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First Australian men's footballer comes out as gay

Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out.

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Australia PM urges Thailand to free refugee footballer

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called on his Thai counterpart to release a refugee footballer held for more than two months on an extradition request from Bahrain.

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IOC joins calls for Thailand to release refugee footballer

The International Olympic Committee on Saturday joined in the chorus of support for a footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in Bahrain's Arab Spring protests.

Australia Second Division

Thai court confirms continued detention of refugee Alaraibi

A former Bahrain national footballer with Australian refugee status must remain in detention, a Thai court ordered Tuesday, as campaigners feared he could be "tortured" if extradited to the Gulf state.

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Australia request 'immediate return' of refugee footballer

A former Bahrain national footballer held in Thailand on an extradition request and who has refugee status in Australia should be allowed to return home, Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Sunday.

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Thai court handed extradition request for Bahrain footballer

A Thai court is considering a request by Bahrain to extradite an ex-national team footballer, the kingdom's immigration chief said Friday, as FIFA threw its support behind a return to Australia where he has refugee status.

A-League

Ronaldinho turns down Wollongong Wolves

Barcelona and Brazil legend Ronaldinho has turned down the chance to play for Australian second division side Wollongong Wolves, the club has confirmed.

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8 August daily transfer round-up

Take a look at the day's done deals and major transfer stories. Don't forget to keep checking as the list will be updated every hour!

Australia Second Division

Club to give Ronaldinho chance to prove himself

One club has given Ronaldinho a chance to showcase his ability in a one-off match. Read to find out more.

Australia Second Division

4 August daily transfer round-up

Take a look at the day's major transfer deals and biggest rumours. Don't forget to keep checking as the list will be updated every hour!


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