Most Australian fans would be most familiar with Scottish striker Ross McCormack for his central role in what, these days, was inevitably dubbed "gate-gate" earlier this year.
Michael Lynch Defending W-League champions Melbourne City are determined to make it a three-peat of titles and have snapped up two of the Matildas stars for the new season to ensure they will be serious championship contenders once more.
Eamonn Tiernan Matildas veteran Heather Garriock says players must commit to one sport if women are to become fully professional.
Michael Lynch It's a widely held view that this season Tim Cahill, who turns 38 in December, will be lacing up his boots for the last time. But he says it's way too early to make that call.
Chris Dutton, Jack Howard Canberra United star Michelle Heyman hopes cricket and basketball join the wave of momentum of support.
England veteran Laura Bassett will join Canberra United for the W-League season.
Michael Lynch For the semi-professionals of South Melbourne, Wednesday night's FFA Cup quarter-final is about revenge and redemption. But if they are going to make it through to the semi-finals they will have to do so without their skipper, Bradley Norton.
Michael Lynch Socceroo skipper Mile Jedinak is the headline inclusion in the 30-man preliminary squad selected by coach Ange Postecoglou for Australia's crucial World Cup play-offs with Syria in early October.