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ACCC looks at football body deals

KAZ PATAFTA

David Polkinghorne Consumer Commission is investigating Capital Football for alleged ''issues of exclusive dealing''.

Manchester United visit massive for local game - Slater

Manchester United's Dutch forward Robin van Persie

Socceroos great Robbie Slater says a visit to Australia by Manchester United would be the next big step for a game on the move.

Mixed messages on Becks

Angela Habashy Speculation about former Manchester United star David Beckham's potential move to the A-League has been shot down less than 24 hours after it started.

Soccer

Don't give up on Becks: Gallop

CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 11: David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy waits to take acorner kick against the Seattle Sounders in Leg One of the Western Conference Championship at The Home Depot Center on November 11, 2012 in Carson, California. The Galaxy won 3-0.   Stephen Dunn/Getty Images/AFP

DAVID BECKHAM has denied suggestions he could be bound for the A-League, but Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop believes there's still hope the superstar could play in...

Soccer

Gallop hails waking giant as boom TV deal looms

FFA Chairman Frank Lowy and FFA CEO David Gallop.

Dominic Bossi, Robert Dillon FOOTBALL FEDERATION Australia is set to unveil a new TV deal on Monday that will deliver an expected $160 million over four years, more than double the value of the previous broadcast rights.

A-League

No joke as five clubs join hunt for Beckham

David Beckham?

Dominic Bossi THE battle to pull off one of the biggest coups in Australian sport has begun as five A-League clubs kicked off the race to sign David Beckham.

Football

Hands up who wants Becks?

David Beckham

Sebastian Hassett Where to next for Goldenballs?

Football

The race is on: six clubs set to swoop on superstar

David Beckham

Sebastian Hassett THE race to bring David Beckham to Australia is officially on after the former England international declared he would play one final match for his American side LA Galaxy before seeking ''a new...

Soccer

A-League clubs in mix to secure Beckham

CARSON, CA - NOVEMBER 20: David Beckham of England

David Beckham dismissed talk of retirement saying he has some ''exciting options on the table'' as he gets set to wrap up his six-year Californian adventure.

Soccer

FFA warns Beckham could cost the big one

FILE - 20 NOVEMBER 2012: David Beckham has announced he will quit the American Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy in December 2012. COMMERCE CITY, CO - APRIL 21:  David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy looks on as he warms up prior to facing the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on April 21, 2012 in Commerce City, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin David Beckham's profile would be a coup for the A-League, but winning a championship with the English star would be difficult, Football Federation Australia technical director Han Berger says.

Football

Clubs wait for green light to throw money at Beckham

David Beckham

Dominic Bossi DAVID BECKHAM could cost as much as $200,000 a game but his price tag hasn't deterred three A-League clubs from ramping up their bids to sign the superstar on a 10-match guest stint.

Man Utd bound for Sydney?

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Sebastian Hassett FOURTEEN years after they last graced Australian shores, Manchester United are set to make their next visit to Sydney, with a friendly match scheduled for July 20 at ANZ Stadium.

Fans disunited as supporters accuse Ticketek of own goal

Wayne Rooney

Megan Levy Football fans were more divided than united this morning when tickets to the showdown between English Premier League giants Manchester United and the A-League All Stars were snapped up within two...

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A-League

Mariners weigh up bid to lure Del Piero

David Beckham

Sebastian Hassett ALESSANDRO Del Piero and David Beckham pairing up on the Central Coast to take on the best of Asia? It's ambitious, but that is the dream of Central Coast Mariners owner Peter Turnbull.

Football

Beckham to Chelsea -- Brooklyn, that is

Brooklyn Beckham.

David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn has had a trial with Premier League giants Chelsea, according to reports in the British media on Wednesday.

Paris Beckons for Goldenballs

David Beckham

Former England captain David Beckham has given the A-League a miss and is set to join big-spending French side Paris St Germain on Thursday, the BBC reported.

Football

Paris beckons and Becks can still provide the champagne

British football player David Beckham

GOOD old Paris, always the city of romance. David Beckham and Paris St-Germain fell into each other's arms, smitten with a short-term passion from the Englishman's perspective and an amorous...

Challenges ahead for brand Beckham

British football player David Beckham

The unveiling of David Beckham as a Paris Saint-Germain player was undoubtedly a major media event and marketing ploy but what can the Englishman, now 37, offer on the pitch?

Sebastian Hassett

Changing times but still sitting pretty after 100 days in hot seat

Gallop

Sebastian Hassett DAVID GALLOP didn't like the look of the offices at Football Federation Australia headquarters when he first arrived. Although plush and new, they lacked something.

Football

Beckham enjoys dream French debut

Beckham

David Beckham enjoyed a memorable Paris Saint-Germain debut on Sunday when he came off the bench to help set up the second goal in the Ligue 1 leaders' 2-0 win over bitter rivals Marseille.