FFA and NZF are submitting a bid to co-host the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2023.
Nicolas Sanchez accepted Monterrey were favourites for their Club World Cup clash against Al Sadd.
Rangers bounced back from their defeat in the Scottish League Cup final to progress in Europe, much to Steven Gerrard's delight.
Karamoko Dembele and Scott Robertson each impressed Neil Lennon on their European bows for Celtic.
Teenager Mason Greenwood again grabbed his chances for Manchester United, scoring twice in a 4-0 thrashing of AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League on Thursday. Earlier Arsenal came back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Standard Liege and also make sure of a place in the last 32 as Group F winners.
According to the Spanish newspaper 'El Mundo', Neymar Jr. filed a new lawsuit against Barcelona for non-payment of part of his salary when he left two seasons ago. The new scenario would respond to the PSG striker's anger at his former bosses. However, Neymar's father has since confirmed the lawsuit is not new, in fact stating that it's part of the same original lawsuit.
Arsenal came back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at Standard Liege and make sure of a place in the Europa League last 32 as Group F winners on Thursday.