Melbourne City v Glory – 3-3, shit but exiting

This was not a classic, and not for the stuffy nosed puritans. But, this was as an exiting game as I can remember being played in the A-League. Melbourne City took the lead three times, but battling Perth Glory equalised every time. Bruno Fornaroli scored twice for Melbourne, but also missed 2 penalties. Diego Castro … [Read the full story]

Stevie J injuried thumb answering his phone

Steve Johnson has had a set-back to his pre-season with a thumb injury. Greater Western Sydney player (GWS) will require surgery to fix, which will take place next weekend. Stevie J ruptured a tendon in his thumb and will be in a cast for six weeks after the operation. Do you know how he did … [Read the full story]

Jack Wighton to miss rest of season

Canberra winger Jack Wighton is likely to miss the rest of the NRL season after suffering a toe injury on a backyard trampoline. The 19-year-old was a late withdrawal from last Friday’s clash with South Sydney and it was announced he’ll have toe surgery immediately. A club spokesman confirmed it was more than likely Wighton … [Read the full story]

Gwyneth Paltrow loves a bee jab

Gwyneth Paltrow is buzzing about her latest miracle cure for aches and pains. The health freak has been enduring injections of bee venom…and she reckons the jabs have made the pain of an old injury disappear. Gwyneth gushed: “I was recently given bee venom therapy for an old injury and it disappeared. “It’s a little known therapy … [Read the full story]

Brisbane Roar without Broich for Glory clash

Brisbane Roar have suffered a major blow ahead of their pivotal A-League clash against Perth Glory with Thomas Broich ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Roar coach Ange Postecoglou confirmed on Friday that Broich would not travel to Perth for tonight’s match after struggling to recover from the injury he sustained in last weekend’s … [Read the full story]

Emerton is far better than Harry Kewell

Melbourne Victory striker Archie Thompson admits that he sometimes can’t believe that his club has brought Socceroos star Harry Kewell to the Hyundai A-League. Thompson, who has played in three title deciders, winning two of them, has likened Saturday night’s season kick-off against Sydney FC as “grand final level” and says he’s as nervous as … [Read the full story]

Everyone already knows Justin Hodges is a grub

EverySt George great Steve Morris has labelled Justin Hodges a “grub” after he shockingly hammered injured Dragons winger Brett Morris as he lay on the ground at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night. Morris, father to Brett and Josh, said his son was brave to try to play on with the injury for 10 minutes, but … [Read the full story]

Arsene plays the waiting game as Gooners hold their breath over Fabregas

Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal is cautiously taking things “day by day” as it looks to get captain Cesc Fabregas fit for next week’s Champions League trip to Barcelona. The Spain World Cup winner limped out of the Premier League game against Stoke last week with a hamstring problem, and missed the shock League Cup final … [Read the full story]

Cricket Australia block Hussey comeback

Michael Hussey missed the chance to prove the national cricket selectors wrong when Cricket Australia ordered him to sit out a Sheffield Shield game for Western Australia last week. Hussey, who was cut from Australia’s World Cup squad because of a hamstring injury, undertook what he described as a “strenuous” training session on Sunday and … [Read the full story]

One more injury will end Darren Lockyer’s career

Darren Lockyer prepares to kick off his 17th season tonight in NRL All Stars clash at Skilled Park, the 33-year-old Immortal-in-waiting has candidly confronted his league mortality. Lockyer believes that one more major injury would end his glittering playing career and rob him of a richly deserved chance to end his 333-match NRL career on … [Read the full story]

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