Tim Cahill

Socceroos v Ecuador 2014: International Friendly


Teo Pellizzeri Join Teo Pellizzeri for all the action from the compelling Socceroos-Ecuador friendly in London in early March.


Live A-League: Western Sydney FC v Sydney FC


Ash Grey Bragging rights will be on the line as NSW rivals Western Sydney FC and Sydney FC clash in a local derby at Parramatta Stadium on Saturday night.


Golden oldies: veterans vital to World Cup quest, says Rogic

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 18:  Tom Rogic of the Socceroos celebrates victory during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Iraq at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth Tim Cahill has anointed him Australian football's next big thing, but Tom Rogic says the side's old guard still has a vital role to play at next year's World Cup.

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A-League best nursery: Vidmar

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Steven Russo Tony Vidmar believes the A-League is a better environment for nurturing future superstars than European leagues.


Kewell not out of Rio race but Neill at risk

Harry Kewell

Michael Lynch Harry Kewell in the Australia squad for Brazil next year? Don't bet against it.

Hulk out of play but it's still an incredible challenge


Angela Habashy Brasilia: Brazil will be without Hulk but the Socceroos will still face a team of superheroes when they take on the five-time world champions in Brasilia on Saturday.


Socceroos lesson from Brazil: be afraid, be very afraid

Socceroos lose 6-0 to Brazil

Michael Lynch The Socceroos 6-0 thumping at the hands of Brazil should send a strong message to coach Holger Osieck.

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ACCC looks at football body deals


David Polkinghorne Consumer Commission is investigating Capital Football for alleged ''issues of exclusive dealing''.


Questions on his future are 'out of order', says Osieck

Socceroos coach Holger Osieck

David Sygall Questions about his future as Socceroos coach have been rebuked by Holger Osieck as ''a little bit out of order'', despite the national team's slide down the international rankings and recent heavy...

Mark Schwarzer left out of Socceroos squad

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Socceroos coach Holger Osieck has not included goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer in a 24-man squad for friendlies against France and Canada.

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Oarsome goal has Tommy pinching himself

Australia's Tommy Oar

Sebastian Hassett History might yet record it as the crucial moment in Australia's qualification for the 2014 World Cup but Tommy Oar still can't believe how his fluke effort nearly pinched a famous victory against...

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Plenty of air up there for Kennedy and Cahill to share

Brett Holman and Josh Kennedy

Sebastian Hassett There's a school of thought in Australian football – gaining more and more momentum – that Josh Kennedy and Tim Cahill can't play in the same team.

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One-track mind: Cahill urges Socceroos not to fall for Jordan's tempo trap

James Holland

Michael Lynch It's all about Australia. The Socceroos shouldn't waste too much time worrying about Jordan, and instead should focus on their own strengths and advantages.


Kruse, Bresciano play to the whistle and strike all the right notes to set up a victory they had to have

Michael Lynch

Michael Lynch Australia know if they beat Iraq in Sydney next Tuesday night, they can pack their bags and get ready to samba.

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Live: Socceroos v Jordan


Dominic Bossi Australia face Jordan in a crucial World Cup qualifier.

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Neill delighted with night's work

Lucas Neill

Sebastian Hassett He might have broken one of the longest scoreless streaks in international football but Lucas Neill was even happier at seeing the Socceroos move to within inches of a place at next year’s World Cup.

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Socceroos soar past Jordan to take big step on road to Brazil

Australia v Jordan, World Cup Qualifier at Etihad Stadium.11/06/2013pictures Justin McManus.Lucas Neill (Aus) celebrates a goal with teamates.

Sebastian Hassett It's not a done deal just yet but Australia are on track to qualify for a third straight World Cup after demolishing Jordan at Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Socceroos in Kruse control


Greg Baum Tonight, the Socceroos looked back, and heard an echo, and forward, and heard a call, and felt nothing but rapture.

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Socceroos' old magic back in nick of time

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Richard Hinds Mark Bresciano and Robbie Kruse dominating the midfield and making the usually tight confines of Etihad Stadium look like their personal Simpson Desert.

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Debut deja vu, but Vidosic says extra experience will help state Cup case

Dario Vidosic

Sebastian Hassett It was in the final game of qualifying four years ago that Dario Vidosic made his debut for the Socceroos, but it is a game he would rather forget.