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Dominic Bossi 12:28 AM How one lecture from Josep Gombau freed Tarek Elrich from the pressure, unleashing the international footballer within.
Michael Lynch 6:43 PM The soccer players union, the PFA, is still inching towards a deal with the FFA for a new collective bargaining agreement, but it believes the opening of a new A-League season is the perfect opportunity to address the areas the game needs to grow.
Michael Lynch 4:02 PM In a salary capped league with constraints on squad sizes and restrictions in other football related areas its difficult for A-League clubs to get an edge.
Dominic Bossi 2:38 PM The Socceroos were warned to expect a hostile reception in Jordan, but they didn't expect to be greeted by the Jordanian military and a tank at their hotel.
10:00 AM Former Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has reportedly replaced sacked manager Brendan Rodgers at EPL giants Liverpool.
8:10 AM Envy and hatred, rather than any illegality, is to blame for Sepp Blatter's reputation being ruined and it will take several people to do the FIFA president's job in future, his daughter says.
Mike Collett Liverpool terminated the contract of manager Brendan Rodgers on Sunday, just eight games into the Premier League season with the five-times European champions languishing in 10th place.
Arsenal scored twice in the opening seven minutes as they crushed Manchester United 3-0 to move above them into second place in the Premier League.
Jon Tuxworth Four Canberra United players have been chosen for Matildas training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport this week after the bitter standoff between the players and Football Federation Australia cooled when an interim deal was reached.
Clare Lovell A grim-faced Jose Mourinho said he would not walk out of Chelsea despite his champions suffering their fourth defeat in eight Premier League matches.
Champions Barcelona suffered their second defeat in three matches in La Liga on Saturday with Michael Krohn-Dehli scoring and setting up another goal in a 2-1 victory for Sevilla.
Carpi recorded their first-ever Serie A win with a 2-1 victory over Torino on Saturday as new coach Giuseppe Sannino had an immediate effect.
Michael Lynch Real Madrid pulled a massive crowd of 99,382 to the MCG in July when they thumped Manchester City in the final match of the ICC tournament - more than the 98,633 that packed the venerable arena for the Hawthorn v West Coast grand final on Saturday afternoon.
Michael Lynch It feels like the world's longest off-season, but for soccer-starved supporters the A-League finally kicks off next week, with Melbourne Victory the overwhelming favourite to defend its title.
Mike Collett Sergio Aguero scored five times in 20 minutes as Manchester City came from behind to thrash Newcastle United 6-1 and go back to the top of the Premier League table on Saturday.
Dominic Bossi Tim Cahill has donated his $6000 match appearance fee to a young man fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma and urged others to help to fund his clinical trial.
David Sygall Critics will no doubt have their say about the quality of the upcoming movie about superstar striker Cristiano Ronaldo. But if there was one person on planet Earth who could legitimately question the validity of a film being made about the Real Madrid marksman, it's Argentinian whizz Lionel Messi.
Jason Dasey It was a reminder of Indonesia's love for football at the very highest levels, while underlying the futility of the ban that has excluded Southeast Asia's largest nation from FIFA since June.
Michael Cockerill The FFA needs to give the second-tier teams a chance in the big show.
On Wednesday, authorities reportedly ordered gender testing of the entire national squad and leading league players.
Markus Mannheim Industrial tribunal says Diggers died to protect "rights and freedoms" such as Scott McIntyre's access to court.
Dominic Bossi The Socceroos could be set to withdraw from their World Cup qualifier in Bangladesh amid concerns of more terrorist attacks