Soccer

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Carnival a chance to gain real experience

Carnival a chance to gain real experience

Emerald is ready to go the extra mile this weekend.

Big guns avoid lower league banana skins

Big guns avoid lower league banana skins

For the purists it wasn’t the best of nights but for a couple of A-League under-performers wins in the FFA Cup round of 32 were crucial on road to redemption.

Tue 23 Jul 2019

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Ronaldo cleared of rape charges

Cristiano Ronaldo has been cleared of rape charges relating to a 2009 incident in Las Vegas as ‘claims can’t be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.’

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Sydney FC strengthen midfield ranks

Sydney FC strengthen midfield ranks

Sydney FC are not resting on their laurels following last season’s title win, with coach Steve Corica adding another experienced operator to the squad.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Trump may invite winning women's US team

Trump may invite winning women's US team

US President Donald Trump says he will look into inviting the victorious World Cup women's soccer team to the White House.

Weird response to US win deleted

Weird response to US win deleted

What did Beyonce, Brad Pitt, Ellen, LeBron James and even Iron Man have to do with America’s World Cup win? Very good question.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

USA star slammed for ‘distasteful’ display at World Cup

USA star slammed for ‘distasteful’ display at World Cup

USA superstar Alex Morgan was branded “distasteful” and “disrespectful” after her goal celebration at the World Cup mocked an entire country

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Sam Newman compares US women’s star Megan Rapinoe to a dog

Sam Newman compares US women’s star Megan Rapinoe to a dog

Sam Newman has unloaded on controversial US footballer Megan Rapinoe, declaring she has “all the characteristics of a dog — except loyalty”

World Cup controversy as hosts France robbed

World Cup controversy as hosts France robbed

France was denied a clear penalty in the dying minutes of their shattering loss to the USA — prompting a wave of anger

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has scored another stunner from inside his own half, sending football into into a complete meltdown.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

‘Gross’ act leaves coach spitting mad

‘Gross’ act leaves coach spitting mad

England mentor Phil Neville said he was “completely and utterly ashamed” of Cameroon’s behaviour in a Women’s World Cup lowpoint.

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Now the Matildas are in the World Cup knockout stage anything can happen. Paul Johnston explores their chances of success

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr scored four goals against Jamaica to lift the Matildas to second spot in Group C in an incredible boost to our World Cup hopes.

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Controversy explodes over Aussie golden girl

Controversy explodes over Aussie golden girl

Matildas captain Sam Kerr didn’t mince her words after a dramatic comeback win but she was also embroiled in controversy.

Wed 12 Jun 2019

‘I’m disgusted’: World Cup antics blasted

‘I’m disgusted’: World Cup antics blasted

Commentators were fuming at a display of “bad sportsmanship” from the USA. But the most important moment drifted right under their nose.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

FFA put in the spotlight after Matildas' loss to Italy

FFA put in the spotlight after Matildas' loss to Italy

The shock dismissal of coach Alen Stajcic five months ago may come back to bite FFA after the Matildas' loss to Italy in their World Cup opener

Matildas slammed: ‘Absolutely ridiculous’

Matildas slammed: ‘Absolutely ridiculous’

Australia’s World Cup hopes are in disarray after a shock defeat — and the knives are out already with claims the coach “crucified” the team.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Invitation to 2020 Copa America looms for Socceroos

Invitation to 2020 Copa America looms for Socceroos

Australia has reportedly been given the invite of all invites to play against some of the world’s best teams in the prestigious Copa America tournament

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Star leaks saucy texts to clear name

Star leaks saucy texts to clear name

A football superstar has released a series of racy images and sext messages he claims were sent by the same woman accusing him of sexual assault.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Football star Neymar accused of rape

Football star Neymar accused of rape

Brazilian soccer player Neymar has been accused of assaulting a woman in Paris. However, the soccer star’s father says the accusation is ‘a trap’.

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