Ante Milicic seems like a left-field choice as the new coach of the Matildas but Football Federation Australia is convinced he ticks every box.
They're 10 points adrift of the current A-League leaders but Adam Le Fondre says Sydney FC won't be "chucking in the towel" in the race for the premiership.
Football Federation Australia has confirmed Ante Milicic will coach the Matildas at the Women's World Cup in France later this year.
Arjen Robben has bad memories of Anfield as his Bayern Munich side prepares for the first leg of its Champions League clash with Liverpool.
Italian Serie C club Pro Piacenza have been thrashed 20-0 by hosts Cuneo after starting the match with just seven players.
The Wolves moved into the quarter-finals after Ivan Cavaleiro's first-half goal sealed a 1-0 victory at Championship club Bristol City.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos earned a staggering 25th red card for the club in Sunday's 2-1 defeat at home to Girona.
Cardiff's need for reinforcements could hardly have been greater.
Newport County, who are ranked 82 places below City in English football's standings, gave the Premier League giants a fright in their fifth-round stoush.
Sydney FC have dodged potential disaster against Central Coast, with an Adam Le Fondre penalty salvaging a 1-1 draw with the A-League battlers.
Roly Bonevacia says he'd love to stay at Western Sydney, but hasn't ruled out a potential move to play under Tony Popovic at Perth Glory.
Given the nasty fallout from the axing of Alen Stajcic, Milicic will be walking into a rather tricky environment.
Cardiff City could launch a negligence claim against Nantes as soon as this week if an official report finds Emiliano Sala was flown to his death by a pilot who did not have the correct licence.
Roly Bonevacia set up the opener, scored the second and supplied the assist for Wanderers' third at Coopers Stadium on Saturday night.
Sydney FC have won their third W-League championship after beating Perth Glory 4-2 in a thrilling grand final on Saturday in Kogarah.
But Bobby Despotovski conceded it didn't have much of an impact on how the match unfolded, with "three world-class goals" putting his side to the sword.
Teammates at Reading and Bolton, Jem Karacan and Adam Le Fondre will renew their friendly rivalry in the A-League on Sunday at Leichhardt Oval.
Kevin Muscat has hailed the timely emergence of Elvis Kamsoba as Melbourne Victory continue to negotiate the injury speed bumps blighting their A-League campaign.
Undermanned Newcastle stun Melbourne City 3-1 at Marvel Stadium, in a result that revives the visitors' finals hopes.
It's the third time Melbourne Victory and Wellington Phoenix have drawn this season, but coming away with just one point could haunt both teams as finals approach.
Saturday's W-League grand final could be the last club match on home soil for Perth and Matildas superstar Sam Kerr, for whom a European move is beckoning.
At least 30 A-League jerseys were requested with Sam Kerr's name on the back, proving the Matildas star is transcending gender boundaries in Australian sport.
Saturday's W-League decider will be grand final number seven for Sydney FC defender Alanna Kennedy.
Former Socceroos assistant coach Ante Milicic is the FFA's top pick for the vacant Matildas post but a deal is yet to be finalised.
The Alen Stajcic sacking has sparked a wave of disenchantment with Football Federation Australia that has left its public standing at arguably its lowest ebb.
The Premier League giants have released their financial figures, including the full cost of their decision to sever ties with the Portuguese manager.
Arsenal have suffered a surprise 1-0 loss at Bate Borisov in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 clash, with London rivals Chelsea winning 2-1 at Malmo.
Caitlin Foord has found solace in the W-League from the bitter fall-out from Stajcic's sacking.
Sydney FC's captain says he is more convinced to play on now than he was this time last year.
Ros Moriarty has called for the FFA to undertake a review into its management and establish a specific pathway for female players and women's national teams.