Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan

Jesse Hogan has been a reporter at The Age since 2004, and has been part of its sports department since 2008. He is primarily focused on cricket and has covered a number of the Australian team's overseas tours, including the 2011 World Cup. He also reports on AFL and soccer.

Soccer

Socceroos' woes run deep: Ange

Jesse Hogan Socceroos coaching contender Ange Postecoglou says the national team's consecutive thrashings must be evidence of "some deep-seated problems" that go beyond Holger Osieck.

Soccer

Pressure showing on petulant Kewell

Harry Kewell and coach John Aloisi after the team lost to Melbourne Victory.

Jesse Hogan Harry Kewell unable to lead his team to its first win in this season's league.

Soccer

Melbourne Victory signs goalscoring star Besart Berisha for two years from Brisbane

Besart Berisha

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory has persuaded Brisbane striker Besart Berisha to join the club next season.

Soccer

Heart gives untried defensive pairing derby debut

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Jesse Hogan Melbourne Heart has no apprehension about relying on untried central-defensive partnership.

Soccer

Leijer confident in new role

Cut off: Adrian Leijer defends stoutly against Adelaide's Fabio Ferreira last week.

Jesse Hogan Melbourne Victory stalwart particularly eager to triumph against the Heart on Saturday.

Soccer

Broxham to lead Victory in derby

Leigh Broxham.

Jesse Hogan The persistence of Leigh Broxham over his seven years at Melbourne Victory will be further rewarded on Saturday night when he leads the club for the first time in the A-League, in the Melbourne derby.

Allsopp hangs up his boots

Daniel Allsopp

Jesse Hogan Veteran Melbourne Victory and Socceroos striker Danny Allsopp has announced his immediate retirement.

The five moments that mattered

Tim Cahill (top) and the Australians celebrate after Lucas Neill of the Socceroos scored a goal during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Jordan at Etihad Stadium on June 11, 2013.

Jesse Hogan Socceroos boost their World Cup hopes by pummelling Jordan 4-0. Now for Iraq.

Soccer

Awesome foursome

Jesse Hogan Socceroos boost their World Cup hopes by pummelling Jordan 4-0. Now for Iraq.

Player ratings

Jesse Hogan Jesse Hogan rates the Socceroos in Tuesday's victory over Jordan.

A-League

World Cup bid 'not reason for return to A-League': Kewell

Harry Kewell joins Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi (back) for his first training session today.

Jesse Hogan Harry Kewell insists the possibility of forcing his way back into the Socceroos squad for next year's World Cup was not the trigger for his return to Australia for a second A-League stint.

Soccer

Victory wave on sea of Red

A sea of red.

Jesse Hogan Goals from Liverpool's much-adored captain Steven Gerrard and Spanish recruit Iago Aspas with the last kick of the match gave Liverpool a 2-0 win over Melbourne Victory.

Football

Red tide swamps the Stevie MCG

Steven Gerrard

Jesse Hogan Goals from Liverpool's much-adored captain Steven Gerrard and Spanish recruit Iago Aspas with the last kick of the match gave Liverpool a 2-0 win over Melbourne Victory.

Soccer

Victory wave on sea of Red

A sea of red.

Jesse Hogan Goals from Liverpool's much-adored captain Steven Gerrard and Spanish recruit Iago Aspas with the last kick of the match gave Liverpool a 2-0 win over Melbourne Victory.

Soccer

Melbourne tells Liverpool: You'll never walk alone

Never walk alone.

Jesse Hogan The only people who emerged from the Melbourne Victory-Liverpool match with more plaudits than the Australian team's young players were the 95,446 spectators.

Victory dumps player of year

Ange Postecoglou at his first training session yesterday.

Jesse Hogan Ange Postecoglou's philosophy evident at his first training session.

Rising son Aloisi gets top job

Learning curve: John Aloisi will make his coaching debut at Melbourne Heart this season after securing the main role ahead of close friend Ante Milicic.

Jesse Hogan Heart's new coach looks to recruit a dominant midfielder and retain a spurned colleague.