1:19pm Western Sydney Wanderers extend striker Labinot Haliti's contract but coach Tony Popovic insists he's still in no rush to secure new deals with marquee man Shinji Ono and Youssouf Hersi.
DANIEL LANE Lucas Neill is expected to announce his future as a club footballer within weeks following a warning from Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.
7:16am Premier League leaders Arsenal have been left five points clear at the top of the Premier League after visitors Everton fought back to claim a 1-1 draw.
5:35pm Brazil's organisational reputation, already under fire in the run-up to the World Cup, suffered another blow Sunday when three spectators were seriously hurt in violent clashes at a league match.
Justin Davis 7:11am Mattia Destro struck a second-half winner on his return from a long injury lay-off to hand Roma a 2-1 win at home to Fiorentina which reduced the gap on leaders Juventus to three points on Sunday.
7:09am Wolfsburg has inflicted a 3-0 defeat on relegation-threatened Freiburg to go fifth in the Bundesliga, while Hertha Berlin beat bottom side Eintracht Braunschweig 2-0 to consolidate seventh.
MICHAEL LYNCH Newcastle Jets find a new route to goal and a way to win against Melbourne Victory.
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Alan Hansen 1:54pm David Moyes has two transfer windows to define his Manchester United reign and ensure the early murmurings about his tenure do not become even more serious.
Shane Brady 12:58pm Rugbys league and union are renowned for constantly tinkering with their rules, not always with the best results, but they got one thing right: the sin bin.
Angela Habashy 2:26pm Western Sydney have now gone three games without a win but coach Tony Popovic says the team is still in a good position.
12:09pm Defender Adrian Leijer is confident Archie Thompson will return from a hamstring injury to give their side a timely boost in strike-power against Perth on Friday.
7:15am Premier League leaders Arsenal will face arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the pick of next month's FA Cup third-round ties.
Ben Mckay 7:43am Newcastle Jets coach Gary van Egmond faces a battle keeping match-winner Nathan Burns beyond his agreed loan with Korean side Incheon.
CHRIS DUTTON Canberra United coach Elisabeth Migchelsen wants the FFA to overhaul drinks break rules after a sapping 1-0 loss.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT Sydney FC utility Ali Abbas says the quicker his teammates can forget about Saturday night's 1-0 defeat against Central Coast Mariners, the better.
MICHAEL LYNCH It wouldn't be accurate to say that another battling draw - this time with A-League powerhouse Western Sydney Wanderers - means Melbourne Heart have turned the corner.
Pete Smith Brisbane Roar midfielder Elise Kellond-Knight was the heroine as the two-time champions secured an important 1-0 away win over fellow W-League title contenders Canberra United.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT Vitoria first identified as an ideal home away from home by the Australian Institute of Sport.
MICHAEL LYNCH It wouldn't be right to say that another battling draw means Melbourne Heart has turned the corner.
DANIEL LANE Socceroos' captain needs to be playing by March.
The 2012 W-League young player of the year now awaits a scan on her knee.
MICHAEL LYNCH Coach pledges his team will bounce back to form in clash with Perth Glory.
Julian Guyer 8:35am After an undercover Sun reporter met with a former Portsmouth player who boasted about match fixing, the UK's crime agency has now arrested six people.
London 1:05am Three people arrested following fresh allegations of match-fixing at English non-league games.
5:37am The Turkish Football Federation has summoned Ivory Coast internationals Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue for paying homage to Nelson Mandela after a league game.
Ben McKay 7:38pm Aided by their rivals dropping points, Brisbane Roar have opened up a 5-point lead at the top of the A-League.
Ben McKay 8:07pm Aided by their rivals dropping points, Brisbane Roar have opened up a 5-point lead at the top of the A-League.
Pete Smith Brfisbane Roar scored a 1-0 in over Canberra United to retain a share of top spot in the W-League with Melbourne Victory.
Teo Pellizzeri Melbourne Victory and its coach Kevin Muscat play its first match at AAMI Park this A-League season. It's a tantalising mid-table clash against Newcastle Jets with both teams having three wins and three draws from eight games so far.
Adrian Warren Sydney FC coach Frank Farina is resigned to sometime having to compete without his ageing marquee men Alessandro Del Piero and Brett Emerton.
Adrian Warren New Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss says the club can perform much better even though that are unbeaten in three matches since he took over.
Pete Smith Bottom-placed A-League club Melbourne Heart have received a boost from the return of Harry Kewell says coach John Aloisi.
The Socceroos have secured the coastal city of Vitoria as their base for next year's World Cup campaign in Brazil.
Kieran Canning Real Madrid badly missed the firepower of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale as they were held 0-0 away to third tier Olimpic Xativa in the first-leg of their Copa del Rey fourth round tie on Saturday.
Justin Davis Napoli dropped two precious points in the Italian title race on Saturday after Dujan Basta levelled late on for Udinese to grab a share of the spoils from a 3-3 draw.
France's Franck Ribery produced a commanding display as Bayern Munich extended their record unbeaten Bundesliga run to 40 matches with a 7-0 away romp at Werder Bremen on Saturday.
Justin Chadwick Perth Glory coach Alistair Edwards hopes Brazilian recruit Sidnei will re-sign with the A-League club.
Tom Williams Manchester United's dismal season lurched into crisis on Saturday after a 1-0 loss at home to Newcastle United condemned the champions to their fifth defeat of the campaign.
MICHAEL LYNCH Victory captain and coach both excited at prospect of Socceroos giving best teams a bloody nose.