Spanish team Rayo Vallecano have introduced their jerseys for the coming season, with their away shirt sporting a rainbow stripe representing seven different social causes.
Michael Lynch A League champions Melbourne Victory and their fellow Victorian club Melbourne City will need to consult their satnavs to find the location of their FFA Cup round of 32 opponents, so rarely do they appear on the national stage.
Michael Lynch The soccer players' union has upped the ante in the war of words following the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement.
Sebastian Hassett The Western Sydney Wanderers' FFA Cup campaign will kick off exactly how their A-League season will - at home to Brisbane Roar - while Sydney FC must trek to the other side of the country to face minnows Sorrento, a suburban club in Perth's northern suburbs.
Sebastian Hassett Fresh from losing Iacopo La Rocca to Adelaide United, the Western Sydney Wanderers have moved quickly to replace the Italian by signing veteran Spanish midfielder Andreu - who spent several years coming through the ranks alongside Lionel Messi at FC Barcelona.