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Brad Jones 'stable' after frightening head injury

Brad Jones 'stable' after frightening head injury

Socceroos goalkeeper Brad Jones is stable and will be released from hospital tomorrow following a frightening head injury sustained playing for Al Nassr in Saudi Arabia's Pro League on Friday. 5 Nov 2018
Brad Jones content with Saudi switch

Brad Jones content with Saudi switch

Socceroos goalkeeper Brad Jones is loving life in Saudi Arabia following his surprise move from Dutch powerhouse Feyenoord in the off-season. 11 Oct 2018
Jurman soaks up the Saudi Pro pressure

Jurman soaks up the Saudi Pro pressure

Socceroo defender Matt Jurman is looking forward to thriving under pressure at his new club Al-Ittihad. 4 Sep 2018
Saudi move for Socceroos keeper

Saudi move for Socceroos keeper

Socceroos World Cup back up keeper Brad Jones has made a surprise move to Saudi side Al Nassr after successful back to back seasons with Dutch club Feyenoord. 1 Aug 2018
Roo knocks back $5m Saudi deal

Roo knocks back $5m Saudi deal

Socceroo Trent Sainsbury will likely be playing in Europe next season after snubbing a move to the Middle East. 11 Jul 2018
Jurman's Saudi move confirmed

Jurman's Saudi move confirmed

Saudi Arabian giants Al Ittihad have confirmed they have signed Socceroos defender Matthew Jurman. 9 Jul 2018
Salah apologises to fans

Salah apologises to fans

Egypt striker Mohamed Salah apologised to Egypt’s fans after his country lost 2-1 to Saudi Arabia in their final group stage match of the World Cup. 26 Jun 2018
Moscow dismisses doping allegations

Moscow dismisses doping allegations

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Monday dismissed the Saudi media reports about the alleged use of doping by Russian footballers during the 2018 World Cup as fake. 26 Jun 2018
Cuper not planning to retire after Egypt's World Cup elimination

Cuper not planning to retire after Egypt's World Cup elimination

Egypt head coach Hector Cuper said on Monday that he is not going to retire after his team were eliminated from the 2018 World Cup losing all their group-stage matches. 26 Jun 2018
Uruguay v Russia player ratings

Uruguay v Russia player ratings

Uruguay’s 3-0 win over Russia did little to change the standings of Group A, but it has set up some tantalizing affairs in the round of 16 26 Jun 2018
Saudi Arabia v Egypt player ratings

Saudi Arabia v Egypt player ratings

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have bid farewell to the World Cup finals but it was the Saudis who stole three points in the very last minute on a hot afternoon in Volgograd. 26 Jun 2018
Salah named man of the match as Egypt lose 2-1 to Saudi Arabia

Salah named man of the match as Egypt lose 2-1 to Saudi Arabia

Egypt striker Mohamed Salah was named the man of the match as his side lost 2-1 to Saudi Arabia in their final game of the 2018 World Cup, FIFA announced on its website on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Almost 37,000 fans attend Egypt v Saudi Arabia

Almost 37,000 fans attend Egypt v Saudi Arabia

A total of 36,823 fans attended the World Cup match between Egypt and Saudi Arabia in Volgograd, FIFA announced on its website on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Russia suffer first World Cup defeat after losing 3-0 to Uruguay

Russia suffer first World Cup defeat after losing 3-0 to Uruguay

Russia finished second in Group A after suffering their first World Cup defeat at the hands of Uruguay 3-0 in Samara on Monday. 26 Jun 2018
Last-gasp goal hands Saudi Arabia 2-1 win over Egypt

Last-gasp goal hands Saudi Arabia 2-1 win over Egypt

Salem Al-Dawsari’s last-gasp goal earned Saudi Arabia a 2-1 win against Egypt in Volgograd on Monday, as both teams exited the World Cup. 26 Jun 2018
The nine World Cup coaches who were World Cup players

The nine World Cup coaches who were World Cup players

Great players don’t necessarily make great managers, they say, and of course they’re right. 24 Jun 2018