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If we ever wanted proof of football’s popularity in western Sydney, consider the fact that more people turned out at Spotless Stadium last night than GWS Giants’ average home attendance last season.

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Adelaide dealt another injury blow with Henrique out for six weeks

Adelaide United have been dealt a blow with boom A-League recruit Henrique sidelined for at least six weeks with a grade two medial ligament injury.

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Chelsea run rampant over Mourinho’s Man Utd

Jose Mourinho blamed “incredible defensive mistakes” for his humiliation on his Premier League return to Stamford Bridge where his former side Chelsea routed Manchester United 4-0 on Sunday.

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Jets’ Hoole strikes late to deny Wanderers

A late Andrew Hoole goal has denied Western Sydney a victorious start to their stay at Spotless Stadium as plucky Newcastle held Tony Popovic’s men to a 2-2 A-League draw.

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Highlights: Sydney edge Phoenix with late winner

Sydney FC have edged Wellington Phoenix 1-0 with a 92nd minute winner from Milos Ninkovic at Westpac Stadium on Sunday.

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Muscat hails players after last-gasp win

Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat believes better finishing could have avoided the dramatic finale which led to his side’s 2-1 win over Adelaide United.

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Arsenal lead Liverpool on goal difference at the top of the Premier League after a day when just 13 goals were scored and Tottenham Hotspur fluffed their lines.

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Bayern push advantage at top of Bundesliga table

Bayern Munich have pulled three points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, with Hertha Berlin and Hoffenheim now the teams in pursuit after defeats for Cologne and Borussia Dortmund.

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Highlights: Rojas winner gives Melbourne a Victory on the last kick

A dramatic last minute injury time goal by Marco Rojas gave Melbourne Victory a 2-1 win against reigning champions Adelaide United in a tremendous unforgettable game at Coopers Stadium.

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Highlights: Brisbane break through for first win of the season

The Brisbane Roar have picked up their first win of the season dispatching of the Mariners 1-0.

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The Cahill-Fornaroli combo is still a work in progress

Melbourne City have two of the leading forwards in the league.

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Tim Cahill can help put ‘the cool’ back into the A-League

Was it the best goal in A-League history? That’s the question plenty of fans were asking in the wake of Tim Cahill’s long-range piledriver in the Melbourne derby.

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Glory hope Cahill has off night for City

Perth coach Kenny Lowe has his fingers crossed Tim Cahill suffers a rare off night during his side’s bid to rob three A-League points from Melbourne City’s vault.

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The Roar’s A-League expert tips and predictions: Round 3

The A-League is back for another week, and with it comes the usual dose of our expert tips and predictions.

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Bid for second Queensland A-League team drawing closer

A consortium is in place that is prepared to bankroll a second A-League team in Brisbane, according to Miron Bleiberg.

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That Clisby and Santalab won’t be punished is insane

The tackles by Jack Clisby and Brendon Santalab over the weekend were nothing short of shocking – and retrospective action must be taken.

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Melbourne Victory Kevin Muscat

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Western Sydney Wanderers Melbourne Victory Flares A-League Football 2016

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Brisbane Roar's 2009 W-League team

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Nikolai Topor-Stanley

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Western Sydney Wanderers Melbourne Victory Flares A-League Football 2016

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Ange Postecoglou and the Socceroos

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The Roar of the crowd

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Chelsea vs Manchester United highlights: Premier League scores

Chelsea will be looking to break into the top four when they host Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. Join The Roar from 2am AEDT for live scores.

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Western Sydney Wanderers vs Newcastle Jets highlights: Hoole equaliser leaves it at 2-2

Match result: The Newcastle Jets narrowly avoided a loss on Sunday night, with a late equaliser from Andrew Hoole securing a draw.

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Wellington Phoenix vs Sydney FC highlights: Sky Blues win 1-0

Match result: Sydney FC have added another win to their ledger, with a late winner from Milos Ninkovic giving them a 1-0 victory over Wellington Phoenix.

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Melbourne City vs Perth Glory: A-League match review

The Perth Glory have stormed home to their second win of the season upsetting a much feared Melbourne City outfit and ending an eight game win-less run against City in Melbourne.

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Adelaide United vs Melbourne Victory highlights: Victory win in injury time

Match result: Melbourne Victory took their first win of the season, scoring the match-winner with the last kick of the game through Marco Rojas.

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Central Coast Mariners vs Brisbane Roar highlights: Mariners fall to Roar

Match Review: The Brisbane Roar have picked up their first win of the season dispatching of the Mariners 1-0.

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Mourinho’s return: Chelsea vs Manchester United preview

So one of the most anticipated games of the Premier League season has arrived. No doubt every fan was waiting to witness the return of former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who is now in-charge of rivals Manchester United, come back to Stamford Bridge.

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West Ham’s big blunder

By Travis, 22 Oct 2016

West Ham United have never been considered as a power of English football. Nor have they ever been worded in the same sentence as Liverpool, Man United, Arsenal or Chelsea.

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Melbourne City vs Perth Glory highlights: Keogh hat-trick leads Glory to 3-2 win

Two of the league’s most promising sides go head-to-head this evening as Melbourne City host the Perth Glory at AAMI Park. Join The Roar from 7:50pm (AEDT) for live scores and commentary.

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Hyundai A-League Round 3 preview

By A-League: News & Match Updates, 21 Oct 2016
Hyundai A-League Round 3 preview

It’s that time of the week again, where football becomes the first thing on the agenda for many Australians.

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How an expanded World Cup finals could work

For some time, FIFA’s new president, Gianni Infantino, has been talking about expanding the FIFA World Cup finals tournament from 32 nations to 40 or more.

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Same old Arsenal? Something’s brewing in North London

“You’re getting ahead of yourself,” is a statement most Arsenal fans don’t like to think they have in their vocabulary, but it’s one they often find themselves using season after season.

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FFA need to actually show leadership regarding Brisbane Roar

Call it what you will – a fit and proper test, due diligence or corporate responsibility – but if you’re going to sell someone a franchise, common sense dictates that you check the background of the person you’re selling to.

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A year to believe in for the Jets and Mariners

By Myles Houlbrook-Walk, 20 Oct 2016
A year to believe in for the Jets and Mariners

This year it is unequivocal. The sporting gods love an underdog and the A-League has two of the biggest in Australian sport.

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Celtic vs Mönchengladbach: UCL live scores, blog

Celtic and Mönchengladbach will both be out searching for their first win in Group C of the UCL when they come up against each on match day three. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 5:45am (AEDT).

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Barcelona vs Manchester City highlights: UCL scores

Barcelona will be looking to remain atop Group C in the Champions League when they host Manchester City at Camp Nou. Join The Roar from 5:45am (AEDT) for live scores.

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Bournemouth players celebrate promotion to the English Premier League

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Bayern's Thomas Mueller, left, and Bayern's Philipp Lahm

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Jose Mourinho manager of Manchester United

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Jurgen Klopp

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Arsene Wenger is again under pressure to deliver.

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