Soccer

Sat 29 Jun 2019

Sam Newman compares US women’s star Megan Rapinoe to a dog

Sam Newman compares US women’s star Megan Rapinoe to a dog

Sam Newman has unloaded on controversial US footballer Megan Rapinoe, declaring she has “all the characteristics of a dog — except loyalty”

Why Barty's success can motivate footballers

premium_icon Why Barty's success can motivate footballers

DESCRIBING himself as "Ipswich through and through'', Joe Fenech wants to use his Knights position to benefit the region as a whole.

World Cup controversy as hosts France robbed

World Cup controversy as hosts France robbed

France was denied a clear penalty in the dying minutes of their shattering loss to the USA — prompting a wave of anger

Thu 27 Jun 2019

Australia’s shock World Cup bid

premium_icon Australia’s shock World Cup bid

Nine years after previous attempt to host football’s showpiece event, Australian football chiefs have had talks about a joint bid to host the 2034 World Cup.

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Football erupts over Rooney miracle

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has scored another stunner from inside his own half, sending football into into a complete meltdown.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

United stars gain representative honours

premium_icon United stars gain representative honours

A PAIR of Tweed teenagers who have been plying their craft in the senior ranks this season will represent their region this weekend at the state championships

United target fiery Frenchman for marquee role

premium_icon United target fiery Frenchman for marquee role

A controversial English Premier League title winner is on the marquee radar of A-League newcomers Western United.

Roar add more UK talents to the roster

premium_icon Roar add more UK talents to the roster

The Robbie Fowler era at the Brisbane Roar has well and truly arrived with more UK talents joining the roster after the club already signed Roy O’Donovan.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

‘Gross’ act leaves coach spitting mad

‘Gross’ act leaves coach spitting mad

England mentor Phil Neville said he was “completely and utterly ashamed” of Cameroon’s behaviour in a Women’s World Cup lowpoint.

Sun 23 Jun 2019

Kerr’s act of pure class you missed

Kerr’s act of pure class you missed

Sam Kerr would have been sick after a penalty miss that ended Australia’s World Cup, but what she did next revealed her true character.

Shattered Matilda’s heartbreaking plea to fans

premium_icon Shattered Matilda’s heartbreaking plea to fans

A heartbreaking penalty shootout, a farcical red card, bizarre VAR decisions and the end of a campaign. The Matildas have delivered a plea to their fans.

Matildas dudded by ‘bloody disgrace’

Matildas dudded by ‘bloody disgrace’

The Matildas’ World Cup campaign was brought to an end with football fans blowing up at the video assistant referee over several howlers.

Ref farce as Matildas suffer brutal exit

premium_icon Ref farce as Matildas suffer brutal exit

It's over. The Matildas World Cup has come to a brutal end in a penalty shootout after some farcical referee and VAR calls. But it was the shattering message from...

Fri 21 Jun 2019

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Sizing up Matildas’ World cup reality

Now the Matildas are in the World Cup knockout stage anything can happen. Paul Johnston explores their chances of success

Thu 20 Jun 2019

Matildas already behind the eight-ball

premium_icon Matildas already behind the eight-ball

The Matildas have come through three gruelling Women’s World Cup clashes and must now face a well-rested Norwegian team in the Round of 16.

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr’s insane World Cup rampage

Sam Kerr scored four goals against Jamaica to lift the Matildas to second spot in Group C in an incredible boost to our World Cup hopes.

Sun 16 Jun 2019

United North into top division

United North into top division

The Gold Coast Metro North and South Leagues have merged to form two new divisions for the rest of the season

Fri 14 Jun 2019

Controversy explodes over Aussie golden girl

Controversy explodes over Aussie golden girl

Matildas captain Sam Kerr didn’t mince her words after a dramatic comeback win but she was also embroiled in controversy.

Melnik double seals win

Melnik double seals win

Tweed United star Emily Melnik scored twice as her side defeated fourth-placed Coomera in the Metro North League

Wed 12 Jun 2019

‘I’m disgusted’: World Cup antics blasted

‘I’m disgusted’: World Cup antics blasted

Commentators were fuming at a display of “bad sportsmanship” from the USA. But the most important moment drifted right under their nose.

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