Leckie back to fire Aussies into quarters
After a month on the sidelines, Mathew Leckie rewarded Australia’s patience to fire the Socceroos into the Asian Cup quarter-finals.
Perth Glory will be aiming to extend their unbeaten run to six matches when they host Adelaide at HBF Park on Wednesday night.
Mat Ryan has joined childhood hero Mark Schwarzer by starring for the Socceroos in a penalty shootout.
A spark has been missing for the UAE at the home Asian Cup but a thrilling win over Kyrgyzstan in the last 16 could finally build momentum as Australian looms.
Barcelona have announced the surprise loan signing of Kevin-Prince Boateng, who joins the Spanish giants from Italian side Sassuolo.
Japan and tournament hosts UAE have progressed to the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup with wins over Saudi Arabia and Kyrgyzstan respectively.
Cristiano Ronaldo has missed a penalty but leaders Juventus still cruised to a 3-0 Italian Serie A win over Chievo while AC Milan beat Genoa to go fourth.
Former England fullback Ashley Cole has linked up with ex-Chelsea teammate and current Derby County boss Frank Lampard at the English Championship club.
Wolves manager Nuno Espirito Santo has been charged with misconduct by the English FA after he was sent off in his side’s 4-3 victory against Leicester.
Liverpool’s James Milner was sent off against Crystal Palace by referee Jon Moss, who was the midfielder’s PE teacher at primary school in Leeds.
Jan Siewert has been named new head coach at Huddersfield Town, replacing David Wagner at the Premier League’s bottom club.
Goalkeeper Mat Ryan and returning forward Mathew Leckie have put Australia in the Asian Cup quarter-finals by starring in a penalty shootout win over Uzbekistan
Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud in a Madrid court on Tuesday after he struck a deal last year with authorities in Spain.
Football Federation Australia chief David Gallops says he hopes to appoint a new coach in two weeks after the mysterious sacking of Alen Stajcic.
HOLIDAY-MAKERS in Echuca-Moama have been left with a bad taste in their mouth as gastro continues to sweep through caravan and holiday parks along the Murray River.
A search has resumed for former Shepparton mother Felicity Shadbolt, who went missing while bushwalking in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.
The principal of Shepparton’s new ‘‘super school’’ has been appointed.