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Reds confident of a fairytale ending

Eyeing the big prize: Adelaide United goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic.

Adelaide United goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic is adamant his side won't suffer from grand final nerves in front of over 50,000 fans at Adelaide Oval on Sunday - saying they've been playing in do-or-die clashes all season.

Bulldogs' secret talks to buy Wanderers

Passion: The Canterbury Bulldogs held talks to buy the Western Sydney Wanderers.

As the Wanderers attempt to win their first premiership against Adelaide in the City of Churches, Fairfax Media can reveal Bulldogs powerbrokers discussed the prospect of owning their cross-code neighbours.

Ranieri wants the bells to ring out for Leicester

Fairytale: Master manager Claudio Ranieri is just one win away from leading Leicester City to the Premier League title.

After a season straight out of the fevered imagination of a movie scriptwriter, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is asking his men to seal their "once in a lifetime" Premier League triumph on Sunday with a Hollywood flourish at Old Trafford.

'Peter Pan' Thompson should play on

Over, but not out: Archie Thompson

Archie Thompson's tearful goodbye from Melbourne Victory and his insistence that the moments he treasured most were with the fans and the youngsters who support the club rather than the trophies he won ensured his farewell press conference was an emotional affair, one laced with both joy and sadness, happiness and regret.

Thompson to leave Victory

Champion: Archie Thompson

Melbourne Victory superstar Archie Thompson sobbed, choked and struggled to speak while the tears rolled down his cheeks as he announced on Saturday morning that his time at the A-League's biggest club had come

Reds have 'advantage' at Adelaide Oval: Djite

Double trouble: Adelaide United's Bruce Djite.

Adelaide United forward Bruce Djite says the fact that his side has been able to train on Adelaide Oval before Sunday's A-League grand final is a big "advantage" compared to the Western Sydney Wanderers, who won't see the ground until match day.

Meet Leicester's biggest Australian fan

The former Melbourne software developer with ex-manager Nigel Pearson.

Imagine loving a football team so much you would move to the other side of the world to watch them play. Perhaps it would be understandable if that side was a powerhouse club like Manchester United or Chelsea but to do it for Leicester City?