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Ben Rumsby 7:45 PM Neither players nor fans will be happy with the record $260 million football clubs have splurged.
3:49 PM Melbourne City are pondering how to replace injured winger Corey Gameiro, knowing there's still improvement to come from their wide forwards.
Kristen Tsiamis 12:23 PM The Mauritanian Super Cup final ended in unusual fashion at the weekend, after the country's president got bored of the action, and ordered a penalty shoot-out in the 63rd minute.
11:05 AM Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will go head-to-head once again for the title of world's best soccer player after being shortlisted along with Neymar on Monday for the 2015 FIFA Ballon d'Or.
10:07 AM Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has moved to calm fears that captain Wayne Rooney is set for a spell on the sidelines after the striker limped out of Saturday's 1-1 Premier League draw with Leicester City.
10:06 AM Midfielder Philippe Coutinho is on course to return to Liverpool's squad for their League Cup quarter-final clash against Southampton on Wednesday, manager Jurgen Klopp has said.
9:53 AM Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain scored twice to put them top of Serie A with an extraordinary 2-1 win over Inter Milan who twice hit the woodwork in stoppage time after playing the entire second half with 10 men.
9:00 AM Melbourne City is unbeaten six games into the season and looks to have the title wrapped up.
Sean Gibson 8:11 AM Yolanda Cardona was upset that neither she nor her long-term boyfriend Victor Valdes were invited to the 'United for Unicef' fundraiser.
For a moment the Etihad Stadium crowd held their collective breath. With an hour of this game gone, Sergio Aguero leapt for a header and, as he landed, seemed to twist his ankle.
Dominic Bossi Exactly 365 days after suffering a potential career-ending injury, Ali Abbas finally makes his comeback from injury for Sydney FC
Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers striker Brendon Santalab has boldly declared his side champions in the making having extended their winning streak to five in a row, beating Central Coast Mariners in testing circumstances. After narrowly avoiding the wooden spoon last season, the Wanderers are now second to league leaders Melbourne Victory on only goal difference and growing in confidence of winning an elusive A-League title.
Interim chief executive appointed to role permanently.
Andy Sims Slaven Bilic admitted West Ham's wasteful finishing cost them as they were pegged back by Rickie Lambert in a 1-1 draw against West Brom.
Mark Bryans Arsenal's EPL title ambitions suffered a double-blow as a draw at Norwich was compounded by an injury to Alexis Sanchez.
Markus Mannheim Soccer's governing body, police and a government agency to receive 'please explain' letters.
Carl Markham Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was pleased his side's momentum was not blown off course as his side ground out a 1-0 win over Swansea.
Ian Chadband Tottenham and Chelsea played out a dull 0-0 draw at White Hart Lane on Sunday.
Michael Lynch Brazilian soccer superstar Kaka is due to arrive in Melbourne for a flying visit next weekend.
Chris Dutton Canberra United showed no signs of weakness without their Matildas trio, beating the Wanderers 4-1 on Sunday.