Bahrain’s stock exchange said the Gulf-based owner of Leeds United hasn’t explained conflicting statements made about a possible sale of the three-time English soccer champion.
Socceroos forward Harry Kewell, a former Liverpool and Leeds player, has signed with Australian A- League side Melbourne Victory.
Australia named an expanded provisional soccer World Cup squad to give coach Pim Verbeek more flexibility for his final selection because of injuries.
Australia drafted midfielder Mark Bresciano into its squad after a 19-month absence for next week’s soccer World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia
Australia coach Holger Osieck recalled striker Scott McDonald in his first Socceroos squad since being appointed two weeks ago.