Soccer

Thu 21 Jun 2018

The who, what and how of Danish football

The who, what and how of Danish football

Does your knowledge of Denmark start and stop at ‘that’s where Princess Mary lives?' If so, you need to read this ahead of the Socceroos World Cup clash tonight

Optus claim is ‘utter madness’

Optus claim is ‘utter madness’

AS FANS reel from Optus’s World Cup meltdown, a key question remains - and the telco has a scarcely believable answer.

‘Spain looked like convicts digging a tunnel’

premium_icon ‘Spain looked like convicts digging a tunnel’

SPANISH press rage over their team’s performance - and one star’s facial hair, while England’s answer to Donald Trump in hot water for a racist World Cup tweet.

WC Wrap: GOAT v GOATEE Ronaldo’s dig to rival Messi

WC Wrap: GOAT v GOATEE Ronaldo’s dig to rival Messi

CRISTIANO Ronaldo wrote himself into the history books but it was something on his face that had fans’ attention with many convinced the Portuguese striker has...

Hidden text reveals football outcast

Hidden text reveals football outcast

THIS World Cup captain isn’t allowed to even drink from the same water bottles as his teammates in a dramatic fall from grace.

Bert’s falling for his Socceroos family

premium_icon Bert’s falling for his Socceroos family

BIT by bit the mask is slipping. As the intensity of a World Cup campaign heightens, the inscrutability of Bert van Marwijk is starting to make way for emotion.

Jedinak is the hard man for the job

premium_icon Jedinak is the hard man for the job

THE man who handed Mile Jedinak his crucial break in professional football has no doubt that the Socceroos skipper should be running out against Denmark.

Suarez makes amends in milestone match

Suarez makes amends in milestone match

URUGUAY booked their place in the World Cup knockout stage along with Russia, as Luis Suarez scored the winner on his 100th international appearance.

Ronaldo’s petty jab at his biggest rival

Ronaldo’s petty jab at his biggest rival

CRISTIANO Ronaldo just couldn’t help himself, sending another message to rival Lionel Messi as the debate over who is football’s greatest player of all time...

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Optus drops World Cup bombshell

Optus drops World Cup bombshell

OPTUS has made a dramatic decision to hedge its bets in a landmark deal with SBS to broadcast the World Cup.

Socceroos face selection dilemma

premium_icon Socceroos face selection dilemma

BERT van Marwijk pulled a surprise selection for Australia's World Cup opener but with points needed against Denmark, the Socceroos need to attack.

Gladiators smash out 'best 90 minutes' of the season

premium_icon Gladiators smash out 'best 90 minutes' of the season

Gympie United Gladiators will be hunting back-to-back win when they take on Nambour Yandina FC this Saturday.

Ronaldo and Messi’s weird superstitions

Ronaldo and Messi’s weird superstitions

IF you thought Cristiano Ronaldo’s incredible abilities were just down to hard work and exceptional talent, then think again. It’s also down to a very specific...

Mooy lays down Socceroos law

Mooy lays down Socceroos law

AUSTRALIAN midfield maestro Aaron Mooy isn’t going to rest on his laurels and knows what’s at stake against Denmark.

Egypt brain fade leads to rampant Russian win

Egypt brain fade leads to rampant Russian win

RUSSIA scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup’s...

Japan stuns Colombia after early red card

Japan stuns Colombia after early red card

JAPAN has exacted revenge on Colombia in an action-packed World Cup clash that saw a penalty and red card in the opening three minutes.

RUSH HOUR: Reporter groped during live cross

RUSH HOUR: Reporter groped during live cross

A STRANGER was caught brazenly grabbing a TV journalist’s chest and kissing her during a live broadcast from the World Cup.

Tue 19 Jun 2018

FIFA investigating ‘homophobic chanting’ by Mexico fans

FIFA investigating ‘homophobic chanting’ by Mexico fans

After being fined nine times for supporters’ homophobic chants during World Cup qualifying, Mexico is under investigation by FIFA for fan slurs

Why teammate snubbed Ronaldo celebration

Why teammate snubbed Ronaldo celebration

IT MAY look like this star is cold shouldering Cristiano Ronaldo’s sensational goal, but there’s more to this photo than meets the eye.

Secret Cup weapon to break Roos

Secret Cup weapon to break Roos

DENMARK will draw on some intimate inside knowledge of the Socceroos camp when the two teams clash in the crucial Group C clash.

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