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Popovic backs Arnold after Socceroos reprieve

Popovic backs Arnold after Socceroos reprieve

Football Australia has chosen not to swing the axe on Graham Arnold with the Socceroos coach receiving a reprieve for the remainder of the World Cup campaign. 31 Mar 2022
Saudis beat Roos, pressure builds on Arnie

Saudis beat Roos, pressure builds on Arnie

Australia have suffered a 1-0 World Cup qualifying loss to Saudi Arabia, heaping more pressure on coach Graham Arnold as a sudden-death play-off looms. 30 Mar 2022
Socceroos players haven't learnt to hurt: Arnie

Socceroos players haven't learnt to hurt: Arnie

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says Australian football's lack of jeopardy has created a generation of players who don't hurt when they lose. 29 Mar 2022
Speculation 'part of the job' for Socceroos boss

Speculation 'part of the job' for Socceroos boss

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says speculation the World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia may his last match in role is simply part of life in the job. 29 Mar 2022
Socceroos to seek some playoffs momentum

Socceroos to seek some playoffs momentum

Veteran Trent Sainsbury says the Socceroos' final World Cup qualifying group match is a chance to gain a boost for the looming playoffs. 27 Mar 2022
Kisnorbo fires back at Maclaren critics

Kisnorbo fires back at Maclaren critics

Patrick Kisnorbo has hit out at criticism of Melbourne City striker Jamie Maclaren after his commitment to the Socceroos was questioned. 25 Mar 2022
Socceroos bid to avoid World Cup calamity

Socceroos bid to avoid World Cup calamity

Australia will miss out on automatic qualification for the World Cup in Qatar if they fail to defeat Japan on Thursday. 24 Mar 2022
Selection row overshadows key Roos clashes

Selection row overshadows key Roos clashes

A club versus country row over the availability of Melbourne City defender Curtis Good has erupted on the eve of crucial Socceroos World Cup qualifiers. 22 Mar 2022
Wedding couldn't wait anymore: Roos star

Wedding couldn't wait anymore: Roos star

Having put his wedding on hold for two years, striker Jamie Maclaren says he had to prioritise his nuptials over the Socceroos' trip to Saudi Arabia. 21 Mar 2022
COVID-19 rules Irvine, Goodwin out of Roos

COVID-19 rules Irvine, Goodwin out of Roos

Jackson Irvine has tested positive for COVID-19 while Craig Goodwin has been ruled a close contact, with the pair out of the Socceroos' World Cup qualifiers. 20 Mar 2022
Socceroos boss Arnold gets COVID-19 again

Socceroos boss Arnold gets COVID-19 again

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has COVID-19 for a second time and is in self-isolation in a massive blow before the crunch World Cup qualifier against Japan. 18 Mar 2022
Victory raring for ALM derby against City

Victory raring for ALM derby against City

Coach Tony Popovic is relishing a run of tough games for his Melbourne Victory side, starting with a derby on Saturday at AAMI Park. 18 Mar 2022
'Aussie' Bruno grateful for Roos call-up

'Aussie' Bruno grateful for Roos call-up

Veteran striker Bruno Fornaroli says he's ready to give everything to help Australia qualify for the World Cup after his shock Socceroos call-up. 17 Mar 2022
Volpato not yet ready for Socceroos: Arnold

Volpato not yet ready for Socceroos: Arnold

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says wonderkid Cristian Volpato isn't ready to be thrust into Australia's must-win World Cup qualifiers. 17 Mar 2022
Fornaroli headlines Socceroos squad shocks

Fornaroli headlines Socceroos squad shocks

Uruguay-born Bruno Fornaroli is one of five uncapped players named in a 27-man squad for Australia's crunch World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Saudi Arabia. 17 Mar 2022
Socceroos shocks loom as Arnie rolls dice

Socceroos shocks loom as Arnie rolls dice

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is taking a huge gamble with several new faces to be included in Australia's squad for this month's crucial World Cup qualifiers. 16 Mar 2022