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Football will continue its free-to-air expansion after the FFA announced this morning that the A-League All Stars’ clash with Manchester United and Melbourne Victory’s game against Liverpool in July will both be broadcast on Channel Seven.
There are two ways we can react to Guangzhou’s predictable pasting of the Mariners. We can grumble about money and then ignore it, or use it as a springboard to better understand how to compete in Asia.
A return to the Socceroos becomes less likely with every passing squad announcement, but still coach Holger Osieck says there is hope for Harry Kewell.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has put his faith in the old guard to steer Australia to a third consecutive World Cup, despite three key members lacking minutes at club level.
Holger Osieck has named his side for the Socceroos’ crucial upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches against Japan, Jordan and Iraq.
The Central Coast Mariners had no answer to the talent assembled so expensively by Guangzhou Evergrande, tumbling out the Asian Champions League on Wednesday with a 3-0 defeat in China.
Time supposedly heals all wounds, but one month on from the A-League grand final and Western Sydney captain Michael Beauchamp is still hurting.
Football Federation Australia has pushed the end of the A-League season back even further, with the 2013/14 grand final to be contested on May 4 – the latest finish ever.
The Central Coast Mariners have already shown they can match Guangzhou Evergrande in terms of performance, but will need to do it again on Wednesday to have any chance of reaching the quarter-finals of soccer’s Asian Champions League.
Football Federation Australia (FFA) boss David Gallop does not believe it would be a “disaster” for the Socceroos to not qualify for the 2014 World Cup.
Last Friday, Newcastle Jets announced the winning design for its 2013-2014 away kit. There were three kits to choose from but, by popular demand, the winning design was hardly new.
With the A-League fixtures for next season set to be released tomorrow, featuring a live Friday night free-to-air fixture on SBS2 for the first time, it’s pertinent to ask what type of fixture should kick-off each weekend?
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Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich will face off in the Champions League final at Wembley, as the European football season finally draws to a close in the wee hours of Sunday morning in Australia. Join us from 4.45am AEST for all the action.
FC Barcelona’s midfield maestro and heartbeat of Spain, Xavi Hernandez and Juventus’ and Italy’s Andrea Pirlo, are players like none other with incredible vision and extraordinary passing ability.
For as long as I can remember football fans have complained about a lack of free-to-air coverage for the game. They’ve bemoaned the unfair advantage given to other codes by Australia’s commercial media to maintain the status-quo.
Yesterday’s Socceroos squad announcement again left us wondering when the national side will finally move on from Australia’s golden generation.
Eagerly awaiting the announcement of the A-League 2013-2014 draw, we were left to ponder which teams would be favoured upon the commencement of Friday night live free-to-air football.
The A-League finals series should be scrapped and replaced with an end-of-season State of Origin-style tournament.
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After two years in the wilderness of France’s second tier competition, AS Monaco Football Club are primed to return to their former Ligue 1 status as one of the leagues powerhouses.
So, the much anticipated draw for the A-League 2013/2014 season has been released.
Central Coast Mariners will square off against Guangzhou Evergrande in the second leg of the AFC Champions League Round of 16 tonight in Tianhe Stadium. We’ll have live scores from 10.00pm AEST.
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As a long-time fan, everything that concerns me about current culture at Arsenal Football Club was encapsulated by the celebrations of its players on Sunday.
It’s a question we all have an opinion on, fans and detractors alike. A much-publicised survey came out a few weeks ago, ranking Australia in the top 20 leagues of the world, but is this reasonable?
Last week a football match took place in Gosford between an Australian A-League team and a Chinese Super League team. The Telegraph reported the match as follows.