Nick Miller 7:52 AM Frank Lowy is not happy. But after yet another loss in Zurich, he is philosophical.
Nick Miller 7:53 AM Sepp Blatter has been forced into a second round of voting in his bid for another four-year term as FIFA president, at the end of a week in which his organisation was plunged into a major corruption scandal.
Nick O'Malley, United States Correspondent 6:28 PM Soccer gets its comeuppance in the United States.
Dominic Bossi 1:02 AM The tours of Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur to Sydney are set to inject $18 million into the NSW Economy as a result of a major influx of tourists travelling specifically for the match.
Sebastian Hassett 8:43 PM With temporary stints at nine different clubs in four years, Tottenham's Andros Townsend spent more time on loan than the most popular book at a public library.
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Michael Lynch 3:39 PM Turkeys rarely vote for Christmas, so it's hardly surprising that Sepp Blatter managed to win the FIFA election on Friday and gain for himself a fifth term as president of the world's biggest sports body.
3:10 PM A senior US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official said he is "fairly confident" there will be another round of indictments in the criminal investigation into alleged corruption within soccer's governing body FIFA.
2:13 PM Captain Lisa De Vanna says the Matildas squad preparing to fight for the Women's World Cup is the best in Australia's history.
12:05 PM Massimo Luongo and Trent Sainsbury have been ruled out of Australia's World Cup qualifying opener against Kyrgyzstan and replaced by two uncapped players.
Tom Cowie 10:27 AM Freshly returned FIFA president Sepp Blatter has given a truly bizarre re-election speech, as sport fans everywhere wonder how the man who presided over a major corruption scandal managed to keep his job.
Michael Lynch 1:23 AM Australia's decision to move against Sepp Blatter will give its enemies in the Asian Football Confederation another reason to try to kick it out.
8:37 PM Arsene Wenger would love to silence his critics by making history when holders Arsenal take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final on Saturday.
Michael Lynch 8:33 PM I can't remember when I began to support Spurs. Properly support them I mean.
Rick Feneley 12:15 AM Bribery, racketeering, money-laundering … It's not the mafia but football, and Australia will not escape the scandal that taints two generations of the world's most popular game. Rick Feneley reports.
Sebastian Hassett 5:17 PM Throwing money at major European clubs to visit Australia, as Tottenham and Chelsea are doing this week, isn't the devil many think it is. As it stands, we still need them.
Phil Lutton 4:15 PM If nothing succeeds like success, then John Aloisi begins his second coming as an A-League head coach wiser for his failings.
Dominic Bossi 4:15 PM Lisa De Vanna would storm off training fields and fly into challenges with a temper politely described as "confrontational." Next month she will lead the Matildas at the World Cup in Canada.
Dominic Bossi 3:51 PM Willl Russia and Qatar lose their right to host the World Cup? And if they did, would Australia attempt to make another bid for the event?
Jason Dasey As the newly appointed interim head coach and technical director of Indonesia, former Dutch international Pieter Huistra has one of the toughest jobs in football.
Nick Miller With buckets of champagne on ice, much cheery flag-waving, a well-catered dinner, and a floorshow featuring lederhosen, yodelling and the heavy stench of corruption, FIFA's scandal-riven Congress began.
As a former wrestler and army officer, Jordan's Prince Ali bin Hussein is the figure bidding to pry control of soccer's governing-body FIFA from current president Sepp Blatter on Friday.
Australian police may investigate a payment of $500,000 by Football Federation Australia to Jack Warner after the former soccer powerbroker was arrested in a sweeping corruption probe launched by US authorities this week.
Beleaguered FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday warned of "more bad news" for soccer's scandal-tainted world body but rejected calls to resign over a widening corruption scandal.