world cup qualifying

Lyndon Dykes: If I had a choice, I'm choosing...

Lyndon Dykes: If I had a choice, I'm choosing...

Australian forward Lyndon Dykes has settled a possible international tug-of-war between Australia and Scotland saying he would choose to play for the Socceroos. 30 Aug 2019
Aussies Abroad: Irvine scores, Duncan makes debut

Aussies Abroad: Irvine scores, Duncan makes debut

Brandon Borrello and Mat Leckie's Bundesliga clubs progressed in the German Cup, another Socceroo was among the goals in England and a Brisbane Roar youngster made his debut in Denmark. Here is your Aussies Abroad wrap! 12 Aug 2019
Aussies Abroad: Hrustic scores Eredivisie winner

Aussies Abroad: Hrustic scores Eredivisie winner

There were plenty of goals to savour by our Aussies Abroad who put on a show as the football seasons kicks off once more. 5 Aug 2019
Nigeria Forward Simon Ruled Out of 2018 FIFA World Cup Due to Injury - Head Coach

Nigeria Forward Simon Ruled Out of 2018 FIFA World Cup Due to Injury - Head Coach

MOSCOW, May 28 (Sputnik) - Nigeria forward Moses Simon is confirmed to miss the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia due to a thigh injury, head coach Gernot Rohr said. 29 May 2018
Ange: Timmy would’ve belted me if I took him off

Ange: Timmy would’ve belted me if I took him off

Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou has called two goal hero Tim Cahill a freak and says the striker would’ve belted him if he was substituted in last night's World Cup qualifier against Syria. 11 Oct 2017
Roos win, pray for Japan favour

Roos win, pray for Japan favour

The Socceroos' automatic World Cup qualification hopes hinge on Saudi Arabia not beating Japan after Australia edged Thailand 2-1 at AAMI Park on Tuesday night. 5 Sep 2017
Australia v Thailand pic special

Australia v Thailand pic special

Australia played host to Thailand at AAMI Park on Tuesday night in their final third round 2018 World Cup qualifier. Pics by Getty Images. 5 Sep 2017
Milligan: Japan will give 100%

Milligan: Japan will give 100%

Former Japan-based Socceroo Mark Milligan is confident the Blue Samurai won’t fold against Saudi Arabia with Australia’s automatic World Cup qualification hopes hinging on the result. 3 Sep 2017
Ange takes responsibility for defeat

Ange takes responsibility for defeat

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou has taken responsibility for team selection and his side's performance in Thursday's 2-0 defeat to Japan in 2018 World Cup qualifying in Saitama. 31 Aug 2017
Roos on the ropes after Japan loss

Roos on the ropes after Japan loss

Australia's 2018 World Cup qualifying hopes have suffered a major blow after a 2-0 loss to Japan in Saitama on Thursday night. 31 Aug 2017
Pic special: Japan v Socceroos

Pic special: Japan v Socceroos

Japan and Australia faced off in Saitama in the penultimate game in the third round of 2018 World Cup qualifying. Pics by Getty Images. 31 Aug 2017
Mooy out ill, Kruse up front

Mooy out ill, Kruse up front

Aaron Mooy has been left out of the Socceroos matchday squad to face Japan on Thursday night due to illness. 31 Aug 2017
Ryan: No one owns Socceroos spot

Ryan: No one owns Socceroos spot

With Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou recently employing a rotation policy, Mat Ryan says no one in the national team owns their position. 12 Apr 2017
Ange: Why I'm leaving Socceroos

Ange: Why I'm leaving Socceroos

Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou says he plans to leave the Australian National team set up after the Russia World Cup to explore coaching positions overseas. 11 Apr 2017
Ange: I hate Socceroos cultural cringe

Ange: I hate Socceroos cultural cringe

Socceroos Boss Ange Postecoglou says he hates the way Australians talk down the national team’s ability to adapt to different tactics. 6 Apr 2017
Ange: It's not just about qualifying

Ange: It's not just about qualifying

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou was defiant the morning after Australia's World Cup dream-saving 2-0 win over United Arab Emirates and insisted: It's not just about qualifying. 29 Mar 2017