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Melbourne Victory player ratings v Ulsan

Melbourne Victory player ratings v Ulsan

After an epic journey to reach the game, the Victory players didn't manage to turn up. 4 Apr 2018
Is the A-League’s foreign quota too lenient?

Is the A-League’s foreign quota too lenient?

The A-League has one of the most generous foreign player allowances in Asia, with up to six imports permitted per side. But does our league’s quota raise the quality of Australian football, or deny opportunities to Aussie youth? 3 Jul 2017
Why are Australian clubs failing in Asia?

Why are Australian clubs failing in Asia?

Brisbane Roar and the Western Sydney Wanderers - two of the A-League’s strongest clubs this season – have unceremoniously crashed out of the Asian Champions League at the group stage. 28 Apr 2017
The World Cup Runneth Over

The World Cup Runneth Over

So Gianni Infantino got his way. From 2026 the World Cup Finals will feature 48 rather than 32 teams. The biggest sporting event in the world just got 50% bigger. 11 Jan 2017
Korea and China play out East Asia stalemate

Korea and China play out East Asia stalemate

South Korea's hopes of winning the East Asian Cup on home soil took a major blow on Wednesday, as they were held 0-0 by China. 25 Jul 2013
Doubts over Holger's East Asia squad

Doubts over Holger's East Asia squad

JOSH Kennedy and four other Socceroos are in doubt to play at the EAFF East Asian Cup, despite being named in Holger Osieck's squad for the tournament in South Korea this month. 16 Jul 2013
Japan Triumph, South Korea Held & Iran Lose

Japan Triumph, South Korea Held & Iran Lose

South Korea were held 2-2 away to Uzbekistan in Asian World Cup qualifying on Tuesday, as Lebanon upset Iran 1-0 at home. 12 Sep 2012
Arsenal In KL Minus RVP

Arsenal In KL Minus RVP

ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger says the club's pre-season tour of Asia will boost morale despite the potential departure of Robin van Persie. 23 Jul 2012
Asia isn't meant to be easy

Asia isn't meant to be easy

Asia is not supposed to be easy. We wanted tougher competition and now we've got it. 16 Jul 2012
Socceroos v Oman Pics

Socceroos v Oman Pics

All the match action from Muscat as Oman played host to Australia in the final round of World Cup qualifiers. Pics by Getty Images. 9 Jun 2012
Australia Off The Mark With Draw

Australia Off The Mark With Draw

AUSTRALIA has begun its final round 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign with a goalless draw away to Oman in Muscat on Friday evening. 9 Jun 2012
Farcical rule devalues award

Farcical rule devalues award

The Asian Player of the Year will be crowned tonight...or will it? 22 Nov 2011
Asia's The New Africa, Says Cornthwaite

Asia's The New Africa, Says Cornthwaite

EXCLUSIVE: K-League based Australian defender Robbie Cornthwaite says big Asian leagues like Korea's are overtaking Africa as a talent pool for major European clubs. 17 Nov 2011
Socceroos Sneak Past Thailand

Socceroos Sneak Past Thailand

SUBSTITUTE Alex Brosque was the hero for Australia as they came from behind to defeat Thailand 2-1 in their opening 2014 World Cup qualifier in Brisbane on Friday evening. 2 Sep 2011
Australia v Thailand Pics

Australia v Thailand Pics

All the match action from Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium as the Socceroos take on Thailand in their opening 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier. Pics by Getty Images. 2 Sep 2011
The Future is Asia

The Future is Asia

That, ladies and gentlemen, is the motto of the Asian Football Confederation; and I guess by proxy, Football Federation Australia too. 19 Jul 2011