo Pellizzeri Live coverage of the clash between old foes Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United FC from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne.

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Live A-League: Melbourne Heart v Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Heart and Melbourne Victory.

Scott Spits It's that time of the season once again when local combatants Melbourne Heart and Melbourne Victory clash in arguably the best derby in the A-League.

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Live A-League: Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers

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Teo Pellizzeri It's close to a top-of-the-table A-League clash on Saturday night with third-placed Melbourne Victory, fresh from a decisive 3-1 win over Melbourne Heart, hosting second-placed Western Sydney...

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Live A-League: Melbourne Victory v Western Sydney Wanderers

Wanderers

Teo Pellizzeri Melbourne Victory and Western Sydney clash in this southern city for the second time in a matter of weeks. There was trouble last time but both teams came away with one point each.

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Del Piero, Ono to tackle Manchester United

Ono

Crowd favourites Alessandro Del Piero and Shinji Ono will spearhead the A-League All Stars side when they take on English champions Manchester United in Sydney next month.

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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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Match with Les Blues to clash with A-League start

In line to miss the opening round: Archie Thompson.

Dominic Bossi The Socceroos are bound for Paris after securing a friendly match against France in October, but a scheduling clash could see a host of star players miss the start of the upcoming A-League season.

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Socceroos routed 6-0 by Brazil

Neymar.

Angela Habashy The Socceroos came looking for a test and were handed an absolute footballing lesson by five-time world champions Brazil, who thumped them 6-0 in Brasilia on Saturday.

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Questions on his future are 'out of order', says Osieck

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck

David Sygall Questions about his future as Socceroos coach have been rebuked by Holger Osieck as ''a little bit out of order'', despite the national team's slide down the international rankings and recent heavy...

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Live A-League coverage: Melbourne Victory v Melbourne Heart

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Teo Pellizzeri Return here on Saturday evening for live coverage of the Melbourne derby as the new A-League season kicks off.

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Live A-League coverage: Adelaide United v Melbourne Victory

Teo Pellizzeri Return here on Friday night for live coverage of the compelling clash between Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory.

All Stars concept set to shine

Craig Foster The coming All Stars match is not without its teething problems but will nonetheless prove a fantastic promotion for the game.

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Osieck says Socceroos came close to quitting cup over broken promises

Holger Osieck

Sebastian Hassett The Socceroos very nearly pulled out of the East Asian Cup after several Asian-based clubs refused to release their Australian players for the tournament.

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Man with a mission can't help feeling envious of teammates

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 14:  Archie Thompson controls the ball during an Australian Socceroos training session at WIN Jubilee Stadium on June 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Michael Lynch He may be the most experienced player in the Socceroo squad doing his utmost to ensure he is in the party for Brazil 2014, but Archie Thompson admits he is jealous of his Melbourne Victory teammates...

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Kennedy, Ognenovski earn Socceroos recalls as qualifiers loom

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck at FFA headquarters in Sydney. 13th March 2013
Photo Dallas Kilponen

Dominic Bossi Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has recalled veterans Josh Kennedy, Sasa Ognenovski and captain Lucas Neill to his squad for the final three World Cup qualifiers.

Live: Japan v Socceroos

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Dominic Bossi Australia face Japan in a crucial World Cup qualifier in Saitama.

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