Soccer

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

Wed 19 Jun 2019

Rams on a roll in derby with dogs

Rams on a roll in derby with dogs

LOCAL derby delivers typically fierce contest between Byron Shire rivals.

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.

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.

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.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

FFA put in the spotlight after Matildas' loss to Italy

FFA put in the spotlight after Matildas' loss to Italy

The shock dismissal of coach Alen Stajcic five months ago may come back to bite FFA after the Matildas' loss to Italy in their World Cup opener

Matildas slammed: ‘Absolutely ridiculous’

Matildas slammed: ‘Absolutely ridiculous’

Australia’s World Cup hopes are in disarray after a shock defeat — and the knives are out already with claims the coach “crucified” the team.

Wed 5 Jun 2019

Fast paced Rams in form for victory over Lismore

Fast paced Rams in form for victory over Lismore

BYRON defeats top of the table rivals ahead of replay of last year's Grand Final.

Invitation to 2020 Copa America looms for Socceroos

Invitation to 2020 Copa America looms for Socceroos

Australia has reportedly been given the invite of all invites to play against some of the world’s best teams in the prestigious Copa America tournament

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Star leaks saucy texts to clear name

Star leaks saucy texts to clear name

A football superstar has released a series of racy images and sext messages he claims were sent by the same woman accusing him of sexual assault.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

Football star Neymar accused of rape

Football star Neymar accused of rape

Brazilian soccer player Neymar has been accused of assaulting a woman in Paris. However, the soccer star’s father says the accusation is ‘a trap’.

Fri 31 May 2019

Stunning apology made to sacked Matildas boss

Stunning apology made to sacked Matildas boss

The FFA and director Heather Reid have released statements after the controversial sacking of former Matildas boss Alen Stajcic.

Socceroos young gun Daniel Arzani up and running again

Socceroos young gun Daniel Arzani up and running again

Socceroos boss Graham Arnold has confirmed Aussie young gun Daniel Arzani is back running following his long-term knee injury.

Tue 28 May 2019

Ex-Socceroos skipper’s bittersweet promotion twist

Ex-Socceroos skipper’s bittersweet promotion twist

Mile Jedinak is celebrating a memorable win but the former Socceroos skipper appears unlikely to get to enjoy all the spoils with his Aston Villa teammates.

Barba expected to front court

Barba expected to front court

An arrest warrant has been prepared for banned NRL star Ben Barba after he did not show up to a North Queensland court.

Thu 23 May 2019

Football fans jokingly mock Kim K

Football fans jokingly mock Kim K

She may be one of the most popular celebrities going around, but a few select fans weren’t happy with Kim Kardashian and they let her know.

Wed 22 May 2019

Kerr judged world's third-best women footballer by public

Kerr judged world's third-best women footballer by public

Matildas star Sam Kerr has finished third in the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year Award for the second straight year

Mon 20 May 2019

Muscat walks away amid mass changes at Victory

Muscat walks away amid mass changes at Victory

Melbourne Victory are on the lookout for a new coach after confirmation Kevin Muscat will end his six-year reign at the club.

Thu 16 May 2019

Rams play Rovers for redemption

Rams play Rovers for redemption

LAST year's competition leaders struggle for form in the new season

Glory plan to make good use of bumper grand final crowd

Glory plan to make good use of bumper grand final crowd

More than 50,000 fans are expected to turn up for Sunday's A-League grand final between Perth Glory and Sydney FC at Perth's Optus Stadium

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