Sebastian Hassett Football Federation Australia chairman Frank Lowy confessed he was ''going crazy'' with dread during Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier - but he has now challenged the Socceroos to go beyond the...
Michael Lynch Australia might have made heavy weather of qualifying for the World Cup, but in the end all that matters is that Holger Osieck's men got there.
Dominic Bossi The Socceroos will have an early chance to become familiar with the surroundings of the 2014 FIFA World Cup when they take on host nation Brazil in a friendly match later this year.
Andy Scott It was a mixed night for England's trio of contenders in the Europa League on Thursday, with Chelsea winning their quarter-final first leg while Tottenham Hotspur were held to a draw and Newcastle...
Michael Lynch Strange to think, after Saturday night's barnstorming win over Sydney FC, that Victory was bottom of the league this time last week.
Michael Lynch On paper, it looks as though qualification had been achieved in straightforward fashion. But Australia must make changes to be competitive at the World Cup.
Michael Lynch Holger Osieck's men could even have lost and still progressed - had they known what would happen half a world away in the early hours.
Adelaide United's continental credentials will be put to the test on Wednesday when the Australian team meets J-League powerhouse Kashima Antlers.
The A-League will expand to a 10-team competition from next season, with Football Federation Australia confirming the entry of two new teams.
Five match ups between unbeaten teams take place in the group stage of the Copa Libertadores this week, including one between Boca Juniors and Atlas.
By Philip Henderson, Jim Morton and Laine Clark The long-term viability of the A-League is set to be put to the test in six months with the competition poised to expand to 10 teams.
By Liam FitzGibbon Perth won't be in this year's A-League finals but skipper Simon Colosimo believes the Glory still have a big part to play in them.
Ian McCullough Central Coast Mariners and Newcastle Jets managed to avoid the heavyweights of Asian football in their draws for the group stages of the Asian Champions League.
Shigemi Sato The EPL plans to help develop clubs in Asia - including Australia's Asian Champions League representatives, AFC president Mohammed bin Hammam said on Friday.
Guy Hand Football Federation Australia is considering allowing extra players for A-League clubs competing in the Asian Champions League from next year.
Michael Lynch Surely it wasn't going to be one of those nights. Surely this wasn't going to be one of those games, where one team has almost all the possession, most of the chances, and still can't finish the job.
Sebastian Hassett It certainly left it late but Australia will be headed to the 2014 World Cup after clinching a dramatic 1-0 win over Iraq at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night.
Dominic Bossi Australia's old guard survived a barrage of criticism throughout a gruelling World Cup Qualifying campaign and emerged with a strong case that, for now at least, that they are still the nation's best.
Michael Lynch It all goes on the line at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney tonight, and not just for Australia.
Michael Lynch This was always going to be a night where the result was all that mattered, with the performance secondary.