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Shockeroos: Uncapped A-League duo to get call-ups for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Shockeroos: Uncapped A-League duo to get call-ups for crucial World Cup qualifiers

Marco Tilio and Joel King could make their Socceroos debuts in the must-win games against Vietnam and Oman.

  • by Dominic Bossi

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‘Something special’s building’: The method behind madness of Matildas coach Gustavsson

‘Something special’s building’: The method behind madness of Matildas coach Gustavsson

The Asian Cup is here, and it’s time to shift from what Tony Gustavsson calls “preparation mode” to “tournament mode”. After a tough 2021, are the Matildas ready to flick the switch?

  • by Vince Rugari
Why nothing but silverware will do for Matildas at Asian Cup

Why nothing but silverware will do for Matildas at Asian Cup

Kyah Simon says the team’s internal expectations for the Asian Cup are to win the title, shrugging off suggestions public pressure can affect the squad.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Short-term thinking is costing A-League millions in lost transfer fees: FA chief

Short-term thinking is costing A-League millions in lost transfer fees: FA chief

There was $4.86 billion spent on transfer fees worldwide last year - but Australian clubs only received $1.1 million, lagging even the likes of Cyprus, Kazakhstan and Hungary.

  • by Vince Rugari
Wins for Liverpool and Leeds as Everton fire Benitez after just 200 days in charge

Wins for Liverpool and Leeds as Everton fire Benitez after just 200 days in charge

A brutal 40-word statement from Everton offered no thanks to a manager whose appointment was always contentious with fans.

‘We need to win this’: Matildas set great expectations for Asian Cup

‘We need to win this’: Matildas set great expectations for Asian Cup

After a rollercoaster 2021 in which their defence came under the microscope, Ellie Carpenter says Australia’s ambition is to not only win the Asian Cup for the first time in over a decade, but keep clean sheets while doing it.

  • by Vince Rugari
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McGree transfer highlights Australia’s lowly place in football’s pecking order

McGree transfer highlights Australia’s lowly place in football’s pecking order

How did Charlotte FC make millions off Riley McGree, a player who’ll never wear their colours – and why didn’t Adelaide United, the club who produced him, make more? The answer is simple, straightforward, and a little sobering for Australian soccer.

  • by Vince Rugari
Manchester City charge toward successful title defence

Manchester City charge toward successful title defence

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City took a step closer to a fourth title in five seasons with a 1-0 win over second-placed Chelsea on Saturday.

  • by Simon Evans
FA support for Cavallo after calling out homophobic abuse during game

FA support for Cavallo after calling out homophobic abuse during game

Melbourne Victory have been issued with a show cause notice after the incident involving some fans during last weekend’s clash with Adelaide United at AAMI Park.

Aubameyang diagnosed with ‘cardiac lesions’ after leaving COVID isolation

Aubameyang diagnosed with ‘cardiac lesions’ after leaving COVID isolation

The Gabon and Arsenal forward was diagnosed with the issue at the African Cup of Nations after testing positive to COVID-19 the previous week.

‘Never seen anything like it’: Chaos as referee blows final whistle twice before full-time at Cup of Nations

‘Never seen anything like it’: Chaos as referee blows final whistle twice before full-time at Cup of Nations

Janny Sikazwe prematurely called time on two occasions then failed in an attempt to restart play more than 20 minutes after Mali and Tunisia players had left the field.

  • by Sam Dean