Western Sydney Wanderers have finally found their new marquee player, landing a 30-year old Italian striker with an impressive CV.
Sebastian Hassett Vedran Janjetovic had an excellent season for Sydney FC last year, establishing himself as an unchallenged first-choice goalkeeper. It should be a year he looks fondly upon, but it's how it ended that dominates his thinking.
Michael Lynch I love the MCG. I really do. Especially when footy or a big cricket match is being staged there.
Michael Lynch The players union and soccer's governing body, the FFA, have still to resolve their impasse over the new CBA nearly a month after the previous agreement expired.
Daniel Lane Valencia's Aussie recruit Mat Ryan's first taste of Spanish football was against their national team, the then defending World Cup champions, and it was brutal.
Michael Lynch There's nothing like an arresting statistic to grab your attention, so when I was monitoring my social media feed and an article from the Irish Times popped up about salaries in America's major League Soccer it certainly piqued my interest.
Daniel Cherny Australian football legend Leigh Matthews has warned the AFL that the league's "spectacle is more criticial" than it's ever been, with football's "monopoly on Melbourne winter sport" lost.
Michael Lynch What a difference six days makes. Last Saturday night Real Madrid were derided for a lack of adventure in a scoreless stalemate against AS Roma in the opening ICC match, a boring encounter which drew jeers from a bumper MCG crowd.
John Mangan With three of the world's most deadly strikers facing up against a defence still in its sporting nappies, there could only be one result.
Michael Lynch Rafa Benitez, the Real Madrid boss, could hardly contain his smiles in a post match analysis of his team's destruction of Manchester City in front of almost 100,000 fans at the MCG.