Deborah Gough and Goya Dmytryshchak A woman and a child received burns after flares were set off at the Melbourne Victory v Brisbane Roar game on Friday night.
Jeremy Wilson Arsene Wenger has confirmed that he came close to signing Lionel Messi as part of an attempted triple swoop that would also have seen Gerard Pique and Cesc Fabregas join Arsenal.
Rising star Danny De Silva scored his first A-League goal and Andy Keogh continued his hot form to inspire 10-man Perth Glory to a 2-1 triumph over Wellington Phoenix in Friday night's clash at nib Stadium.
Michael Lynch Much has changed in the fortunes of the two clubs since they last met seven weeks ago.
Latest football news
5:57 PM Revived W-League champions Melbourne Victory believe they can retain their crown after locking up a semi-final berth with an impressive 4-0 win over Newcastle Jets.
Michael Lynch 4:24 PM Barely six weeks ago, Melbourne City played Sydney FC off the park. How times have changed.
3:02 PM The member countries of European soccer's governing body UEFA could still find a candidate to run against Joseph Blatter as FIFA president next year, a leading official says.
12:13 PM Lyon extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 streak to ten matches on Saturday, with a 0-0 draw at Bastia, but wasted the opportunity to climb above Marseille into second spot.
11:55 AM Ten-man Juventus restored their three-point lead on Roma with a brace of goals in either half from Paul Pogba and a Carlos Tevez strike underlining the champions' credentials in a 3-0 win at Lazio.
Tom Williams 10:37 AM A Kieran Gibbs own goal and a Wayne Rooney strike saw Manchester United return to the Premier League's top four with a bruising 2-1 victory at Arsenal on Saturday.
7:57 AM Lionel Messi broke Telmo Zarra's 59-year-old record as the leading goalscorer in the history of La Liga with a stunning hat-trick against Sevilla on Saturday.
Chris Bascombe 12:49 AM Walk into Liverpool's academy and you are confronted with a row of shirts acknowledging the club's most famous graduates. Those of Steven Gerrard, Robbie Fowler, Steve McManaman, Michael Owen and Jamie Carragher now hang alongside that of the latest teenager carrying the hopes of club and country, Raheem Sterling.
Dominic Bossi 11:19 PM Season-ending injuries happened in succession and there were times Michael Neill thought a professional career would never eventuate.
11:19 PM After tasting defeat in their past two home games, Mariners skipper John Hutchinson says his side must make Central Coast Stadium a fortress once again.
Live scores and stats as Graham Arnold's side head to Melbourne looking to keep pace with the top three.
Michael Lynch If the sign of a good side is that it can win when it's not playing well, then Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has plenty to be pleased about.
Dominic Bossi The integrity of FIFA's financial monitoring panel which will assess a secret report into corruption has been brought into question after a key member was charged with fraud in a non-football related criminal investigation in the Cayman Islands.
Michael Lynch Australia's performance on Tuesday night shows the national team still has ground to make up.