Michael Lynch Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou has been forced to reshuffle his packs after three key players, including skipper Mile Jedinak, withdrew from matches against Bangladesh and Tajikistan.
Pete Smith FFA Cup holders Adelaide United have kept alive their hopes of back-to-back titles with a dramatic extra-time win over Sydney FC.
Maverick striker Mario Balotelli was undergoing a medical at AC Milan on Tuesday ahead of an expected move on loan from Liverpool, the Serie A club said.
Jim White On this evidence it is hard to see Arsenal living up to all the hype of being a serious threat, writes Jim White
Angelo Risso Sydney FC new boys Brandon O'Neill and Matt Simon admit revenge will be on their minds when the Sky Blues tackle Adelaide United in Wednesday's FFA Cup last-16 tie.
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6:20 AM Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho suffered only his second Premier League defeat at Stamford Bridge..
2:56 PM Kevin De Bruyne moved a step closer to completing a £55million transfer to Manchester City last night after being omitted from the Wolfsburg team for the Bundesliga clash against Schalke.
The Champions League group stages took on a less predictable look after Thursday's draw, helped by UEFA's decision to tweak the seeding system.
Larissa Nicholson Australia's women soccer players may be edging towards a bump in pay, as negotiations with Football Federation Australia continue.
Beth Newman The owners of debt-ridden Brisbane Roar could reportedly hang on to the club a little bit longer but Football Federation Australia wants to see a resolution to the club's financial dramas in a critical meeting on Friday.
Roy Ward Harry Novillo will have scans after suffering a leg injury in Melbourne City's 5-1 win over Wellington Phoenix.
English Premier League newcomers Watford suffered a League Cup upset in a 1-0 loss at Preston North End while five-times champions Aston Villa overcame plucky Notts County 5-3 after extra time to reach the third round on Tuesday.
Spain are the first country to have five teams in the group stage of the Champions League.
Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak is in doubt for Australia's World Cup qualifiers against Bangladesh and Tajikistan after injuring his hamstring playing for Crystal Palace.
Jon Tuxworth Andrew Redmayne wants to prove he deserves to be the Wanderers' first-choice keeper in Canberra on Tuesday night.
AC Milan's vice-president says the club is in talks with Liverpool about bringing striker Mario Balotelli back to Serie A.
Tom Hayward Manchester City's impressive 2-0 victory at Everton on Sunday equalled a club record of nine successive Premier League wins but more importantly sent an ominous warning to their rivals.
Tom Hayward Pedro scored a debut goal as champions Chelsea got their stuttering Premier League campaign off the ground with an entertaining 3-2 victory against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns on Sunday.
Matt Law Jose Mourinho has admitted that he is not happy with his own performance as Chelsea manager and has put himself on a strict gym regime in an effort to improve.
Lee Gaskin A-League clubs are discovering Canberra is an untapped football market, bringing an abundance of pre-season games to the national capital.
Manchester City have moved to bolster their defence by signing Argentina centre back Nicolas Otamendi from Valencia on a five-year contract.
Lee Gaskin Irish recruit Roy O'Donovan bagged a brace in the first six minutes as the Central Coast Mariners beat Gungahlin United 3-1 on Thursday night.
Samantha Lane The federal government wants to fast track the promotion of women decision makers in sport following a string of standout performances by Australia's high achieving, but historically underpaid and underexposed, female athletes.
Melbourne City have reportedly signed veteran Danish goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen on a two-year deal.
He used to date Rihanna, but now Arsenal target Karim Benzema is shining bright like a diamond.
Matt Law The dramatic Chelsea signing of Pedro from under the nose of Manchester United was masterminded by the Premier League champions manager Jose Mourinho, director Marina Granovskaia, Cesc Fabregas and even the midfielder's girlfriend, Daniella Semaan.
John Percy Once England's brightest star, Wayne Rooney has failed to score since April - and his form suggests this barren run will continue.
Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou admits he has made some "exceptions" in his squad for next month's World Cup qualifiers against Bangladesh and Tajikistan that won't be made again.
Jason Dasey He's one of the new stars of the Malaysia Super League with the most multicultural of backgrounds - Canadian and Japanese with Australian and Singaporean influences - that makes him almost impossible to pigeonhole.