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'They fear Australia from set pieces': Insider’s view on Socceroos vs Oman

'They fear Australia from set pieces': Insider’s view on Socceroos vs Oman

Oman-based Aussie footballer Ante Bakmaz believes Oman will be confident they can get a result from their World Cup qualifier against the Socceroos, but that they fear Australia's set-piece power. 7 Oct 2021
Preview: Matildas vs Republic of Ireland

Preview: Matildas vs Republic of Ireland

The Matildas face the Republic of Ireland for the first time tomorrow. It will be a new opponent with familiar faces. 21 Sep 2021
Ex-Socceroo: ‘It's naive to think that we can go to Asia and dominate'

Ex-Socceroo: ‘It's naive to think that we can go to Asia and dominate'

Former Socceroo Scott Ollerenshaw says many Australian football fans have unrealistic expectations of the national team after a muted reaction to the 1-0 win over Vietnam. 9 Sep 2021
Socceroos break all-time Asian record showing ‘signs of a good team’

Socceroos break all-time Asian record showing ‘signs of a good team’

The Socceroos set a new Asian record for consecutive World Cup qualifying wins but coach Graham Arnold knows a 1-0 victory over Vietnam was far from perfect. 8 Sep 2021
Socceroos’ sole A-League star wins ‘tough’ slog against Vietnam

Socceroos’ sole A-League star wins ‘tough’ slog against Vietnam

A first international goal for fullback Rhyan Grant has secured Australia a hard-fought 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Vietnam in hot and humid Hanoi. 8 Sep 2021
Two Socceroos facing hamstring issues before Vietnam clash

Two Socceroos facing hamstring issues before Vietnam clash

Graham Arnold and the Socceroos will have little time to reflect on their impressive 3-0 World Cup qualifying win against China with a trip to Vietnam looming. 4 Sep 2021
Matildas ‘can’t wait’ to return against Ireland

Matildas ‘can’t wait’ to return against Ireland

The Matildas will face the Republic of Ireland in a friendly later this month in their first match since the Tokyo Olympics. 3 Sep 2021
Ryan says Socceroos ‘a long way from where we want to be’

Ryan says Socceroos ‘a long way from where we want to be’

Socceroos captain Mat Ryan was happy to get the next stage of World Cup qualifying off to a winning start against China but knows more is to come from his team. 3 Sep 2021
Chosen! Matildas best XI and formation for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games

Chosen! Matildas best XI and formation for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games

A viewer of recent Matildas matches may have some wondering what is going wrong. However a closer examination shows progression and a way forward to Olympic Group success. 6 Jul 2021
Socceroos to find out World Cup qualifying opponents tomorrow

Socceroos to find out World Cup qualifying opponents tomorrow

The Socceroos are set to find out their next round of qualification opponents for the 2022 World Cup tomorrow at 3pm AEST. 30 Jun 2021
Biggest exclusions from the Olyroos Tokyo Olympics squad

Biggest exclusions from the Olyroos Tokyo Olympics squad

The Olyroos squad for the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games has been named and the team features some big omissions, so let’s see who didn’t make the cut. 29 Jun 2021
'You have to go higher': Aussie coach on fire in Japan with Postecoglou playbook

'You have to go higher': Aussie coach on fire in Japan with Postecoglou playbook

Former Ange Postecoglou assistant Peter Cklamovski is doing an incredible job at J2 League side Montedio Yamagata, guiding a stunning turnaround at the former strugglers. 27 Jun 2021
Matildas keep top 10 ranking despite conceding 13 goals in 3 games

Matildas keep top 10 ranking despite conceding 13 goals in 3 games

FIFA has released its latest Women's World Rankings and the Matildas have maintained ninth place despite conceding 13 goals in their last four matches. 25 Jun 2021
Matildas lock in mouthwatering friendly against ‘formidable’ Japan

Matildas lock in mouthwatering friendly against ‘formidable’ Japan

The Matildas have secured a blockbuster friendly against Japan before their Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games campaign. 25 Jun 2021
Fighting Celtic fans reveals they have a point: Postecoglou needs these players...

Fighting Celtic fans reveals they have a point: Postecoglou needs these players...

I’ve been having an interesting time on the Celtic Forums in recent weeks as Ange gradually firms as their new manager. 8 Jun 2021
Socceroos Player Ratings vs Chinese Taipei

Socceroos Player Ratings vs Chinese Taipei

See how the Socceroos rated in Australia's 5-1 thumping of Chinese Taipei, as Graham Arnold's men coolly strolled into the next round of 2022 World Cup qualifying. 8 Jun 2021