• Mariners and Phoenix slump to stalemate Central Coast's A-League finals push is at risk of slipping away after a goalless draw with Wellington left them lagging in eighth at the turn of the year. Dec 31
  • City wait on Fornaroli's A-League fitness Melbourne City coach Warren Joyce believes Ross McCormack and Bruno Fornaroli could flourish in the same A-League side - if only his captain could get fit and he could find a way to get them into the same squad. Dec 30
  • Next fortnight to define WSW season: Josep Josep Gombau has laid out his plans for Western Sydney's new start in 2018, naming results as the top priority and the next fortnight as season-defining. Dec 30
  • Lowe in awe of 'bloody good' Sydney FC If anyone is painfully aware of Sydney FC's unstoppable force, it's the man whose A-League side fell victim to the reigning champions' most complete performance yet. Dec 30
  • Lukaku, Zlatan injured in Man Utd draw Manchester United slipped to third in the Premier League as they were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Southampton at Old Trafford and their top two strikers both suffered potentially serious injuries. Dec 30
  • Roma and Lazio denied by VAR technology AS Roma were twice denied a goal by the video assistant referee in a 1-1 draw at home to Sassuolo in Serie A on Saturday while Benevento finally won their first top-flight match, beating Chievo 1-0. Dec 30
  • United red-faced again in Southampton draw Manchester United have failed to win for a fourth successive Premier League game as they were held to a goalless draw by Southampton at Old Trafford. Dec 30
  • Lukaku stretchered off with head injury Manchester United's leading scorer Romelu Lukaku was carried off on a stretcher in the first half of his side's Premier League game at home to Southampton with an apparent head injury. Dec 30
  • Aloisi proud after Roar record rare win Brisbane Roar coach John Aloisi heaped praise on his players following their stirring 2-1 win A-League over Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium. Dec 30
  • Pardew says Baggies will come out swinging West Brom boss Alan Pardew has vowed Albion will go on the offensive to save their Premier League skins. Dec 30
  • Britton rejects Swansea role to play on Swansea midfielder Leon Britton has turned down a role in new manager Carlos Carvalhal's backroom staff to focus on his playing career for the remainder of the season. Dec 30
  • Ruthless Sydney FC put six past Glory Graham Arnold has hailed Sydney FC's 6-0 hammering of Perth as the best performance he's seen in the A-League. Dec 30
  • A reduced Roar still too strong for Reds A 10-man Brisbane Roar outfit lost their skipper Matt McKay to a red card but still recorded a dramatic 2-1 win over Adelaide United at Coopers Stadium on Saturday. Dec 30
  • Mariners eye A-League recruits in January Central Coast are open for business in January, but only if coach Paul Okon can find an already match-fit addition to his A-League side. Dec 30
  • Burns returns to A-League's Phoenix A-League-topping striker Nathan Burns has agreed to return to the ailing Wellington Phoenix, hoping to rekindle the goal-producing form of his 2014-15 season. Dec 29
  • Napoli reach halfway as Serie A leaders A first-half goal from club record scorer Marek Hamsik has given Napoli a 1-0 win at Crotone, ensuring they will reach the halfway point of the Serie A season as leaders. Dec 29
  • Mourinho queries Klopp over Van Dijk move Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has questioned Liverpool's Juergen Klopp over their decision to sign defender Virgil van Dijk for a record fee, reminding him he was once critical of Paul Pogba's move to Old Trafford. Dec 29
  • FFA wins club v country stoush Australia will send a full-strength side to the under-23 Asian Championships next month after a tribunal found in favour of FFA's right to select key A-League players for its national teams. Dec 29
  • Injury-hit Jets braced for Sydney struggle Newcastle's A-League bubble burst at the hands of Melbourne Victory on Friday night, and coach Ernie Merrick has warned that worse could be yet to come. Dec 29
  • Confident Victory shoot up A-League A defensive dilemma looms for Melbourne Victory but coach Kevin Muscat has urged his side to celebrate their return to rich A-League form. Dec 29