Historically Black Coconut Grove nurtured young athletes. Now that legacy is under threat

MIAMI — Amari Cooper’s football jersey hangs in the Coconut Grove Sports Hall of Fame. So does Frank Gore’s, alongside tributes to Negro League baseball player Jim Colzie and football coach Traz Powell, whose name adorns perhaps the most revered high school football stadium in talent-rich South Florida. They represent West Coconut Grove when it … Read more

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr becomes emotional during cryptic Chelsea contract reveal

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has released an emotional update on her future. Fans were left spinning when Chelsea published a video on Thursday of a tearful Kerr — talking to them with a personal message — and seemingly in tears. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Sam Kerr emotional while talking to fans. Know the news with … Read more

Matildas hero Katrina Gorry welcomes second child into the world with fiancée Clara Markstedt

Matildas veteran Katrina Gorry and her fiancée Clara Markstedt have welcomed their second child into the world. Koby Peter David Gorry was born at 10.36am on Sunday, making them a family of four. The name includes a nice tribute to Markstedt’s late father, Peter Markstedt, who died during last year’s World Cup. Know the news … Read more

Kusini Yengi stars as Socceroos post 5-0 World Cup qualifier victory over Palestine in Perth

Socceroos forward Kusini Yengi scored two goals before Nestory Irankunda added the icing on the cake as Australia posted a 5-0 World Cup qualifier victory over Palestine in Perth. Yengi opened the scoring in Tuesday night’s clash via a fifth-minute penalty, and he made it 3-0 in the 41st when he produced some fancy footwork … Read more

Matildas coach Tony Gustavsson opens up on ‘depressing’ syndrome after FIFA Women’s World Cup adrenalin

The Matildas and Tony Gustvasson make no secret of their desire to complete unfinished business at the Paris Olympics … especially the coach, who has revealed the extent of his post-2023 FIFA World Cup blues. Gustvasson has admitted that the end of the World Cup was hard to take, and it wasn’t just because the … Read more

Palestine Football Association president denied entry into Australia ahead of World Cup qualifier in Perth

EXCLUSIVE Australian authorities have knocked back a request from world football’s powerful governing body, FIFA, to allow Palestine Football Association president Jibril Rajoub into the country for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against the Socceroos in Perth. The Palestinian men’s team were scheduled to land in WA’s capital on a private jet from Doha about 8.30am … Read more

Matildas great Lydia Williams brought to tears by Aussie icon Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s shock appearance

Australia has given Lydia Williams a stirring send-off as the Matildas pioneer prepares to bring down the curtain on her international career. Williams, Australian football’s longest-serving player, sent a capacity Accor Stadium wild with every touch of the ball during the 2-0 friendly win over China on Monday night. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Awesome moment … Read more

Matildas seal 2-0 win over China in Aussie send-off before Paris Olympics

Australia are heading to the Olympics on a high after sealing an encouraging 2-0 friendly win over China. In the Matildas’ final pre-Games hit-out, second-half goals from Clare Wheeler and Hayley Raso earned Tony Gustavsson’s side victory on Monday in front of 76,798 at Sydney’s Accor Stadium. Crucially for Gustavsson, who is already without Sam … Read more

Champions League final marred as three arrests made over pitch invasion

Three pitch invaders at the start of the Champions League final at Wembley have been arrested. The clash between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund had just kicked off when three separate individuals made it onto the pitch, approaching some of the players in the process. The third outran security for some moments and almost made … Read more

Shattering scenes as beloved football hero Cristiano Ronaldo breaks down after Saudi Cup final

Football legend Cristiano Ronaldo has broken down after his team Al-Nassr lost a penalty shootout in the Saudi Cup. The 39-year-old global superstar was inconsolable after the match and vision of the shattering scenes quickly went viral. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: Cristiano Ronaldo in tears after losing Saudi Cup. Know the news with the 7NEWS … Read more