world cup qualifiers

Is Arnie picking the best Socceroos team or just his favourites?

Is Arnie picking the best Socceroos team or just his favourites?

I was too numb to post an article straight after the Saudi / China games. 24 Nov 2021
Saudis, not Socceroos, are the new Asian heavyweights

Saudis, not Socceroos, are the new Asian heavyweights

There is a new reality in Asia. 12 Nov 2021
Our best Socceroos XI for Saudi Arabia (and the one Arnie will actually pick)

Our best Socceroos XI for Saudi Arabia (and the one Arnie will actually pick)

Make no mistake… this is a really important game. 4 Nov 2021
Opinion: Unconvinced by Socceroos or Souttar, but Hrustic is a star

Opinion: Unconvinced by Socceroos or Souttar, but Hrustic is a star

I don't yet (quite) believe that the Socceroos are on target for qualification. 10 Oct 2021
Socceroos set to play home match in November

Socceroos set to play home match in November

New arrangements being put in place by Football Australia could see the Socceroos return to Australia to play their home qualifier against Saudi Arabia in November. 26 Sep 2021
Socceroos tame the dragon (or did they?)

Socceroos tame the dragon (or did they?)

Well, we started with a win – and in the end, a fairly dominant win. But I’m not joining the clappers just yet. 3 Sep 2021
Australia’s hosting foreign cricketers. If the Socceroos can’t host home World Cup qualifiers, there’ll be trouble

Australia’s hosting foreign cricketers. If the Socceroos can’t host home World Cup qualifiers, there’ll be trouble

So the final twelve are decided for the last and most important chapter in the Socceroos qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. 17 Jun 2021
Socceroos reveal harsh Kuwait conditions: ‘10 minutes a day we see the sun’

Socceroos reveal harsh Kuwait conditions: ‘10 minutes a day we see the sun’

Graham Arnold will field his strongest Socceroos team for their World Cup qualifier against Jordan and has hailed his squad's resilience in the Kuwait bubble. 15 Jun 2021
Socceroos romp toward WCQ third round

Socceroos romp toward WCQ third round

The Socceroos have thumped Taiwan 5-1, extending their winning streak to six matches, to all but seal a spot in the third round of World Cup qualifying. 8 Jun 2021
Socceroos' Bundesliga star has returned 'a completely different player'

Socceroos' Bundesliga star has returned 'a completely different player'

Coach Graham Arnold says the Socceroos know what to expect from Kuwait in their crucial World Cup qualifier, while some fresh faces are set to feature. 3 Jun 2021
'First time I've met or seen him': Socceroos 'starting from scratch'

'First time I've met or seen him': Socceroos 'starting from scratch'

The Socceroos return to action for the first time in 18 months when they play Kuwait in the first of four World Cup qualifiers - and won't slow down from there. 2 Jun 2021
Picked! The best Socceroos starting 11

Picked! The best Socceroos starting 11

After 550-odd days, the Socceroos have finally been rebooted with 31 players picked. So what’s our starting eleven? 31 May 2021
Socceroo gunning for Wembley final before World Cup

Socceroo gunning for Wembley final before World Cup

New Socceroos call up Kenny Dougall has a huge challenge with League One's Blackpool before he can link up with the Socceroos' World Cup qualifiers squad for a chance at winning a debut cap. 27 May 2021
A comprehensive new Socceroos squad analysis

A comprehensive new Socceroos squad analysis

The Socceroos squad for next month's 2022 World Cup qualifiers has been named and considering the enormity of the task, it's worth taking a closer inspection at Australia's strengths and weaknesses. 25 May 2021
Socceroos World Cup opponents have played 15 matches through COVID

Socceroos World Cup opponents have played 15 matches through COVID

The Socceroos' two opponents in 2022 World Cup qualification have played a whopping 15 matches since COVID-19 struck, against Australia's none. 25 May 2021
Socceroos World Cup qualifiers, Copa America, A-League and Olympics on collision course

Socceroos World Cup qualifiers, Copa America, A-League and Olympics on collision course

FIFA have announced that the Socceroos World Cup qualifiers have been delayed until 2021 leaving the matches at risk of landing amidst a hectic A-League schedule. 12 Aug 2020