DOMINIC BOSSI 6:13pm A dedicated group of Western Sydney Wanderers' fans will make the arduous trip to Seoul to cheer their team in the Asian Champions League semi-final.
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Paul Hayward 12:02pm Scot's chip ban is hardly a reason for player unrest, writes Paul Hayward.
Chris Bascombe 11:05am Anfield board's gratitude will soon fade if Rodgers struggles against Europe's best, writes Chris Bascombe.
7:49am A Curtis Davies own goal gifted West Ham United a point after Hull City had twice taken the lead in a 2-2 draw in the Premier League on Monday.
CHRIS DUTTON 10:00pm Tuggeranong United was on the brink of collapse as their dire financial position almost forced the club to withdraw from the men's competition less than two years ago.
Socceroo Carl Valeri says Melbourne Victory is wary of his junior club Tuggeranong United in FFA Cup
CHRIS DUTTON 10:00pm Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri says the Melbourne Victory's FFA Cup clash against Tuggeranong United is "no laughing matter", and the A-League heavyweights are desperate to beat his former junior club.
Tuggeranong United's Mouad Zwed - a distant relative of Muammar Gaddafi - being cheered on from Tripoli
Amelia Crawford 10:00pm Tuggeranong player wishes parents could come from Libya to watch the biggest game of his life.
9:44pm Rio Ferdinand has revealed what he believes were a series of mistakes David Moyes made during his unsuccessful stint as manager of Manchester United -- including the banning of chips the night before matches.
9:16pm Controversial French striker Nicolas Anelka has sought to relaunch his career by signing on Monday to play for Mumbai City in the nascent Indian Super League.
5:58pm Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat says the arrival of Macedonian international Daniel Georgievski means there's some serious competition for places in the team.
LIAM MANNIX 5:22pm The winning team in the National Premier League finals series will gain automatic qualification to the FFA Cup as part of Football Federation Australia’s continuing strategy to try to build bridges between the A-League and lower-tier comps.
TONY WRIGHT 5:27pm Brent Harvey's bandy legs and diminutive size have deceived a lot of opponents over long years, and here he was, a man with a cross to bear, indulging in a little deception again.
Paul Hayward 1:55pm Expensive imports restored faith of United crowd with a display rich in promise and attacking swagger.
Angela Habashy 1:36pm Western Sydney keeper Ante Covic says reaching the Asian Champions League final would earn Australian football the respect it deserves.
Melbourne City has strengthened its midfield for the upcoming season with the signing of Erik Paartalu.
CHRIS DUTTON Tuggeranong's team of tradies, public servants and students are getting ready for the biggest game of their lives.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT For all the feel-good stories about the Western Sydney Wanderers, goalkeeper Ante Covic acknowledges the club needs something to show for it, starting with the biggest prize in Asian football.
Manuel Pellegrini accuses referee Mark Clattenburg of costing his side victory following a 2-2 draw away to Arsenal.
Clare Lovell Diego Costa left the Stamford Bridge pitch to exultant cheers after a hat-trick against Swansea City on Saturday highlighted a breathless start to a Chelsea career for a team that has been designed around him.
Goals from Carlos Tevez and Claudio Marchisio gave champions Juventus their second straight win of the Serie A season with a 2-0 victory over Udinese on Saturday.
Mark Rodden Bayern Munich playmaker Franck Ribery scored in his first game this season as the champions moved joint top of the Bundesliga on Saturday, while Shinji Kagawa also enjoyed a goalscoring return as Borussia Dortmund saw off Freiburg.
Iain Rogers Real Madrid's early-season woes deepened when they lost 2-1 at home to La Liga champions Atletico Madrid on Saturday, while substitute Neymar struck twice in Barcelona's 2-0 win against visiting Athletic Bilbao.
Toby Davis Diego Costa continued his stunning start to life at Chelsea with a hat-trick in a 4-2 win over Swansea City on Saturday while champions Manchester City were staring up the table after snatching a 2-2 draw at Arsenal.
Martin Demichelis scores an 83rd-minute equaliser as champions Manchester City hold Arsenal to a 2-2 draw.
CHRIS DUTTON Before he died suddenly three weeks ago, Mick Munster would have told his two sons to pick up their bottom lips, pull their fingers out and prepare for the biggest game of their lives.
Chris Bascombe Brendan Rodgers says he will protect Raheem Sterling from burnout to ensure his career is not curtailed in the manner of Michael Owen and Robbie Fowler.
HENRY WINTER The QPR midfielder explains how jail, philosophy and his son's birth have altered his outlook on soccer and life.
Mark Ogden Louis van Gaal claims he can mould Manchester United's newly assembled stars into title winners this season after insisting it would be "easy" to select his best XI from a squad of expensive signings.
Jeremy Wilson 6-3, 5-1, 6-0. They are a series of scores which have more in common with the culmination of a routine Roger Federer first rounder at Wimbledon than the Premier League. Yet these are Arsenal's results last season against the country's top three clubs (Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea) in matches that kicked off at 12.45pm.
DOMINIC BOSSI Supporting Australian domestic football is no longer a dirty little secret. Wearing your local football team's jersey around town is no longer seen as a bold statement, rather part of a growing trend. It has been 10 years since the A-League was declared and as the club game approaches its first decade of full-time professionalism, the move into the mainstream of the Australian sporting consciousness has changed the way game is perceived.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT A whole decade might have passed since Sydney Olympic played at the elite level of Australian football but don’t think the two-time national champions remain sated by past glories.
Angela Habashy Competition will be fierce in the W-League this season with World Cup spots on the line ahead of next year's showpiece in Canada.
Jeremy Wilson and Mark Ogden Louis van Gaal has defended his decision to sell Danny Welbeck to Arsenal by claiming the England forward failed to take the chance to save his Manchester United career.
A footballer has been assaulted by hooligans and stripped of his shirt and shorts during a match in Argentina.
Manchester United have told Louis van Gaal they expect a top-three Premier League finish this season after forecasting an unprecedented 10 per cent fall in revenues following their failure to qualify for Europe under David Moyes.
Laine Clark Brisbane Roar import Mensur Kurtishi will get a full 90 minute hit-out as part of a unique pre-season doubleheader on Friday night.
The Socceroos will have one final hit-out before next year's Asian Cup when they face Japan in Osaka on November 18.
SEBASTIAN HASSETT The Socceroos will round off their preparations for January's Asian Cup with a friendly on November 18 against arch-rivals Japan, the same team many are expecting they'll face in the final of the tournament itself.
LIAM MANNIX Melbourne Victory signs versatile Macedonian international full-back Daniel Georgievski.