Sebastian Hassett 10:16 PM If indeed Australia do beat the United Arab Emirates in Newcastle on Tuesday night – as the football world, rightly or wrongly, is largely expecting – they'd better not count their chickens before the final.
James Gardiner 8:18 PM Mile Jedinak "absolutely" benefited from his return match. But the inspirational Socceroos skipper insists the Asian Cup semi-final is not about him.
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11:28 AM Stoke easily advanced to the fifth round of the FA Cup after Bojan Krkic and Victor Moses scored spectacular goals on Monday in a 4-1 win at Rochdale.
10:46 AM Socceroo Tim Cahill has reportedly agreed a tentative deal to end his stay at New York Red Bulls and transfer to an United Arab Emirates club.
10:23 AM Napoli's Gonzalo Higuain struck a controversial brace including a late penalty in a 2-1 win over Genoa on Monday to send Rafael Benitez's side up to third place in Italy's Serie A.
Melanie Kembrey 10:04 AM The Western Sydney Wanderers have terminated the contract of star Brazilian import Vitor Saba in a decision described as "mutual".
9:28 AM Bradford will have the opportunity to spring another FA Cup surprise, with the third-tier giantkillers drawn against Sunderland or Fulham following their sensational fourth-round win at Chelsea.
8:53 AM Robin van Persie admits he doesn't know if he will be offered a new contract when his deal expires with Manchester United.
8:20 AM Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists controversial striker Mario Balotelli does have a future at Anfield.
8:10 AM Skipper Mile Jedinak says with 22 fit players, there is nothing more the side could want.
8:06 AM Socceroos defender Chris Herd has joined English Championship side Wigan on loan from Aston Villa for the rest of the season.
7:51 AM South Korea coach Uli Stielike has kicked-off the mind games ahead of Saturday's Asian Cup final by claiming the draw was designed to suit Australia and declaring Ange Postecoglou's side will face no problems from the UAE in the Tuesday's last-four clash.
7:35 AM Dutch soccer chief Michael van Praag says he will stand against FIFA president Sepp Blatter in May's election for the top job.
Michael Washbourne 12:42 AM It's not often Kenny Lowe is lost for words, but even the Perth Glory coach is trying to find new terms to describe his team's fighting qualities, after scoring twice in the last 12 minutes to salvage a 3-3 draw against Melbourne Victory.
Josh Leeson 8:25 PM UAE coach Mahdi Ali dismissed Socceroos comments about his star player Omar Abdulrahman being lazy in defence and said their sole focus was their on-field performance.
Michael Carayannis 4:18 PM Confidence was so high in the Japanese camp, that team officials sent the bulk of the team's luggage to Newcastle.
3:06 PM Dani Parejo hit a double as Valencia beat Sevilla 3-1 in a highly-charged clash and moved above them into fourth place in La Liga on Sunday.
Paul Pogba-inspired Juventus boosted their chances of a fourth consecutive Serie A crown after opening up a seven-point gap on Sunday over title challengers Roma.
French coach Claude le Roy enhanced a remarkable record as Congo Brazzaville defeated Burkina Faso 2-1 on Sunday to reach the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.
Fans of Belgian giants Standard Liege caused outrage on Sunday when they unfurled a banner showing a mocked-up image of former captain Steven Defour being beheaded.
Holders Arsenal have held on for a 3-2 win at Brighton to lead a trio of Premier League teams into the fifth round of the FA Cup.
Diafra Sakho's header saw West Ham beat Bristol City 1-0 on Sunday during a sensational weekend of FA Cup action.