Quote of the Day

"I'm not fearful of the health of the sport. The sport has had far greater issues than it's had at the moment."
-- Socceroos Coach Ange Postecoglou, on his belief that football will survive the spat between the A-League and FFA. (AAP, 8/23)
Thursday August 24, 2017 Vol. 6 — No. 52 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Just A Reminder

    FIFA "placed the future of Australian football firmly back in Football Federation Australia's court" and issued a "subtle reminder it is not a stakeholder in the political reform process," according to the AAP. It comes as Professional Footballers Australia on Wednesday wrote to state member federations stating it had "received member backing for a compromised expanded congress model in which it would get only one vote."

  • One-Man Brand

    Mayweather enters Saturday's bout with a 49-0 record and an unparalleled commercial empire.

  • Bowing Out

    Wayne Rooney will not be part of England's 2018 World Cup squad.

  • Their Day In Court

    Western Force's appeal will be heard by NSW Supreme Court.

  • Sticking Together

    Qatar National Bank will continue to back the Qatar FA through '22-23.

  • Under New Ownership

    La Liga side Girona is now one of a number of clubs under the umbrella of CFG.

  • RTÉ Snags Qualifiers

    RTÉ Sport will have the exclusive free-TV rights to Ireland's Euro 2020, 2022 WC qualifiers.

  • Tip Of The Spear

    German Tennis Federation hires Boris Becker to help the country close the gap.

  • Good News For Fans

    NRL clubs that play at ANZ Stadium are entertaining measures including dropping prices.

  • Mea Culpa

    Scottish side Dunfermline apologizes to fans, calls situation "embarrassing."

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