IT was one of the most devastating spells seen in Adelaide, as Mitch Johnson put Australia on the verge of victory.
WESTERN Sydney Wanderers have again failed to ignite, John Aloisi's Melbourne Heart earning a draw with the Premiers.
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LA Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant is poised to play for the first time since tearing his left Achilles tendon in April.
THE Socceroos land in FIFA World Cup Group B alongside Spain, Netherlands and Chile for next year's tournament.