Dominic Bossi 7:51 PM It has been a long road for Mile Jedinak. In June 2006, he was an unemployed footballer driving three hours a day just to land a job in the A-League.
Josh Leeson 10:03 PM Omar Abdulrahman provided one final Asian Cup masterclass in Australia on Friday night as he inspired the United Arab Emirates to a 3-2 victory over Iraq in the third-place play-off at Hunter Stadium.
Sebastian Hassett 9:30 PM For some, there's a certain cultural cringe when it comes to Australian football and the playing of finals. But not for Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.
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Daniel Lane 8:48 PM If the character of the mother forged the mettle of her son Socceroos' supporters would have good reason to believe that whenever goalkeeper Mat Ryan is put to the test in Saturday night's Asian Football Cup final he'll fight like hell.
Brett Keeble 12:02 AM Defiant Newcastle Jets owner Nathan Tinkler has dismissed the chaos that has engulfed his free-falling A-League club as a "storm in a teacup".
Michael Lynch 11:29 PM Having earned a comparison to the great Franz Beckenbauer, it is clear South Korean coach Uli Stielike was a very decent player in his own right. Now the bespectacled, balding Stielike has made the South Koreans more than just difficult to beat.
Adrian Warren 11:28 PM Socceroos talisman Tim Cahill says winning Saturday’s Asian Cup final against South Korea will cap off his career, but he won’t disclose whether it will be his international swansong until after the game.
Sebastian Hassett 11:27 PM Socceroos defender Ivan Franjic won't be 100 per cent fit going into Saturday night's Asian Cup final against South Korea at ANZ Stadium but coach Ange Postecoglou has backed his right-back to recover sufficiently from a hip injury.
Arsenal has strengthened its depleted defensive options by signing Brazilian defender Gabriel from Villarreal, with Costa Rica forward Joel Campbell joining the Spanish club on loan as part of the deal.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa faces a three-game suspension after being charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Liverpool's Emre Can.
The coaches of Mali and Guinea have criticised drawing lots to decide which country reaches the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Paul Johnson It's a case of winning the battle of the Middle East for Iraq and the United Arab Emirates when they take the pitch for the Asian Cup third/fourth place playoff at Hunter Stadium on Friday.
12:00 AM The fight to topple Sepp Blatter as Fifa president took another twist yesterday on Wednesday after Luis Figo announced that he was standing for the most powerful job in football.
Dominic Bossi Some familiar faces and some familiar places for the two teams, who will face each other in the Asian Cup final.
Beth Newman 1:00 AM Asian Cup fever has died down in Brisbane but the A-League recess has given the Brisbane Roar a chance to reset.
Sebastian Hassett On the eve of the Socceroos going in to battle for the Asian Cup title, Football Federation Australia could be about to face an even greater war after a movement mobilised among some Gulf nations to have Australia expelled from the Asian Football Confederation.
Vince Rugari The Professional Footballers Association has threatened legal action over Newcastle Jets' attempts to axe five senior players, claiming due process had not been followed and the five players were still legally contracted to the club.
Paul Johnson It's a case of winning the battle of the Middle East for Iraq and the United Arab Emirates when they take the pitch for the Asian Cup third/fourth place play-off at Hunter Stadium on Friday.