Tim Cahill heads the ball past Mariners goalkeeper Paul Izzo.

Cahill double sees City home over 10-man Mariners

It was the win they had to have - only their second in seven weeks - but Melbourne City lacked the killer touch in a 2-1 victory over a Central Coast Mariners side that played for well over an hour with ten men following the sending off of striker Roy O'Donovan.

Lucas goal edges Liverpool past Plymouth

Plymouth Argyle's Paul Arnold Garita and Liverpool's Kevin Stewart battle for the ball.

Lucas has ended a goal drought stretching back to 2010 and Divock Origi missed a late penalty as Liverpool beat fourth-tier Plymouth Argyle 1-0 in an FA Cup third-round replay.

Asian champions disqualified over bribery case

Booted out: Jeonbuk will not compete in the 2017 Asian Champions League.

Reigning Asian club champions Jeonbuk Motors of South Korea will be unable to defend their title over their involvement in a 2013 bribery scandal, the continent's soccer governing body said on Wednesday.

Lincoln, Sutton spring FA Cup surprises

Sutton United's Maxime Biamou, left, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal.

Minor League sides Lincoln City and Sutton United produced FA Cup upsets with victories over two former winners of the competition on Tuesday to reach the fourth round.

Roar still A-League contender: Kristensen

Thomas Kristensen signed a two-year contract extension with the Roar this week.

Poor results and contract dramas have darkened the mood at Brisbane Roar but veteran Thomas Kristensen says they're refusing to let their A-League ambitions fall by the wayside.

Victory feel pain across the ditch

Shane Smeltz, Roly Bonevacia, Alex Rodriguez and Tom Doyle of the Phoenix celebrate.

Roly Bonevacia's form resurgence has continued with a match-winning performance for Wellington Phoenix against Melbourne Victory.

Costa caught up in super-agents' power struggle

Playing hardball: Diego Costa.

What does it say if you can take the Premier League's top scorer out of the team at the top of the richest, most high-profile league in the world when he is 28, in his prime, and sell him to China?