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The live football continues on SBS this week with Sydney FC in A-League action against Adelaide United on Friday and Liverpool taking on Swansea in the Premier League...
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Central Coast Mariners coach Paul Okon has challenged the A-League match review panel to follow the precedent shown in Besart Berisha's case and clear his striker...
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Senegal became the first team to book their place in the quarter-finals of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Zimbabwe at Stade de...
Australian striker Kwame Yeboah is facing a momentous six months in his unfolding career as he seeks to produce the performances which will win him a new contract...
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Neymar's first-half penalty saw holders Barcelona beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in the Copa del Rey, ending their curse at the Anoeta.
Burnley FC’s teenage midfielder Aiden O’Neill says he has had no contact from Socceroos management but he would love to wear the green and gold one day and...
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Algeria are in danger of crashing out of the Africa Cup of Nations in the group stages after losing 2-1 to Tunisia, an own goal from Aissa Mandi and Naim Sliti's...

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All the information about SBS's coverage of the Premier League, which commences with the 2016-2017 campaign.
The Premier League continues on SBS, headlined by another blockbuster between London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal on Saturday February 4.
Per Mertesacker has agreed a contract extension at Arsenal, the club have confirmed.
The agent of Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has rubbished speculation that he could be sold at the end of the season.

Jesus arrives at Manchester City

Gabriel Jesus has lofty ambitions following his move to Manchester City and is desperate for silverware with his new club.
Manchester United enjoyed the highest revenues ever recorded by a football club last season as unprecedented income returned them to the top of the Deloitte...
The World Game take a close look at the players, clubs and coaches set to feature in the 2016-2017 Premier League.

Nainggolan's incredible volley

Radja Nainggolan displayed quick thinking and clinical thinking with his...

Neymar becomes Hollywood action hero

Neymar goes from the field to the silver screen in a cameo role in film xXx:...

Senegal v Zimbabwe

AFCON: Senegal v Zimbabwe

Algeria v Tunisia

AFCON: Algeria v Tunisia

O'Donovan's straight red-card

Central Coast Mariners striker Roy O'Donovan was sent straight off after...

Melbourne City v Central Coast Mariners

A-League: Melbourne City v Central Coast Mariners

Marcelo's powerful volley

Real Madrid fullback Marcelo evened the score against Celta Vigo with this...

Gabon v Burkina Faso

AFCON: Gabon v Burkina Faso

Plymouth Argyle v Liverpool

FA Cup: Plymouth Argyle v Liverpool

Cameroon v Guinea-Bissau

AFCON: Cameroon v Guinea-Bissau

Ex-NSL players reflect on league's glory...

It's been 13 years since the collapse of the National Soccer League and...

A-League stadium fence fails

After a fence at McDonald Jones Stadium collapsed under the weight of...

Murillo's incredible bicycle kick goal

Inter Milan's Jeison Murillo scored a spectacular goal to help his side...

Lincoln City v Ipswich

FA Cup: Lincoln City v Ipswich

Ghana v Uganda

AFCON: Ghana v Uganda

Mali v Egypt

AFCON: Mali v Egypt

Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne Victory

A-League: Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne Victory

Superb Barbarouses solo goal

A-League: Wellington Phoenix forward Kosta Barbarouses scored a wonderful solo...

'Payet is welcomed at Marseille' -...

Marseille forward Bafetimbi Gomis has welcomed the transfer of Dimitri Payet...

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All the information about SBS's coverage of the A-League for the 2016-2017 season.
Adelaide United are expecting a less troublesome Asian Champions League (ACL) run after the disqualification of their toughest group opponent.
It's been 13 years since the collapse of the National Soccer League and there are just 17 players left over from that era still playing in the A-League. Some of...
With the fence giving way at Newcastle's McDonald Jones stadium once more over the weekend, The World Game takes a look back in time to document the barrier's...
The World Game pays its monthly tribute to Australia's heroes of yesteryear who left their mark on the sport Down Under. Striker Damian Mori talks about his long...
Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold has called for improvements against Adelaide United after his A-League leaders failed to hit top gear in last weekend's derby.
Coach Kevin Muscat is confident Melbourne Victory can shake off their upset A-League loss to Wellington Phoenix and rediscover their best form against Perth.


Comment and analysis from The World Game's stable of experts, from Les Murray to Craig Foster and more.

Last week in this space I wrote about the expanded, 48-team FIFA World Cup and how the change will impact on the tournament, football in general and on Australia.
Football Federation Australia's announcement to introduce a '4+1' foreign quota will reap long term benefits for the A-League and Australia's position within Asia.
A-League-winning coach Graham Arnold expressed fears of a mid-season slump when his Sydney FC team were sweeping aside all opposition in the first rounds of the...

Dele Alli: the rise of a superstar

It is tempting for anyone to declare they’ve seen someone special. Something unique. Something that could be unlike anything they’ve seen before.
Garrincha is one of the greatest players of all-time, but will his grandson follow in his footsteps?
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