Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Ange Postecoglou challenges Jamie Maclaren to regain Socceroos spot and other top stories.

  • Ange Postecoglou challenges Jamie Maclaren to regain Socceroos spot

    Ange Postecoglou challenges Jamie Maclaren to regain Socceroos spot
    Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou challenged promising striker Jamie Maclaren to repeat his record goalscoring feats of last season to regain selection to the national team.Despite admitting concerns for depth in some key forward positions, Postecoglou resisted the urge to include last year's top-scoring Australian player in the A-League in his expanded 30-man preliminary squad for the World Cup qualifier against Thailand next month in Bangkok.  Point to prove: Jamie Maclaren must fight aga..
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  • Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat cited for breach of FFA code of conduct after criticising referee

    Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat cited for breach of FFA code of conduct after criticising referee
    Melbourne Victory boss Kevin Muscat is the latest A-League coach to find himself in hot water with the game's governing body after he unleashed a spray of critical comments at referee Shaun Evans after Victory crashed out of the FFA Cup in a semi-final against Melbourne City on Tuesday night.Muscat accused Evans of "insulting people's intelligence" after he allowed a goal by City midfielder Luke Brattan to stand. Victory coach Kevin Muscat exchanges words with City star Tim Cahill after th..
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  • It's not the farce of Danny Green and Anthony Mundine Mk II we should be worried about

    It's not the farce of Danny Green and Anthony Mundine Mk II we should be worried about
    In the words of Billy Birmingham, "I am sorry, I am going to have to go with me, on this one."For on the subject of boxing, I have already made clear that my views are in accord with a growing number of people around the world, who understand now what we didn't actually grasp when we first got gripped by professional pugilism, back in its halcyon days. It doesn't just do damage to the unlucky few, it damages everyone who participates. No exceptions. It makes their brain bleed, and hurts it in a..
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  • Port Adelaide and Gold Coast Suns to play home-and-away match in China in mid-May

    Port Adelaide and Gold Coast Suns to play home-and-away match in China in mid-May
    Gold Coast and Port Adelaide will square off in Shanghai on May 14 next year in the first AFL match for premiership points to take place in China.The Power have been the driving force behind the venture, which will take be played in round eight, with both teams going into their bye rounds the week after. Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns will meet next year in an unlikely AFL clash in Shanghai. Photo: Getty Images The match will be held at Jiangwan Stadium, the same venue that hosted..
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  • Maxwell's first-class snub from Victoria

    Maxwell's first-class snub from Victoria
    Allrounder Glenn Maxwell has been consigned to carrying the drinks for Victoria in their Sheffield Shield opener against Tasmania at the MCG. Maxwell was named 12th man for the day-night match, overlooked as the Bushrangers opted for just one slow-bowling option in left-armer Jon Holland, while Dan Christian was a late call-up to replace fellow seam-bowling allrounder Marcus Stoinis in the Victorian XI. But Victoria coach Andrew McDonald said the surprise omission was simply a matter of team ba..
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  • Four Nations 2016: Lachlan Coote tips Scotland to give it their all against Kangaroos

    Four Nations 2016: Lachlan Coote tips Scotland to give it their all against Kangaroos
    Scotland's modestly-paid rugby league players have been warned they face a significant fine for a unique offence during the coming month. "It's 50 pounds if you wear something under your kilt," fullback Lachlan Coote ... er ... reveals.The Bravehearts will be world sport's biggest underdogs - for this weekend at least – when they open their Four Nations campaign against a multi-million-dollar Australian side at Hull's Craven Park. "I'll be happy if all the boys give 100 per cent ..
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  • Howard, Lehmann defend team culture

    Howard, Lehmann defend team culture
    Cricket Australia's head of high performance Pat Howard has joined coach Darren Lehmann in defending the culture and structure of the Australian team after criticism from former skipper, Michael Clarke. Clarke's recently-released autobiography continues to dominate the headlines in the lead up to the international summer with both Lehmann and Howard in his sights for their role in the side during his time as captain. Quick Single: Honest Clarke admits to captaincy failings Clarke claims he "was..
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  • Gold Coast captain and ex-Cat Gary Ablett requested a trade back to Geelong

    Gold Coast captain and ex-Cat Gary Ablett requested a trade back to Geelong
    Gold Coast captain Gary Ablett tried to leave the club at the end of the 2016 season, asking the Suns to trade him back to Geelong.The potential trade period bombshell and the prospect of yet another star walking out of the Gold Coast was averted when Suns football bosses refused to entertain the Ablett request. More Sport Videos Previous slide Next slide AFL trade period 2016: The trades that matter Stevie J lured Deledio to Giants Michael Barlow op..
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  • Joe Burns puts heat on Shaun Marsh with pressure century against Blues in Brisbane

    Joe Burns puts heat on Shaun Marsh with pressure century against Blues in Brisbane
    The scapegoats ride again. After being dumped from the Australian side for the final Test in Sri Lanka, Queensland opener Joe Burns has pressed his case in the strongest fashion with a high-pressure century against a stacked NSW side at the Gabba.Burns and Usman Khawaja, who said they were made fall guys for the poor returns of the Australian team in Sri Lanka, underlined their hopes for the opening Test against South Africa in Perth with strong performances in the pink ball Shield match in Bri..
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  • Michael Cheika says he's not cheapening Wallabies jersey by picking Marika Koroibete

    Michael Cheika says he's not cheapening Wallabies jersey by picking Marika Koroibete
    Michael Cheika has hit back at suggestions he is devaluing the Wallabies jersey by including Marika Koroibete in Australia's spring tour squad on the same day he announced Waratahs youngsters Andrew Kellaway and Jack Dempsey as development players for the tour. Koroibete, the former Melbourne Storm winger, had been floated as a possible spring tour bolter since he spilled the beans last month that Cheika had promised him a spot on the plane to Europe.  More Sport Videos Previous s..
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