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Ian McCullough 12:06 AM Sydney FC chairman Scott Barlow is confident the A-League club can lure a glamorous top European side to face the Sky Blues every year after announcing Tottenham Hotspur would face the Sky Blues on May 30.
Tom Williams 1:55 PM Manchester United centre-back Jonny Evans and Newcastle United striker Papiss Cisse have been charged over allegations they spat at each other, the English Football Association announced on Thursday.
12:18 PM Melbourne City defender rewarded for his strong start at the A-League club with February's Young Player of the Month award.
11:34 AM Chelsea fans have allegedly been caught in a fresh race row, according to British media reports.
10:18 AM Central Coast Mariners coach Phil Moss has been axed, with new technical director Tony Walmsley to take over the role for the rest of the A-League season.
9:38 AM David Beckham's influence on soccer in the US extended well beyond his performances on the field.
Eryk Bagshaw The Western Sydney Wanderers and Guangzhou Evergrande have played out the longest known injury time in Asian football history.
Teenager Larissa Crummer has scored her first international goal to give the World Cup-bound Matildas a 1-0 win over The Netherlands in their Cyprus Cup tournament opener in Larnaca.
Michael Lynch Its a sad fact of professional football life, but for the vast majority of the Melbourne City team of youngsters who won the 2014-15 National Youth League championship at the weekend, the triumph will probably be a career highlight.
A spitting row involving Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse has marred Manchester United’s last-gasp 1-0 win over Newcastle on Wednesday, while Chelsea preserved their five-point Premier League lead.
Sebastian Hassett The Western Sydney Wanderers won't climb up the A-League ladder or defend their Asian Champions League crown until they rediscover their defensive bite, star striker Tomi Juric says.
Michael Lynch It is first versus second, a clash between the adventurers of Melbourne Victory and the pragmatists of Perth Glory when the pair clash at AAMI Park on Saturday night.
Sebastian Hassett Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is set to reward some of the A-League's most in-form players with a call-up to the national team for their back-to-back European friendlies against Germany and Macedonia later this month.
Michael Lynch 1:00 PM There's nothing a Chinese or South Korean soccer scout likes as much, it seems, as a big, strong, strapping Australian centre-back.
Wellington coach Ernie Merrick has signed a new deal to remain at the helm of the A-League club for another three years.
Man United coach Louis van Gaal plays down controversy following an apparent spitting exchange between Jonny Evans and Newcastle's Papiss Cisse.
Jason Mellor It was perhaps fitting that a game so distinctly lacking in quality should be decided by an error and provide two major controversies - a refereeing blunder and a spitting competition.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson underlined his credentials to succeed Steven Gerrard as captain with an impressive goal-scoring performance in a 2-0 Premier League victory over Burnley on Wednesday.