Soccer

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

Referees labelled real villains in VAR farce

IT hasn’t taken long for the controversial VAR system to dominate headlines in the A-League once again with a host of former greats among the critics.

Coach in dark as Bolt offered Mariners contract

premium_icon Coach in dark as Bolt offered Mariners contract

OLYMPIC legend Usain Bolt has a low-key deal on the table to become a professional footballer, although it’s news to Mariners coach Mike Mulvey.

Aloisi: ‘Something wrong’ with VAR

premium_icon Aloisi: ‘Something wrong’ with VAR

BRISBANE coach John Aloisi remains confused by the VAR system after his side’s frustrating 1-1 season-opening draw with Central Coast at Suncorp Stadium.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

Rudan’s dream Nix start marred by VAR confusion

Rudan’s dream Nix start marred by VAR confusion

The Mark Rudan era at the Wellington Phoenix has begun in style — and confusion — with a 2-1 win over the Newcastle Jets.

Honda runs hot in A-League opener

premium_icon Honda runs hot in A-League opener

THE result may not have gone Melbourne Victory’s way. But after just one game, it is clear this looms as Victory’s Honda era.

Muscat takes aim at ref after City triumph

Muscat takes aim at ref after City triumph

VICTORY coach Kevin Muscat has blasted a controversial penalty that swung the momentum in the A-League opener against Melbourne rivals City.

‘Pathetic behaviour’ sparks ugly scuffle

‘Pathetic behaviour’ sparks ugly scuffle

A CHELSEA coach taunted Jose Mourinho after a goal, sparking an ugly melee as the United manager was held back by stewards.

Aloisi: My Roar has never been better

Aloisi: My Roar has never been better

ROAR coach John Aloisi rates his current squad the best he has had in Brisbane, and is confident ahead of the season opener against Central Coast Mariners.

PL wrap: 96th min drama stuns Utd as Reds, City go clear on top

PL wrap: 96th min drama stuns Utd as Reds, City go clear on...

Manchester United were denied a huge victory over rivals Chelsea in the 96th minute.

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Injury cloud over star Victory recruit

premium_icon Injury cloud over star Victory recruit

LAST season’s surprise packet Kenny Athiu looks set to be handed a Melbourne derby start with an injury cloud hovering over Victory’s star Ola Toivonen.

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