Australia's chances of hosting the FIFA World Cup have been given a boost with England withdrawing their 2022 bid to focus on winning the right to host the tournament in 2018.
Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas has revealed that he considered leaving the club in the off-season due to a lack of first team football.
North Queensland goalkeeper Justin Pasfield says victory over Sydney FC on Wednesday night is more about getting the Fury's season back on the right track rather than inflicting more pain on his former club.
Perth Glory midfielder Steve McGarry is putting the onus back onto the players to get the season back on track following three straight Hyundai A-League losses after the Glory made a terrific start to the 2010/11 campaign.
Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has picked Harry Kewell and Josh Kennedy, as well as six A-League based players including bolter Michael Thwaite, in his 19-man squad to face Paraguay early next month.
Wellington Phoenix coach Ricki Herbert has given his full backing to owner Terry Serepisos following revelations the Accident Compensation Corporation lodged papers in the High Court to liquidate the club.
Lionel Messi could return from injury sooner than expected after been named in the Barcelona squad to face Rubin Kazan in the Champions League.
Santiago Cazorla has masterminded Villarreal's fourth La Liga win of the season, scoring a double to help his side see off Malaga 3-2 on Monday.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has been ruled out of England's Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro in a fortnight.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will miss the Champions League match against Valencia after succumbing to an ankle injury.
North Queensland midfielder Ufuk Talay has received a two-match suspension for an off-the-ball incident during the Fury's A-League loss to Wellington on Friday night.
Gold Coast United skipper Jason Culina believes Sunday's gritty 1-1 draw with Sydney FC proves his side have a new-found steel that could make them genuine championship contenders.
Gold Coast United coach Miron Bleiberg said he expects Sydney FC to still be a challenger for the A-League title despite his team heaping more pressure on the defending champions on Sunday.
Hercules rose to the challenge again to defeat Sevilla 2-0 - their second scalp of the La Liga season - courtesy of a David Trezeguet brace.
A Milos Krasic hat-trick guided Juventus to a 4-2 win over Cagliari in the Serie A on Sunday as Lazio jumped to second on the table.
Michael Owen scored his third goal in a week to salvage a point for Manchester United in a thrilling 2-2 draw against Bolton.
Feyenoord continued their disappointing start to the season slumping to a 3-0 loss to NEC Nijmegen in the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday.
A brace from Kenny Miller helped Rangers continue their unbeaten start to the Scottish Premier League season with a 3-2 victory at Aberdeen.
A Grafite double led Wolfsburg to their third straight Bundesliga victory on Sunday with a clinical 2-1 win over Freiburg.
Victory coach Ernie Merrick has admitted that star playmaker Carlos Hernandez is having tough time in front of goals, including two glaring misses in the 0-0 draw with the Jets in Newcastle on Saturday night.