A-League team Newcastle Jets have been bought by China-based high-tech LED signage manufacturer operator and integrated sports business Ledman Group.
Martin Lee,the major shareholder and chairman of Ledman -- a company valued at over one billion Australian dollars -- said his company is excited by the opportunity to invest in the A-League.
"We see a bright future for football across Asia and the Hyundai A-League is at the forefront as one of the top professional leagues in the region," said Lee.
Past and present Newcastle players have paid tribute to former Jets teammate Bernardo Ribeiro, who died after falling ill during a match in Brazil.
Local media reported the 26-year-old Brazilian attacking midfielder was playing a friendly for Friburguense over the weekend when he had to be replaced.
He was taken to hospital, where he died soon after.
Ribeiro is the second football star in three days to have died from suspected heart problems, after Cameroon international midfielder Patrick Ekeng...
Rob Brooks casts his eye over the best and worst of the 2015-16 A-League season.
Regular season finish: First
Top goal-scorer: Bruce Djite (11)
Player of the season: Isaias. The Spaniard blended dogged defence with expert distribution, and scored from a sublime free kick in the Grand Final.
Overall: The Reds collected the premiership/championship double on the back of an astonishing run which saw them lose just one of their last 21 matches. That did not seem likely after...
History will be made in the A-League this weekend as Adelaide United and Western Sydney Wanderers contest the Grand Final on Sunday. Neither team has won the championship before, but either would be a worthy winner.
Here are five things to keep an eye on as these two sides do battle one last time this season:
1. Wanderers' emotional high must be sustained
At 3-0 down after 23 minutes in their semifinal at home to Brisbane Roar, Western Sydney Wanderers' fans could scarcely believe what they were...