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  1. Lawyers for footballer Hakeem al-Araibi ask Peter Dutton to grant citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    Jakarta : Lawyers for Hakeem al-Araibi have lodged an urgent request for Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to grant the refugee footballer Australian citizenship. Araibi, who was granted refugee status by Australia after he fled Bahrain - where he was convicted in absentia of a crime he says he didn't commit - is being held in a Thai detention centre.

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  2. Lawyers for footballer Hakeem al-Araibi ask Peter Dutton to grant citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jakarta : Lawyers for Hakeem al-Araibi have lodged an urgent request for Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton to grant the refugee footballer Australian citizenship. Araibi, who was granted refugee status by Australia after he fled Bahrain - where he was convicted in absentia of a crime he says he didn't commit - is being held in a Thai detention centre.

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  3. Sports: How the Guardian ranked the 100 best male footballers in the world 2018Read the original story

    Monday | Groong

    Mario Kempes, Zico and Nuno Gomes were part of a 225-strong voting panel as we compiled our list of the best male footballers on the planet For our seventh male top 100 list we have assembled a voting panel of 225 judges from 69 countries, led by legendary players such as Zico, Mario Kempes and Nuno Gomes. They are backed up by a global selection of coaches, broadcasters, reporters, correspondents and editors, as well as other former players such as Javier Zanetti, Tugay Kerimoglu and Eyal Berkovic.

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  4. The Glory remain unbeaten after shooting down JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 16 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Perth veteran Neil Kilkenny converted an opening-minute penalty to help the Glory stretch their unbeaten start to the A-League season to an eighth game on Sunday. Jason Davidson also made it onto the scoresheet in yesterday's 2-0 win over a Newcastle outfit that had 21 shots compared to four.

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  5. Why is a single male soccer player paid more than 181 women combined?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 15 | The Age

    Whereas armies of fanatical fans often spend days making complicated supporter banners, this girl showed her passion for her team merely by stapling a small colour print-out of Melbourne City's logo to a wooden stick. Although her flag was simple, this girl stood out.

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  6. The year in Google: what Aussies searched for in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 14 | The Age

    In a year dominated by sporting tournaments and royal weddings, the nation's World Cup streaming woes and My Health Record debacle still managed to float to the top as Aussies turned to Google for advice in 2018. In a sports-loving country, it's little surprise that "World Cup" and "Commonwealth Games" ranked first and second among the top terms Googled by Australians this year.

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  7. How Macarthur South-West Sydney secured an A-League licence for the 2019/20 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | NEWS.com.au

    Ambassadors for the combined United For Macarthur and South West Sydney FC A-League bid Nick Carle and Brett Emerton. Macarthur South-West Sydney will join the A-League ahead of the 2020/21 season after being granted a licence, along with Western Melbourne Group.

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  8. A-League announces new expansion teams Western Melbourne Group and Macarthur South-West SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | NEWS.com.au

    The A-League will expand to 12 teams in the next two seasons after FFA decided to award licences to Western Melbourne and Macarthur South West Sydney. The two new additions to the league were announced on Thursday, with Western Melbourne Group set to join in 2019/20, and Macarthur South-West Sydney poised to enter the league in 2020/21.

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  9. The FFA will make its announcement on A-League expansion todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | NEWS.com.au

    The Herald Sun's David Davutovic is reporting the South-West Sydney bid also looks set to win the Sydney expansion license, but their A-League entrance will be delayed until 2020-21. Negotiations went late into Wednesday night, with David Gallop and Greg O'Rourke will announce the two winning bids at noon today in Sydney.

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  10. Victory pair would do Socceroos proud, says BarbarousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The Age

    With injury doubts over key players Tom Rogic and Aaron Mooy , competition for midfield places in the Socceroos squad for the Asian Cup early next year is set to intensify, with A-League players hoping to snare unexpected spots. Melbourne Victory's Kiwi international Kosta Barbarouses is a huge fan of his teammates James Troisi and Terry Antonis and says he will be surprised if at least one of them is not included in the group that travels to the UAE.

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  11. The FFA will make its recommendation on A-League expansion on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | NEWS.com.au

    Football Federation Australia's board will today dash the dreams of some A-League expansion hopefuls, but soften the blow for those who miss out on admission to the competition. After a year-long process, football's governing body will meet on Wednesday in Sydney to make recommendations on expanding the league for the first time since 2012.

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  12. Socceroos stars Mooy, Rogic could miss Asian Cup through injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | The Age

    Disaster has struck the Socceroos on the eve of their Asian Cup defence with Aaron Mooy and Tom Rogic in danger of missing the entire tournament due to injury. Mooy reportedly tore his medial ligament in Huddersfield Town's 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at the weekend and could be sidelined for four to six weeks, while Celtic ace Rogic is also said to be battling his own knee problems, according to News Corp Australia.

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  13. Thompson would love to play with Honda, Toivonen in Victory set upRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | The Age

    Ask Archie Thompson not just whether he would like to play in the current Melbourne Victory team, but whether he thinks he would be an automatic starter, and the eyes widen and his grin gets even bigger. ''Come on, mate ... you don't have to ask, do you? I would love to play in that team.

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  14. A-League expansion guide: Contenders broken down ahead of FFA decision dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | NEWS.com.au

    An FFA meeting on Wednesday could yield a definitive decision on the two next clubs set to join the league - and when they'll be added to the competition. The only bid aligned with a W-League team, Canberra are hoping to bring A-League football to the nation's capital after missing out on a license a decade ago.

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  15. Revenge, of sorts, at last: Matildas draw Italy in World Cup groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Age

    Like most Australian soccer fans, Alen Stajcic can still remember that sick feeling in the pit of his stomach. When Fabio Grosso tripped over prone Socceroos captain Lucas Neill back in June 2006, one of the most heartbreaking chapters in the country's sporting history was written.

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  16. Purple reign: Perth stay top after edging out Melbourne CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | The Age

    Melbourne City were committed, competitive and disciplined but in the end came up short on their trip to Western Australia, going down 1-0 to league leaders Perth Glory at nib Stadium. A Chris Ikonomidis goal just before the interval proved the difference, although the City camp felt Glory striker Andy Keogh might have been in an offside position during build-up to the move that led to the goal.

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  17. Glory far more than just organised and disciplined, says BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The Age

    Six words that invariably are used to describe any team coached by former Socceroos centre-back and Western Sydney Wanderers boss Tony Popovic. They are certainly qualities that are being used to explain why Perth Glory, once so inconsistent, are riding high at the top of the table after six rounds with Popovic in the managerial hot seat.

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  18. Rudan's Phoenix revolution in full swing ahead of Sydney reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The Age

    It's the toughest coaching job in the A-League - and it's turning out to be even tougher than Mark Rudan had anticipated. Rudan knew it would be no picnic taking over at Wellington Phoenix, the competition's problem child.

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  19. Kilmarnock 3-0 Hibs: Six games without a win as Hibs go into free-fallRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | Scotsman.com

    Hibs head coach Neil Lennon trudges back to the dressing room while Kilmarnock boss Steve Clarke applauds the home support. Picture: Alan Harvey/SNS Group When Neil Lennon's men racked up a fourth consecutive win by thrashing Hamilton 6-0 at Easter Road on 6 October, they were nicely poised in second place and any suggestion that they were about to descend into a slough of despond would have seemed laughable.

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  20. Perth Glory have surged to the top of the A-League after five rounds under Tony PopovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | NEWS.com.au

    It might be a rare sight to see Perth Glory sitting top of the A-League ladder before Christmas, but it's hardly an unusual position for the man who has led them there. Tony Popovic arrived at Perth on June 1 and, in the words of the club's owner Tony Sage, "completely revolutionised the training regime".

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