A-League Rd 22 - Central Coast v Melbourne

City seizes third with manic win over Mariners

A BIZARRE and eventful 3-2 win over Central Coast on Sunday has seen Melbourne City retake the advantage in the tumultuous battle for third spot.

LATE TACKLE What’s the opposite of a flat track bully?

LIVERPOOL would be top of the league if it was a competition for the top six alone. Yet defeats to lower ranked sides leave them scrambling for a top four finish.

Ban Zlatan learns fate after Mings elbow

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic will miss a massive FA Cup tie with Chelsea plus more games after he accepted a lengthy ban for his elbow on Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings.

Roos Ange’s biggest bolter yet in shock 30-man squad

SOCCEROOS boss Ange Postecoglou has sprung the biggest selection shock of his tenure, choosing an 18-year-old A-League prospect in his World Cup qualifying squad.

Algarve Video: Matildas’ late comeback to top group

THE Matildas are through to the final of the Algarve Cup after 16-year-old Ellie Carpenter scored a dramatic 84th minute winner to seal a comeback win over China.

Margush still pinching himself over United chance

Margush still pinching himself over United chance

ADELAIDE United goalkeeper Daniel Margush couldn’t believe it when he was told he was man of the match against the Wanderers, so what’s he going to do with the $500?

Mental edge? No way, say Victory

Mental edge? No way, say Victory

AFTER a 1-0 victory on Friday night Sydney FC thinks it might have Melbourne Victory’s measure. But one of Victory’s stars says his team is still chock-full of belief.

Arsenal rocked as rampant Reds punish Sanchez risk

Arsenal rocked as rampant Reds punish Sanchez risk

ARSENE Wenger’s decision to leave Alexis Sanchez on the bench backfired as first half goals from Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane set Liverpool on course for a 3-1 win over Arsenal.

‘Out of touch’ FFA needs football insiders

‘Out of touch’ FFA needs football insiders

AUSTRALIAN greats and former insiders have united in calling for more soccer nous to be added to the Football Federation Australia board.