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Liverpool romp into Europa final

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge (centre) celebrates after scoring his side's second goal.

Liverpool romped into the Europa League final with a 3-0 win over Villarreal on another magical night at Anfield to set up a showpiece clash with holders Sevilla who swatted away visiting Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1.

Optus cops backlash from EPL fans

Premier League fans will be forced to sign up to Optus if they want access to all EPL games live.

Australian soccer fans have slammed Optus for its English Premier League pricing and lack of availability to non-Optus customers, after the telco released its pricing plan on Wednesday.

Stags underdogs for cup clash with Tigers

Osman Fofanah (left) of Cooma Tigers and his teammates will face Goulburn in the FFA Cup.

State League 1 side Goulburn Stags face a David versus Goliath battle after drawing National Premier League leaders Cooma Tigers in the fourth round draw of the FFA Cup qualifiers. The Stags beat Canberra City 2-1 in the third round but will need to improve further to upset the Tigers, who have won four of five games this season. The Capital League clash between White Eagles and Queanbeyan City set to be a potentially cracking clash whilst ANU FC, riding high in the same division, will be optimistc of causing an upset against NPL side Belconnen United after pushing the Blue Devils to the limit last season. FFA Cup round four fixtures: Tuesday, May 10 - Belconnen United v ANU FC; Cooma Tigers v Goulburn Stags; Thursday, May 12 - White Eagles v Queanbeyan City, Tuggeranong United v Monaro Panthers; Tuesday, May 17 - Narrabundah v Canberra FC, Woden-Weston FC v Brindabella Blues; Thursday, May 19 - Canberra Olympic v Gungahlin United; Weston-Molonglo FC v O'Connor Knights. 

Ronaldo confident of footballing legacy

Unstoppable force: Ronaldo plays to the crowd after a heroic performance against Wolfsburg.

The obsessive focus was even on Cristiano Ronaldo's diet after he completed Real Madrid training and was declared "100 per cent" fit to face Manchester City in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final on Thursday morning (AEST).

Leicester 'sons' are going nowhere

Mobbed: Claudio Ranieri leaves San Carlo Pizzeria after a celebratory lunch in Leicester.

It was the day after the wild night before, but Claudio Ranieri has admitted it could take another two years for him fully to appreciate the magnitude of Leicester City's Premier League title win.

Muscat elated by team's performance

An animated Kevin Muscat has a nervous moment or two.

Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat was trying to keep a lid on things after his history-making side reached the last 16 of the Asian Champions League for the first time, but even his hard-nosed professionalism had to give way to the sheer pleasure of the moment.