Michael Cockerill Mark Jones isn't going to get a free ride now that he's coach of Newcastle Jets. But he will get a clear run at making a go of one of the toughest gigs in the A-League because he's a local. If you think that doesn't matter, or shouldn't matter, then you don't know what makes the Novocastrian football community tick.
Michael Lynch Goalscoring sensation Bruno Fornaroli has been rewarded for his efforts last season by being handed the captain's armband by Melbourne City for the upcoming A-League season.
All the action from week six of the EPL.
Caden Helmers Ange Postecoglou is undecided as to whether Tom Rogic has done enough to sew up the Socceroos' No.10 role.
Michael Lynch With his restless energy, and reputation for not suffering fools gladly, it's easy enough to get the wrong impression of Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou.
Michael Lynch It does sound like the pot calling the kettle black – world soccer's governing body, FIFA, trying to tell any other organisation how to improve its governance procedures.
Canberra United has re-signed inaugural captain Ellie Brush for the 2016-17 W-League season.
Jason Dasey Signing with the Indian champions might not seem the obvious way to get a taste of the English club you've followed all of your life. But that's exactly what happened to former A-League midfielder Cameron Watson when he made his competitive debut for Bengaluru FC.
Michael Lynch Melbourne City boss John van 't Schip was wearing a satisfied smile as he came to face the media after his side's demolition of a lacklustre Western Sydney Wanderers on Wednesday night, as well he might.