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7 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Young WA soccer star loses cancer battle

One of the country's most promising soccer players, Perth striker Dylan Tombides, has died age 20 after a battle with testicular cancer.

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16 hrs ago | Blaze

Melbourne Rovers get cosy with soccer star Harry Kewell

The Melbourne Rovers were welcome guests to the final Melbourne Hearts A-League game for the 2013/14 season last week.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Age

Heart and soul: Ali Abbas has been a constant and a standout for Sydney FC this season.

Heart and soul: Ali Abbas has been a constant and a standout for Sydney FC this season.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Football.co.uk

Golden boy Kewell leaves Aussies seeking new stars

The end of Harry Kewell's injury-blighted career has given another reminder of the contrast between Australia's "golden generation" and the more modest current squad as they head towards the World Cup.

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The Straits Times

Football: Golden boy Kewell leaves Aussies seeking new stars

Stormers openside flanker Siya Kolisi is tackled by Reds outside centre Ben Tapuai during the Super 15 rugby union match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on March 29, 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Yahoo!

Schwarzer to be honoured with Tobin medal

The PFA announced Schwarzer, who retired from international football in November as Australia's most-capped player with 109 appearances in the green and gold, would become the sixth recipient of the annual award.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Yahoo!

A-League Rd 27 - Melbourne Heart v Western Sydney

APRIL 12: Harry Kewell of the Heart is chaired off the field after playing his final match and retiring from football during the round 27 A-League match between Melbourne Heart and the Western Sydney Wanderers at AAMI Park on April 12, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Examiner.com

Film Review: Next Goal Wins

Fittingly after 13 years, 13 being the number of goals Australia's Archie Thompson scored that night, the film Next Goal Wins has arrived, telling us the story of the American Samoan Men's National Team.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Yahoo!

Popovic 'pleased' with Santalab ruling

Western Sydney's Brendon Santalab is "pleased" the racial abuse case against him has been dropped and is now ready to move on, according to coach Tony Popovic.

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Fox Sports

Tim Cahill finds the perfect fit for his relentless spirit in New York

New York midfielder Tim Cahill moved to MLS in search of a project. He found it with the Red Bulls.

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BleacherReport

2014 World Cup Tactics Board: Analysing Ange Postecoglou's Australia

Welcome to the latest edition of our 2014 World Cup tactics board, where we take a look at each of the 32 competing nations in the finals in Brazil and assess what they might hope to achieve during the tournament.

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International Business Times

Top 3 Aussie Players to Watch at the World Cup 2014

The n national association football team would be representing the country in its fourth World Cup appearance, following its previous appearances in 1974, 2006 and 2010.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Blaze

Australia's major sports unite to sign landmark anti-homophobia policy

CEOs from the Australian Football League, Australia Rugby Union, National Rugby League, Football Federation of Australia and Cricket Australia signed an agreement on Wednesday committing to ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for players, coaches, and fans regardless of sexual identity.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Bradenton.com

5 Australia players to watch at the World Cup

Despite having a squad containing some new, inexperienced players, Australia coach Ange Postecoglou is undaunted by the task facing him.

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ABC News

5 Australia Players to Watch at the World Cup

Australia will be returning for its third consecutive World Cup with its toughest assignment to date - Group B matches against defending champion Spain, 2010 finalist Netherlands and Chile.

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Washington Times

Australia faces difficult task at World Cup

With a new coach and an unfamiliar squad, Australia is promising a return to attacking football at the World Cup in Brazil .

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The Age

A-League All-Stars: Josep Gombau says his style has won fans over

Josep Gombau believes his style of coaching has struck a chord with the Australian football public after being voted to take charge of the A-League All Stars against Juventus in August.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Age

No big-name influx from City planned as Heart looks to rebuild

Melbourne Heart boss John van 't Schip and the A-League club's football manager, John Didulica, will be arriving at the City of Manchester Stadium within weeks to run the rule over a host of potential additions to the club's playing list.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Age

John Aloisi's brother is one to watch, but FFA and A-League are looking the other way

Let's talk about the "other" Aloisi - Ross. John's older brother, the player who didn't convert the winning penalty to end 32 years of World Cup heartache, the one whose playing career was good without being glamorous, the one who didn't retire with untold riches in the bank, the one who has had to work outside football to make a living.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Age

Tim Cahill

Australia might have been given the toughest task of any nation at the World Cup but that hasn't stopped fans buying the second-highest number of tournament match tickets from any foreign country.

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