11 hrs ago
FFA honours Illawarra quartet
Four greats of Illawarra football have been honoured in FFA's teams of the decade, named to mark 50 years of membership with world body FIFA.
19 hrs ago
Postecoglou to track players in Europe
Coach Ange Postecoglou is seeking to replicate the opponents the Socceroos face in the group phase of the World Cup.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Wanderers cast eyes to Asian club comp
THE Western Sydney Wanderers consolidated second spot on the A-League ladder with a 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets at Hunter Stadium on Saturday night.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Top 10 highs and lows of Australian sport in 2013
Scandal, breakthroughs and astonishing achievements highlighted the mixed bag that was Australian sport in 2013.
Ante Covic may get a call-up to play for Socceroos
Western Sydney Wanderers goalkeeper Ante Covic may be in the twilight of his career, but he retains hopes of earning a recall to the Socceroos squad on the back of his strong form over the past couple of seasons.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
HAVING finally overcome the two successive injuries that have delayed the start of his second season in the A-League, Harry Kewell has issued a warning to his opponents: ''I have unfinished business.'
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Can the English Cricket Media XI football team inspire Cook's men to a revival?
Well, what can I say? There was a fantastic English triumph in Perth today and what's more it came from a side who were two down and went on to win 3-2! Could this be an omen for what is about to happen at the WACA? Since I was appointed manager of the English Cricket Media XI for what has become their traditional match against Western Australia I ... (more)
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Croatia's Romeo Jozak on a friendly mission in Australia
Romeo Jozak at the Sydney United Sports Centre where he will be conducting technical lessons for players and coaches.
Plenty the A-League learn from Romeo Jozak's checkered career
No sooner had Romeo Jozak taken his seat in the lobby of Sydney's Shangri-la Hotel before he made one thing clear: he's not here to pinch Australia's best young players for Croatia.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The moments when ... soccer set tongues wagging around the country
What makes a sport mainstream? Is it the number of people who go to grounds to watch it? The number who play it? Is it big TV ratings and lucrative broadcast rights earnings? The intensity of conversation it generates in social settings, whether that be at the water cooler, in social media or on talkback radio? Have they become part of the broader ... (more)
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lucas Neill in talks to settle club future within weeks
Lucas Neil delivers a present to five-year-old Riley Nixon, who was admitted to Sydney Children's Hospital at Randwick two months ago after being kicked by a horse.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Muscat, Milligan excited about Socceroos' challenge
On paper it's a daunting task, but Melbourne Victory's captain, Mark Milligan, a key part of the Socceroos midfield, and its coach, former international Kevin Muscat, are both excited at the prospect of the underdogs giving some of the world game's best teams a bloody nose.
Ex-Socceroos skipper warns Rogic and Valeri
Former Socceroos captain Craig Moore has warned Canberra duo Tom Rogic and Carl Valeri that a lack of game time could jeopardise their World Cup selection and they need to prove they deserve a spot for the tournament in Brazil.
Undesired outcome: Australia were drawn in what could be described as the group of death.
Australia received what can be viewed as the worst possible draw for the 2014 World Cup after being pitted in the "group of death" alongside Spain, The Netherlands and Chile but Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou remains upbeat over their chances of causing an upset.
World Cup 2014: Your guide to Group B with Spain, Holland, Chile and Australia
Nacho Monreal, Santi Cazorla , Fernando Torres, Juan Mata, Cesar Azpilicueata , Jesus Navas Alvaro Negredo, David Silva, Javi Garcia , David De Gea , Roberto Soldado , Michu and also had the highest passes per game average .
In 2005, when he was still a 16-year-old living at home with his parents in Geelong, the then Melbourne Victory coach Ernie Merrick called up the gangling centre-back and played him in Victory's first match.
Football Federation Australia is all eyes for young talent
Football Federation Australia is banking on expert eyes to help it discover a new generation of soccer talent and start building a new style of play for the Socceroos.
Australia's defender Lucas Neill
If Socceroos skipper Lucas Neill is without a club come March, he'll be risking his World Cup spot warns coach Ange Postecoglou.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
CAS to judge Mark Bresciano's FIFA ban appeal
In this Oct. 11, 2013 file photo, Australia soccer team poses prior to the start their international soccer friendly match between France and Australia at the Parc Des Princes stadium in Paris, France.
Tim Cahill celebrates his goal against Costa Rica last month.
The cliche is there are no easy groups at the World Cup - but the wicked truth is that some draws are easier than others.