Sebastian Hassett 9:24 PM It may put the club's title aspirations at risk but Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says he is prepared to forego star foreign players for young Australians.
12:30 PM Veteran former England international and Australian A-League player Emile Heskey is to make a surprise return to English football after agreeing a deal with Championship side Bolton.
Liverpool's Australian goalkeeper Brad Jones insists he is ready for the scrutiny that will inevitably come his way after taking over from the under-fire Simon Mignolet.
Darren Walton Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold fears veteran defender Sasa Ognenovski may have played his last A-League game after being ruled out for the rest of the season with nerve damage.
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Mark Ogden 10:25 PM Manchester City have a slight edge on the league leaders after winning eight successive games in all competitions.
China have announced their 23-man squad for the 2015 Asian Cup to be held in Australia in January. The 2013 Asian player of the year Zheng Zhi, who plays for club giants Guangzhou Evergrande, will bolster the midfield.
How the teams shape up for January's tournament in Australia.
Michael Lynch Ange Postecoglou left no hostages to fortune when he declared his aims for the national team as he unveiled his 23-man squad for the Asian Cup.
Experienced striker Sebastian Soria was left out of Qatar's 23-man squad for next month's Asian Cup with the Gulf Cup winners instead opting for uncapped African-born forwards Tresor Kangambu and Mohammad Montari.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra product Roko Strika has backed calls for the capital to be granted a National Youth League license, adamant talented youngsters are in danger of being out of sight, out of mind unless it happens.
Only three players from newly-crowned W-League champions Canberra United have been included in Australia's preliminary 32-strong training squad for next year's Women's World Cup.
Dominic Bossi Australian coach Ange Postecoglou has shown his faith in the A-League by selecting three of the competition's brightest talents in the final 23-man squad for the Asian Cup.
David Polkinghorne Canberra United striker Ashleigh Sykes' ultimate goal is play at next year's World Cup with her twin sister Nicole Begg and Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has opened the door for that to happen despite picking only Sykes in his 32-player squad on Monday for a training camp at the AIS in January.
David Polkinghorne Matildas coach Alen Stajcic thinks the momentum created by the W-League grand final will help the Football Federation Australia find a new broadcaster for next season.