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‘No need to panic’: Johnson outlines his Socceroos World Cup strategies

‘No need to panic’: Johnson outlines his Socceroos World Cup strategies

Football Australia chief James Johnson is staying calm amid a cacophony of unease over the Socceroos’ World Cup qualifying prospects, insisting “there is no need to panic at this point”.  7 Dec 2021
This Socceroos team now bonafide history makers

This Socceroos team now bonafide history makers

The Socceroos 3-1 victory over Oman was also a history making one for the Australians. 8 Oct 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
Bring the 2022 men’s World Cup Down Under too says Matilda icon

Bring the 2022 men’s World Cup Down Under too says Matilda icon

Australia’s first ever World Cup goal scorer, Angela Iannotta, has called on FIFA to grant Australia hosting rights to the 2022 men’s World Cup. 1 Feb 2021
FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

FFA, DFAT report sponsorship boom ahead of 2023 World Cup

The 2023 Women's World Cup is set to provide a huge financial windfall, according to the Australian government's Department of Food, Agriculture and Trade report. 9 Sep 2020
World Cup drama that spiked football fever in Australia

World Cup drama that spiked football fever in Australia

Former Socceroo Archie Thompson says Croatia versus Australia at World Cup 2006 remains burned in his memory.  22 Jun 2020
Hosting a World Cup will 'accelerate our game like nothing else'

Hosting a World Cup will 'accelerate our game like nothing else'

The general manager of Australia and New Zealand's World Cup bid has spoken about both the logistics and expected ramifications of winning the hosting rights. 14 Jun 2020
The Matildas' first World Cup icon reveals what 2023 would mean to her

The Matildas' first World Cup icon reveals what 2023 would mean to her

It was 25 years ago this past weekend when the Matildas made their World Cup debut in the lakeside city of Vasteras, in central Sweden. 7 Jun 2020
The Matildas' top 5 World Cup moments

The Matildas' top 5 World Cup moments

The Matildas have long thrilled their fans with dramatic and entertaining games on the biggest stage. 7 Jun 2020
The 'breathtaking' 1995 first Australian side to make the World Cup

The 'breathtaking' 1995 first Australian side to make the World Cup

On a balmy spring evening in November of 2005, John Aloisi’s famous penalty propelled the Socceroos into their first World Cup in 32 years. 7 Jun 2020
More than the games: What hosting the 2023 World Cup would mean for Australia

More than the games: What hosting the 2023 World Cup would mean for Australia

There’s just over a month to go until the host of the 2023 Women’s World Cup is announced. 22 May 2020
Arnie: We've got the depth to get to Qatar

Arnie: We've got the depth to get to Qatar

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold is confident he has the squad to cope with a looming packed schedule due to the COVID-19 crisis. 18 May 2020
As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

As we approach 100 years of women’s football, let’s celebrate our momentous history says future Matilda

Australian football has had some wonderful players who are household names and are part of the rich tapestry of our sporting history. 5 May 2020
Qualifiers a 2023 World Cup rehearsal: FFA CEO

Qualifiers a 2023 World Cup rehearsal: FFA CEO

FFA bosses are hopeful successfully hosting women's Olympic qualifiers at the last minute will boost Australia's bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup. 28 Jan 2020
8 reasons why an Australian / New Zealand World Cup would be the greatest ever

8 reasons why an Australian / New Zealand World Cup would be the greatest ever

To celebrate the official launch of the historic Australian / New Zealand Women's World Cup bid, we thought we'd count down eight reasons why (duh) an Aussie - Kiwi World Cup would be the greatest World Cup ever. 13 Dec 2019
Aussies Abroad: Postecoglou in dreamland as Aussies can't stop scoring

Aussies Abroad: Postecoglou in dreamland as Aussies can't stop scoring

Ange Postecoglou has one hand on the J-League title while a whole host of Aussies were on the scoresheet across the globe. Meanwhile Australia's most current capped Socceroo is set to be sidelined until Christmas 2 Dec 2019