Soccer

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Bolt rejects Malta offer to stay at Mariners

Bolt rejects Malta offer to stay at Mariners

FORMER spring king Usain Bolt has rejected a two-year offer from a club in Malta to continue his A-League trial with the Central Coast Mariners.

Wed 17 Oct 2018

Sydney coach confident despite injury setback

Sydney coach confident despite injury setback

STEVE Corica is exploring his options after losing Trent Buhagiar to a serious knee injury but the Sydney FC coach is confident in his squad.

A-League stars in favourites stand-off

A-League stars in favourites stand-off

WITH the season set to start, A-League stars are split on who are title favourites. We spoke to a star from each club to find out who is the team to beat.

Germany left stunned as hero saves France’s blushes

Germany left stunned as hero saves France’s blushes

GERMANY were left stunned when a familiar face came to the rescue for France, while a venomous volley and a freakish free kick were the pick of the goals.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

The $1.5 trillion Saudi prince in United takeover talks

The $1.5 trillion Saudi prince in United takeover talks

A PREMIER League powerhouse is the latest target for investment for a Saudi prince who is pondering a potential takeover of the club.

Extraordinary story melts Australia

Extraordinary story melts Australia

FROM fleeing conflict in Sudan to playing for the green and gold, it’s safe to say this childhood pair have captured Australia’s heart.

History shattered in Poms’ record romp

History shattered in Poms’ record romp

ENGLAND has shown its World Cup run was no fluke as they smashed a series of long-standing records in a famous result against Spain.

New Socceroos era begins with a bang

New Socceroos era begins with a bang

THERE were several new faces in the Aussie team in Graham Arnold’s first game as coach — and something else we’ve been waiting to see.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Messi defenders slam ‘drug addict’ Diego

Messi defenders slam ‘drug addict’ Diego

LIONEL Messi’s family have hit back at Diego Maradona after his extraordinary attack on the Argentina star’s toilet habits.

‘Shame on you!’: Dutch player suspended for spit

‘Shame on you!’: Dutch player suspended for spit

EVERYONE remembers when Frank Rijkaard spat on Rudi Voller at Italia ‘90, well the Dutch FA have had to suspend an Under 20 player for doing exactly the same...

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Socceroos more attacking under Arnold, defender says

Socceroos more attacking under Arnold, defender says

Ahead of the Socceroos' friendly with Kuwait, defender Aziz Behich says there's been a more attacking mindset in training camps under new coach Graham Arnold

Celtic legend rips into coach over Arzani treatment

Celtic legend rips into coach over Arzani treatment

Celtic legend Willie Wallace says he is disappointed by Brendan Rodgers' treatment of rising Socceroos star Daniel Arzani.

Bolt scores for Mariners — twice

Bolt scores for Mariners — twice

USAIN Bolt has got on the scoresheet for the first time as a Central Coast Mariner in a key match for the world’s fastest man.

Tue 9 Oct 2018

‘A good chance’: Bolt set for first Mariners start

‘A good chance’: Bolt set for first Mariners start

SPRINT king Usain Bolt is ‘a good chance’ of being handed his first start for the Central Coast Mariners in a friendly on Friday.

‘A massive game’: Matildas set for ‘big test’

‘A massive game’: Matildas set for ‘big test’

MATILDAS goalkeeper Mackenzie Arnold is bracing for another busy night when when she forms Australia’s last line of defence against a red-hot England.

Ronaldo’s family breaks silence on rape claims

Ronaldo’s family breaks silence on rape claims

FOOTBALL superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a new US investigation from 2009, but his family have spoken out over the claims.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Get in! New Roo crowns massive week with goal in 6-0 rout

Get in! New Roo crowns massive week with goal in 6-0 rout

A NEW Socceroo has crowned a big week, in which he received his first call-up to the national team, with a goal in an emphatic 6-0 romp for his club side.

Premier League wrap: Outrageous GOTS contender

Premier League wrap: Outrageous GOTS contender

Manchester United escaped an embarrassing loss by the skin of their teeth, while Gylfi Sigurdsson produced one of the goals of the season for Everton.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Young Matildas schooled by France

Young Matildas schooled by France

Australia have crashed to a rare loss in France overnight, with many of the Matildas' biggest stars sitting on the sideline

Tick tock: Jose’s grim United future decided

Tick tock: Jose’s grim United future decided

Jose Mourinho’s time at Manchester United could be up, with a startling report suggesting the flailing manager’s future has already been decided by the club

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