Jim Morton 3:12 PM Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey is treading carefully ahead of the A-League champions' reunion with former spearhead Besart Berisha on Friday night.
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Michael Lynch 12:44 PM Australia's performance on Tuesday night, when the Socceroos were more than competitive for a half before finally succumbing to Japan 2-1, shows the national team still has ground to make up if it is to see off the continent's best when Australia stages the Asian Cup in January.
11:25 AM FIFA will freshly review an investigation into bidding for soccer's 2018 and 2022 World Cups, widening access to a corruption report by a former US prosecutor.
9:19 AM Sheffield United have withdrawn their controversial offer to let convicted rapist Ched Evans train with the League One football club.
Ronny Lerner and Ben McKay 12:26 AM Melbourne Victory's hopes of returning to the summit of the A-League on Friday night depend on how well they can shuffle their pack of players. And the club was thrown an extra challenge on Thursday with Matthieu Delpierre confirmed as battling a foot complaint.
10:19 PM Ebola-ravaged Guinea joined Ivory Coast, Mali, Ghana and Democratic Republic of Congo in qualifying for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations while defending champions Nigeria were sent packing.
Lee Gaskin and Chris Wilson 6:17 PM Canberra United and Canberra Capitals players on possible cuts to coverage of women's sport with the budget cuts at the ABC.
5:34 PM Perth Glory coach Kenny Lowe has predicted there'll be goals galore in Friday night's A-League clash with Wellington at nib Stadium, but he hopes his side's hot form will be enough to get them over the line.
Ronny Lerner 4:52 PM Melbourne City have bolstered their squad with Aaron Mooy for their clash with Sydney FC at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
Ben Rumsby 4:19 PM To boycott or not to boycott? That is the question facing the Football Association since its former chairman called for England to withdraw from the next World Cup.
Ronny Lerner 3:14 PM A return date for Matthieu Delpierre became less clear on Thursday after Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat confirmed the defender was now battling a foot complaint.
The Ivory Coast have qualified for next year's African Nations Cup in Equatorial Guinea after playing out a farcical draw in their final qualifying game with Cameroon in Abidjan.
Dominic Bossi Sydney FC have been dealt a cruel blow to their title aspirations with striker Corey Gameiro suffering a suspected season-ending knee injury while on international duty.
Michael Lynch Ange Postecoglou wanted a tough test for the Socceroos in his final pre-Asian Cup hit out, and that's exactly what he got as his blend of youngsters, players trying to consolidate their place in the squad and seasoned veterans took on an in form Japan in front of a capacity crowd in Osaka.
FIFA whistleblower Phaedra Al-Majid, who accused Qatar of corruption in its successful bid to win the right to host the 2022 soccer World Cup, said on Wednesday she was living in fear after receiving threats against her family.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected demands to publish the potentially explosive report into long-standing allegations of corruption surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may not return until the new year after it was announced the England forward had suffered a fresh thigh injury.
The 44-year-old son of football legend Pele has been arrested in Brazil after losing an appeal in a money laundering case involving a drugs gang.
Michael Lynch Socceroo boss Ange Postecoglou is determined that his team should reflect what might be deemed the traditional Australian virtues of toughness, commitment, hard work, energy and pride in the shirt, allied to as much flair and technical quality as they can muster.
Sam Borden FIFA announced Tuesday that it was turning over the report from the World Cup 2018 and 2022 bidding process inquiry to Swiss authorities because it suspected that its investigators had uncovered criminal activity.
Michael Lynch Socceroos defender Jason Davidson may leave his Premier League club on a loan deal in a bid to secure his place in the national team for the Asian Cup in January.
Michael Lynch Ange Postecoglou looked livid as he trooped into the post match press conference following the Socceroos 2-1 loss to Japan on Tuesday night, and it was hard not to sympathise with his dark mood.