Sam Kerr has become the first Australian to score a World Cup hat-trick, firing four goals in a 4-1 rout of Jamaica to send the Matildas into the knockout rounds.
The Matildas have ignited their stuttering World Cup campaign with a stunning comeback 3-2 victory against old foes Brazil.
Axed Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has finally opened the book on his hurt and despair, also calling for an independent inquiry into his ousting as coach of the national women’s football team.
The A-League will expand to 12 teams in the next two seasons after FFA decided to award licences to Western Melbourne and Macarthur South West Sydney.
Chasing funding and fans, St Kilda has replaced Gold Coast as Port Adelaide’s opponent for the AFL’s annual match in Shanghai.
From their early years in Kenya to a shared childhood in suburban Adelaide, to the A-League and then the Socceroos, Thomas Deng and Awer Mabil have plenty of history in common.