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Michael Bridges surprised by Harry Kewell's move into management

2018-09-27T06:16:20Z

The former Leeds United teammates have both set their sights on coaching after hanging up the boots.

But Bridges has revealed to Goal his surprise at seeing Kewell make the move, admitting his habits as a player didn't make him appear to be managerial material. 

Bridges himself has an eye on coaching himself and will be an assistant to Luke Wilkshire at Wollongong Wolves.

Read the full story here. 

Mane and Salah's super Liverpool combo

2018-09-27T05:30:54Z

There's been talk of a rift between the two Liverpool stars, but the stats suggest a different story.

The pair have been key to the Reds fine early form and despite one or two ignored passes, have been linking up better than ever.

Check out the stats and Chelsea match preview here.

Mark Bresciano's bold career move

2018-09-27T04:00:00Z

The Socceroos legend is opening up his own medicinal marijuana company.

Having decided to stay away from football, the Australian has set his sights on a grass of a very different kind. 

Read the full story here.

Brisbane Roar promote academy product

2018-09-27T02:44:31Z

Aaron Reardon has earned an A-League contract with Brisbane Roar.

The 19-year-old defender has impressed enough in the club's academy to earn a spot in John Aloisi's side for the coming season.

"On behalf of our club, I'd like to congratulate Aaron on signing his first professional contract," Aloisi said.

"He is a young talented footballer who has worked extremely hard over the years and deserves this opportunity.

"We are confident Aaron has the ability to play a significant role this season."

Check out every current A-League squad here. 

Rhys Williams set for Socceroos recall?

2018-09-27T01:23:32Z

Australian defender Rhys Williams has revealed Graham Arnold is keeping tabs on him in Saudi Arabia.

The 30-year-old last played for the Socceroos in 2013 and told the Daily Football Show he's keen to work his way back into the squad.

In his favour is a coach clearly interested in him with Arnold's staff making contact with Williams to see how he is going in the Middle East. 

Read the full story here. 

WATCH: Mustafa Amini scores brace in Danish Cup

2018-09-27T00:37:15Z

Socceroos hopeful Mustafa Amini has struck twice for Danish club AGF this morning.

Amini scored his side's first two goals in a 5-1 win over lower league side Aarhus Fremad in the DBU Pokalen.

Having broken out under Graham Arnold at Central Coast Mariners, Amini was recalled to the Socceroos for a recent training camp and has boosted his chances of playing against Kuwait in October with two clinical strikes.

Amini putting his afro to good use with a first-half header before adding a second shortly after the break. 

Check out the goals below. 

Socceroo Sainsbury's fast start at PSV

2018-09-27T00:17:16Z

Trent Sainsbury has scored on his starting debut for PSV.

The Australian defender netted his side's second goal in an ultimate 4-0 win over Excelsior Maassluis.

Both he and Aziz Behich played a full 90 minutes for the first time with their new club as they look to seal a spot in the starting side. 

Check out Sainsbury's goal here. 

Sydney Derby locked in for FFA Cup semi-finals

2018-09-26T11:42:28Z

Western Sydney Wanderers will host Sydney FC in the FFA Cup semi-finals in what stands to be a huge local derby in early October.

Elsewhere, Bentleigh Greens and Adelaide United will face off after both secured quarter-final wins on Wednesday night.

Read the match report here. 

Why you need to play FIFA 19...

2018-09-26T08:36:54Z

Goal's Kieran Francis tells you why you have to get your hands on EA Sports new classic as soon as possible.

Seven reasons why you need FIFA 19

Jamie Maclaren facing several weeks out with injury

2018-09-26T05:01:14Z

Australian striker Jamie Maclaren could be out of action for up to seven weeks after a back injury was worse than first thought.

Scans have revealed the extent of an injury that's seen Maclaren miss club side Hibernian's past two games.

The injury means the attacker is now all but certain to miss Graham Arnold's first game in charge of the Socceroos in October against Kuwait. 

Read more about the injuries set to cause Arnold an early headache here. 

Who are fastest players in the A-League?

2018-09-26T04:42:31Z

Usain Bolt could be on his way, but for now FIFA 19 has given us a glimpse at the fastest players currently in the A-League.

From a Scottish flyer to Sydney FC speedster, the competition won't be short on speed this season.

Check out the 10 fastest players here.

Kwabena Appiah exclusive

2018-09-26T02:15:33Z

The former A-League winger spoke to Goal about his move to South Korea and how ACL success led him back to Asia.

Raised in Western Sydney, Appiah revealed the strong connection he'll always have with the Wanderers and how he's overcome his struggles in front of goal to fire in the K-League.

Read the full story here.

Diving Daniel at it again

2018-09-26T01:38:08Z

Arzani is arguably the most talented Australian player since Harry Kewell, but he still has bad habits.

The 19-year-old was punished by the referee for going down too easy during a match in Scotland.

Read about Arzani's flop

Can the Jets fly high again this season?

2018-09-25T14:59:53Z

After going so close last season, Newcastle Jets must pick themselves back up as they attempt to find some A-League consistency.

From interesting recruitment to a potential lack of goals, Goal takes a look at what could be a challenging season ahead for the Jets.

Read the full preview here and hear from former Jets striker Michael Bridges.