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March 1, 2017
South Melbourne's sizeable fan base.

South Melbourne ‘surprised’ by FFA decision to hold off expansion

March 1, 2017
Mariners supporters banner before the start of the match during the round nine A-League match between the Central Coast Mariners and Melbourne City FC at Central Coast Stadium on December 3, 2015 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Tony Feder/Getty Images)

Why the FFA needs to get out of the A-League’s way

By Ben Cuzzupe, EON Sports Radio’s Football Editor A former football writer once opined to me the A-League was “a thoroughly mediocre competition”. They didn’t mean […]
December 15, 2016
Archie Thompson hits out at divers.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

‘It makes us look soft’ – Archie weighs in on diving debate

Former A-League legend and Fox Sports football pundit Archie Thompson has entered the diving debate, claiming that simulation is destroying the image of the game in […]
December 13, 2016
Carlo Ancelotti (R) and Zinedine Zidane coaching Real Madrid

Ramos: Ancelotti’s Madrid were better

Carlo Ancelotti's crop from two years ago may have had the edge on the current Real Madrid side, according to defender Sergio Ramos.
December 13, 2016
Napoli great Diego Maradona at the Davis Cup final

Strinic warns Real Madrid: We’ll avenge Maradona

Diego Maradona's Napoli were beaten by Real Madrid in 1987 and Ivan Strinic is determined to make amends in this season's Champions League.
December 13, 2016
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker in training

Mertesacker back in Arsenal training

Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker could replace the injured Shkodran Mustafi over the packed festive program after returning to full training.
December 13, 2016
Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius

Mane has faith in faltering Karius

Loris Karius is in the spotlight after several blunders, but Sadio Mane has defended his struggling Liverpool team-mate.
December 13, 2016
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli

Alli rubbishes talk of €60million PSG move

Paris Saint-Germain have been linked with a huge bid for Dele Alli, but the Tottenham star has dismissed rumours of a move.
December 13, 2016
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure

Toure insists drink-driving was unintentional

Yaya Toure has accepted a charge of drink-driving, but maintains that was unaware he had consumed alcohol.
December 13, 2016
Former Valencia head coach and Manchester United captain Gary Neville

‘I’m not a chef but I know a good steak!’ – Neville hits back at Klopp

Jurgen Klopp's scathing attack on Gary Neville drew a response from the pundit and former Valencia head coach.
December 13, 2016
Burnley manager Sean Dyche

Dyche calls for retrospective bans to eradicate diving

Sean Dyche believes he has answer to finally banishing diving from football.
December 13, 2016
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

Hagi: Federer would be Messi, Ronaldo is like Djokovic

Speaking to Omnisport, Gheorghe Hagi has compared Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to two of the biggest stars in tennis.