For the semi-professionals of South Melbourne, Wednesday night's FFA Cup quarter-final is about revenge and redemption. But if they are going to make it through to the semi-finals they will have to do so without their skipper, Bradley Norton.
Michael Lynch Socceroo skipper Mile Jedinak is the headline inclusion in the 30-man preliminary squad selected by coach Ange Postecoglou for Australia's crucial World Cup play-offs with Syria in early October.
David Polkinghorne Matildas defender Ellie Carpenter says the new W-League pay deal is more than just a boost for the league.
Michael Lynch Melbourne City, reeling from the loss of top scorer and captain Bruno Fornaroli to injury, moved to strengthen their attacking options by signing Polish midfielder Marcin Budzinski on a two-year marquee contract.
Dominic Bossi Matildas striker Lisa De Vanna has targeted becoming Australia's all-time top international scorer and is looking to eclipse Tim Cahill's record for the Socceroos
Michael Lynch Socceroo Aaron Mooy ignores rival fans' slights as he helps Huddersfield Town to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City.
Michael Lynch One stalwart of the A-League is calling for the creation of a second division and says coaches and clubs need to be more adventurous with player recruitment or the game will stagnate in Australia.
Dominic Bossi The awards keep flying in for Matildas star Sam Kerr who has been voted by her peers as the Australian women's player of the year at the 2017 PFA Awards.
Dominic Bossi An attacking partnership that was brought to an abrupt end on the final game of a La Liga season is being rekindled in Blacktown.
Dominic Bossi There seems to be no stopping the red-hot Matildas and in one of their most important friendlies in history, Australia's best national team went up another gear.