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Arnold surprised by Uzbek tactics

Arnold surprised by Uzbek tactics

Socceroos boss Graham Arnold admitted he was surprised that Uzbekistan parked the bus in their round of 16 clash at the Asian Cup. 22 Jan 2019
Shootout king Ryan saves Australia

Shootout king Ryan saves Australia

As a child fan, Mat Ryan watched from the stands as Mark Schwarzer's penalty shoot out heroics sent Australia to Germany 2006. Today he tasted that joy for himself at the Asian Cup. 22 Jan 2019
Spotkick hero Leckie: It was all Ryan!

Spotkick hero Leckie: It was all Ryan!

Super sub Mat Leckie came off the bench to score the crucial spot kick to take Australia to the Asian Cup quarter finals - but laid all the credit in the hands of his keeper hero Mat Ryan. 22 Jan 2019
Australia v Uzbekistan player ratings

Australia v Uzbekistan player ratings

Our player ratings might shed some light on why it took penalties for Australia to see off Uzbekistan. 22 Jan 2019
McCormack's brutal verdict on Usain Bolt

McCormack's brutal verdict on Usain Bolt

Former Central Coast Mariners striker Ross McCormack has delivered his final verdict on 100m sprint superstar Usain Bolt's football skills...and it's damning. 22 Jan 2019
Jets boss to fans: Don't quit on us now

Jets boss to fans: Don't quit on us now

Newcastle Jets boss Lawrie McKinna has begged fans to call off a boycott of their F3 clash with Central Coast Mariners tomorrow night. 22 Jan 2019
FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

FFA sidestepped warnings to sack Stajcic

Football Federation Australia admitted they used contract loopholes to bypass giving sacked Matildas coach Alen Stajcic any warnings or counselling prior to his removal on Saturday. 21 Jan 2019
Leckie like a new signing for Arnie

Leckie like a new signing for Arnie

The Socceroos striking options have received a much-needed bolster in the form of returning bolter Mat Leckie. 21 Jan 2019
The OS names in the frame for the Matildas

The OS names in the frame for the Matildas

After the sensational sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic on Saturday, The Women's Game yesterday looked at Aussie options to replace him and now looks at the international possibilities. 21 Jan 2019
City keep finals hope alive in style

City keep finals hope alive in style

Melbourne City has comprehensively defeated the Newcastle Jets 4-0 to keep their finals hopes alive. 21 Jan 2019
New A-League club’s active fans vow to 'unite the West'

New A-League club’s active fans vow to 'unite the West'

Uniting the tribes in Western Melbourne and improving fans rights across the A-League are two core aims of Victoria's new A-League club's active supporters group. 21 Jan 2019
China fight back to deny Thailand

China fight back to deny Thailand

Two goals in four second half minutes gave China a 2-1 win over Thailand to secure their place in the quarter-finals of the AFC Asian Cup as the round of 16 kicked off this morning. 21 Jan 2019
Melbourne Victory v Wellington Phoenix Player Ratings

Melbourne Victory v Wellington Phoenix Player Ratings

In glorious Melbourne sunshine, a stone-cold A-League classic unfolded at Swan St. 20 Jan 2019
Andreatta: I'm not ready for Matildas yet

Andreatta: I'm not ready for Matildas yet

Brisbane Roar coach Mel Andreatta has all but ruled herself out of the running for the vacant Matildas job and admits she has not got the experience yet for the role. 20 Jan 2019
Former Matildas coach baffled by 'bizarre' Stajcic sacking

Former Matildas coach baffled by 'bizarre' Stajcic sacking

Former Matildas coach Tom Sermanni says Alen Stajcic's sacking as Matildas coach was "weird and confusing" – and insists unhappy players is simply a reality of elite sport. 20 Jan 2019
Sam Kerr: I'm not gagged by anyone...

Sam Kerr: I'm not gagged by anyone...

Matildas superstar Sam Kerr has hit back at suggestions she was blocked from discussing coach Alen Stajcic axing – but admits she was stunned into silence by the shock sacking. 20 Jan 2019
Local media blocked but Kerr makes comment

Local media blocked but Kerr makes comment

It appears Matildas forward Sam Kerr has been stopped from talking to the local media after the sacking of coach Alen Stajcic. 20 Jan 2019
Ibini makes Korean switch

Ibini makes Korean switch

Fringe Socceroo Bernie Ibini has been signed by K-League side Jeonbuk Hyundai after a year wth Emirates club in the UAE. 20 Jan 2019
Aussies in the running to take over Matildas

Aussies in the running to take over Matildas

After the sensational sacking of Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic on Saturday, thoughts have now turned to who could replace him. 20 Jan 2019
Wright: 'It's going to be up to the youngsters'

Wright: 'It's going to be up to the youngsters'

It could be the next generation of stars who decide whether Melbourne City or Newcastle Jets come out on top. 20 Jan 2019
Popovic tells Glory 'embrace' the pressure

Popovic tells Glory 'embrace' the pressure

It wasn’t one for the ages, but coach Tony Popovic goes home happy after Perth Glory kept a clean sheet in Saturday night's scoreless draw with Melbourne City at AAMI Park. 19 Jan 2019