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Brent Edwards 9:48pm Sydney FC have been outclassed by Premier League club Newcastle United, who dedicated their 4-0 win to two fans who died in the MH17 disaster.
FLETA PAGE 8:09pm Canberra’s local football talent continues to be recognised, with two players from the Capital Football representative Under-20 side trialling with Sydney FC Youth team this week.
TOM DECENT 3:45pm Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says his players will be riding a wave of confidence after two successful A-League seasons heading into their do-or-die Asian Champions League quarter-final next month.
Chris Bascombe 12:04pm Steven Gerrard says he ''agonised" over the decision to walk away from the England captaincy and was overcome with emotion when discussing his future with Roy Hodgson, the manager.
Tariq Panja 11:38am Five Brazilian soccer players and an Argentine are refusing to return to Ukraine's richest soccer club because of the conflict in the eastern European country.
Fifty years after the Beatles launched a British musical "invasion" of America, English football clubs are playing pre-season matches in the US hoping to spark growth for the sport.
James Rodriguez, the Colombia striker who was the top scorer at the World Cup, is closing in on a deal with Real Madrid.
Tariq Panja Carlos Dunga has been selected to rebuild Brazil's national soccer team following its record- breaking loss at the World Cup earlier this month, Brazilian media has reported.
England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, the Football Association said on Monday.
FLETA PAGE Canberra teenager George Timotheou will likely take on some of the world’s finest players on Tuesday night, when Sydney FC takes on English Premier League team, Newcastle United in New Zealand.
Six Shakhtar Donetsk players have refused to return to Ukraine for the new season as conflict rages around the club's home city.
TOM DECENT One of Australian football's most prodigious young players, Alex Gersbach, will begin his senior career under former Socceroos coach Graham Arnold at Sydney FC after inking a two year deal.
Former Dutch international Romeo Castelen has signed a two-year deal with Western Sydney.
Melbourne City has earned a 1-1 draw with English third-tier side Oldham Athletic.
Tim Cahill named in the Major League Soccer All-Stars to play Bayern Munich next month in Portland.
LEE GASKIN Tuggeranong United coach Steve Forshaw has put his squad on notice after 4-1 loss to Canberra Olympic.
The Western Sydney Wanderers have signed speedy Dutch winger Romeo Castelen on a two-year deal.
Adrian Warren Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold ruefully acknowledges mooted target Tim Cahill's price tag has gone up and his stocks continue to soar following the Socceroos superstar's latest award.
Socceroo Tim Cahill is in line for a surprise move back to the Premier League.
LEE GASKIN Canberra FC remains in the hunt for the league championship after easily disposing of Woden Valley on Saturday.
Sydney FC wants Tim Cahill but the Socceroos star is also being pursued by Premier League clubs wanting the former Everton midfielder back in England.
TOM DECENT Sydney FC officials have returned from a special trip to the Netherlands designed to help gather ideas on how to replicate and build a world-class junior academy in Australia.
Two fans of English Premier League side Newcastle United on their way to New Zealand for a pre-season friendly against Sydney FC were among the 298 people killed in the Malaysia Airlines tragedy, according to reports in England.
Mark Meadows Germany captain Philipp Lahm has quit international football just days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil.
Adrian Warren Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold says Tim Cahill's price tag is continuing to rise after the Socceroos star's latest honour.
Argentine striker Jeronimo Neumann has left Adelaide United to join A-League rivals Newcastle Jets.
MARTIN FLANAGAN The sense of drama that imbues a World Cup final comes precisely from the fact that it is a world title. It’s a distinction, a sense of honour, that boxing shared in the days when there were undisputed world champions.
TOM DECENT Incoming Sydney FC head coach Graham Arnold says he will use "novelty" matches against Newcastle United and West Ham United in New Zealand next week as mini selection trials to formulate his new starting line up.
Louis van Gaal claims balancing Manchester United's commercial ambitions with their desire for success on the field will be one of his biggest challenges at Old Trafford.
German World Cup winner Toni Kroos on Thursday agreed a deal to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich on a six-year deal, the Spanish giants announced.
MATT BUNGARD The Socceroos have plummeted 14 places to 76th in the latest rankings released by governing body FIFA.
DAVID POLKINGHORNE UC is still confident a $25million multi-sport complex will proceed.
Australia have slumped to 76th, dropping 14 places, in the latest rankings released by soccer's governing body FIFA.
LEE GASKIN Interim Canberra FC coach Andy Bernal is intent on changing the culture at the powerhouse club and is happy for players to leave if they don't buy into his system.
Skipper Andrew Durante has extended his contract at the Wellington Phoenix until the end of the 2015-16 season.
LEE GASKIN Ben Williams hopes his performances on the game's biggest stage inspire future generations of referees.
Massimiliano Allegri was appointed the new manager of Italian soccer champions Juventus on Wednesday less than 24 hours after Antonio Conte quit the post.
FLETA PAGE Matildas keeper Lydia Williams is determined to recover in time for the women’s World Cup next June.
Australian Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams will undergo a second knee reconstruction, which has placed her 2015 World Cup campaign in jeopardy.
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