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Dominic Bossi 5:32 PM The poor behaviour of Western Sydney Wanderers' supporters has cost their club $50,000 and a suspended three point penalty after the Football Federation of Australia found the league leaders guilty of bringing the game into disrepute.
Harriet Alexander 12:48 AM The goalkeeper of the American women's football team has become the most high-profile athlete yet to consider boycotting the Rio Olympics over fears of catching the Zika virus.
David Polkinghorne 8:11 PM A rebel league is a possible last resort if the current impasse between Capital Football and the Canberra National Premier League clubs continues.
Sebastian Hassett 6:37 PM While the Western Sydney Wanderers were disappointed to be hit with a suspended three-point deduction and $50,000 fine for fan misbehaviour in Melbourne last weekend, club chief executive John Tsatsimas accepted the club needs to redouble its efforts to weed out the trouble-making fans.
6:47 PM Leicester City will be wary of a reality check when the Premier League front-runners visit Arsenal on Sunday before Tottenham Hotspur's burgeoning title ambitions come under scrutiny at Manchester City.
Emma Kemp 12:16 PM Sydney FC will deploy one of their most potent attack forces of this A-League season against Perth, with both skipper Alex Brosque and David Carney given starting nods.
10:07 AM English Premier League team West Bromwich Albion won a penalty shootout 4-3 to beat third-tier Peterborough United in a dramatic FA Cup fourth-round replay.
9:21 AM Liverpool's American owners have bowed to pressure from the club's fans by backing down on plans to increase ticket prices significantly for next season following a mass walkout protest at Anfield on Saturday.
Martin Evans 9:05 AM Adam Johnson, the Sunderland and England footballer, could face more than two years in prison after pleading guilty to two child sex offences involving a 15-year-old girl.
7:56 AM Jamie Vardy has celebrated his updated FIFA player ratings in typically straightforward fashion by slamming his head through his old profile card.
Sebastian Hassett The Western Sydney Wanderers will now face a nervous wait to find out how Football Federation Australia whether punish them for fan misbehaviour after submitting their show cause response to the governing body on Wednesday night.
Sebastian Hassett The Western Sydney Wanderers shouldn't be punished with points deductions or fine for their fans' bad behaviour in the 1-1 draw against Melbourne Victory last Saturday, according to striker Brendon Santalab.
Melbourne City's championship-winning W-League team will fly out to the United Arab Emirates capital this weekend to train with and play sister club Manchester City.
Angelo Ogbonna headed the winner in stoppage time of extra time as West Ham United secured a 2-1 win over Liverpool to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup on Tuesday.
Matt Law Mourinho, the former Chelsea numero uno, is understood to have told friends that he expects to resume work in the summer. At Old Trafford.
Adelaide United linchpin Marcelo Carrusca has urged his deflated teammates not to dwell on their Asian Champions League heartbreak.
Steve Larkin Adelaide United have been tossed out of the Asian Champions League by China's Shandong Luneng, who banked a 2-1 victory in Tuesday night's playoff game in Adelaide.
Michael Chammas Design recommendations for the $300 million stadium in Parramatta will be put forward at a meeting of major stakeholders on Wednesday.
Sebastian Hassett Having missed almost half the A-League season through injury, Sydney FC marquee man Alex Brosque is bursting to get back on the field after being cleared to play against Perth Glory on Saturday night.
Sebastian Hassett While the Western Sydney Wanderers will plead to Football Federation Australia to avoid handing out points deductions or fines for last Saturday's crowd behaviour, the club is determined to stamp out those fans who continue to tarnish the club's image.
John Percy Claudio Ranieri has revealed the secrets behind Leicester City's remarkable season, insisting the English Premier League's surprise story "gives hope to everybody".
Ben Rumsby A walkout from an entire round of Premier League fixtures is to be discussed by supporters groups following Liverpool fans' ticket-price protest at the weekend.
Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says disgraced world soccer president Sepp Blatter and the sport's European head, Michel Platini, will be invited to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.