Paul Hayward Expensive imports restored faith of United crowd with a display rich in promise and attacking swagger.
Kathryn Wicks The Matildas can win an Olympic gold medal and a world cup if they appoint another world class coach, says the woman who was sacked from the position.
Lee Gaskin Canberra United striker Michelle Heyman chasing World Cup berth ahead of new W-League season.
Bruno Waterfield, Ben Rumsby Russia could be stripped of the right to host the 2018 World Cup finals under tough new political sanctions suggested by David Cameron at a summit of European Union leaders in Brussels on Saturday.
New Brazil manager Dunga has left out several big names from the World Cup, including Fred and Paulinho, in his first squad for next month's friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador.
A British World Cup ticketing executive who allegedly took part in a scam to sell millions of dollars worth of fraudulent tickets was ordered to be released from prison Tuesday while awaiting trial...
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 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...
Michael Lynch, Porto Alegre, Brazil A World Cup emerges fully formed after a lengthy gestation - in this case, almost a decade.
Michael Lynch in Rio de Janeiro BY MICHAEL LYNCH
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...
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.
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.