ESSENDON has emerged as a serious contender to play in a historic Good Friday game as the AFL attempts to start the 2015 season with a bang.
North Melbourne coach Brad Scott backs star midfielders Brent Harvey and Daniel Wells to break Brent Macaffer’s tag
NORTH Melbourne coach Brad Scott has backed Brent Harvey or Daniel Wells to break Brent Macaffer’s tag if that’s the way the match-ups pan out in Saturday’s clash with Collingwood.
Carlton players and staff pledge unity via social media ahead of Round 5 clash with Western Bulldogs
CARLTON players and staff have tonight taken to Twitter to try and get fans #UNITED ahead of Sunday’s crunch clash against the Western Bulldogs.
PETER Gordon is bemused.
Justin Westhoff ranks with Jarryd Roughead as one of the best forwards in the AFL, says Power midfield coach Phil Walsh
PORT Adelaide believes it has one of the game’s two best performing forwards in its arsenal as it heads to Perth’s Patersons Stadium to face West Coast this weekend.
THE through-pass was long, hopeful, yet somehow Olivier Giroud turned it into a gift from above.
LIST management and recruiting are inexact sciences. Both are full of opinions and philosophies, successes and failures.
CARLTON is threatening to block what would be a landmark AFL marketing campaign linking it and Collingwood with Disney’s Star Wars empire.
Fremantle Dockers forward Michael Walters set to miss rest of 2014 season after needing ankle surgery
FREMANTLE forward Michael Walters is set to miss the rest of the season after the club decided to send him for ankle surgery.
LUKAS Podolski scored twice as Arsenal came from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1 in the Premier League and provisionally reclaim the last Champions League spot.
RICHMOND has flown a 25-man squad to Brisbane, but forward Tyrone Vickery is not on the plane.
THE Anti-Doping Rule Violation Panel has two new members, for a total of six, according to the recently updated Australian Government Boards website.
SYDNEY FC coach Frank Farina is expecting an early onslaught from Melbourne Victory in Friday night’s blockbuster A-League elimination final at Etihad Stadium.
MELBOURNE Victory captain Mark Milligan says he and his teammates are in the wrong industry if they can’t get themselves up for Friday night’s elimination final against Sydney FC.
Richmond's AFL players have been told to focus on blocking for midfielder Trent Cotchin if he's being heavily tagged by an opponent.
The Score: A new female addition to the umpiring ranks, another Eade on the field, Travis Cloke’s bad run and Lou’s statue
WOMEN ON THE MARCH IN UMPIRING RANKS
Brisbane coaching staffer Peter Schwab says Richmond captain Trent Cotchin will come under gaze of Lion taggers
BRISBANE head of coaching and development Peter Schwab says Richmond captain Trent Cotchin should expect another mauling at the Gabba tomorrow night.
A HEARTBREAKING injury time own goal to skipper John Hutchinson sees Central Coast Mariners lose 1-0 to FC Seoul in the Asian Champions League.
A-LEAGUE clubs have been participating in the AFC Champions League since 2007; Adelaide United made the final in 2008, but the continental competition showcasing the best Asia has to offer has never...
NATHAN Coe could have been forgiven for allowing himself a semblance of personal satisfaction.
THE Premiership is run and won, and now it’s anyone’s game over three sudden death weeks of A-League finals football.
Star Carlton midfielder Chris Judd strong chance to play his first game of 2014 against Western Bulldogs, says McKay
CARLTON star Chris Judd is a strong chance to play his first game of 2014, according to Blues Football Operations Manager Andrew McKay.
PROFESSIONAL Footballers Australia (PFA) will award former Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer with its highest honour, the Alex Tobin Medal.
Toni Kroos says he will see out his contact with Bayern Munich and denies he has received an offer from Manchester United.
Some 45,275 tickets for this year's World Cup in Brazil are still up for grabs, although all knock-out round games have sold out.
Influential Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be out of English Premier League action for about two weeks due to a leg muscle injury.
Aston Villa, who are just four points above the relegation zone with five games remaining, have suspended assistant manager and a key official.
Sydney FC coach Frank Farina says he won't let the constant scrutiny over his job affect him or his side as the battle for a spot in the semis.
The Wanderers are refusing to rest on their laurels and say they are determined to win their final ACL group match.
The Central Coast Mariners have lost 1-0, via an injury-time own goal, to FC Seoul in the Asian Champions League.
PORT Adelaide believes its midfield and West Coast’s midfield are among the most exciting in the league and will be influential over the next few seasons.
German second division Kaiserslautern haven't won in Munich for 17 years, but they're hoping holders Bayern Munich's recent form will continue.
Roma captain Francesco Totti, Verona striker Luca Toni and Udinese forward Antonio Di Natale have all been ruled out of Italy's World Cup squad.
Australians hold about 50,000 tickets for the World Cup in Brazil, the fifth-most of any nation.