Kisnorbo retires after 16 years

Patrick Kisnorbo's game was characterised by his uncompromising approach.

Melbourne City skipper Paddy Kisnorbo is hanging up his boots, the 35 year old announcing on Sunday that he was retiring from the professional game after a 16 year career that saw him play in England, Scotland and for the Socceroos.

Arsenal beat Norwich amid anti Wenger protests

There it is: Danny Welbeck challenges Ivo Pinto during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at The ...

Arsenal closed in on another season of Champions League football with a 1-0 win over strugglers Norwich City in the Premier League on Saturday but it was another uncomfortable evening for manager Arsene Wenger amid protests from fans.

Reds confident of a fairytale ending

Eyeing the big prize: Adelaide United goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic.

Adelaide United goalkeeper Eugene Galekovic is adamant his side won't suffer from grand final nerves in front of over 50,000 fans at Adelaide Oval on Sunday - saying they've been playing in do-or-die clashes all season.

Bulldogs' secret talks to buy Wanderers

Passion: The Canterbury Bulldogs held talks to buy the Western Sydney Wanderers.

As the Wanderers attempt to win their first premiership against Adelaide in the City of Churches, Fairfax Media can reveal Bulldogs powerbrokers discussed the prospect of owning their cross-code neighbours.

Ranieri wants the bells to ring out for Leicester

Fairytale: Master manager Claudio Ranieri is just one win away from leading Leicester City to the Premier League title.

After a season straight out of the fevered imagination of a movie scriptwriter, Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is asking his men to seal their "once in a lifetime" Premier League triumph on Sunday with a Hollywood flourish at Old Trafford.

'Peter Pan' Thompson should play on

Over, but not out: Archie Thompson

Archie Thompson's tearful goodbye from Melbourne Victory and his insistence that the moments he treasured most were with the fans and the youngsters who support the club rather than the trophies he won ensured his farewell press conference was an emotional affair, one laced with both joy and sadness, happiness and regret.

Thompson to leave Victory

Champion: Archie Thompson

Melbourne Victory superstar Archie Thompson sobbed, choked and struggled to speak while the tears rolled down his cheeks as he announced on Saturday morning that his time at the A-League's biggest club had come

Reds have 'advantage' at Adelaide Oval: Djite

Double trouble: Adelaide United's Bruce Djite.

Adelaide United forward Bruce Djite says the fact that his side has been able to train on Adelaide Oval before Sunday's A-League grand final is a big "advantage" compared to the Western Sydney Wanderers, who won't see the ground until match day.