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Adelaide United midfielder Josh Cavallo hopes more professional footballers will follow his lead and publicly announce that they're gay.Cavallo on Wednesday became a rarity in professional sport: an openly gay male athlete.
Sam Kerr will have to wait just a bit longer to make Australian footballing history but it seems merely a matter of when not if.The Matildas captain moved within one goal of equalling Tim Cahill's record as she registered her 49th strike for her country in Tuesday night's 2-2 draw with Brazil at Parramatta's CommBank Stadium.
The Olyroos have overcome a stubborn Indonesia 3-2 to move one step closer to securing a spot at next year's U23 Asian Cup.Captain Marc Tokich, Patrick Wood and Jacob Italiano were the scorers for Australia, with all the goals coming in an action-packed second-half at the Central Republican Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
No one has rated them, but Brisbane Roar coach Warren Moon doesn't care.Having taken over following the fallout between the Roar and Liverpool great Robbie Fowler in 2020, the unheralded Moon has steered the club to back-to-back A-League Men's finals campaigns.
France striker Olivier Giroud's early strike has earned AC Milan a 1-0 win over Torino to send Stefano Pioli's side back to the top of the Serie A standings.In an otherwise uneventful first half, Giroud, starting in place of another veteran Milan forward - Zlatan Ibrahimovic - tapped home his fourth league goal of the season for what proved to be the winner in the 14th minute.
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou has welcomed his new selection dilemma up front ahead of their Scottish Premiership clash with Hibernian.Just five weeks ago, Postecoglou had no attacker to bring off the bench as his side struggled to a 1-0 defeat at Livingston.
Under fire Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has dismissed an incident in which fans surrounded his car as he left the Camp Nou following a weekend loss to Real Madrid.But Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has fired up, saying the Barca supporters showed a lack of respect.
Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Walter Smith's "immense" contribution to football following his former assistant's death at the age of 73.Ferguson has led tributes for Smith who led Rangers to 10 top-flight titles, five Scottish Cups and six League Cups as well as to the UEFA Cup final in 2008.
The Matildas may have scored twice against Brazil but coach Tony Gustavsson says they must improve their execution if they are to mix it with the world's best.Australia had just four shots on target but they were clinical when it mattered in Sydney on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead past the hour mark.
Matildas goalkeeper Lydia Williams has been left to rue a crucial error after Brazil reeled in a two goal deficit to draw 2-2 with Australia in Sydney.Brazil fought their way back at Parramatta's Commbank Stadium after goals from Clare Polkinghorne and Sam Kerr had given the home side a lead on Tuesday night.
The Matildas' wait for back-to-back wins under Tony Gustavsson continues after his side surrendered a two-goal lead against Brazil to draw 2-2 in Sydney.The home side surged ahead through Clare Polkinghorne before Sam Kerr netted in the second half to move within one goal of equalling Tim Cahill's record of 50 Australian goals.
Macarthur FC have moved swiftly to fill the void left by captain Adam Federici's unexpected retirement, signing Filip Kurto for the upcoming A-League Men season.Kurto joins the Bulls after previous stints at Western United and Wellington Phoenix.
Halting the double-pronged threat of Marta and Debinha is a welcomed headache for Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson as his side face Brazil on Tuesday.The Matildas will be aiming aim to show that Saturday's 3-1 win against the same opponents was not a one-off and, in turn, give Gustavsson the first back-to-back victory of his tenure.
Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson says the message is clear as they take on Brazil for the second time in the space of a week: back it up.A 3-1 win at CommBank Stadium was just the third of Gustavsson's tenure and his first on home soil.
Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain have drawn 0-0 with Marseille after playing more than half an hour with 10 men, amid minor crowd trouble at a hostile Stade Veledrome.Le Classique was briefly paused twice because of incidents involving OM fans after both teams had goals disallowed in an entertaining first half.
Paulo Dybala has returned to rescue Juventus in their 1-1 draw at Inter Milan in the Derby d'Italia while both coaches were sent off as Roma ended Napoli's 100 per cent record in Serie A with a goalless stalemate.Dybala converted a penalty a minute from time to cancel out Edin Dzeko's first-half opener for the champions.
Mohamed Salah has scored a hat-trick as Liverpool humiliated Manchester United, romping to a stunning 5-0 victory at Old Trafford in the Premier League to leave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future in serious doubt.United were 4-0 down at halftime after 45 minutes of shambolic defending and the sense of chaos was added to when substitute Paul Pogba was sent off on the hour mark after entering play after the break.
Barcelona's difficult first season without Lionel Messi has continued with a 2-1 home defeat in El Clasico to arch-rivals Real Madrid.David Alaba's stunner and Lucas Vazquez's late tap-in enabled Carlo Ancelotti's team to beat their hosts at the Camp Nou.
Aleksandar Mitrovic scored his 14th and 15th goals of the season as Fulham returned to the automatic promotion places in the Championship with a 4-0 thrashing of Nottingham Forest.Manager Marco Silva hailed the Serbia striker whose goals came either side of Neeskens Kebano's first Fulham goal since January.
Wolfsburg have sacked coach Mark van Bommel after just five months in the job.A 2-0 home defeat to flying Freiburg on Saturday proved to be van Bommel's last act in charge, an eighth game in a row without a win in all competitions.
Of all Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's miserable moments as Manchester United manager, a record 5-0 home loss to Liverpool in the Premier League felt the lowest.It came at Old Trafford against United's greatest rival in the season when the Red Devils should be challenging for the title after so much more spending.
Alfredo Morelos, with his 100th goal for Rangers, returned the champions to the summit of the Scottish Premiership with a 2-1 win over St Mirren.On a blustery day in Paisley, the home side stunned their visitors after just four minutes when midfielder Connor Ronan fired in a wonderful drive from 30 yards.
A second-half hat-trick by teenage striker Cyrus Dehmie has fired Brisbane Roar into the FFA Cup quarter-finals for the first time in the A-League Men club's history.Dehmie scored in the 50th, 78th and 84th minute as the Roar claimed a comfortable 4-0 derby win over NPL Queensland outfit Lions FC at Richlands on Sunday.
A small taste of life as a professional footballer in Europe has Matildas youngster Remy Siemsen eager for more.The Sydney FC forward came off the bench in Australia's 3-1 win over Brazil at Commbank Stadium on Saturday to make her international debut.