Dominic Bossi

Dominic Bossi

Dominic Bossi is a football reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald.

Western Sydney Wanderers may play Asian Champions League ties away from Pirtek Stadium

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers may have to apply for special exemption from the Asian Football Confederation to play their Asian Champions League games at Pirtek Stadium this season with the venue...

Asian Cup - The Lowdown: Iran v Iraq

Centre stage: Ashkan Dejagah is the pivot in most of what Iran do well.

Dominic Bossi Iran v Iraq

Asian Cup TV ratings bonanza spreads through continent

TV hit: China v North Korea recorded huge ratings.

Dominic Bossi TV figures for the Asian Cup group stage have just been released with the final standings well in excess of predictions.

Western Sydney Wanderers in talks to move games to ANZ Stadium

Tomi Juric

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers are negotiating a deal with ANZ Stadium to move drawcard fixtures to the venue this year beginning with some of their 2015 Asian Champions League games. 

Sydney FC sign former Australian youth international Robert Stambolziev

Dominic Bossi Sydney FC have continued to rebuild their squad during the January transfer window with the signing of former Australian youth international, Robert Stambolziev.

And then there were eight ... how the Asian Cup quarter-finalists stack up

The form of Tim Cahill and Massimo Luongo will be crucial in order for the Socceroos to triumph in their quarter final tomorrow night against China.

Michael Lynch, Sebastian Hassett and Dominic Bossi Michael Lynch, Sebastian Hassett and Dominic Bossi run their expert eyes over the eight remaining teams in contention for the Asian Cup.

It's all academic as Bahrain defeat Qatar 2-1 in Asian Cup dead rubber


Dominic Bossi The hosts of the 2022 World Cup depart the Asian Cup without collecting a single point after Qatar slumped to a third successive defeat in Australia, losing to Bahrain in their final group game.

Referee Ben Williams winning no fans in Asia

No laughing matter: Ben Williams shares a joke with Iran goalkeeper Ali Reza Haghighi.

Dominic Bossi The A-League's most polarising referee is at it again and this time it is not just Australian fans scratching their heads but all of Asia.

Socceroos Asian Cup semi-final won't be moved to Sydney despite Hunter Stadium limitations

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Dominic Bossi A potential Asian Cup semi-final involving Australia appears certain to remain in Newcastle's Hunter Stadium despite the venue's already limited capacity.

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Socceroos face difficult road to Asian Cup title after loss to South Korea

Tomi Juric

Dominic Bossi A rugged Suncorp Stadium pitch, the humidity of a Queensland summer and being on an earlier-than-expected collision course with defending champions Japan adds up to a tougher task for the Socceroos...

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Asian Cup: Iran fans release painted doves before Qatar match


Dominic Bossi Bag checks. They're in place at all grounds and administerred with due dilligence to search for anything from food to alcohol, flares and weapons.

Matthew Spiranovic ruled out of Asian Cup quarter-final due to "soft" yellow card

Disappointed: defender Matthew Spiranovic has been suspended from Asian Cup quarter-final.

Dominic Bossi Socceroos defender Matthew Spiranovic was disapppointed with a "soft" yellow card that rules him out of the quarter final match against China but has thrown his support behind Alex Wilkinson who will...

Japan await as Socceroos stumble in Korean test

Tim Cahill argues with the referee.

Dominic Bossi Australia suffered a significant setback to their hopes of winning the Asian Cup on home soil after succumbing to a hard-fought defeat to South Korea in Brisbane which puts them on the path to an...

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Time to shine: the men with the most to gain from the Asian Cup

Chinese takeaway: Tomi Juric turned down a big money move to China this month.

Dominic Bossi and Sebastian Hassett Dominic Bossi and Sebastian Hassett pick the five Australians and five visiting players who will be the biggest Asian Cup winners.

The lowdown: North Korea v China

Dominic Bossi The inside word on Sunday night's game in Canberra.

The lowdown: Uzbekistan v Saudi Arabia

Dominic Bossi Who to watch for Sunday night's game.

South Korean coach slams travelling media over team changes

Not happy with the media: South Korea's coach Uli Stielike.

Dominic Bossi South Korean coach Uli Stelike unleashed a verbal tirade at his country's media after being criticised for regular changes to their starting lineup and in particular their defence.

Socceroos refusing to resort to defensive tactics in Asian Cup

No way: Ange Postecoglou laughed off suggestions that an attacking player such as Massimo Luongo would be

Dominic Bossi Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou refused to scale back his attacking style of play as Australia prepares to face South Korea in their first hit-out against a continental heavyweight in the Asian Cup.

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Wanderers striker Tomi Juric rejects move to China

Wanted man: Tomi Juric (centre) celebrates his goal against Oman

Dominic Bossi Western Sydney Wanderers striker Tomi Juric has rejected a record transfer to Shanghai Shenhua that would have made him the weatlhiest current Australian footballer.  

Asian Cup: The lowdown: Japan v Iraq

Keisuke Honda

Dominic Bossi Five to watch, the key match-ups and the tactical masters for the Japan v Iraq Asian Cup group stage match.