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A-League veteran Mitch Nichols charged with cocaine possession

Former Socceroo Mitch Nichols’ chances of landing another A-League contract appear shattered after he was charged with possessing a prohibited drug.

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Wins for Arsenal and Manchester City ensure final-day tension

The battle for the two remaining top-four spots in the English Premier League will go down to the final day after Manchester City and Arsenal both clinched victories.

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Sydney FC marquee Bobo re-signs

Sydney FC have secured one major piece of the puzzle for their A-League title defence with confirmation marquee striker Bobo will stay on for a further season.

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Chelsea captain John Terry is assessing whether to retire from football after the English Premier League champions’ final game of the season on Sunday against Sunderland.

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Melbourne Victory sign a Socceroo

Melbourne Victory have bolstered their squad for the next A-League season by signing Australian defender Rhys Williams from Perth Glory.

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Missing the A-League? Try watching a local club

Football in Australia doesn’t begin and end with the A-League – a point exemplified by Brisbane’s high-flying NPL Queensland club Olympic FC.

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Spurs cement second place after win over United

Tottenham fans flooded onto the field after a 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the final game at White Hart Lane secured second place in the Premier League and the team’s highest finish in 54 years.

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Aloisi signs extension

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Aloisi signs extension

Brisbane have announced John Aloisi has signed a three-year contract to stay on as coach of the A-League club.

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Chelsea clinch EPL title at West Brom

Michy Batshuayi’s late goal has clinched the Premier League title for Chelsea as they beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0 but they were made to fight all the way for the victory they craved at The Hawthorns.

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What happens to Johnny Warren medallists the next season?

As Sydney FC reflect, as they surely will over the next few weeks, on their triumphant double-winning campaign, there will be no creeping anxiety about next season.

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The quality of the A-League grand final could be a cause for concern

The A-League grand final produced one the best atmospheres seen anywhere in Australian sport, but did the quality of football match the occasion?

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Real chase first Europe double since 1958

Real Madrid, still crowing from reaching a third Champions League final in four years, will turn their focus to winning their first La Liga title since 2012 when they play Sevilla in their final home game of the season.

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Real through to Champions League final

Defending champions Real Madrid withstood an early onslaught by Atletico Madrid to reach a third Champions League final in four years despite a 2-1 loss to their city rival on Wednesday.

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Wanderers restore Australian football pride with Shanghai win

Western Sydney have salvaged some pride from their dead-and-buried Asian Champions League campaign, defeating big-spending Shanghai SIPG 3-2 in their final group game.

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George Calombaris charged with assault after A-League grand final incident

Police have charged Masterchef judge George Calombaris with assault following video footage which appeared on social media showing him pushing a man after the A-League grand final on Sunday.

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Merrick: I can make the Jets fly

He felt he was no longer the right person to take Wellington forward, but Ernie Merrick believes he’s the man who can haul embattled Newcastle out of the A-League doldrums and back to finals football.

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Marcelo Carrusca (R) and Rostyn Griffiths (L)

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Juventus coach Maxi Allegri

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Adelaide United coach Guillermo Amor

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Milos Ninkovic celebrates for Sydney FC

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Phoenix's Head Coach Ernie Merrick (right) prior to the Round 9 A-League match between Perth Glory and Wellington Phoenix at NIB Stadium in Perth, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. (AAP Image/Theron Kirkman)

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Sydney FC A-League 2017 Grand Final

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Besart Berisha Melbourne Victory A-League Grand Final 2017

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Milos Ninkovic celebrates for Sydney FC

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The Roar of the crowd

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While the AFL tries to take China, football will take Australia

With the AFL’s sights set on going international, now is the perfect time for the A-League and professional football to take centre stage in our national consciousness.

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Brisbane Roar or Brisbane City? It’s a conundrum!

Recently I wrote my maiden article about how I have been following Chelsea through thick and thin for almost 40 years, but am I about to become a hypocrite?

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How Chelsea became Premier League Champions again

A year ago today, Chelsea were languishing in ninth place in the league. They were out of contention for any silverware and were onto their second manager of the season.

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The highs and lows of being a Chelsea fan

Chelsea have just been named EPL Champions for 2016-17 with two games to spare, and what a rush!

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West Bromwich Albion vs Chelsea: Premier League live scores, blog

Chelsea are on the brink of winning the Premier League title. A win against West Brom today would secure a 5th title in 12 years. Follow all the action, live scores and blog on The Roar from 5am (AEST).

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Roaring out your speakers: Upsets, drugs, and rock and roll

By GOLD104.3's Chris Holland, 12 May 2017
Roaring out your speakers: Upsets, drugs, and rock and roll

A look at the biggest stories from our sporting world this week and the musical soundtrack they inspire. Crank these tunes out as you ready yourself for a huge weekend in front of the telly, or your headphones on your way to the stadium.

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Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid: UEFA Champions League live scores, blog

Atletico Madrid need to pull off one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history when they host Real Madrid. Join The Roar from 4:45am AEST for live scores and commentary.

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Sydney, 2027: A piece of creative writing to celebrate football

It’s the twelfth of June 2027 and a majestic Qantas aircraft lands at Sydney’s international terminal from Belgrade, Serbia.

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Juventus vs AS Monaco: UEFA Champions League semi-final live scores, blog

Juventus will be looking to secure a place in the Champions League final when they host Monaco in the second leg of their semi-final. Join The Roar from 4:45am (AEST) for live scores and commentary.

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Harry Houdini has worked his magic

By Liam Sheedy, 10 May 2017
Harry Houdini has worked his magic

When Harry Redknapp was announced as interim Birmingham manager for the remaining three games of the season it was certainly somewhat of a surprise.

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The classic A-League finale has thrust football into the mainstream

Attempting to write this piece without a goofy smile – as worn by all Sydney FC fans in the aftermath of the A-League grand final – will be tricky.

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Chelsea vs Middlesbrough: Premier League live scores, blog

Chelsea will be looking to all but clinch the Premier League title when they host a struggling Middlesbrough side. Join The Roar from 5am AEST for live scores and commentary.

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2017 A-League grand final player ratings: Melbourne Victory

Melbourne Victory have gone down to Sydney FC in the 2016-17 A-League grand final, losing narrowly in a penalty shootout after a stellar performance. Here are the player ratings.

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2017 A-League grand final player ratings: Sydney FC

Sydney have run out winners in the 2016-17 A-League grand final, needing a penalty shootout to defeat the Melbourne Victory. Here are the player ratings.

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Arsenal see off United to keep their Champions League hopes alive

Arsene Wenger has recorded his first EPL victory over Jose Mourinho, as Arsenal saw off Manchester United to keep alive their Champions League qualification aim.

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Arsenal vs Manchester United: Premier League live scores, blog

This historical fixture which normally produces fireworks is a huge game for both sides. Arsenal face Manchester United knowing they can’t afford another slip-up if they are to clinch a Champions League spot.

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Sydney FC Football A-League Grand Final 2017

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West Ham manager Slaven Bilic

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Football with Australian characteristics

By Nick Symonds, 7 May 2017

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Messi Celebrates

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Juventus coach Maxi Allegri

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