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Socceroos pull out of Copa America to focus on World Cup qualifiers

Socceroos pull out of Copa America to focus on World Cup qualifiers

The Socceroos’ dreams of facing global powers Argentina and Brazil in the Copa America have been devastated by the pandemic for the second consecutive year.

  • by Michael Lynch

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Why a Socceroos star feared shaving his mullet could impact his career

Why a Socceroos star feared shaving his mullet could impact his career

Sydney FC and Socceroos defender Rhyan Grant’s desire to play football overseas before he retires is still burning – perhaps stronger than ever.

  • by Vince Rugari
Socceroos sweat on hosting WC hub or face worst-case forfeit fear

Socceroos sweat on hosting WC hub or face worst-case forfeit fear

Socceroos boss steps up his calls for government to help with setting up a quarantine hub for World Cup qualifiers, warns of forfeit fear nightmare.

  • by Michael Lynch
The Socceroo with the toughest job in world football – stopping Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The Socceroo with the toughest job in world football – stopping Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Milos Degenek was just seven years old when Zlatan Ibrahimovic made his first big European move. Two decades on and counting, the Swedish marvel is still at it.

  • by Vince Rugari
Israeli goal machine in line for Socceroos recall after years in wilderness

Israeli goal machine in line for Socceroos recall after years in wilderness

Nikita Rukavytsya’s scintillating scoring spree for Maccabi Haifa has thrown him into the global spotlight – and almost certainly into an Australian jersey next month.

  • by Vince Rugari
How Tim Cahill ‘planted the seed’ for Socceroo Ryan’s historic move to Arsenal

How Tim Cahill ‘planted the seed’ for Socceroo Ryan’s historic move to Arsenal

Mathew Ryan turned to Australia’s all-time leading goalscorer for advice when he was suddenly frozen out of Brighton’s Premier League team - and it paid off.

  • by Vince Rugari
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The promising teenager who doubled Australia’s EPL contingent

The promising teenager who doubled Australia’s EPL contingent

When Southampton’s Caleb Watts was sent onto the field in the 74th minute against Arsenal, he became just the second Australian to have played in the Premier League this season.

  • by Vince Rugari
‘A dream come true’: Socceroo Ryan seals loan move to Arsenal

‘A dream come true’: Socceroo Ryan seals loan move to Arsenal

Mat Ryan has realised a childhood dream after joining the team he grew up supporting in the English Premier League.

  • by Vince Rugari
Watch and learn, Arnold tells A-League's youth as Juve circle ex-Phoenix star

Watch and learn, Arnold tells A-League's youth as Juve circle ex-Phoenix star

Liberato Cacace's journey from the Wellington Phoenix to the bottom of the Belgian first division could next take him to one of the world's biggest clubs.

  • by Vince Rugari
Socceroos seek government support to play home World Cup qualifiers

Socceroos seek government support to play home World Cup qualifiers

The men's national team didn't play a single game last year and face a backlog of World Cup qualifiers in 2021 - but they'll need help to play any of them on Australian soil.

  • by Vince Rugari
Arzani should consider A-League return, says Socceroos boss

Arzani should consider A-League return, says Socceroos boss

Daniel Arzani looks headed for the exit at FC Utrecht after his coach at the Dutch Eredivisie club said he was falling short of "our expectations".

  • by Vince Rugari