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Sydney FC outclassed 4-0 by English Premier League side Newcastle United

Brent Edwards English Premier League club Newcastle United beat Sydney FC 4-0 at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Tuesday night in a performance they dedicated to two fans who died in the Malaysia Airlines MH17 disaster.

Sad Gerrard ends career with England

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Chris Bascombe Steven Gerrard says he ''agonised" over the decision to walk away from the England captaincy and was overcome with emotion when discussing his future with Roy Hodgson, the manager.

Canberra reps on path to youth league

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Fleta Page Canberra’s local football talent continues to be recognised, with two players from the Capital Football representative Under-20 side trialling with Sydney FC Youth team this week.

Football

Western Sydney Wanderers return full of belief for Asian Champions League showdown

Grand plans: Wanderers coach Tony Popovic.

Tom Decent Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says his players will be riding a wave of confidence after two successful A-League seasons heading into their do-or-die Asian Champions League...

Canberra schoolboy George Timotheou takes on worlds' best soccer players

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Fleta Page Canberra teenager George Timotheou will likely take on some of the world’s finest players on Tuesday night, when Sydney FC takes on English Premier League team, Newcastle United in New Zealand.

Football

England captain Steven Gerrard retires from international football

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England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, the Football Association said on Monday.

Football

Dunga to return as Brazilian national football coach: reports

Returning to the helm: Brazilian great Dunga.

Tariq Panja Carlos Dunga has been selected to rebuild Brazil's national soccer team following its record- breaking loss at the World Cup earlier this month, Brazilian media has reported.

Soccer

James Rodriguez likely headed for Real Madrid

James Rodriguez celebrates after scoring during the World Cup.

James Rodriguez, the Colombia striker who was the top scorer at the World Cup, is closing in on a deal with Real Madrid.

Soccer

Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United debut leads US invasion

Louis van Gaal at his unveiling as Manchester United manager.

Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season matches in the US hoping to spark growth for the sport.

Tim Cahill named in MLS All-Stars squad to face Bayern Munich

Tim Cahill named in the Major League Soccer All-Stars to play Bayern Munich next month in Portland.

Football

Sydney FC sign Alex Gersbach, one of Australia's best young footballers

New sensation: Alex Gersbach with Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold.

Tom Decent One of Australian football's most prodigious young players, Alex Gersbach, will begin his senior career under former Socceroos coach Graham Arnold at Sydney FC after inking a two year deal. 

Football

Western Sydney Wanderers' passionate supporters helped convince Dutch star Romeo Castelen to move

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Former Dutch international Romeo Castelen has signed a two-year deal with Western Sydney.

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University of Canberra vice-chancellor Stephen Parker confident $25m complex will go ahead

UC vice-chancellor Stephen Parker.

David Polkinghorne UC is still confident a $25million multi-sport complex will proceed.

Football

World Cup hero Toni Kroos joins Real Madrid

Unstoppable: Toni Kroos was part of a powerful German midfield.

German World Cup winner Toni Kroos on Thursday agreed a deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants announced.

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Louis van Gaal set for Manchester United balancing act

Louis van Gaal at his unveiling as Manchester United manager.

Louis van Gaal claims balancing Manchester United's commercial ambitions with their desire for success on the field will be one of his biggest challenges at Old Trafford.

Football

Sydney FC using games against EPL clubs Newcastle United and West Ham United as selection trials

New Sky Blue: Sydney FC's new signing Shane Smeltz.

Tom Decent Incoming Sydney FC head coach Graham Arnold says he will use "novelty" matches against Newcastle United and West Ham United in New Zealand next week as mini selection trials to formulate his new...

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Germany captain Philipp Lahm quits international football

The World Cup's best passer: Ex-German international defender Philipp Lahm.

Mark Meadows Germany captain Philipp Lahm has quit international football just days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil.

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Newcastle fans on way to watch Sydney FC match among MH17 dead

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 18:  Alessandro Del Piero of Sydney passes the ball during the A-League Elimination Final match between the Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC at Etihad Stadium on April 18, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Two fans of English Premier League side Newcastle United on their way to New Zealand for a pre-season friendly against Sydney FC were among the 298 people killed in the Malaysia Airlines tragedy,...

Football

Tim Cahill's price tag on the rise: Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold

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Adrian Warren Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold ruefully acknowledges mooted target Tim Cahill's price tag has gone up and his stocks continue to soar following the Socceroos superstar's latest award.

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English Premier League clubs keen on Socceroo star Tim Cahill: reports

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Socceroo Tim Cahill is in line for a surprise move back to the Premier League.

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