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Harry Kewell has been recognised by the PFA for his outstanding contribution to Australian football. For Harry Kewell, a rare bit of reflection has unearthed just how tough a road there is to acceptance. Acceptance that for all you've achieved, there could have been more. Acceptance that not everyone likes you. And acceptance that there'll be plenty of tough days to come, given his stated desire to progress from his current role as under-21 coach for Watford to mentor at the highest level in Europe. But acceptance is where Kewell, 38, has landed at long last. It wasn't always so for the man voted
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts preview Round 10 of the A-League, where leaders Sydney FC meet second-place Melbourne City. Coach Tony Popovic says Western Sydney will be out to right some recent wrongs in Saturday's A-League clash against the Melbourne Victory. The Wanderers slumped to a 3-0 defeat when the two sides met last month at AAMI Park -- despite looking by far the more assured and accomplished team on the night. Some chaotic defending at the back and a lack of cutting edge upfront opened the door for Victory, but Popovic's main takeaway from the match was that Western Sydney were on the right track. Western Sydney Wanderers Melbourne Victory 8:50 AM UTC Game Details Live football odds with bet365.
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts preview Round 10 of the A-League, where leaders Sydney FC meet second-place Melbourne City. Coach Kevin Muscat can't understand why Melbourne Victory has been so "severely disadvantaged" by the rescheduling of last month's earthquake-affected match against the Wellington Phoenix. Victory has been handed a nightmare A-League assignment early in the new year with the round seven clash at Westpac Stadium to be played on Tuesday, January 17 -- four days before another away assignment in Perth Glory. Muscat is fully aware of the complexities surrounding A-League fixturing but said it was an
Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts preview Round 10 of the A-League, where leaders Sydney FC meet second-place Melbourne City. The Western Sydney Wanderers are set to get their long-desired A-League safe standing section after it was included in the final plans for Parramatta's new stadium. The NSW Government on Thursday revealed the eye-catching design for the new 30,000-capacity boutique stadium to be built on the site of the Wanderers' original home ground of Pirtek Stadium. The venue, also home to NRL club the Parramatta Eels, is set to be completed in 2019 and feature the steepest grandstands in Australia that will
Before the game, Scott Cross reminded his UT Arlington players they had a chance to make their mark on program history. ''He was like, 'This would be the biggest win in school history,''' guard Erick Neal said. Kevin Hervey scored 15 points and UTA beat a Top 25 team for the first time, shocking previously unblemished No.
Matias Almeyda has improved Chivas' fortunes since becoming manager in 2015. GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Former Argentina international Matias Almeyda believes he is improving as a coach with the challenge of managing all-Mexican side Chivas in a Liga MX that is becoming increasingly dominated by imports. The Guadalajara-based team has a long-standing policy of only fielding Mexican players, while the new 10/8 Liga MX rule for the Apertura 2016 allows up to 10 players from abroad in each match-day squad. "Playing only with Mexicans makes you think double or triple as much in