Four Canberra United players have been chosen for Matildas training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport this week after the bitter standoff between the players and Football Federation Australia cooled when an interim deal was reached.
Michael Lynch It feels like the world's longest off-season, but for soccer-starved supporters the A-League finally kicks off next week, with Melbourne Victory the overwhelming favourite to defend its title.
Michael Lynch Real Madrid pulled a massive crowd of 99,382 to the MCG in July when they thumped Manchester City in the final match of the ICC tournament - more than the 98,633 that packed the venerable arena for the Hawthorn v West Coast grand final on Saturday afternoon.
Dominic Bossi This may not be the A-League's next breakout season, but it will be the year the game matures into a true football competition.
Daniel Lane Socceroos star Tim Cahill, who encouraged Jarryd Hayne to follow his dream to break into the NFL 12 months before he left the Parramatta Eels, said it was now time for Hayne to be allowed to enjoy his achievement.
Tariq Panja Top sponsors demand FIFA president has to go "immediately" to end damage to soccer's reputation.
Dominic Bossi Tim Cahill has donated his $6000 match appearance fee to a young man fighting Hodgkins Lymphoma and urged others to help to fund his clinical trial.
Dominic Bossi You may not know much about them now but by the end of the season, their names will be on the back of jerseys throughout the country.
Michael Lynch The FFA chairman-elect Steven Lowy's soccer hero as a child was the brilliant Dutchman Johan Cruyff, one of the game's great individuals.
Michael Cockerill The FFA needs to give the second-tier teams a chance in the big show.
Rolling coverage and photos from the 2015 AFL Grand Final at the MCG.
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