David Polkinghorne

David Polkinghorne

Football

Juniors get pathway into A-League

Sport.  from left, Canberra FC player Aaron Evans and Canberra Olympic player Jeremy Habtemariam are both going to trial with A-League club Adelaide United.  26 July 2013 Canberra Times Photo by Jeffrey Chan

David Polkinghorne The doors into the A-League are starting to open for talented Canberra juniors.

Football

Canberra stars hoping to shine

David Polkinghorne The 2013-2014 A-League season has three very different meanings for its three Canberrans, writes David Polkinghorne.

Soccer

Door open for Mariners to play ACT fixture

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MAY 15: John Hutchinson of the Mariners during the AFC Asian Champions League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Guangzhou Evergrande at Bluetongue Stadium on May 15, 2013 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne Capital Football will put its hand up to host reigning A-League champions the Central Coast Mariners.

Soccer

Mariners wait on Celtic bid for Rogic

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 15:  Tom Rogic of Australia and the Central Coast Mariners shares a joke with fellow players during a Nike and FFA media announcement at Carriageworks on October 15, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images) Tom Rogic headshot

David Polkinghorne Central Coast Mariners were expecting Scottish Premier League giant Celtic to make a formal bid of about $600,000 for rising soccer star Tom Rogic overnight.

Football

Rogic set for move to Celtic

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Shinji Ono of Western Sydney Wanderers FC, Emile Heskey of Newcastle Jets,  Tom Rogic of Central Coast Mariners and Alessandro Del Piero of Sydney FC  pose during a 2012/13 A-League player portrait session at Parramatta Stadium on October 2, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne, Dominic Bossi Canberra's Tom Rogic is set to become a Celtic player with the deal to go through on Wednesday.

Soccer

Rogic hopes capital will get A-League team

David Polkinghorne CENTRAL Coast Mariners midfielder Tom Rogic says he would have considered signing with Canberra if its bid to have an A-League team in the nation's capital had succeeded.

Soccer

Rockets need to be propelled into big games

David Polkinghorne With Football Federation Australia refusing to give the ACT an A-League team, one of the territory's top coaches has called for the Canberra Rockets to play more games against A-League opponents.