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Wanderers have come so far, and have the desire to go much further

“Look how far we’ve come” goes a line in the Red and Black Bloc’s song We Unite as One.

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Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou has got eyes and ears on the ground everywhere to monitor Australia’s Asian Cup rivals.

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Wanderers into ACL title decider

Western Sydney have continued their astonishing run in the Asian Champions League, booking their place in the decider of their maiden campaign with a 2-0 victory over FC Seoul at Parramatta Stadium on Wednesday.

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How long until Popovic outgrows Western Sydney?

In just three years, he’s guided a freshly assembled motley crew of the unwanted, the unknown and the unproven to a premiership, two grand finals and now to the brink of Asian Champions League history.

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Australia’s Tim Cahill is the eighth highest-paid player in Major League Soccer, earning an annual salary of $US3.63 million ($A3.92 million).

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Young Socceroos coach Paul Okon has turned to the A-League’s crop of rising stars to help fill his squad for next month’s AFC under-19 championship.

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Just one goal. That’s all that separates Western Sydney from a spot in the Asian Champions League (ACL) final.

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Villa to arrive before A-League season

Melbourne City’s Spanish recruit David Villa will arrive in Australia early next week, just days before the new A-League season kicks off.

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Amini’s Dortmund adventure starting to catch fire

Borussia Dortmund’s training centre in the district of Brackel is one of the finest in Europe. Decked out in black and yellow, the fields are immaculate and the technology out of this world.

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Capitalising on the FFA Cup hype

Pick a moment. Any moment. Thomas Love’s slalom to tear apart the Western Sydney defence and create the first major FFA Cup upset.

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They’ve both scored crucial goals in Western Sydney’s remarkable Asian Champions League campaign, now strikers Tomi Juric and Brendon Santalab are ready to fire to take the Wanderers to the grand final.

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Congolese defender Christopher Samba faces a possible ban for his response to racist abuse in the Russian Premier League.

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Aurelio Vidmar, the only coach to guide an A-League team to the Asian Champions League grand final, says Western Sydney have what it takes to go one step further and lift the trophy.

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Fan ownership: Pipe dream or one for the pool room?

As big business continues to dominate the football landscape worldwide, fan ownership is a concept that is becoming an attractive proposition for some of the game’s supporters.

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Coach Ange Postecoglou says he’s casting a speculative net by summoning an ageing defender from the wilderness and an untried Nigerian-born striker into the Socceroos squad.

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Tom Rogic ruled out of Asian Cup

Socceroo star Tom Rogic has been ruled out of the Asian Cup in the latest injury setback for the young playmaker.

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Nikolai Topor-Stanley returns to the Socceroos squad. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)

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Sydney FC players celebrate during their 2-2 draw with Newcastle Jets. (Image: Paul Barkley/LookPro)

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Sepp Blatter will head FIFA for the World Cup in Brazil

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Australia's midfielder Massimo Luongo

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The Roar of the crowd

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[VIDEO] Atletico Madrid vs Juventus highlights: UEFA Champions League scores, blog

The UEFA Champions League continues with another blockbuster as 2013/14 runners up Atletico Madrid meet Italian champions Juventus at the Estadio Vicente Calderon. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 4:30am (AEST).

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Arsenal’s fearful return to Stamford Brige

By Evan Morgan Grahame, Today
Arsenal’s fearful return to Stamford Brige

This weekend will see Arsene Wenger’s fragile stars travel to Stamford Bridge, the scene for one of their most brutal losses in recent memory.

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[VIDEO] Asian Champions League: Western Sydney Wanderers vs FC Seoul highlights, scores, blog

MATCH RESULT: The Western Sydney Wanderers are through to the final of the Asian Champions League after securing a 2-0 victory in the second leg of their semi-final against FC Seoul at Pirtek Stadium on Wednesday night.

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Paul Okon names Socceroos squad for AFC U-19 Championship

Young Socceroos head coach Paul Okon announced his 23-man squad today for the AFC Under-19 Championship 2014, to be held in Myanmar (formerly Burma) from October 9-23, 2014.

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Can Football Manager really unearth a superstar?

By Evan Morgan Grahame, 1 Oct 2014
Can Football Manager really unearth a superstar?

Earlier in the year it was revealed that the Prozone Recruiter, a tool for scouting prospective young talent, would be basing its database on the immaculately compiled reservoir belonging to Sports Interactive, the company responsible for the Football Manager video game series.

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[VIDEO] UEFA Champions League highlights: Paris Saint-Germain vs Barcelona scores, blog

MACTH RESULT: Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona promised to be a classic Champions League clash, and it delivered duly.

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Gamers or athletes? FIFA15 as an eSport

By HarryBalding, 30 Sep 2014
Gamers or athletes? FIFA15 as an eSport

The latest instalment of the iconic football video game franchise, FIFA15, is hitting the shelves in Australia, and hype is at an all-time high. This edition is the first specifically designed for the next-generation of consoles.

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EPLextra episode 9: Derby Day

By EPLextra, 30 Sep 2014
EPLextra episode 9: Derby Day

Nothing like matches involving cross-town rivals to spice up a weekend of football.

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Old football versus new football debate is over – bring on the NPL

The great debate between old sokkah and new football surely died forever at Edensor Park last week. As Australian football’s version of the Berlin Wall came crashing down the only thing missing was a Scorpions power ballad.

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Choosing fantasy football stars in the EPL

By Joshua Thomas, 30 Sep 2014

The Oxford Dictionary defines fantasy as whimsical speculation, and when it comes to selecting a Fantasy Premier League XI, this definition just about sums up the process.

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Much ado about FIFA’s rankings

By Griffo, 29 Sep 2014
Much ado about FIFA’s rankings

September 2014 and FIFA’s World Ranking release sees Australia drop to 84 in the world and become the AFC’s ninth best nation. What are these rankings and can they improve after Australia’s two matches in October?

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Futsal is thriving in Australia

By Evan Morgan Grahame, 29 Sep 2014
Futsal is thriving in Australia

Walking down any main street in any inner Melbourne suburb, you’ll find nary a telegraph pole, community centre window, or IGA supermarket that isn’t adorned with a leaflet, complete with pull off tabs, for a local futsal league.

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[VIDEO] Chelsea vs Aston Villa highlights: EPL scores, blog

MATCH RESULT: Chelsea have continued their dominant start to the 2014/15 English Premier League season with a strong 3-0 win over Aston Villa.

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[VIDEO] Liverpool vs Everton highlights: EPL scores, blog

MATCH RESULT: A late equaliser has seen the Merseyside Derby end in a 1-1 draw, as Liverpool and Everton split the points they so desperately hoped to claim.

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Is Arsene Wenger still the right man to lead Arsenal to silverware?

Tuesday night’s surprise 2-1 loss at the Emirates to Southampton in the League Cup raised many questions over Arsenal’s ability to be able to capture silverware in successive seasons.

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Is there space for the W-League in A-League academies?

As A-League clubs begin to focus on their youth pathways, is there room for developing the next generation of players for the W-League?

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After a disappointing 2012/13 campaign, Newcastle will be looking for big things from Hatem Ben Arfa this season.

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Louis van Gaal

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Brendan Rodgers will look to further implement his possession-based philosophy at Liverpool.

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Del Piero in his first Sydney FC press conference

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Sydney FC host Sydney United 58 in an David and Goliath FFA Cup match.

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