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Melbourne City have signed Danish international defender Michael Jakobsen.

Melbourne City sign Danish international defender

Danish defender Michael Jakobsen is the latest European recruit to Melbourne City, the 30-year-old joining up with his former international teammate Thomas Sorensen as John van 't Schip looks to strengthen his defence for a tilt at the A-League title.

Premier League clubs break £1 billion barrier

Heading back to West London: David Luiz.

Chelsea re-signed David Luiz and Premier League champions Leicester City broke their transfer record for striker Islam Slimani as Premier League clubs exceeded the £1 billion ($1.75 billion) barrier when the curtain fell on transfer deadline day on Thursday morning AEST.

FFA Cup draw gives Bentleigh quarter-final blockbuster against Victory

Bentleigh have a tough task ahead of them in their FFA Cup quarter-final.

FFA Cup giant-killers Bentleigh Greens, who reached the semi-final of the inaugural competition two years ago, are one win away from reaching the same stage this season after snaring a gritty extra time win in Tasmania against Devonport Strikers, Matthew Thurtell's goal being enough to take them through.

'Seventeen f-----g years and it's over'

Hope Solo is consoled by her husband, Jerramy Stevens.

Hope Solo reacted the way any elite athlete would to news she had been suspended for six months and her contract terminated by the U.S. Soccer Federation in the wake of calling the Swedish team "a bunch of cowards" after the U.S. women's national team was eliminated from the Rio Olympics.

Sydney FC down Perth Glory

Milos Ninkovic helped Sydney FC to a 2-0 extra-time win over Perth Glory.

A superb individual goal from midfielder Milos Ninkovic helped Sydney FC to a 2-0 extra-time win over Perth Glory.

Wanderers ease into FFA Cup quarters

Easy business: Wanderers players celebrate a goal during the FFA Cup Round of 16 match.

​Defender Scott Neville was the unlikely goal-scoring hero as Western Sydney Wanderers won their way into the FFA Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday.

Socceroo Taggart eyes long road back

Adam Taggart knows he needs to prove his worth in the A-League again before earning another Socceroos call-up.

He's played on the biggest stage of all, but Socceroos striker Adam Taggart knows he needs to produce the goods back home in Perth to jump start his international career.

Sainsbury hopes for smoother World Cup run

Trent Sainsbury is focused on helping Australia win their qualifying match against Iraq.

A sprinkler ruined Trent Sainsbury's World Cup dream two years ago. The Socceroos defender is hoping for a much smoother run to football's showpiece event this time around.

Mooy helps Huddersfield go top, Jedinak tastes defeat

Terrier: Aaron Mooy has enjoyed a dream start to his career in English football with Huddersfield.

Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy has helped Huddersfield Town to their best start to a season in 64 years with the Terriers moving to the top of the English Football League table following a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton.

Late show helps Mourinho's United join Chelsea on top

Late show: Marcus Rashford scores Manchester United's stoppage time winner against Hull City.

After Chelsea continued their 100 percent start with a 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, a last-gasp goal by Marcus Rashford helped Jose Mourinho keep pace with his old club as Manchester United beat Hull City 1-0.

Arsenal beat Watford 3-1 to ease pressure on Arsene Wenger

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Watford's Nordin Amrabat compete for the ball.

A fine first half garnished by goals from Santi Cazorla, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil gave Arsenal a 3-1 win at Watford for their first Premier League victory of the season, easing the pressure on long-serving manager Arsene Wenger on Saturday.