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Newcastle’s long wait for a first win of the A-League season is over with a late Jeronimo Neumann strike sealing a shock 2-1 success over newly-crowned FFA Cup winners Adelaide United at Hunter Stadium.
Perth Glory coach Kenny Lowe insists the salary cap drama surrounding the A-League club won’t distract his players, saying people over east can keep moaning as much as they like.
It was painful at the time but Melbourne City coach John van `t Schip says the seeds of his side’s A-League revival were sown in their 5-1 loss to Wellington Phoenix.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been suspended for one match, fined STG25,000 ($A45,000) and ordered to attend to an education course after making racist and anti-semitic comments.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Friday a report into alleged corruption surrounding the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups will be published but there will be no new vote on whether Russia and Qatar should host the events.
In October 2013, the Socceroos were in disarray. They had been for some time, though the Football Federation of Australia were reluctant to admit it.
What to buy? How much to spend? Will it be useful? These are questions many of us are wrestling with at this time of year as the Christmas present transfer window edges closer to being closed.
The A-League moves into a Christmas schedule, starting with a four-pronged attack of matches this weekend.
Cassio could be cut by Adelaide United after Josep Gombau branded his Brazilian striker “disrespectful” and refused to pick him for Friday’s A-League clash with Newcastle.
Raheem Sterling eased the pressure on under-fire manager Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool defeated Championship leaders Bournemouth 3-1 to book a League Cup semi-final with Chelsea.
Auckland City FC’s giant-killing run at the Club World Cup is over – but not before threatening another stunning boilover.
While Adelaide United’s foreign contingent of Spaniards and an Argentine were impressing all in the FFA Cup final on Tuesday night, there was another game involving the A-League imports being played at Hindmarsh Stadium.
Perth Glory is facing the prospect of being fined or stripped of competition points if an expected FFA investigation into salary cap irregularities shows anything untoward.
Project Gombau has helped Adelaide to its first piece of silverware in eight years with a 1-0 win over Perth Glory in the FFA Cup Final – and purists will be hoping the success doesn’t stop there.
Joel Griffiths is starting to hate football. A ten-game winless start to the season will do that to you.
Nathan Burns’ prolific November for the Wellington Phoenix has earned him the A-League player of the month honour.
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The inaugural FFA Cup winners, Adelaide United, travel to the Hunter looking to cap off a memorable week with a win against a troubled Newcastle Jets. Join The Roar from 7:40pm (AEDT) to follow the first A-League game of Round 11.
Goals galore in the Big Blue and Brisbane upset Adelaide. Round 10 of the A-League was exciting, except for Jets fans, and it’s time for Round 11 in the run-up to Christmas.
The inaugural FFA Cup has come to a close, with Adelaide United taking home the newly minted silverware against an inform Perth Glory.
Football may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but the beautiful game is the popular sport in the world. It is played in over two hundred countries by over two hundred and fifty million people in several leagues.
French football legend Thierry Henry has retired from professional football.
Adelaide United and Perth Glory do battle at Coopers Stadium in the first ever FFA Cup final. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:30pm (AEDT).
In most of the articles written about Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Liverpool, much has been made of the marked difference in the quality of the two teams’ finishing.
And then there were two. Perth Glory and Canberra United have triumphed against their opponents, and have earned themselves the chance to lift up the 2014-15 W-League Championship this Sunday at nib Stadium.
Big clashes and big results as the games come thick and fast in the lead up to the festive season. As usual, the panel have got all the games covered.
He may be 36 and finally reduced to second banana status due to arrival of Besart Berisha, but a week after being left out of the 46-man Asian Cup squad, Archie Thompson reminded us of his talents with a vintage performance on Saturday night.
MATCH RESULT: Listen to the roar of approval in Manchester. Listen to the silence of depression in Merseyside. As emphatic Liverpool were nine months ago, that was Manchester United today.
MATCH RESULT: A dominant Arsenal go back to their top four form, however find themselves in sixth place two points behind a fourth place position, which West Ham United currently holds.
In a fixture where tensions rise and heroes are made, two of the A-League’s fiercest rivals went head to head as the Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC played out a thrilling 3-3 draw in front of an intense crowd of 25,000 at Etihad Stadium.
Leicester City enter Matchday 16 in last place on the Premier League ladder, and the prospect of rising any time soon is looking hopeless as they come up against last year’s champs, Manchester City. Join The Roar for live scores from 2:00am (AEDT).
It’s a battle of the top of the table versus the bottom, as first placed Chelsea host a struggling Hull City, who are currently sitting in the relegation zone at eighteenth. Join us on The Roar from 2:00am (AEDT) for live scores.
MATCH RESULT: It finishes 3-all at Etihad and the Victory remain undefeated this season. Sydney creep back above Wellington who they face next week.