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Lee Gaskin is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Football

Sydney FC still the Harbour City's No.1 team, says Alex Brosque

Lee Gaskin Alex Brosque says Sydney FC remain the Harbour City's No.1 team - despite the success of the Western Sydney Wanderers.

Football

Canberra FC hosts second Sydney A-League side in pre-season match-up

Canberra FC hosted the Western Sydney Wanderers in July, and will face Sydney FC in September.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC will host its second A-League team in as many months when glamour club Sydney FC plays at Deakin Stadium in September.

Football

Nikolai Topor-Stanley confident Western Sydney Wanderers can stay focused on A-League title

Wanderers defender Nikolai Topor-Stanley.

Lee Gaskin Nikolai Topor-Stanley insists the impending loss of star imports Shinji Ono and Youssouf Hersi won't distract the Wanderers.

Football

Adam Rogic, brother of Tom, enjoys return to Canberra National Premier League

Lee Gaskin The backyard soccer games between Canberra Olympic midfielder Adam Rogic and his younger brother got pretty heated.

Belconnen United captain aiming to celebrate century milestone in style against Canberra FC

Lee Gaskin Belconnen United captain Taylor Beaton has one wish for his 100th game – to beat arch-rivals Canberra FC and collect the three vital competition points.

Football

Belconnen United player George Timotheou set to sign with Sydney FC's youth team

George Timotheou in action for Belconnen United last weekend.

Lee Gaskin Canberra teenager George Timotheou is set to join the club he supported as a child, Sydney FC.

Football

Canberra United remains confident despite W-League road trips

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 08:  Kendall Fletcher of Canberra United and Amy Chapman of Brisbane Roar contest possession during the round four W-League match between Canberra United and the Brisbane Roar at McKellar Park on December 8, 2013 in Canberra, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Postles/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin They're travelling nearly 13,000 kilometres before the next home game, but Canberra United aren't complaining.

Soccer

Socceroo Carl Valeri could switch teams in bid to make World Cup

Lee Gaskin Carl Valeri is on the verge of breathing life into his World Cup ambitions with a mid-season transfer.

Soccer

Canberra United's American revolution

Lee Gaskin Break out the hot dogs and baby-back ribs - Canberra United has added to its American flavour.

Football

Postecoglou predicts big future for Rogic

Lee Gaskin Tom Rogic can be a ''leading light'' for the Socceroos for the next decade, says Ange Postecoglou.

Football

Socceroo Tom Rogic misses out again

Lee Gaskin Socceroos star Tom Rogic's search for regular game time at club level continues.

Soccer

Rogic bangs down door to national team

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

Lee Gaskin Socceroos bolter Tom Rogic is keeping his feet on the ground and refusing to dream of featuring in the 2014 World Cup.

Soccer

Socceroos debut whets appetite for Canberran

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Lee Gaskin Tom Rogic returns to Australia with his national claims enhanced, while fellow Canberran Carl Valeri faces an injury-enforced stint on the sidelines.

Soccer

FFA warns Beckham could cost the big one

FILE - 20 NOVEMBER 2012: David Beckham has announced he will quit the American Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy in December 2012. COMMERCE CITY, CO - APRIL 21:  David Beckham #23 of the Los Angeles Galaxy looks on as he warms up prior to facing the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on April 21, 2012 in Commerce City, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin David Beckham's profile would be a coup for the A-League, but winning a championship with the English star would be difficult, Football Federation Australia technical director Han Berger says.

Soccer

Scottish giants offer Canberra star a crack at the big time

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 02:  Shinji Ono of Western Sydney Wanderers FC and Tom Rogic of Central Coast Mariners 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)

Lee Gaskin, Dominic Bossi Canberra wunderkind Tomas Rogic will showcase his immense talent to the European club that launched Mark Viduka's career.

Soccer

Four more clubs hot on Rogic's trail

Tom Rogic at the Socceroos camp training session prior to the East Asian Cup in Hong Kong next month.
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Lee Gaskin The odds of Tom Rogic returning to the A-League are lengthening by the day.

Soccer

Rogic's living the dream

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple exposures were combined in camera to produce this image.) Tom Rogic of Australia poses during a Socceroos Portrait Session on March 21, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin One of Australia's brightest prospects is back in the country for the first time since he left two months ago.

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Canberra on the outer as FFA made 'wrong choice' in western Sydney

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A League, Newcastle Jets vs Western Sydney Wanderers at Hunter stadium.
 Image shows  Western Sydney Wanderers fans at the game.
29th March 2013    pic   Darren Pateman

Lee Gaskin Former chairman of the A-League4Canberra bid, Ivan Slavich, concedes an A-League team in Canberra is ''some way off'' and insists Football Federation Australia made the wrong choice in awarding the...

Soccer

Fairytale a change of pace for Topor-Stanley

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21:  Daniel McBreen of the Mariners competes for the ball against Nikolai Topor-Stanley of the Wanderers  during the A-League 2013 Grand Final match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and the Central Coast Mariners at Allianz Stadium on April 21, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Western Sydney Wanderers star Nikolai Topor-Stanley will be the first to tell you everything happens for a reason.

Soccer

Rogic may be the Socceroos' X-factor

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 21: (EDITORS NOTE: Multiple exposures were combined in camera to produce this image.) Tom Rogic of Australia poses during a Socceroos Portrait Session on March 21, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Lee Gaskin Tom Rogic is ready to make an impact if called on for Australia's coming World Cup qualifiers.