David Villa scored his first goal for Melbourne City on his debut as they drew 1-1 with Sydney FC in their first A-League match of the season on Saturday.
Villa, who is on a 10-game loan spell before joining New York City FC, scored the equaliser in the 63rd minute after Corey Gameiro had opened the scoring for Sydney in the 54th minute.
Meanwhile, Central Coast Mariners moved joint top of the fledgling table as they claimed a 1-0 win over Newcastle Jets.
Mitchell Duke scored in the 90th minute...
In a flashback to years past, Barcelona played to a 4-4 draw at Porto in a testimonial for Deco, who played one half for each club.
Barca's squad was made up mostly of players from their 2006 Champions League triumph, while Porto had players from their 2004 European championship.
Lionel Messi played the second half and scored for Barcelona, who also had Samuel Eto'o, Juliano Belletti, Gio van Bronckhorst, Ludovic Giuly, Sylvinho, Mark van Bommel, Oleguer Presas and Eidur Gudjohnsen. Ricardo Carvalho...
Newcastle United's recent transfer signing Emmanuel Riviere paid immediate dividends for his new squad -- playing a key role in the Magpies first two goals in a 4-0 win over the A-League's Sydney FC in Dunedin, New Zealand.
Riviere notched up an assist with the Magpies' opening goal, setting Siem de Jong up to slot home from distance. Then the ex-Monaco striker buried a Yoan Gouffran ball to put NUFC up 2-0.
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa and Adam Armstrong finished off the scoring for Newcastle and...