Leckie return like new signing for Roos
Mathew Leckie’s impending return to action in the Asian Cup would be like a new signing for a club team, Socceroos teammate Trent Sainsbury believes.
Socceroo Trent Sainsbury says Milos Degenek’s club form is helping the pair develop trust and understanding at the heart of Australia’s Asian Cup defence.
The bottom-placed Central Coast will carry all the momentum into their battle with fellow A-League strugglers Brisbane in Gosford.
With doubles to Jorge Molina and Jaime Mata, Getafe have routed Alaves 4-0 at home to move just one point behind them in the Spanish league.
Terry Antonis hopes to continue his sparkling form with Melbourne Victory and force the Socceroos recall many felt he deserved at the Asian Cup.
Huddersfield are yet to decide on who will manage the English Premier League club after the departure of David Wagner.
The ‘spygate’ incident has dominated the English football headlines this week with Pep Guardiola admitting he’s also watched opponent’s training sessions.
Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has been sacked after an internal review, with the FFA saying it’s no longer confident he’s “the right person to lead the team”.
Western Sydney Wanderers coach Markus Babbel says it will be a case of short-term pain, long-term gain for his young players.
He’s been touted as the man to replace Bruno Fornaroli at Melbourne City but Jamie Maclaren’s focus is solely on firing Australia to Asian Cup glory.
Adelaide United have handed the Western Sydney Wanderers their fifth straight A-League loss, with a 2-1 win for the Reds at ANZ Stadium.
Brisbane winger Hayley Raso is poised for an emotional W-League return just six months after breaking three vertebrae in her back.
Australia’s extra two day’s rest should give them an edge heading into Monday’s Asian Cup round of 16 clash with Uzbekistan.
Brisbane Roar assistant coach Ross Aloisi is the latest casualty at the struggling A-League club.
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.