Sebastian Hassett Western Sydney's FFA Cup campaign will kick off exactly how their A-League season will - at home to Brisbane Roar - while Sydney FC must trek to the other side of the country to face minnows Sorrento, but the smallest club in the draw landed the biggest fish.
Michael Lynch 10:26 PM A-League champions Melbourne Victory and fellow Victorian club Melbourne City will need to consult their satnavs to find the location of their FFA Cup round of 32 opponents.
Tariq Panja Favourites Argentina brushed aside Paraguay 6-1 to set up a Copa America final showdown with host Chile and give Lionel Messi a chance for a first title with his national team.
By David Ljunggren The US reached the final of the women's soccer World Cup for the second time in a row, taking advantage of a penalty to beat top-ranked Germany 2-0.
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Sam Borden Last Tuesday, about 24 hours before he jammed his fingers into another man's nose, dropped his elbow across another man's neck and put another man's feet where one's ears are supposed to be, Rodrigue Nana considered, just for a moment, the basic notion of fear.
Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile downed fierce rivals Peru 2-1 on Monday to reach the Copa America final for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Germany coach Silvia Neid has slammed FIFA's decision to make rival teams share the same hotel on the eve of a match as her side prepare for Tuesday's semi-final against the US at the Women's World Cup.
Danielle Rendina Czech international Petr Cech has signed a four-year-deal with English Premier League Club Arsenal worth about £10m ($20 million), drawing a line under an impressive 11-year career with cross-town rivals Chelsea.
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Melbourne Victory will kick off their A-League championship defence against Adelaide United at Adelaide Oval.