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Football Manager Flattened By Opposition Captain Sparking All-Out Brawl

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A Bundesliga football match descended into chaos on Sunday after a coach copped a shoulder charged from the opposition captain, leaving him flat on his back.

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Sport

Players Left In Tears As Football Star Suffers Horrific Leg Injury

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Warning: Graphic

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Sport

'Abhorrent': England Football Match Stopped Twice By Nazi Salutes

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A football match between England and Bulgaria was halted twice in the first half as visiting English players were targeted with "abhorrent" and "unacceptable" racist abuse.

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Sport

The Uncontentious Guide To The A-League, Kinda

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The A-League is back!

World

World

WAG War: Coleen Rooney Sets Instagram Trap To Catch Information Leak

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Things just got real.

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Sport

Everyone Suddenly Loves VAR After Shocking Offside Call Overturned

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It's the video technology fans love to hate. Until one goes their way.

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Sport

Football Referee Sends Off Eight Ball Boys In 'Fiery' Game

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A football referee has been left to retrieve the balls himself in a match after he sent all eight ball boys off for "time-wasting".

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Sport

Richmond's Most Adorable Doggos Have Become Tigers

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It's not just us. These canines have officially caught footy finals fever.

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Sport

The 7 Types Of Footy Fans You'll See On Grand Final Day

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Raise your overpriced Carlton Draught and get the roof of your mouth ready for a meat pie burn. It’s every footy fan's favourite day of the year.

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Sport

Lucy Zelic Infuriates 1.3 Million People, Calling Adelaide A 'Dull Sh*thole'

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The SBS sports presenter is famous for pronouncing ethnic names perfectly. But we're not sure her description of Adelaide was quite spot on.

World

World

Iran To Let Women Watch Football Matches, But There's A Catch

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Women have been banned from watching men's matches in Iran since 1979, with those caught facing jail sentences, but that law could soon be set to change.

Jessica Dunne

Jessica Dunne

No, I Have Not Been Dragged To The Footy By My Boyfriend

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Over the years, I have heard my fair share of stupid, and frankly insulting, comments when watching sport, whether it be at a ground or a pub.

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Sport

Former Footy Great Danny Frawley Killed In Car Crash

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Former St Kilda champion and Richmond coach Danny Frawley has been killed in a car crash in Victoria.

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Sport

Cristiano Ronaldo Stars In TV Ad So Bad, Your Brain Will Melt

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This thing could not be more cringeworthy if it wore cringe pyjamas.

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Sport

Soccer Player Scores A Goal, Makes Sideline Plea For Gun Control

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He shoots! He scores! And then things got political.

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Sport

Shocking Brawl, Racist Taunts At Manchester V Leeds Game

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Footage has emerged of an all-in brawl between Leeds United and Manchester United fans at Optus Stadium in Perth.

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Sport

David Gallop To Stand Down From FFA, As Fans Debate His Legacy

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David Gallop will stand down as Football Federation Australia chief executive at the end of the year.

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Sport

Soccer Star Defends Celebration, Says Men Are 'Grabbing Their Sacks’

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Alex Morgan said her tea-sipping celebration at the Women's World Cup was a nod to actress Sophie Turner's amusing Instagram posts.

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Sport

Fans Mock Embarrassing Spelling Error On Player's Jersey

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MLS side LA Galaxy appeared to have a new signing when they played Toronto FC on Thursday night.

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Sport

The Ingenious Way These Italians Are Helping Find Missing Kids

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An estimated 8 million children are reported missing around the world each year, according to the International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children.

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Sport

Trump Blasts World Cup Hero, Players Rally Behind Her

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Women are rallying behind football star Megan Rapinoe, after she was slammed by the U.S. President for saying she doesn't want to meet him.

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Sport

Matildas' Agony After Gut-Wrenching Penalty Shootout Loss

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The Matildas' World Cup dream is over after a barnstorming and heartbreaking 4-1 penalty shootout loss to Norway in Nice.

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Sport

The Matildas You Need To Know Who Aren't Sam Kerr

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Sam Kerr and her brilliance have been the talk of Australia, after her four-goal haul against Jamaica in their final group match at the FIFA World Cup.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

What Going To An AFL Match Will Look Like In 2025

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It’s Saturday Night Footy in 2025. Tonight’s game between the Hawks and the Blues takes place at Avatar 2 Park, formerly known as Luke Skywalker Stadium, which was once Marvel Stadium.

World

World

Man Arrested Over Plane Crash Death Of Footballer Emiliano Sala

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British police have arrested a man on suspicion of manslaughter in connection with the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala in a plane crash in January.

Sport

Sport

Tennis Stars Show Off Their Impressive Football Skills Mid-Match

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It seems Women's World Cup fever has reached the tennis court with French stars Jo-Wilfred Tsonga and Benoit Paire showing off their own foot skills at the Halle Open.

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Sport

Incredible Sam Kerr Secures Win For Waltzing Matildas

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Sam Kerr and her magical head have starred in the Matildas 4-1 win over Jamaica for the Australians to secure second spot in their FIFA World Cup group.

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Sport

'Suck On That One' If You Don't Like Sam Kerr's Post-Match Comments

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Do you know what makes a great leader? In a word: authenticity.

News

News

Mum 'Baffled' After Child Care Centre Gave Daughter Henna Tattoo

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Sport

Sport

Player's Touching Gesture After Insane World Cup Record

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The U.S. may have beaten Thailand 13-0, but it's what one player did as the full-time whistle blew that will be remembered.

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Sport

Socceroos Goalie Matt Ryan Names The Toughest EPL Strikers

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Imagine trying to stop the likes of Sergio Aguero and Harry Kane from scoring in the world's toughest league each week.

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Sport

Pass The Croissants, It's Our Amazing FIFA World Cup Form Guide!

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Bonjour! It's June, and that means one thing. It's World Cup time.

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Sport

Gone Fishin': Football Coach Turns Up With Rod To Protest Sacking

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This German football manager did not take his sacking well.

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Sport

'This Isn't Right': Matildas Take On FIFA Over Equal Pay Ahead Of World Cup

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Just days out from the Women's World Cup, the Matildas have taken aim at FIFA over pay.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

I've Seen Nothing Like The Liverpool Fan Park In Madrid On The Weekend

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We’ve conquered all of Europe... We’re never gonna stop... From Paris down to Turkey... We’ve won the f@&$ing lot!

World

World

Champions League 'Streaker' Explains Near-Naked Run

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The woman who decided to jump the fence and run onto the field during the Champions League final in a revealing one-piece has broken her silence. 

Sport

Sport

Hang On, The Cricket World Cup Isn't Actually A Cup

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It's the season for cups. More specifically, World Cups. Sort of.

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Sport

Potty-Mouthed Football Club Is Effing Bloody Glad It Won Playoff

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FC Union Berlin are really happy about their latest football result.

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Sport

William's Fist-Pumping Soccer Celebration Was Fit For A Prince

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Football fan first, Royal Family Member second.

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Sport

Referee Thinks He's A Player, Accidentally Scores Goal During Match

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One referee has forgotten his job role, scoring a goal during a bizarre game in Holland.

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Sport

Penalty Shocker: The Sad Moment Perth Lost The A-League Grand Final

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With the final kick of his career, this Perth player did not exactly cover himself in glory.

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LIVE

Sydney FC Are A-League Champs After Penalty Shootout Win

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Can Sydney FC upset Perth Glory's season before the largest ever domestic football crowd in Australia?

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Sport

Footballer Becomes First Australian Player To Come Out As Gay

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Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has come out as gay -- the first Australian footballer to publicly do so.

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Sport

A-League Fan Evicted From Game Allegedly For Taking Disabled Daughter To Toilet

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Sydney FC beat Melbourne Victory 6-1 to make the A-League grand final against Perth Glory, but few people are talking about that.

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Sport

For 83 Magical Seconds, Liverpool Had The Premier League Title. And Then...

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Manchester City have won the English Premier League, but for a moment there, it was heading the other way.

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Sport

The Aussie Who Holds The Fate Of English Football In His Hands

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So it comes down to this.

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Sport

After Football's Craziest Week, Here's Proof That Aussie EPL Fans Are The World's Best

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This is the story of a very remarkable morning, as experienced by some equally remarkable, and now exceptionally hungover people.

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Sport

Britain Totally Taking Over Europe, Even As It Brexits

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Well it's a football takeover, at least.

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Sport

Champions League Descends Into Further Madness As Spurs Stun Ajax

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Two miracles in two days -- we're heading for an all-English Champions League final.

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Sport

The Football Dive Is So Blatant It's Both Funny And Depressing

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There are actual Olympic divers who do not dive this well.

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Sport

And On The Eighth Day, God Created Lionel Messi

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And Messi was good. Very good. Better than very good. He was perfect.

National

National

Aussie Rules Player Lucky To Escape Quadriplegia After Horror On-Field Accident

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A footballer has been released from a Melbourne hospital after suffering a broken neck during an AFL match on Saturday.

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Sport

Wild Brawl In English Football After Terrible Act Of Bad Sportsmanship

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You rarely see anything like this in football. In AFL, sometimes. In NRL, quite often. But not in English football.

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Sport

Who Wins A Football Match Between 100 Kids And Three Pros?

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It's chaos.

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Sport

The Curse Strikes Again. Every Time Drake Supports A Football Team, They Lose

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Attention footballers: stay away from Drake.

News

News

After A 1386-Day Losing Streak, The Nunawading Lions Are Victorious

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This weekend, the Nunawading Lions broke their 62-game losing streak to finally win a match!

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Sport

After 201 Goals, Tim Cahill Confirms His Retirement From Football

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Australian football great Tim Cahill has confirmed he is hanging up his boots.

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Sport

Teenager Deliberately Misses Penalty And Proves Sportsmanship Isn't Dead

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Beknaz Almazbekov, captain of Turkish football club Galatasaray's U14 team has reminded us that sportsmanship is alive and well.

National

National

Hakeem 'Shocked' By FFA Decision To Support Man Who Could Have Saved Him

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Australia's football federation made its choice for Asian Football Confederation president -- and it's the man who could have saved Hakeem Al-Araibi from detention, but didn't.

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Sport

Forget Egg Boy, Treadmill Boy Is Much More Talented And Entertaining

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Given the events of this week, we should probably call him "leg boy".

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Sport

Footballer Tumbles Down Huge Drop While Celebrating A Goal

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Brazilian footballer Anderson Lopes came crashing back to Earth very quickly while celebrating a goal in Japan's J-League on Saturday.

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Sport

Football Great Maradona Confirms He's Father To Three More Children

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Football legend Diego Maradona has acknowledged he is the father of three children living in Cuba.

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Sport

Whole Town Shuts Down For Most Brutal 'Medieval' Football Match You'll Ever See

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Since the 12th century, the British town of Ashbourne has competed annually in a game of 'medieval football' -- and it is brutal.

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Sport

'Super Mario' Instagrams Goal Celebration Seconds After He Scores

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If you do something amazing, you’ve got to share it on Instagram. This, it seems, is a firm rule of modern life.

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Sport

Sports Journalist's Shockingly Inappropriate Joke At Matildas Match

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It started out with the best of intentions. Really it did.

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Sport

Goalkeeper's Ultimate Up-Yours As He Refuses Orders To Come Off

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Ever received a command from your boss at work that you just flat-out felt like ignoring?

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Sport

Coach's Unbelievably Lewd Gesture As Ronaldo Slumps In Misery

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Ever had a day that went from bad to shocking to just plain embarrassing?

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Sport

Ante Milicic Announced As New Matildas Coach

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The Matildas confirmed that former Socceroos player and assistant coach Ante Milicic will take the team to the World Cup this year.

National

National

'More Strong Than Before': Hakeem al-Araibi Can't Wait To Get Back To Playing Football

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Hakeem al-Araibi has thanked his supporters after he touched down in Melbourne, bringing to an end his months-long ordeal in a Thai prison.

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Sport

'I Will Be More Strong For Australia. I Love This Country. I Will Die In Australia!'

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If these incredible words about Hakeem's adopted country don't give you goose bumps, nothing will.

World

World

Hakeem Al-Araibi Freed And Coming Home After Thai Court Drops Extradition Case

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Australian footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi has been released from Thai prison and is heading home, after prosecutors dropped the push to extradite him back to Bahrain.

World

World

Hakeem Al-Araibi, The Refugee Footballer The World Is Getting Behind

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Hakeem Al-Araibi may be a player for a relatively unknown club in the Victorian National Premier League, but this is a man all of football is getting behind.

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Sport

Pucking Hell! Jose Mourinho Going Splat On Ice Is The Best Thing Ever

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It couldn't have happened to a nicer egomaniac.

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Sport

Cat Invades Pitch At Football Match And Refuses To Leave

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When fans turned up to the Everton match on Saturday night, they expected to see the Blues take on the Wolverhampton Wolves.

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Sport

How To Fill The Live Sport Void In February

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Australia is a sport-loving nation. But we've entered that weird period of the year where there's a lull in live action.

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Sport

The Matildas Head Coach Job Is Up For Grabs... Via Email

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Dust off those resumes, the Matildas head coach position is being advertised on a job seekers' website.

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Sport

'Football's Soul On The Line' In Hakeem Al-Araibi Case, As Craig Foster Campaign Grows

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Former Socceroos captain Craig Foster is spearheading a global push to free Australian soccer player Hakeem al-Araibi from a Bangkok prison, leading a coalition of sports agencies to load pressure on Thai authorities.

World

World

Aussie Refugee Footballer 'Losing Hope' In Thai Prison

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Hakeem Al-Araibi has been locked up in a Thai prison for close to three months but is still no closer to finding out whether he will be allowed to return to Australia or extradited to Bahrain.

News

News

'Say Hi To Your Folks For Me!': Paul Pogba Responds To Aussie's Viral Tweet

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It's a nightmare and a dream come true all in the one Twitter thread.

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Sport

Search Suspended For Missing Plane With Premier League Player Onboard

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Premier League club Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala was onboard a private plane which is now missing.

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Sport

We're Starting To Understand Why The Matildas Coach Was Sacked

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Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic was sacked three days ago after five years in charge, and until now, it was unclear why.

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Sport

Matildas Coach Booted Over 'Unsatisfactory' Team Environment

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Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has been sacked after surveys revealed players were unhappy with the environment and culture of the team.

Sport

Sport

Female Coach Of Men's Football Club Says She Picks The Team "On Penis Size"

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Press conferences can be boring affairs, but not in German football.

Waleed Aly

Waleed Aly

Australia Loves Its Sport, But England Makes It Magic

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I’ve always wanted to go to Anfield.

Sport

Sport

FIFA Demands Release Of Refugee Footballer Detained In Thailand

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International demand is growing for the release of refugee footballer Hakeem Al Araibi, who has been detained in Bangkok since November.

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Sport

Why Are World Footballers So Obsessed With Salt Bae?

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The world's biggest sporting stars are flocking to hang out with a Turkish butcher who went viral in a meme.

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Sport

Every Asian Cup Team Brutally Summarised In A Sentence

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The Asian Cup starts this weekend in the UAE and the Socceroos are defending champs. Here's a super quick rundown of each team's chances.

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Sport

US Commentators And Fans Wowed By Aussie Punter's NFL Drop Kick

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Aussie NFL rookie Micheal Dickson has again wowed fans and commentators for his unique kicking style.

Crime

Crime

Star Football Player Shoots Man Dead After Botched Robbery Attempt

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Two football players were trying to sell an electronic item when one of them fatally shot an 18-year-old man trying to rob them, police said Sunday.

Sport

Sport

Jose Mourinho Gone! Embattled Coach Sacked By Manchester United

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The 'Special One' has a special talent for getting sacked.

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Sport

Tim Cahill's 28-Year-Old Teammate Banned For Claiming To Be 16

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Just two months ago, Gourav Mukhi was celebrating becoming the youngest ever player to score in the Indian Super League.

Sam Duncan

Sam Duncan

Why The A-League Just Can't Afford The Little Guys

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The fact the two new A-League licenses come from Australia’s two biggest markets is no surprise.

Sport

Sport

Huge Backlash As World's Best Footballer Asked To Twerk On Stage

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People are disgusted after the first ever female Ballon D'Or winner was asked to twerk on stage after accepting her award.

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Sport

Football Club Tells Player: "Come Back When You're Not A F*cking Idiot"

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When a beloved player leaves their club, most will get a heartfelt message of thanks for their time with the team.

Sport

Sport

Watch These Innocent Water Bottles Suffer José Mourinho's Violent Wrath

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If this is how José Mourinho reacts when he's happy, we'd hate to see him mad.

World

World

Horror Twist In Footballer's Grisly Mutilation And Murder

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Warning: GRAPHIC IMAGES

Sport

Sport

Wild Scenes As Bus Attack Has Soccer Players Vomiting In The Change Rooms

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Fans have attacked a rival team’s bus on its way to the Copa Libertadores final, leaving players in hospital, the match abandoned and riots overtaking Buenos Aires.

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Sport

Socceroos Beat Lebanon 3-0 But Tim Cahill's Ending Did Not Go To Plan

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So long and thanks for all the goals.

Sport

Sport

A Tribute To Tim Cahill From The Tormented Corner Flags Of The World

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We would like to flag an important issue.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

CNN Sues Trump And Morrison Tries To Secure Indonesia Free Trade

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.