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16 March 2016 1:03 PM Sydney continue strong ACL form after upset win over Pohang

Sydney, who haven't won their last eight A-League matches, dating back to their 2-1 win over Western Sydney Wanderers on 16 January, produced a strong first-half performance and were ultimately rewarded through Chris Naumoff in the 42nd minute. A clever George Blackwood through ball found Naumoff, whose sliding finish, from an acute angle, beat Pohang 16

16 March 2016 12:08 AM Jesse Hogan fires back at David Schwarz over goalkicking

Gun Melbourne forward Jesse Hogan says critics of his kicking style, chiefly ex-Demon David Schwarz, can take a walk. The Rising Star award winner was off-colour in his last NAB Challenge hit-out, kicking 2.2 and shanking two set shots, but didn't miss when he fired back at Schwarz, who called his goalkicking a disgrace. "His accuracy was about 58 (per cent) 12

15 March 2016 2:50 AM Wilkinson replaces Spiranovic for Socceroos

Injury has seen Matthew Spiranovic ruled out of Australia's World Cup qualifiers, replaced in the squad by Alex Wilkinson. Melbourne City defender Alex Wilkinson has replaced the injured Matthew Spiranovic in Australia's squad for upcoming World Cup qualifiers. Spiranovic is sidelined with a calf strain and missed Hangzhou Greentown's 1-0 loss to Shijiazhuang 16

14 March 2016 12:09 PM Melbourne Victory midfielder Leigh Broxham says rest is a necessary evil

A-League: Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat says his side couldn't be any more disappointed after their 5-0 thumping from Brisbane Roar on Saturday night. MIDFIELDER Leigh Broxham says he was OK with coach Kevin Muscat’s decision to rest him from Saturday night’s clash with Brisbane. What then unfolded in the 5-0 loss to the Roar ultimately made it an uncomfortable 15

13 March 2016 5:28 PM England eye Grand Slam finale against France after claiming Six Nations

Edinburgh: Eddie Jones' England side were crowned Six Nations champions Sunday with one round of matches remaining following France's 29-18 defeat by Scotland at Murrayfield. The former Wallabies coach saw his team defeat Wales 25-21 in Twickenham Saturday to remain on course for a Grand Slam and can now no longer be overhauled even if they lose their 9

13 March 2016 12:55 PM US election: Trump stares down protest ‘thugs’

A protester, centre left, and a Trump supporter, centre right, scuffle during a rally for Donald Trump in Cleveland, Ohio. Donald Trump yesterday trained his fire on protesters disrupting his rallies, branding them “thugs” and extremists, as White House rivals warned the Republican’s heated rhetoric was dangerously fanning tensions. Democratic frontrunner 14

13 March 2016 11:37 AM Trump invigorated despite mounting tensions

Cleveland (AFP) - An invigorated Donald Trump will appear at a handful of rallies Sunday despite a climate of growing tension, as his White House rivals warn that the Republican's heated rhetoric is fanning dangerous flames. The brash billionaire, who is leading the race for his party's presidential nomination in spite of incendiary rhetoric and hostile 14

12 March 2016 1:15 PM Perth Glory pump nine-man Central Coast Mariners 4-0 as Andy Keogh scores second-half brace

A-League: Catch all the highlights from the round 23 clash between Perth Glory and Central Coast Mariners. PERTH Glory took advantage of some madness from a nine-man Central Coast, punishing the cellar dwellar 4-0 at nib Stadium last night to continue the WA outfit’s resurgence. Andy Keogh scored a second-half brace, becoming the first Glory player to score 30

12 March 2016 11:15 AM Five-star Roar crush Victory at Suncorp

Jamie Maclaren celebrates with Corey Brown after scoring in the opening half. Left out of the Socceroos squad announced midweek, Maclaren scored twice in four first-half minutes and completed his treble late to lead the hosts into top spot. A second-half downpour failed to halt Brisbane’s momentum as they added three goals to a 2-0 half-time lead in an ominous 16

12 March 2016 8:29 AM Wellington Phoenix defeat Sydney FC 3-1 at Allianz Stadium to virtually write off finals hopes

A-League: Blake Powell and Hamish Watson have given Sydney FC a headache early on in their clash, finding the back of the net twice in two minutes. IN a stunning implosion, Sydney FC just about wrote off their own finals hopes in front of their shocked home fans at Allianz Stadium. With only a handful of matches remaining in the regular season this was nothing 31