Last week, FFA’s Greg O’Rourke confirmed the news that Australian football fans had long suspected, and long feared: Matildas taliswoman and captain Sam Kerr will not be returning to the W-League for 2019-20
Somewhere it has been decided that the Women’s World Cup is worth 7.5% of the men’s The announcement that viewing figures for the Women’s World Cup hit 1.12 billion is hugely impressive and raises vital
Mohamed Salah has been passed fit by Liverpool’s medical staff for the team’s Champions League trip to Genk on Wednesday, but Joël Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold will sit out the game with injuries.
Liverpool’s Champions League winners dominate the nominations for the Ballon d’Or after seven of Jürgen Klopp’s men were included on the 30-man shortlist while England World Cup stars Lucy Bronze and White
Soon after Racing Club Genk had clinched their fourth Belgian Pro League title and the season was done, crowds filled the city streets, supporters harmonised into the night and players partied until the
People say I was born with a knack for scoring goals, but the truth is there’s a secret to it: never be scared to miss. There’s so much pressure on kids these days that, if they miss one chance, you see
Granit Xhaka has hit back at Arsenal’s critics by insisting their belief that the Gunners’ are mentally weak away from home is “bullshit”. Unai Emery’s side missed the chance to go third in the Premier
The history of River Plate v Boca Juniors games in the Copa Libertadores is long and on Tuesday evening Buenos Aires time they go again in the second leg of this season’s semi-final. Last year’s twice-postponed
Juventus, storied heavyweights of the European game and a club who knows a decent defender when they see one, are scanning Europe for their next recruit and have zoned in, a tad improbably, on The Hawthorns.
Practically the only free row of seats I could find in the stand at Haringey Borough’s match with Yeovil on Saturday was among the away supporters but that didn’t bother me. This was my local, friendly
Lys Mousset marked his first league start for Sheffield United by scoring the goal that sent the home side into the top half of the table and intensified doubts about Arsenal’s direction of travel. Unai
Sam Kerr is the only Australian footballer, male or female, to make the shortlist for the Ballon d’Or. The Matildas captain is one of 20 nominees in the running to claim the prestigious individual award.
Pep Guardiola has pointed to Manchester City’s Champions League quarter-final defeat to Tottenham last season as evidence that they must be more clinical if they are to become European champions for the
Greater Manchester police have been informed after Manchester United stewards ejected a supporter during the 1-1 draw with Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday because of alleged racial abuse. United have
For Mauricio Pochettino it has long been a default response, a way to sidestep awkward questions. “Rumours,” the Tottenham manager says and, with it, he brings down the curtain on various subjects. The
There was one loud explosion and then six more followed. Across the city they knew that could mean only one thing: Real Sociedad had won again. A tradition from la Real’s old Atotxa ground, momentarily
Manchester United were unrecognisable on Sunday. Which is to say that for most of the time they played like Manchester United rather than the dispirited rabble written off by many commentators in the lead-up
Len Harrison, resplendent in a green and yellow Yeovil Town fleece and woolly hat, summed up his impression of the mood in the Somerset town: horrible. “We’re not that sort of football club,” said Harrison,
Bristol City are investigating reports that a small group of their supporters engaged in alleged racist chanting towards Luton fans during the Championship match at Kenilworth Road on Saturday. “We naturally
Four Ligue 1 clubs have changed managers since the start of August and all four of their appointments speak volumes about the emphasis being placed on veteran managers in France. Christian Gourcuff arrived
If you exclusively watched Atalanta in the Champions League this season, you might have concluded this Cinderella story had reached midnight. Thrashed 4-0 by Dinamo Zagreb, and then beaten at home by Donetsk,
So close. So, so close. Manchester United came within five minutes of pulling off their best result since Paris in March. Had they done so, Ole Gunnar Solskjær would have been hailed for his tactical for
Pep Guardiola has claimed Manchester City are “still not ready” to win the Champions League because they are not clinical enough in front of goal. The champions scored twice in 90 first-half seconds to
Just deal with the first half. That may, and arguably should, have been Eintracht Frankfurt’s plan going into Friday night. The last time they’d played Leverkusen, they had begun with hope and ended humiliated.