Glory chief facing axe if Perth guilty of cap breaches

3:38 PM   Perth Glory chief executive Jason Brewer will be forced to resign if the club is found guilty of serious salary cap breaches.

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FFA issues Glory with second breach notice

Centre of investigation: Perth Glory player Andy Keogh.

Dominic Bossi 11:41 PM   Perth Glory’s hopes of a first A-League title may be dashed after Football Federation Australia handed the club a second show-cause notice for a serious breach of the salary cap.

Asian A-League plans worth pursuing: agent

David Gallop

Sebastian Hassett 9:26 PM   The man charged with exploring the ambitious plan to expand the A-League into Asia has hit back at FFA boss David Gallop questioning the idea's credibility.

Olyroos cruise but Vidmar knows test to come


Sebastian Hassett   Olyroos coach Aurelio Vidmar admits his side "still has some work to do" to qualify for the 2016 Olympics despite cruising through their pre-qualification group.

Socceroos draw a blank against Macedonia

Committed: Mathew Leckie goes shoulder-to-shoulder with Macedonia's Artim Polozhani.

The Socceroos have had their momentum halted by European minnows Macedonia in a dour scoreless draw in Skopje.

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Magnificent seven to become six

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 29:  Manny Muscat of the Phoenix beats the defence of Bernie Ibini-Isei of Sydney FC during the round 23 A-League match between the Wellington Phoenix and Sydney FC at Westpac Stadium on March 29, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Sebastian Hassett   A comprehensive review of the run home for the seven A-League teams still fighting for the finals.

Smells like championship spirit, says Broxham

Leigh Broxham.

Michael Lynch   Melbourne Victory midfielder Leigh Broxham knows what a successful season smells like.

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Perth Glory could be stripped of A-League points if guilty of salary cap breach

Obligation: A-League boss Damien de Bohun says the integrity of the competition must be protected.

Dominic Bossi 6:15 PM   Perth Glory are facing the prospect of being stripped of competition points and ruled out of the A-League finals series as the Football Federation of Australia investigation into alleged salary cap breaches widens to at least five players. 

Victory to cross the Tasman 'with confidence'

Michael Lynch 5:20 PM   Wellington Phoenix might have crashed 3-0 at home to Sydney last weekend, but Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat is not paying too much attention to one of the season's shock scorelines.

Liverpool's Sterling 'no money-grabber'

4:30 PM   Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling has rejected suggestions he was "money-grabbing", after his talks over a new contract reportedly hit an impasse.

Glory should be punished if they've breached cap: Arnold

Salary cap cheats must be punished if found guilty: Graham Arnold has weighed into the Perth Glory debate.

Sebastian Hassett 3:33 PM   Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold believes Football Federation Australia has every right to punish Perth Glory over their alleged salary cap abuses.

City look to cement finals spot against Wanderers

3:27 PM   Melbourne City cannot afford to let the Perth Glory salary cap investigation cloud their thinking as they push to secure the final play off spot , coach John Van't Schip says.

Perth Glory could lose points if guilty, says A-League boss

A-League boss Damien De Bohun.

11:46 AM   A-League chief Damien De Bohun has confirmed Perth Glory could face loss of A-League competition points if found guilty of salary cap breaches.

Guided by Green wood, veteran coach Karathu shines in Malaysia

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Jason Dasey 1:08 AM   Returning from retirement for a third time, 72-year-old M. Karathu is easily the Malaysia Super League's oldest head coach. Inspired more by Ron Greenwood than Jose Mourinho, his time-honoured methods have made Perak FA one of the MSL teams to beat this season.

Chinese group buy stake in Atletico

1:03 AM   China's Wanda Group have acquired a 20 per cent stake in La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, worth a reported 44.98 million euros ($A63 million).

Roar not giving up on A-League finals

Brisbane Roar defender Jade North.

Vince Rugari 12:57 AM   Brisbane Roar won't prioritise their AFC Champions League campaign over their A-League finals push until it is mathematically impossible for them to make the top six, according to defender Jade North.

Netherlands too strong for Spain

Argentina's Lionel Messi (R) takes a free kick near Netherlands' players (L-2nd R) Nigel de Jong, Robin van Persie, Stefan de Vrij, Ron Vlaar and Bruno Martins Indi during their 2014 World Cup semi-finals at the Corinthians arena in Sao Paulo July 9, 2014.

9:42 PM   The Netherlands once again proved too good for an under-par Spain as goals from Stefan de Vrij and Davy Klaasen handed the hosts a 2-0 friendly win in Amsterdam on Tuesday.

Fellaini gives Belgium edge over Israel

Equaliser: Belgium's Marouane Fellaini celebrates his goal.

9:38 PM   Marouane Fellaini's early goal proved sufficient to give 10-man Belgium a 1-0 win over hosts Israel in their Euro 2016 qualifier and see them leapfrog both their opponents and Wales to top Group B.

Real Madrid sign Porto's Danilo

Danilo will join Real next season in a deal that will keep him at the Spanish club until at least the end of the 2021 season.

7:23 PM   European champions Real Madrid have completed the signing of Brazilian international right-back Danilo from Porto on a six-year deal.

England's Townsend earns late draw against Italy

Italy's Graziano Pelle celebrates his goal.

England substitute Andros Townsend fired home a superb late goal to earn a 1-1 draw against Italy in a fiercely contested international friendly in Turin on Tuesday.

Bale shows off remarkable basketball skills

Man of many talents: Real Madrid's Gareth Bale.

Proving he can shoot goals in more than one sport, Real Madrid and Wales winger Gareth Bale has aced the NBA's half-court challenge after the gauntlet was thrown down on Twitter.

Perth Glory's Risdon wants more wonder goals

Labinot Haliti of the Wanderers controls the ball against Josh Risdon of the Glory

Perth Glory defender Josh Risdon hopes his recent wonder strike caught the attention of Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou

Aspropotamitis the silver lining to Wanderers' injury clouds

Sebastian Hassett   When the Western Sydney Wanderers began this ill-fated season, Jonathan Aspropotamitis was in the youth team at Sydney Olympic, still dreaming of one day turning his football aspirations into something tangible.

Asia not on the agenda for A-League, says Gallop

FFA chief David Gallop.

Michael Cockerill   Brisbane Roar and Perth Glory have distanced themselves from a radical plan to convert the A-League into a South-East Asian competition as Football Federation Australia boss David Gallop confirmed there was "no enthusiasm" from head office to expand the league into Asia.

Rogic finally back after months of injury pain

Tom Rogic ended months of injury frustration by playing for Celtic's development side on Tuesday.

Socceroos midfielder Tom Rogic is finally back in action, ending almost a year of injury frustration by returning to the field for Celtic's development squad on Tuesday.

Socceroos ready for road to Russia

Ange Postecoglou got what he wanted from the Socceroos' European swing.

Ange Postecoglou says Australia is ready for upcoming World Cup qualifiers after recent friendlies in Europe.

Faty, Tavares keen to stay on at Sydney FC

In love with the Harbour City: Sydney FC defender Jacques Faty.

Sebastian Hassett   They might have only come for a short holiday, but Sydney FC duo Jacques Faty and his cousin Mickael Tavares are keen to turn their stay in the city into a permanent one next season.

UEFA starts proceedings against Montenegro and Russia

Fans light a flare during the Euro16 qualifier.

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro and Russia after Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier in Podgorica was abandoned in the second half following crowd trouble and a scuffle among the players.

Live: Macedonia v Socceroos

Austarlia's scorer Mile Jedinak.

Richard Shute   Fresh from a draw against world champions Germany, the Socceroos finish their European trip against the 108th ranked Macedonia.

Smeltz cops three-match ban

Shane Smeltz exchanges words with Andrew Durante after being shown a red card during the game against the Phoenix.

Sydney FC's hopes of securing the Premier's Plate have been dealt a blow with striker Shane Smeltz banned for the next three matches.

Five things we learned - A-League round 23

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Sebastian Hassett   Five things we learned - A-League round 23


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