2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia; France coach Didier Deschamps; Socceroos star Tom Rogic

2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia; France coach Didier Deschamps; Socceroos star Tom Rogic

MANCHESTER United forward Anthony Martial and Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette have both been left out of France‚Äôs World Cup squad. The Premier League pair were not in the 23-man group announced by coach Didier Deschamps to face Australia in their first match on June 16. Instead they were included on …

Perth Glory’s appointment of coach Tony Popovic heralds a new era for the club

Perth Glory’s appointment of coach Tony Popovic heralds a new era for the club

Posted May 17, 2018 16:00:40 Photo: The signing of Tony Popovic is a statement of intent from Perth Glory. (AAP Image: Dean Lewins) Related Story: Lowe axed as Glory coach after missing out on A-League finals The signing of Tony Popovic is a statement of intent Perth Glory is no …

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika stands by Israel Folau after online posts about homosexuality

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika stands by Israel Folau after online posts about homosexuality

Posted May 17, 2018 09:02:47 Photo: Israel Folau has made a number of online posts condemning homosexuality. (AP: Niall Carson) Related Story: Folau tweets video warning against tolerating same-sex marriage Related Story: Folau stands by ‘gays go to hell’ comment and says he’s ready to walk away from rugby Wallabies …

Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica vows to secure club’s top talent

Sydney FC head coach Steve Corica vows to secure club’s top talent

Posted May 16, 2018 19:35:17 Photo: Steve Corica says re-signing the club’s overseas playing talent is a top priority. (ABC News: Patrick Galloway) Related Story: Victory hands Sydney FC extra-time heartbreak to reach grand final Related Story: ‘Greatest A-League goal ever’: McGree lights up finals with stupendous scorpion kick For …

World Cup: Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk trims squad to 26, Jamie Maclaren misses out

World Cup: Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk trims squad to 26, Jamie Maclaren misses out

Posted May 15, 2018 06:42:27 Photo: Striker Jamie Maclaren (top) is in form for Scottish side Hibernian, but he is not in the Socceroos’ World Cup plans. (Reuters: Russell Cheyne, file photo) Related Story: Meet Bert Van Marwijk: The Dutch pragmatist taking Australia to the world Related Story: Arzani and …

Nic Naitanui tackle: West Coast coach Adam Simpson scathing after penalty upheld

Nic Naitanui tackle: West Coast coach Adam Simpson scathing after penalty upheld

Updated May 10, 2018 15:04:02 Related Story: Should Nic Naitanui cop a one-week AFL ban for this tackle? Related Story: ‘Are we serious?’ Naitanui suspension for tackle stuns AFL world West Coast Coach Adam Simpson has hit back at the concept of a “Nic rule” that forces bigger players to …

Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk suggests teams should have options to consult video referee – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk suggests teams should have options to consult video referee – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated May 07, 2018 12:08:24 Photo: Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk says there is still plenty of tinkering to be done with video assistant referees in football. (AAP: Brendan Esposito) Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk is not thinking about how he would react if Australia conceded the type of controversial …

Rugby Australia, Super Rugby not doing game any favours, axed sevens coach Andy Friend says

Rugby Australia, Super Rugby not doing game any favours, axed sevens coach Andy Friend says

Posted May 05, 2018 12:40:48 Photo: Andy Friend coached the Brumbies as recently as 2011 but doesn’t even follow Super Rugby anymore. (Supplied: ARU media) Less than a month after losing his job as Australia’s rugby sevens coach, Andy Friend is disillusioned with what is going on in the game. …

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay livid with NRL officials after controversial loss to Brisbane Broncos

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Dean Pay livid with NRL officials after controversial loss to Brisbane Broncos

Posted May 04, 2018 06:38:02 Photo: Moses Mbye (centre) was given his marching orders with a minute to go for a professional foul, sparking Bulldogs outrage. (AAP: Dan Peled) Related Story: Broncos edge out Bulldogs in controversial finish Fuming Canterbury coach Dean Pay may soon get even angrier with the …

Justin Langer named as new Australian men’s cricket coach, replacing Darren Lehmann

Justin Langer named as new Australian men’s cricket coach, replacing Darren Lehmann

Updated May 03, 2018 07:47:00 Photo: Cricket Australia have put an end to speculation, naming Justin Langer as the new Australian coach across all formats of the game. (AAP: Tony McDonough) Cricket Australia has confirmed Western Australia coach and former Test batsman Justin Langer as the new man in charge …