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Bayern star Arjen Robben subject of turnip truck campaign by Groningen fans

Arjen Robben's truck in all its glory.
Arjen Robben's Groningen truck displayed in all its glory.

Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben has become the subject of an unusual campaign by fans in the Groningen province of his native Netherlands as they seek to land his signature.

Robben, 34, is set to leave German champions Bayern on a free transfer next summer but has yet to announce his future plans. Eredivisie clubs PSV Eindhoven and Groningen have told ESPN FC that they would welcome back their former player for the final few years of his career, but fans of Groningen have gone one step further.

The...

Arjen Robben targeted by PSV Eindhoven, Groningen after Bayern Munich exit

PSV Eindhoven and Groningen are interested in bringing winger Arjen Robben back to the Netherlands when he leaves Bayern Munich at the end of the season.

Former Netherlands captain Robben, 34, said at the weekend that this would be his final season at Bayern after 10 years with the Bundesliga champions.

He has yet to decide whether he will end his playing career or continue at another club, and Groningen and Eindhoven, two of his former sides, have set their sights on a move.

"It would be the ultimate...

 By AAP

Ajdin Hrustic using Olyroos starts as World Cup audition

Such are the vagaries of football, players in the Australian camp for the under-23 Asian Championships have a wide range of motivations.

Some are eager to wear the Olyroos shirt ahead of the 2020 Olympics -- a highlight of any athlete's career.

Older players, ineligible for Tokyo, might prefer to be at home with their A-League clubs.

Others are using the tournament to get precious match minutes to impress their club bosses.

And some are thinking bigger.

Ajdin Hrustic is one of the few in Ante Milicic's...