Second NZ franchise mooted for A-League

New A-League boss Greg O'Rourke says a second NZ franchise could join Wellington Phoenix in the A-League if the competition expands.

Mourinho, Conte keep mum over touchline spat

London (AFP) - Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte refused to divulge the content of a terse touchline exchange between them after the London club's 4-0 win.


WSW nowhere near good enough yet: Popovic

Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says there is much work still to be done if the league's youngest outfit are to reach a fourth A-League grand final in five years.


Dzeko still on top as Roma, Milan nudge Juventus

Milan (AFP) - Edin Dzeko took his Serie A scoring lead to eight goals in nine games as Roma outclassed Palermo 4-1 to reclaim second spot and move to within two points off leaders Juventus on Sunday.


Marseille hold PSG in drab 'Classique'

Paris (AFP) - There was nothing "Classique" about it as Paris Saint-Germain and bitter rivals Marseille conjured up an uninspiring 0-0 draw in relentless rain in the French capital on Sunday.


Morata winner sends Real top, Atletico beaten

Madrid (AFP) - Real Madrid took advantage of Atletico Madrid's first defeat of the season at Sevilla to move to the top of La Liga as Alvaro Morata struck a late winner to secure a 2-1 win over …