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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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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.
Argentina's World Cup-winner Diego Maradona returned to Naples this week to celebrate his Napoli career and took a pot-shot at fellow football great Pele.
Shanghai SIPG manager Andre Villas-Boas has voiced his frustration after the introduction of new rules in the Chinese Super League (CSL) that will influence what...
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...
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp plans to take legal advice before deciding whether to play defender Joel Matip.

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The latest from the Premier League, including news, fixtures, results, tables and much more.

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.
Swansea City have bolstered their squad with the signings of Tom Carroll and Martin Olsson.
Diego Costa returned to training with the full Chelsea squad on Wednesday (AEDT) after an apparent row with Antonio Conte.
The English Football Association is considering introducing retrospective bans for players who dive, according to a media report.
Yaya Toure's agent Dimitri Seluk insists his client is happy with Manchester City after a rocky start to the season, and has no interest in lucrative offers to...
The World Game take a close look at the players, clubs and coaches set to feature in the 2016-2017 Premier League.

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...

Coutinho's incredible junior Futsal skills

Footage of Coutinho as a kid shows the liverpool midfielder was as star well...

Malaga v Real Sociedad

La Liga: Malaga v Real Sociedad

Conte's alarming warning to his players

When Chelsea boss Antonio Conte was asked what he would do if one of his...

Torino v AC Milan

Serie A: Torino v AC Milan

DR Congo v Morocco

Africa Cup of Nations : DR Congo v Morocco

'Payet is welcomed at Marseille' -...

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

The World Game - 16 January

Watch all the highlights from a cracking weekend of football in the A-League,...

Kluivert's son makes Ajax debut

There was a familiar name on the pitch for Ajax in their 3-1 Eredivisie win...

Granada v Osasuna

La Liga: Granada v Osasuna

Udinese v Roma

Serie A: Udinese v Roma

Maradona: I had to win at Napoli

Diego Maradona compares the pressures of playing for Napoli and Barcelona

Sevilla v Real Madrid

La Liga: Sevilla v Real Madrid
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All the information about SBS's coverage of the A-League for the 2016-2017 season.
Sydney FC defender Aaron Calver is desperate to parlay his successful return from injury into a new contract as competition for places intensifies with the...
Melbourne Victory's nine-match unbeaten run came to abrupt end as they were comprehensively beaten 3-0 by Wellington Phoenix in Tuesday's rescheduled A-League...
Jordy Buijs has revealed that Graham Arnold's history in Holland played a big role in getting him to sign with Sydney FC.
Adelaide United chairman Greg Griffin has slammed Football Federation Australia (FFA) over its intention to make Asian players a compulsory feature of the A...
Brisbane Roar may be in the midst of a three game losing streak but Thomas Kristensen insists they're not out of the title race.

FFA introduce Asian import quota

Football Federation Australia have announced a new 4+1 foreign quota for the A-League set to begin in the 2018-2019 season that could allow for increased talent...


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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