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18 June 2018 12:06 PM Jedinak leads from the front with nerves of steel

He doesn't say a lot, he just gets on with it. Aggressive, hard, committed and determined, his first intervention in the game against France was a thumping header in the second minute when he outmuscled Paul Pogba, letting the Frenchman know in no uncertain terms that if he wanted to invade Jedinak's territory he was going to be in for a battle. More than anything 7

15 June 2018 1:04 PM France skipper predicting 'battle' against Socceroos'

"This is an official match, it’s going to be a much higher intensity, the teams are going to fight,it’s going to be a battle, we’ve studied the Australians and it’s going to be a very difficult game," Lloris said through an interpretator. "It’s going to be a battle, we're going to be present int he duals and w’ere also going to add a technical aspect 13

15 June 2018 7:26 AM Silverware on the line in double-edged Capital Football final

United centre back Jack Green reiterated the excitement of his coach about playing against FC as they are a "traditionally strong side" who started the season well. "It is not every year you get to play in a grand final, we have got a lot of young boys and a mix of experience players as well, we are all very excited for the grand final," Green said. With an "inevitable" 12

14 June 2018 10:09 AM Cahill's 'priceless' chance to join the immortals of the game in Russia

Cahill says he is not looking past Australia’s opener in Kazan. Asked whether he would retire from international football, or from the game itself after the tournament, he was adamant that nothing except the game against France mattered at this point in his World Cup preparations. Cahill said he had no regrets about walking out from A-League club Melbourne 13

13 June 2018 11:01 PM Arzani sticks by Nike despite the company withdrawing boots to Iran

Socceroos' starlet Daniel Arzani will continue to honour his contract with Nike despite the sports manufacturer refusing to supply Iranian players with football boots for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The American company withdrew its supply of football gear to the Iranian players and the Iran national team, adhering to president Donald Trump's trade 16

13 June 2018 10:25 PM Fans name Optus Stadium as AFL's best venue, Fyfe as league's MVP

This time last year, Simpson had the league's second-worst approval rating, narrowly ahead of Gold Coast's Rodney Eade, who was later soon sacked. Just 51 per cent of Fremantle fans were satisfied with coach Ross Lyon, who has endured his own season from hell after a sexual harrassment claim from five years ago was revealed in the media recently 10

11 June 2018 2:05 PM 'Once in a lifetime': fathers and eight-year-old sons off to World Cup

Brad Turner got an email from the Fanatics, the business that organises travel to some of the world's most popular events as well as annual Anzac commemorations at Gallipoli and the Western Front. The email was advertising the football World Cup. He forwarded it to two mates who also live on Sydney's northern beaches, Mick Williams and Andrew Smith 8

11 June 2018 11:02 AM Canberra A-League bid left waiting as FFA delay expansion announcement

Canberra could be waiting another week to learn if they've been shortlisted for A-League expansion after Football Federation Australia delayed an announcement on Monday. Canberra were one of 15 bids nervously awaiting a decision but they were left hanging after the FFA failed to deliver on its promise to name a shortlist. Teams submitted an expression 9

9 June 2018 1:31 AM Mr Lebanon: Nabbout flying the flag for his community in Russia

For the best part of six years, Andrew Nabbout has been brushing off a constant advance. Since he was 19, the Lebanese Football Association have been calling him up to their national team. No matter how hard they tried, he kept knocking them back, even in the times when he felt discarded by Australian football. His reason was simple: he never lost hope of playing 10

8 June 2018 1:09 PM List of world's richest athletes is the same old story for women

Other female athletes to make the top 100 have generally been tennis players – in fact, last year eight of the top 10 female earners were tennis players. All grand slams offer equal prize money for the men's and women's draw. In 1971, tennis trailblazer Billie Jean King became the first female athlete to earn $100,000 for a single season in any sport 10