Soccer

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Messi magic restores Barca’s La Liga lead

Messi magic restores Barca’s La Liga lead

Lionel Messi became the first player to score 50 goals in 2018 after he bagged a hat-trick and two assists in Barcelona’s 5-0 thrashing of Levante.

Jose’s brutally condescending analysis of own players

Jose’s brutally condescending analysis of own players

Out-skilled, outclassed and out-muscled. Jose Mourinho has put his finger on why his Manchester United players are losing their battles — and he believes it’s an...

Rampant Reds dominate listless United

Rampant Reds dominate listless United

Southampton finally ended Arsenal’s 22-match unbeaten run, while Liverpool ramped up the pressure on Jose Mourinho.

Chelsea keep title hunt alive with victory over Brighton

Chelsea keep title hunt alive with victory over Brighton

Chelsea put a week of negative headlines for the behaviour of their fans behind them on the field thanks to an inspired Eden Hazard in a 2-1 victory at Brighton.

Sun 16 Dec 2018

Wildcats out for a historic weekend

premium_icon Wildcats out for a historic weekend

The Bundaberg Wildcats will be out to create history this weekend when they play on the Gold Coast.

Bolton not giving up hope with Team 11

premium_icon Bolton not giving up hope with Team 11

BUNDABERG'S Clint Bolton says the pain of missing out on an A-League license will hurt the Team 11 team for a little while.

Boss slams ‘unacceptable’ Wanderers

Boss slams ‘unacceptable’ Wanderers

Western Sydney coach Markus Babbel has had another dig at his team, accusing them of lacking hunger after losing another derby to Sydney FC.

EPL title not two-horse race, says Spurs boss

EPL title not two-horse race, says Spurs boss

Tottenham should seek inspiration from an unlikely run to the last 16 of the Champions League to pose a Premier League title challenge, believes Spurs boss Mauricio...

‘It helps me a lot’: The arrival behind City star’s 487-min first

‘It helps me a lot’: The arrival behind City star’s 487-min...

Pep Guardiola welcomed Gabriel Jesus’s return to form as the Brazilian struck twice in a 3-1 win over Everton as Manchester City leapfrogged Liverpool back to the...

Fri 14 Dec 2018

A-League set for AFL-style draw

premium_icon A-League set for AFL-style draw

THE accession of one extra team next season means the A-League faces the prospect of an AFL-style draw, with teams playing each other an unequal number of times in...

Thu 13 Dec 2018

New club’s vow: Marquee will be ‘something special’

premium_icon New club’s vow: Marquee will be ‘something special’

Western Melbourne backer Lou Sticca has vowed to bring in ‘something special’ to the newest A-League club.

A-League expansion just getting started

premium_icon A-League expansion just getting started

Football Federation Australia’s new chairman has promised to work towards an A-League of at least 16 clubs, after finally adding the first new teams in more than...

A-League chief explains expansion selections

A-League chief explains expansion selections

Greg O’Rourke says one of the main reasons for selecting expansion teams from Sydney and Melbourne was to create more derbies to fill stadiums.

Reason behind Sydney’s third team delay

premium_icon Reason behind Sydney’s third team delay

Western Sydney Wanderers’ return to their home base next year has helped delay the entry of the Macarthur South-west Sydney consortium.

Sydney’s A-League expansion win ... with a catch

premium_icon Sydney’s A-League expansion win ... with a catch

Macarthur South-west Sydney consortium invited to join A-League - but a season later than planned.

Bayern star sees red for karate-style head kick

Bayern star sees red for karate-style head kick

Bayern Munich’s German forward Thomas Muller has been sent off for a karate-style head kick on Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico in the Champions League.

Jose’s confusing admission after Utd flop

Jose’s confusing admission after Utd flop

Already through to the last 16, Mabchester United were largely outplayed by their Spanish opponents.

Tense talks see 11th hour expansion surprise

premium_icon Tense talks see 11th hour expansion surprise

The A-League is set for a staggered expansion, with one club from Melbourne edging Sydney to be the first to join in 2019.

Worst Mooy fears confirmed as star to miss Cup

Worst Mooy fears confirmed as star to miss Cup

It was confirmed star midfielder Aaron Mooy will be out with a knee injury until at least February.

Former NPL star wants to be a Jet

premium_icon Former NPL star wants to be a Jet

He spent six seasons at Moreton Bay Jets, playing a club record 145 games in the NPL and FFA Cup.

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