DOMINIC BOSSI 3:44pm Teammates of Dylan Tombides were shocked to receive news the 20-year-old striker passed away on Friday night just three months after he represented his country.
Mark Ogden It was never meant to be like this for David Moyes ahead of his first return to Everton as Manchester United manager.
MICHAEL LYNCH 12:32am For Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat, Gui Finkler's last minute goal to win their elimination final against Sydney FC was a vindication of his squad's self-belief and commitment, never better displayed than by their fighting spirit in what was their third game in six days.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT 5:01pm With Sydney FC's rollercoaster season finally at an end, the focus will narrow to the futures of star player Alessandro Del Piero and coach Frank Farina.
MICHAEL LYNCH 12:11pm Having seen off a gallant, and rather unlucky, Sydney in the elimination final on Friday night there is little time for the Victory squad to rest on its laurels.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT 4:27pm The Australian football community has been rocked by the death of arguably the nation's best young prospect, Dylan Tombides, at the tender age of 20.
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DOMINIC BOSSI 8:16pm Central Coast Mariners have booked a date with their rivals Western Sydney Wanderers after striker Bernie Ibini slammed an emphatic winner against a fiery Adelaide United side. It wasn't their most polished performance of the season but perhaps their most memorable as the reigning A-League champions contained then killed off the free-flowing play of Adelaide to take a giant stride towards retaining their title.
Angela Habashy 6:56pm The Central Coast have booked their spot in next week's A-League semi-final against Western Sydney after a 1-0 win over Adelaide.
Ben McKay 3:54pm Sydney FC coach Frank Farina expects Alessandro Del Piero to make a decision shortly on whether he remains in the A-League.
Liam FitzGibbon 6:45am Tributes are flowing for Australian footballer Dylan Tombides, who has died aged 20 following a three-year battle with testicular cancer.
3:20pm The football community is mourning the loss of promising Australian youth international Dylan Tombides after he died aged 20 following a three-year battle with cancer.
11:51pm Australia U-22 footballer Dylan Tombides, who broke into the West Ham EPL quad while receiving cancer treatment, has died aged 20.
Ben McKay 11:04pm Sydney FC are cruelly out of the A-League finals after a 2-1 loss to Melbourne Victory at Etihad Stadium, thanks to an injury time Gui Finkler winner.
MICHAEL LYNCH Melbourne Victory keeps its season alive for another week and condemned Sydney to finals defeat.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT After a season which encountered every emotion football can possibly manufacture, it was perhaps fitting Sydney FC would exit the finals following 90 minutes which summed up their whole campaign.
JESSE HOGAN Archie Thompson has earned and long-relished his position as the Melbourne Victory fans' favourite upfront.
DOMINIC BOSSI Melbourne Heart may not just play in a similar uniform as Manchester City next season, but could be wearing a near exact replica playing strip.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT Rarely do goalkeepers get much of the acclaim but it’s hard to fault either Liam Reddy or Eugene Galekovic on form this season. The pair have saved countless shots – and therefore points – for their sides
SCOTT SPITS It's time for the A-League finals. Glamour clubs Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC clash in an elimination final.
DOMINIC BOSSI Six years ago, Kim Seung-yong couldn't walk down the streets of Seoul without being mobbed by adoring fans.
LEE GASKIN Capital Football boss Heather Reid fears sacking of Matildas coach will hold women back from key roles in the game.
Matt Law Arsene Wenger admits Mesut Ozil has struggled to live up to his club-record 42.5 million pound (A$76.48 million) price tag but backed him to be one of the players of next season once he has fully adapted to the Premier League.
Chris Bascombe Brendan Rodgers has warned his players not to believe Manchester City's midweek slip-up has opened the door for Liverpool's coronation as Premier League champions.
Troops patrolled the World Cup host city of Salvador on Thursday after a deadly orgy of violence triggered by a police strike less than two months before thousands of fans descend on the coastal Brazilian metropolis for the football extravaganza.
THESSALONIKI, Greece, April 17 AP - Police in Thessaloniki have arrested a PAOK fan accused of dumping a crate of fish on the visiting Olympiakos bench, in a stunt that delayed a tense Greek Cup semi-final for more than an hour.
Cardiff City have demanded the Premier League annul their 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace over allegations of cheating.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT Etihad Stadium might be a cauldron of vitriol for Sydney FC on Friday night but for defender Sebastian Ryall, the venue only hosts a stream of happy memories.
MICHAEL COCKERILL The season could be over for Central Coast Mariners by Thursday morning, and then again it might not. Either way we can say it's been a miraculous season by the players and coaching staff. As for the ownership, maybe not.
DOMINIC BOSSI It could well be Alessandro Del Piero's final game in Sky Blue and Sydney fans will be hoping he's saved his best for last.
soccer Manchester City has slipped further out of Premier League title contention after it was held to a 2-2 draw by bottom side Sunderland on Wednesday night.
Angela Habashy Central Coast coach Phil Moss says his side's gutting 1-0 defeat to FC Seoul will only serve to make his side stronger for Saturday clash with Adelaide.
DOMINIC BOSSI It's almost irrelevant what happens in this finals series, the A-League has already had its flashpoint moment of the season.
Adelaide United have extended the contract of coach Josep Gombau by two years.
Sebastian Hassett The stand-off between players and coach Hesterine de Reus for control of the Australian women’s football team was ended abruptly on Thursday afternoon when the Dutchwoman was sacked as head coach.
MICHAEL LYNCH There's always two sides to a fixture pile-up.
Ben McKay Hesterine de Reus' divisive 15-month tenure as Matildas coach has been ended by FFA chief executive David Gallop.
There's always two sides to a fixture pile-up.
Manchester United started life as Newton Heath and played in yellow and green. More Norwich City than one of the game's powerhouses.
Steven Gerrard is four games away from winning his first Premier League title with Liverpool and it would be absolutely fitting for him to finally achieve it this season.
The default image of Patrick Vieira is that of a snarling, combative and physically imposing figure.