Chris Naumoff's unveiling as a Numancia player was supposed to be the start of his European dream. Two weeks later it was mysteriously dashed.
Wales are happy to cast themselves as underdogs in their Euro 2016 quarter-final against Belgium but such modesty belies their proven ability to bite hard.
Canberra United coach Rae Dower believes streaming of US games keeps players on Matildas' radar.
Sydney FC will travel to Wollongong to face Wolves in the opening round of the 2016 FFA Cup
Aaron Mooy is set to embark on a dream move to English Premier League giants Manchester City after their sister club in the A-League Melbourne City agreed to a transfer on Thursday.
Former England soccer star Paul Gascoigne is to stand trial later this year after pleading not guilty to a racially aggravated public order offence.
The Western Sydney Wanderers have ramped up their recruitment with the signing of Uruguayan midfielder Bruno Pinatares.
Melbourne Victory are in talks to bring an experienced Serie A defender to the A-League.
Victoria has fended off NSW to host a key soccer game between Australia and Japan as part of the Socceroos' campaign to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
Fringe Socceroo Josh Brillante is set to return to the A-League, with Sydney FC deep in discussions to sign the player for next season pending a release from Italian Serie A side Fiorentina.
Nobody in the England camp ever knew what Hodgson would do next, and that appears to include the man himself.
It was the final straw in what has been a slow death. A 2-1 loss to a nation whose population is smaller than Canberra, whose national coach has a second job pulling teeth and goalkeeper who had only recently turned professional.
Icelandic football commentator Gudmundur Benediktsson has had quite the week.
German coach dismisses talk that his team fears facing Italy as 'cold coffee'.
The appointment of Josep Gombau as Olyroos coach marks a streamlining of Football Federation Australia's national team structure that will see the former Adelaide coach in roles with the senior team and junior ranks.
Spaniard Josep Gombau says the challenge of rejuvenating Australia's youth football and a symmetry in style with Ange Postecoglou lured him to the Olyroos' coaching job.
Melbourne Victory and Olyroo centre back Thomas Deng has earned a loan move to Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.
But less than four days after Brexit, England probably did not expect their declining European relevancy to extend to the football pitch.
England were ahead inside two minutes. Finally, they were pressing on early with the job of dispatching a lesser name. But then the volcano blew.
Iceland are the smallest country ever to appear in a major tournament and their reward is a quarter-final against hosts France in Paris on Monday.
Join us for live coverage as Italy clash with Spain before England take on the competition's minnows.
Italy defeat Spain 2-0 to set up a mouth-watering quarter-final showdown with Germany.
Michelle Heyman says the Matildas will leave nothing on the training paddock as they await Rio selection.
Lionel Messi has indicated he will retire from international football after Chile upset favourites Argentina with a penalty shootout victory in the Copa America final on Sunday.
Germany thumped Slovakia 3-0 with goals from Jerome Boateng, Mario Gomez and Julian Draxler to cruise into the Euro 2016 quarter-finals on Sunday and confirm their status as tournament favourites.
Host nation France came from behind to beat 10-man Ireland 2-1 and reach the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.
Belgium captain Eden Hazard produced an inspired performance, including a fine solo goal, to lead his side to a resounding 4-0 victory over Hungary at Euro 2016 on Sunday to set up a quarter-final clash with Wales.
Iceland joint-coach Heimir Hallgrimsson on Sunday likened his team to an army as they headed into battle against England in Nice on Monday.
Join us for live coverage as hosts France try to get past Ireland in the Round of 16.
Sydney will miss out on hosting the Socceroos' biggest World Cup qualifying match for the third successive campaign, with the Japan home fixture set to be played in Melbourne.