England midfielder Frank Lampard is expected to join Manchester City on loan in a six-month deal from New York City FC that would end any chance of the former Chelsea star playing in the A-League.
Gabriel Rubio-Giron Colombia's World Cup revelation James Rodriguez was unveiled as Real Madrid's latest headline signing in front of tens of thousands of fans at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.
Michael Lynch in Rio de Janeiro First of all, it is the people and the host community that make the tournament.
Henry Belot The president of the Harmonie German Club, Hans Stoehr, broke down in tears as he watched close to 300 people from the German community jump for joy as substitute Mario Gotze netted the winning goal...
Jeremy Wilson and Henry Winter Rio de Janeiro: Lionel Messi last night (Monday) revealed the full depth of his anger and devastation at failing to crown his career by winning Sunday’s World Cup final amid a bizarre row about...
Michael Lynch in Rio de Janeiro BY MICHAEL LYNCH
Berlin Hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans mass at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to cheer the World Cup winners.
Fleta Page Matildas keeper Lydia Williams is determined to recover in time for the women’s World Cup next June.
Lee Gaskin Ben Williams hopes his performances on the game's biggest stage inspire future generations of referees.
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.
Matt Bungard The Socceroos have plummeted 14 places to 76th in the latest rankings released by governing body FIFA.
Michael Lynch The morning after the evening before and the sun rose in Belo Horizonte. But the city's image will never be the same, forever now inextricably linked with the biggest disaster in Brazilian...
As Luis Suarez flies home from the World Cup in disgrace, Americans and Algerians are celebrating their places in the knockout rounds after a dramatic final day of the group stage.
Dom Bossi and Michael Lynch The group phase of the World Cup is over, and half the squads have now departed. Traditionally its time to pick a Team of the Tournament - at least thus far.
Michael Lynch Who knew that Costa Rica had topped an alternative economics foundation's poll as the happiest place to live in the world twice in the past five years?
Michael Lynch in Salvador Quite rightly, the world's strikers have been lauded for what has been a goalfest of a World Cup.
Michael Lynch, Porto Alegre, Brazil A World Cup emerges fully formed after a lengthy gestation - in this case, almost a decade.
Sebastian Hassett It might be a hat-trick of World Cup selections for midfielder Mark Milligan but unlike the past two, when he failed to play in either, the Melbourne Victory skipper is hoping it’s a case of...
Dominic Bossi All eyes will be on our youthful team as it takes on the world's best in Brazil but the pick of the matches won't involve the Socceroos.
Troubled striker in