A sell-out crowd at Etihad for the first of the "new" Melbourne derbies deserved a blockbuster to celebrate the occasion. And what they got was a match to savour.
The Western Sydney Wanderers are just a win or draw away from claiming the Asian Champions League title.
The head of the organising committee for the Asian Cup has acknowledged that the event poses many security challenges, but the risk of terrorism or disruption should not be over-estimated.
Fresh from seeing his side pull off a fortuitous 1-0 home win over Al-Hilal, Tony Popovic believes his side is now primed to walk away with the trophy.
Melbourne Victory coach delighted at the statement made by his team.
The A-League has dropped a ban on clubs being sponsored by alcohol brands, prompting accusations from health experts that it is more interested in money than principles.
It's Asian football's grand stage, the Wanderers tackle Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal in the final's first leg at Pirtek Stadium.
The G20 global leaders summit in Brisbane next month will present a massive security task for Australia's federal forces, given the fact that Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin, to name but two heavy hitters, will be in the Queensland capital on the weekend of November 15 and 16.
When Sydney FC striker Marc Janko pulled the trigger on Friday night, it was an effort that stunned Suncorp Stadium and had the whole league talking.
A SEARCH is underway for a missing Woodsdale teenager.
Images from The Great War.
PAUL SCAMBLER'S pictures from the Scale Model Expo at Launceston's Aurora Stadium.
PETER SANDERS'S pictures from the Derby River Darby
SCOTT GELSTON'S pictures from the TCL clash between Uni-Mowbray and Trevallyn.
PAUL SCAMBLER'S pictures of the Walk For Daniel Event in Launceston.
Police are investigating an aggravated burglary that saw guns stolen from a Colebrook home.