Emile Heskey

Football

Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets

Shane Brady Live coverage of Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets from Parramatta Stadium.

Soccer

Heskey, Ono bring star quality to Canberra

Lee Gaskin Former England international Emile Heskey and one of the greatest footballers to come out of Asia, Shinji Ono, are on their way to Canberra as part of a massive week of A-League action in the...

Football

Superstars rockin' the suburbs

Shinji ONO during the Semi Final Elimination Western Sydney Wanderers vs Brisbane roar at Parramatta Stadium 
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Lee Gaskin Former England international Emile Heskey and one of Asia's greatest footballers, Shinji Ono, are on their way to Canberra.

Football

Loss of Heskey 'disappointing'

Lee Gaskin Capital Football says it is disappointed former England international Emile Heskey has not made the trip to Canberra.

Football

Ban threat for fans who lit flares

SPORT: ?Canberra Olympic FC v Western Sydney Wanderers FC at the AIS athletic field, Canberra . Wanderers supporters light flares into th crowd. 14th August?2013. Photo by Melissa Adams of The Canberra Times
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Chris Wilson Western Sydney and FFA are threatening to issue five-year bans to fans who lit flares in Canberra on Wednesday.

A-League

Nikola Petkovic joins Sydney FC

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Sydney FC have signed Serbian defender Nikola Petkovic on a one-year deal, completing coach Frank Farina's new-look squad for the 2013-2014 A-League season.

Football

Josh Brillante backs maturity of Newcastle's youngsters

NCH SPORT. Football. A-League season launch at Allianz Stadium, Sydney, with teams Western Sydney Wanderers, Newcastle Jets, Sydney FC, Brisbane Roar, and Central Coast Mariners. Pic shows Jets' Josh Brillante. Pic by Max Mason-Hubers MMH. Tuesday 8th October 2013. Newcastle

Dominic Bossi Newcastle may have one of the youngest squads in the A-League but young Socceroo Josh Brillante warns rivals not to regard their youth as a lack of experience.

Football

We will be No.1, declares David Gallop on eve of new A-League season

FFA head David Gallop gives a presser over the alleged match fixing envolving victorian soccer team Southern Stars
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Sebastian Hassett Football Federation Australia chief executive David Gallop used Tuesday's A-League launch to make the boldest statement of his reign, declaring football will one day become Australia's national sport.

Football

Jets close to signing Heskey

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Sebastian Hassett THE Newcastle Jets appear to be on the cusp of landing their own big-name marquee signing with former Liverpool and England striker Emile Heskey close to agreeing terms.

Soccer

Jets crash at home as Heskey fails to fire

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ADELAIDE UNITED spoilt Emile Heskey's A-League debut as they defied a brutal travel schedule to open their season with a 2-0 upset of Newcastle at Hunter Stadium yesterday.

A-League

Sky Blues will live up to hype, says Emerton

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Sebastian Hassett WITH the biggest home crowd in Sydney FC history set to converge on Allianz Stadium this Saturday, Brett Emerton has assured Sky Blues fans there will be no repeat of their disappointing first-up...

Soccer

Star recruits set for blockbuster battle

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Alessandro Del Piero of Sydney FC and Emile Heskey of Newcastle Jets pose during a 2012/13 A-League player portrait session at Parramatta Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Angela Habashy It's been billed as the showdown between Sydney's Alessandro Del Piero and Newcastle's Emile Heskey, and the former England striker admits the blockbuster A-League encounter is a promoter's dream.

Soccer

Heskey helps Jets burn bitter rivals

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 20:  Taylor Regan and James Virgili of the Jets congratulate team mate Emile Heskey after he was awarded a free kick during the round three A-League match between the Newcastle Jets and the Central Coast Mariners at Hunter Stadium on October 20, 2012 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

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.

Patient Popovic says goals will come

Liam Fitzgibbon Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic is adamant goals will come and results will follow if the Wanderers stay patient in their inaugural A-League season.

If it was a dive, Jeronimo may face suspension

Jeronimo Neumann and Cassio of Adelaide celebrate after the round four A-League match

Liam Fitzgibbon ADELAIDE import Jeronimo Neumann may become only the third A-League player banned for diving and Wellington captain Andrew Durante could be sanctioned for calling him a cheat.

Refs marked down as player standards rise

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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.

Round-ball game cashes in on TV deal

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Roy Masters Television's love of live sport has another happy union to announce as Football Federation Australia is set to trumpet a four-year $160 million broadcasting rights deal with Fox Sports and SBS,...

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.

A-League

No joke as five clubs join hunt for Beckham

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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.