FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote

Panaji (India) (AFP) - World football body FIFA has banned a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look council over an investigation.

Moneybags China could learn from South Korea

Seoul (AFP) - Chinese clubs have splashed out hundreds of millions of dollars in the quest for football glory but they could learn a few lessons from South Korea, which remains an Asian powerhouse at …


Protests put Asian refs on the spot

Seoul (AFP) - A rash of complaints about controversial decisions has put Asia's football referees on the spot despite strenuous efforts to raise standards.


Magath's Shandong crash out of AFC Champions League

Jinan (China) (AFP) - FC Seoul sent Felix Magath's Shandong Luneng crashing out of the AFC Champions League and ended Chinese interest in the competition as they powered into the semi-finals on …


Colazo lands at Melbourne City

Tim Cahill and Michael Jakobsen could be handed home debuts for Melbourne City in their FFA Cup quarter-final against Western Sydney on Wednesday.