Western Sydney Wanderers move back into the finals bracket after sealing a 4-1 rout of Central Coast Mariners despite playing the final third with 10 men.
Bruno Fornaroli, the Melbourne City skipper, and Besart Berisha, the Melbourne Victory talisman, are both lauded, particularly in the Victorian capital, for their striking prowess.
It's not called the silly season for nothing, and here's how silly it can get: Everton manager Ronald Koeman this week had to redecorate his Christmas tree after fans complained he had dressed it in too much Liverpool red.
Australian goalkeeper Mat Ryan is poised to leave Spanish giants Valencia in the upcoming January transfer window after being reportedly offered a loan deal to join La Liga club Osasuna for the remainder of the season.
It's not all doom and gloom, despite what some of their more vociferous fans may think.
Sydney FC star Milos Ninkovic turned down an opportunity to make a shock return to the Serbian national team, choosing to focus on his club career in the A-League instead of reaching another World Cup.
Kevin Muscat could only shake his head in disbelief and marvel at the lack of justice soccer sometimes delivers after his Melbourne Victory side mustered 20 shots to 2 but could only draw 1-1 with Perth Glory.
A former Chelsea player has said he was paid £50,000 ($A85,000) by the club not to go public with allegations that he was sexually abused by its former chief scout.
Dozens of hearses carrying the coffins of those killed when a plane flying Brazil's Chapecoense football team crashed in Colombia left Medellin for the airport on Friday.
Sometimes you do everything in your power to win but it just doesn't happen.
John Aloisi has officially ruled Brisbane Roar out of the running for the signature of Irish star Robbie Keane.
An Australian has been named the best footballer in Asia after Matildas' star Caitlin Foord was crowned the AFC Women's Player of the Year for 2016 at the annual awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi.
Canberra United fans will have to wait until the new year to see the green machine play a W-League game in the capital.
Zdenek Zeman, Sven Goran Eriksson and Terry Venables taught him about how to play but it required a local Australian to convince Paul Okon that it was possible here.
The chances of Robbie Keane playing in the A-League were dealt a major blow on Friday after the Republic of Ireland striker priced himself well beyond the reach of one club.
Football Federation Australia has accepted Bruno Fornaroli's apology for his FFA Cup final F-bomb and issued him with a public reprimand.
Melbourne City boss John van't Schip has hit back at claims by his predecessor and now Brisbane coach John Aloisi that his team is aggressive and seeks to intimidate opponents and referees in matches.
For any sportsman, or any club, winning that first trophy is crucial.
There are three Australians on the books at Manchester City. But Aaron Mooy, Luke Brattan and Anthony Caceres are unlikely to have penetrated the consciousness of the average City fan.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino postponed Monday's visit to Australia to attend the funeral service in Brazil for the victims of the plane crash that killed all but three members of the Chapecoense football club.
New England manager says it was "not intelligent" of captain to go drinking into the early hours during the team's last get-together.
Tottenham Hotspur have ripped up their wage structure to reward Harry Kane with a new contract that could earn the England international €120,000 ($A172,600) a week.
LANGUAGE WARNING: It seems Bruno Fornaroli's profane sign off after Melbourne City's breakthrough FFA Cup win might have been lost in translation.
Sydney FC were controversially denied a late chance to equalise in the FFA Cup final when Alex Brosque was brought down by the last defender.
Talks between Robbie Keane and Western Sydney Wanderers are heating up.
When you have been top dog in town for so long its difficult to handle your rival being the centre of attention.
The pilot of the chartered plane told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel and desperately pleaded for permission to land, according to a leaked recording.
A player so improbable that his achievements, especially on the big stage, seem scarcely believable.
John van 't Schip was there at the beginning, so if anyone has earned the right to be there at the moment of Melbourne City's greatest triumph, it is he.
In a thick Uruguayan accent a very excited Fornaroli thanked sponsors and fans, before proceeding to say two English words it seems he knows very well.