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Adelaide United goalkeeper Daniel Margush impressing in absence of Eugene Galekovic

DANIEL Margush was in disbelief when he was named man-of-the-match in Adelaide United’s goalless draw with Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday night. But don’t expect the rookie goalkeeper to get too carried away spending the $500 he received for his best-on-ground performance. “I’m just going to put it in the bank, which is probably a […]

METROSTARS coach Robbie Saraceno says he is encouraged by his side’s early-season progress after it moved to second on the Premier League soccer table. The Klemzig club maintained its unbeaten record with a comfortable 4-1 win over Adelaide Olympic at TK Shutter Reserve on Saturday. Saraceno said the victory demonstrated improvement from his charges heading […]

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ADELAIDE United coach Guillermo Amor has shut down talk about his future. Adelaide’s most successful coach, who won the double last year, wouldn’t be drawn into the contract debate after SBS’s World Game website claimed Brisbane Roar’s Aloisi brothers — head coach John and assistant Ross — had been signed on a $500,000-plus a year […]

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BRISBANE Roar have suffered yet another injury blow, with attacking weapon Tommy Oar to be sidelined for at least a month with a torn hamstring. Oar limped off in the second half of the Roar’s 3-1 away win over Newcastle on Sunday and scans have revealed a tear. Oar is unlikely to return until the […]

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LOS Angeles Galaxy have made a bid to lure Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Major League Soccer in a record deal, Sports Illustrated reported on its website Wednesday. The magazine’s soccer correspondent, Grant Wahl, reported that “multiple sources” had confirmed the Galaxy’s move to pry the striker away from Manchester United. Ibrahimovic joined the Premier League giants […]

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BOURNEMOUTH defender Tyrone Mings was handed a five-match ban on Wednesday after being found guilty by an independent panel of stamping on the head of Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic during a Premier League game. Bournemouth reacted by saying the club was “extremely disappointed” by the sanction because there was “absolutely no evidence to prove […]

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BARCELONA pulled off the biggest Champions League comeback ever to eliminate Paris Saint-Germain, but is it the best in sporting history? Faced with a 4-0 deficit following the first leg in Paris, Barca won the second leg 6-1 on Wednesday with three of the goals coming from the 88th minute onwards. Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi […]

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SERGI Roberto scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time as Barcelona capped a sensational Champions League fightback to thrash Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 and reach the quarter-finals on Wednesday. Despite Luis Suarez’s early opener, a Layvin Kurzawa own goal and Lionel Messi’s penalty, Barca, who lost the first leg 4-0, looked down and out when […]

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IT was the news neither expected, but for very different reasons. When Sydney FC coach Graham Arnold called his players together after Friday’s defeat of Melbourne Victory, it was to reveal Danny Vukovic and Rhyan Grant had been called up by the Socceroos — two of a host of surprises in the squad to face […]

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