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Wanderers book their place in ACL final

SEBASTIAN HASSETT 11:41pm Of all the remarkable milestones achieved by the Wanderers in their two short years of existence, Wednesday night's 2-0 semi final win over FC Seoul must surely rank as their biggest.

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Victory valued at $30 million as share sale opens

MICHAEL LYNCH 6:19pm Either the FFA got things badly wrong with the sale of Western Sydney Wanderers, or Melbourne Victory is over-valued.

Loss to Melbourne not reason for panic, says Canberra United

Canberra United player Lori Lindsey and coach Elisabeth Migchelsen get to know Cheeky the perentie at the Reptiles Inc display at Floriade.

JON TUXWORTH 5:13pm Canberra United's coach insists their last-start loss to Melbourne Victory isn't cause for panic.

Danny Welbeck scores hat-trick for Arsenal in Champions League

3:38pm Danny Welbeck answered former coach Louis van Gaal's criticism in style on Wednesday, scoring a hat-trick in Arsenal's 4-1 romp over Galatasaray in their Champions League group match while both Madrid clubs recorded wins.

England players 'treated like babies': Rio Ferdinand

England coach Roy Hodgson and striker Wayne Rooney.

3:31pm England's players are "treated like complete babies" in comparison to those of major international teams, according to former defender Rio Ferdinand.

Kurtishi ready to roar for A-League champs

Ed Jackson 3:03pm Brisbane Roar import Mensur Kurtishi says he can't wait for the new A-League campaign to start and the talk of Besart Berisha to end.

Western Sydney Wanderers keen to play ACL final at Pirtek Stadium

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DOMINIC BOSSI 3:45pm Western Sydney Wanderers are pressuring the Asian Football Confederation to hold the home leg of their Asian Champions League final at PIrtek Stadium but concede the final decision is largely out of their hands. 

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Maradona will not coach at Asian Cup says Palestine Football Association

Maradona's sideline antics were a highlight of the 2010 World Cup.

10:43am Australians hopes of seeing Diego Maradona in the dugout in the 2015 Asian Cup have been dealt a blow after Palestine's football association denied any contact with the Argentinian legend.

ACL final to create schedule headache

Angela Habashy 5:22pm Playing in the Asian Champions League final will cause a backlog of matches for Western Sydney.

Al-Hilal the Middle Eastern giants standing between Western Sydney Wanderers and glory

Saudi's al-Hilal forward Nasser Al-Shamrani vies for the ball with UAE's al-Ain defender Mohamed Ahmed during their AFC Champions League semi-final.

SEBASTIAN HASSETT 1:22pm Thirteen Premier League championships, 29 cup triumphs, six continental trophies and seven regional titles, a name change by royal decree and official recognition as the confederation's "Club of the 20th Century".

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Atletico Madrid talisman Arda sinks Juventus

Atletico Madrid's Croatian forward Mario Mandzukic (centre) vies with Juventus' defender Leonardo Bonucci.

9:06am Bearded talisman Arda Turan reignited Atletico Madrid's Champions League campaign.

Markus Rosenberg double gives Malmo 2-0 win over Olympiakos

Markus Rosenberg (left) scored a double for Malmo.

8:45am Jubilant scenes at the Swedbank Stadium as Malmo beat Olympiakos in the first Champions League group stage match to be played on Swedish soil in 14 years.

Leverkusen eases past Benfica 3-1 to bounce back

Hakan Calhanoglu (right) and Stefan Kiessling celebrate.

8:41am Bayer Leverkusen outclassed former European champions Benfica 3-1 to earn their first points in the Champions League.

Arsenal demolishes Galatasaray with Danny Welbeck treble

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck  scores past Galatasaray's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera.

8:24am Danny Welbeck's hat-trick in a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side helped ignite Arsenal's Champions League in a lop-sided Group D clash.

Adrian Ramos double drives Dortmund to 3-0 win over Anderlecht

Dortmund players hug Adrian Ramos (centre) after he scored against Anderlecht.

8:17am Substitute scored twice as a weakened Borussia Dortmund beat Belgian champions Anderlecht 3-0.

Basel stuns sloppy Liverpool to claim another English scalp

FC Basel's Taulant Xhaka (left) fights for the ball with Liverpool's Lazar Markovic.

8:05am Swiss champions claimed another English Premier League scalp when they took advantage of a sloppy and lethargic Liverpool.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrid comeback

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (left) vies with Ludogorets midfielder Svetoslav Dyakov.

7:50am Cristiano Ronaldo helped Champions League holders Real Madrid survive an early scare in Bulgaria.

Jubilant Tony Popovic urges Western Sydney Wanderers to make Asian history

Wanderers celebrate.

SEBASTIAN HASSETT 11:45pm Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic has hailed making the Asian Champions League final as the biggest milestone in the club's history - and he believes he has the players to clinch the continent's most coveted club prize.

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Wanderers into ACL title decider

Angela Habashy 10:55pm Western Sydney have knocked out last year's Asian Champions League runners up FC Seoul to book a place in the final of their maiden campaign.

Ange Postecoglou says Socceroos are not so arrogant they expect easy success at Asian Cup

Spying: Ange Postecoglou has been keeping a close watch on his Asian competitors.

SEBASTIAN HASSETT Ange Postecoglou says the team can’t be 'arrogant' and take their progression for granted.

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Postecoglou watching every rival's moves

Angela Habashy Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is leaving nothing to chance ahead of next year's Asian Cup, with scouts monitoring every move a rival team makes.

We knew Barcelona were fragile at the back, says PSG coach Laurent Blanc

Julien Pretot Barcelona had not conceded a goal this season but Paris St Germain were convinced the Spanish side, who lost 3-2 in the Champions League at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday, were vulnerable at the back.

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Arsenal signs Olivier Giroud to new EPL deal

French striker Olivier Giroud

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday that a new contract for French striker Olivier Giroud was a "done" deal.

Women's World Cup to be played on turf, FIFA insists

Women's Asian Cup soccer.

Steve Keating Next year's women's World Cup in Canada will be played on artificial turf despite threats of legal action from several top international players, an unmoved FIFA executive said after touring one of the host venues on Tuesday.

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Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal reach first Asian Champions League final

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Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal are through to their first Asian Champions League (ACL) final, despite losing the away leg of their last-four encounter against Al Ain of the United Arab Emirates 2-1 on Tuesday.

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Evergreen Totti secures point for Roma in deserved draw at Manchester City

Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti became the oldest scorer in European club competition history when he netted after 24 minutes to give AS Roma a 1-1 draw at Manchester City in their Champions League Group E match at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday.

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PSG stun Barcelona with Champions League win in front of all-star cast

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Julien Pretot Paris St Germain made light of the absent Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a sub-standard start to the season to claim a 3-2 Champions League victory over Barcelona on Tuesday.

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Wanderers just a win away from ACL final

Angela Habashy Western Sydney are one win away from the Asian Champions League final and coach Tony Popovic says he doesn't care when they score so long as they do.

Young Socceroos filled with A-League stars

Young Socceroos coach Paul Okon.

Young Socceroos coach turns to the A-League's crop of rising stars to help fill his squad for next month's AFC under-19 championship.

FC Seoul coach wants to make up for last year's 'mistakes'

SEBASTIAN HASSETT On the eve of their must-win clash Asian Champions League clash with the Western Sydney Wanderers, FC Seoul coach Choi Yong-Soo admits it was he made a mistake that cost the team last season's title - and he desperately wants to atone this season.

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David Villa likely to play in A-League's opening round

David Villa poses during an event to unveil the new logo for Major League Soccer in New York on September 18. Melbourne City says Villa is available for selection for the A-League opener on October 11.

MICHAEL LYNCH Spanish superstar David Villa will be available for selection for Melbourne City's round-one clash with Sydney FC.

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat makes do as call-ups hit home

On the move: Scott Galloway is one of three Victory players who will take part in the under-19 Asian Cup.

MICHAEL LYNCH Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat will have to fill a minimum of three positional holes in the opening rounds of the A-League season as three players will be on international duty.

FC Seoul v WS Wanderers

SEBASTIAN HASSETT All the info you need for the Wanderers' AFC Champions League Semi-Final Second Leg v FC Seoul

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David Villa's guest stint with Melbourne City could be extended

Melbourne City's Spanish recruit David Villa will arrive in Australia early next week, just days before the A-League season kicks off.

Tim Cahill among top 10 best-paid MLS players

Tim Cahill is the eighth-highest paid player in Major League Soccer.

Australia's Tim Cahill is the eighth highest-paid player in Major League Soccer, earning an annual salary of $US3.63 million.

Sarota itching to prove worth in A-League

Ed Jackson After four largely frustrating years in the Netherlands, Adam Sarota says his loan back to Brisbane is all about showing what he can do on a regular basis.

Villa to arrive before A-League season

Melbourne City recruit David Villa will arrive in Australia next week, and will begin training immediately ahead of the A-League season opener.

David Villa to play in Melbourne City's Sydney opener as club confirms arrival

David Villa.

MICHAEL LYNCH Spanish superstar David Villa will be available for selection for Melbourne City's round one clash with Sydney FC after the club confirmed on Tuesday morning that the World Cup winning striker would arrive in Australia in time for the start of the A-League season.

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Wanderers' Juric, Santalab ready to fire

Angela Habashy Tomi Juric and Brendon Santalab are ready to fire Western Sydney Wanderers into the Asian Champions League final.



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Given a free hand, David Gallop tackles his FFA role with zest

There was something presidential about FFA chief executive David Gallop's "State of the Game" address in Sydney on Thursday, a US-style declaration of national goals achieved and those still to be kicked.

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Hyundai A - 2013-14 - All Rounds

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CCM 0 vs VIC 0 Report Stats
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MEC 1 vs VIC 3 Report Stats
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SYD 2 vs BRI 5 Report Stats
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Hyundai A - 2013-14 Ladder
Overall standings
Team P W D L +/- Pts
Brisbane Roar FC 27 16 4 7 18 52
Western Sydney FC 27 11 9 7 5 42
Central Coast Mariners FC 27 12 6 9 -3 42
Melbourne Victory FC 27 11 8 8 -1 41
Sydney FC 27 12 3 12 2 39
Adelaide United FC 27 10 8 9 9 38
Newcastle Jets FC 27 10 6 11 0 36
Perth Glory FC 27 7 7 13 -9 28
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