The tours of Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur to Sydney are set to inject $18 million into the NSW Economy as a result of a major influx of interstate and international tourists travelling specifically for the match.
Sebastian Hassett Throwing money at major European clubs to visit Australia, as Tottenham and Chelsea are doing this week, isn't the devil many think it is. As it stands, we still need them.
Phil Lutton If nothing succeeds like success, then John Aloisi begins his second coming as an A-League head coach wiser for his failings.
Dominic Bossi Lisa De Vanna would storm off training fields and fly into challenges with a temper politely described as "confrontational." Next month she will lead the Matildas at the World Cup in Canada.
Jason Dasey As the newly appointed interim head coach and technical director of Indonesia, former Dutch international Pieter Huistra has one of the toughest jobs in football.
Dominic Bossi Willl Russia and Qatar lose their right to host the World Cup? And if they did, would Australia attempt to make another bid for the event?
Nick Miller With buckets of champagne on ice, much cheery flag-waving, a well-catered dinner, and a floorshow featuring lederhosen, yodelling and the heavy stench of corruption, FIFA's scandal-riven Congress began.
Michael Lynch I can't remember when I began to support Spurs. Properly support them I mean.
Dan Harrison Federal Sport Minister Sussan Ley said it was too early to consider Australia making another World Cup bid while corruption allegations cast a shadow over the sport's governing body.
Michael Lynch Football Australia has thrown its weight behind those who want to get rid of FIFA potentate Sepp Blatter and will back his challenger Prince Ali of Jordan in the scheduled Fifa elections due on Friday.
A selection of news and sport images from our photo archives over the past week
A collection of images from our photo archives from this week 10 years ago.
A Devonport woman who went missing almost 40 years ago may have been the victim of a crime, ...