Teams

Central Coast Mariners re-sign coach Phil Moss on three-year deal

Dominic Bossi Central Coast Mariners have made two long-term commitments to their football department by re-signing coach Phil Moss for three years while unveiling the A-League's first scouting network

Graham Arnold says Sydney FC are the A-League's biggest and best club

Michael Cockerill

Michael Cockerill Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold believes he's at the biggest and best club in the A-League.

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Socceroos again turn to Mark Bresciano to replace Terry Antonis

Old hand: Mark Bresciano.

Steve Larkin Ageing playmaker Mark Bresciano has been summoned into the Socceroos squad in the clearest signal yet he wants to extend his career into next year's Asian Cup.

FFA Cup rekindles interest in the little teams, and it's only getting bigger

Michael Cockerill

Michael Cockerill What an unbridled success the FFA Cup has been.

Quality not quantity the key for football's touring teams

Michael Cockerill It's easy to be cynical about the All-Stars game. It's better to be careful. While no one can honestly suggest Sunday night's showcase at Homebush Bay between the best of the A-League and Italian...

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Real Madrid challenge for Liverpool in Champions League

Christiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid have drawn alongside Liverpool in the Champions League group stage.

Champions Real Madrid will play five-time former winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made in...

World Cup

It's raining goals at the Cup as teams feel the heat - and Postecoglou forecasts more

After each nation's opening game, there have been 49 goals in 16 matches.

Football

Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain among nine European teams under fairplay scrutiny

Manchester CIty

Nine clubs remain at risk of punishment for over-spending under UEFA's financial fairplay rules, the European governing body announced Friday.

Soccer

National teams must be prioritised over clubs

Ange Postecoglou.

Ange Postecoglou The opportunity to represent your country at any level is something every young player aspires to.

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Soccer

Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.

Soccer

Socceroos have drawn Spain and other top teams in their World Cup group

See you in June: Ange Postecoglou and Spain's Vincente del Bosque.

Michael Lynch Even without facing Brazil, the challenge has been thrown down to the Socceroos.

Soccer

How the A-League teams are shaping up

A-League.

Michael Lynch Michael Lynch runs the rule over the clubs in 2013-14 and predicts that Victory coach Ange Postecoglou and his Adelaide counterpart Josep Gombau might be facing off in the finale.

Western Sydney Wanderers lose Tomi Juric for ACL semi after taunting crowd

Carded ... Tomi Juric after scoring his penalty against Guangzhou Evergrande.

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers will be without striker Tomi Juric for their Asian Champions League semi-final against FCC Seoul due to suspension.

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Weekend to savour for Melbourne teams

Melbourne Victory players celebrate with fans

Michael Lynch Strange to think, after Saturday night's barnstorming win over Sydney FC, that Victory was bottom of the league this time last week.

Soccer

Bale's injury rocks Spurs in mixed Europe night for English teams

Gareth Bale.

Andy Scott It was a mixed night for England's trio of contenders in the Europa League on Thursday, with Chelsea winning their quarter-final first leg while Tottenham Hotspur were held to a draw and Newcastle...

Mark Bresciano summoned by Socceroos

Veteran playmaker Mark Bresciano will replace injured Sydney FC midfielder Terry Antonis for friendlies against Belgium and Saudi Arabia.

A League duo avoid big teams in ACL draw

Ian McCullough Central Coast Mariners and Newcastle Jets managed to avoid the heavyweights of Asian football in their draws for the group stages of the Asian Champions League.

EPL clubs could mentor A-League teams

Shigemi Sato The EPL plans to help develop clubs in Asia - including Australia's Asian Champions League representatives, AFC president Mohammed bin Hammam said on Friday.

Squad numbers for ACL teams may be hiked

Guy Hand Football Federation Australia is considering allowing extra players for A-League clubs competing in the Asian Champions League from next year.

Japanese teams set to dominate Asian Cup

Adelaide United's continental credentials will be put to the test on Wednesday when the Australian team meets J-League powerhouse Kashima Antlers.