Set piece woes add to Socceroos problems ahead of Asian Cup
Set piece woes add to Socceroos problems ahead of Asian Cup

Australia cannot afford to give up goals from set pieces as they did against Japan on Tuesday if they want to win the Asian Cup on home soil in January, according to central defender Alex Wilkinson.

Paul Pogba hits Juventus winner against Olympiakos, warns over complacency
Paul Pogba hits Juventus winner against Olympiakos, warns over complacency

Juventus star Paul Pogba underlined the challenges still facing the Italian giants in Europe despite his maiden Champions League goal securing a crucial 3-2 win over Olympiakos in Turin on Tuesday.

Victor Wanyama sends Southampton second against 10-man Swansea
Victor Wanyama sends Southampton second against 10-man Swansea

Victor Wanyama`s first Southampton goal proved enough to finally end the resistance of 10-man Swansea on Saturday as the visitors won 1-0 to go second in the Premier League.

Danny Welbeck on target as Arsenal down Aston Villa
Danny Welbeck on target as Arsenal down Aston Villa

Danny Welbeck scored his first Arsenal goal as Arsene Wenger`s side put their disappointing recent form behind them with a trio of goals in just over three first-half minutes to win 3-0 away to Aston Villa on Saturday.

Was it a goal? Debate should end at World Cup

Was it a goal, or wasn`t it? The question shouldn`t need to be debated in the next five weeks in Brazil, where goal-line technology will be used for the first time in a World Cup.

German firm behind goal-line technology looks beyond World Cup

With two weeks to go to the finals of the soccer World Cup in Brazil, small German start-up company GoalControl has the technology ready make the calls cheered and challenged around the globe: goal or no goal.

Champions League: Karim Benzema strike gives Real Madrid advantage over Bayern Munich

Real Madrid took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years as Karim Benzema`s first-half goal gave them a 1-0 first-leg lead over holders Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Hair-raiser Huddlestone gets pitch-side trim

Hull City`s Tom Huddlestone scored his first goal in over two and a half years on Saturday, before honouring a bet by getting an impromptu pitch-side haircut.

China says 2010 pollution goal met

China has met its 2010 target to cut emissions of key pollutants, says climate change official.

Messi vies with Japanese teenager, Swede for top goal

Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben are battling with a Japanese teenager and a Swedish second division player for FIFA`s goal of the year award.

Messi vies with Japanese teenager, Swede for top goal

Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben are battling with a Japanese teenager and a Swedish second division player for FIFA`s goal of the year award.

Manchester United go top after 100th league goal by Scholes

Manchester United took advantage of Chelsea`s inactivity to reclaim top spot in the Premier League, the 35-year-old Paul Scholes clinching a 1-0 victory at struggling Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Manchester United go top after 100th league goal by Scholes

Manchester United took advantage of Chelsea`s inactivity to reclaim top spot in the Premier League, the 35-year-old Paul Scholes clinching a 1-0 victory at struggling Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Development key goal for 2010: Ban Ki-moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has heralded 2010 as the year of development and asked the world leaders to accelerate the process to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) within the stipulated time frame.

Owen is ready to overhaul Bobby Charlton`s goal haul: Giggs

Michael Owen has been backed to become England`s all-time top goal scorer.

Owen is ready to overhaul Bobby Charlton`s goal haul: Giggs

Michael Owen has been backed to become England`s all-time top goal scorer.