Soccer

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.

Mayweather dethroned as world's richest athlete

Mayweather dethroned as world's richest athlete

Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather has suffered a humiliating tailspin down Forbes’ annual sporting rich list, with a new king emerging.

Records shattered in World Cup demolition

Records shattered in World Cup demolition

The all-time scoring record has been pulverised in the biggest shellacking ever seen at the Women’s World Cup, bringing players to tears.

Football refs threaten boycott as abuse escalates

premium_icon Football refs threaten boycott as abuse escalates

'Ongoing unacceptable behaviour' prompts radical response

Tue 11 Jun 2019

Old rival emerges as Muscat’s Victory replacement

premium_icon Old rival emerges as Muscat’s Victory replacement

John Aloisi is set to be overlooked to replace Kevin Muscat as Melbourne Victory coach, with a foreigner emerging as the leading contender for the position.

Knight ready to ride to Matildas’ aid

premium_icon Knight ready to ride to Matildas’ aid

If there's reason to believe against Brazil, it's the potential return of Australia's steadying midfield presence Elise Kellond-Knight who is keen to start.

Milicic: We’ll do things the ‘Aussie’ way

premium_icon Milicic: We’ll do things the ‘Aussie’ way

The Matildas insist their World Cup dreams aren’t extinguished, despite a heartbreaking first-up defeat to Italy which sucked the life out of their campaign.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

PHOTOS: Young talent time at SAP Carnival in Coffs Harbour

premium_icon PHOTOS: Young talent time at SAP Carnival in Coffs Harbour

BOYS from across the North Coast have pitted their skills against the best footballing talent from Northern NSW over the weekend.

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

Socceroos legend will be hopping into town

premium_icon Socceroos legend will be hopping into town

FORMER Socceroos captain Paul Wade will be visiting Coffs Harbour next month to inspire the next generation to chase their dreams.

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.

Matildas stunned by injury time Italy winner

premium_icon Matildas stunned by injury time Italy winner

The Matildas have been left shellshocked after a stunning 2-1 defeat to Italy in their World Cup Group C-opening, leaving their campaign in tatters despite an early...

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Boambee are on the doormat of redemption

premium_icon Boambee are on the doormat of redemption

A YEAR can feel like a lifetime in football. The Boambee Bombers have spent the last 12 months with one thought in the back of their mind; retribution.

Young goalkeeper has the world in his hands

premium_icon Young goalkeeper has the world in his hands

JACK Zimmer may want to brush up on his Espanol after being selected to represent Australia at the Futsal World Cup.

Thu 6 Jun 2019

Matildas will give this thing a proper shake

premium_icon Matildas will give this thing a proper shake

THE showpiece event in women's football kicks off in France Saturday morning and a local female player has backed Australia to go deep in the tournament.

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’.

Cup concern as Matildas trounced in final warm-up

premium_icon Cup concern as Matildas trounced in final warm-up

The Matildas will enter the World Cup with plenty of selection headaches after copping a humbling defeat at the hands of the Netherlands in their final tune-up.

Snoozefest final as Liverpool suck life from Spurs

Snoozefest final as Liverpool suck life from Spurs

Extraordinary drama in the opening and dying minutes of the Champions League final has seen Liverpool beat Tottenham to be crowned the champions of Europe.

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