Schwarzer makes history in Chelsea loss

Liam Fitzgibbon Mark Schwarzer forces a rewrite of the record books just about every time he takes the field these days.


Mile Jedinak scores as Dylan Tombides honoured in EPL

Socceroo Mile Jedinak scored his first Premier League goal for Crystal Palace in a match in where fellow Australian Dylan Tombides was farewelled with a moving tribute.


South Africa names squad for Socceroos friendly

Kagisho Dikgacoi

Dominic Bossi South Africa has named a strong squad, calling-up a number of European based players including Crystal Palace midfielder Kagisho Dikgacoi.


Socceroos fans second in World Cup ticket sales

Socceroos fnas with scarfes.

Sebastian Hassett Australia might have been given the toughest task of any nation at the World Cup but that hasn't stopped fans buying the second-highest number of tournament match tickets from any foreign country.

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Socceroos' Golden Generation fall one by one to the sniper

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Michael Cockerill He's good, isn't he, Ange Postecoglou? The bodies are falling, but no one sees the gun go off.

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Socceroos racing against time before World Cup, says Ange Postecoglou

Socceroos Coach Ange Postecoglou

Ange Postecoglou knows there are just 20 'meaningful' days before Australia heads to Brazil.

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.


Josip Simunic just one of a growing lost generation of Socceroos

Gavin de Niese at training for River Plate in Argentina.

Dominic Bossi The names Reno Piscipo, Steven Ugarkovic and Blake Ricciuto might not mean much to Australian football fans today, but they could become sore points of discussion in years to come.

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Socceroos beaten 4-3 after leading Ecuador 3-0 at half-time

Michael Lynch Postecoglou must tighten up his team's defence.


Young Socceroos win much praise despite loss

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 05: Australia keeper Mitch Langerak is sent off  during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador at The Den on March 05, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Julian Drape, London Tim Cahill has lauded the new-age Socceroos for producing top-quality soccer.


Pot luck: Socceroos prepare to discover fate in Asian Cup draw

Ange Postecoglou hopes the soccer gods will be on his side when the draw is announced for the 2015 Asian Cup.

Sebastian Hassett Socceroos boss hopes luck is on his side when 2015 Asian Cup draw takes place.


Tim Cahill becomes the Socceroos greatest goalscorer

Tim Cahill.

'Tiny Tim' becomes a true giant of Australian soccer by taking his tally to 31 international goals


Socceroos handed tough draw in 2015 Asian Cup

AFC General Secretary Dato' Alex Soosay holds up the name Australia during the Asian Football Confederation draw for the 2015 Asian Cup at the Sydney Opera House ground in Sydney, Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Australia hosts the tournament that will be played in Jan. 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

Michael Lynch and Sebastian Hassett Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou says Australia must aspire to claim Asian Cup glory in January next year despite being drawn in a challenging group against South Korea, Oman and Kuwait.

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Socceroos to face South Korea in Asian Cup blockbuster

Heartbreaker: Japan's Tadanari Lee volleys home the winner against Australia's goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer during extra-time of the 2011 Asian Cup final.

Michael Lynch The Socceroos will kick off their Asian Cup campaign in the opening match next January against Kuwait, but their biggest test in the group phase will come when they take on Asian heavyweights South...


Socceroos' heartbreak as Ecuador snare last-minute winner


Dominic Bossi Australia's preparations for the 2014 World Cup have been dealt a blow after slumping to a morale sapping 4-3 loss to Ecuador following a 92nd minute winner by Edison Mendez.

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Socceroos' bizarre Jekyll and Hyde failure

Tom Rogic of Australia battles with Enner Valencia of Ecuador.

Michael Lynch Australia produce a second half as abject as their first half was excellent.

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Tim Cahill hails new-look Socceroos despite agonising loss

Tim Cahill celebrates his goal during the International Friendly match between Australia and Ecuador.

Julian Drape London: Tim Cahill has lauded the new-age Socceroos for producing some of the finest football he's seen from an Australian team despite suffering a heart-breaking last-minute 4-3 loss to Ecuador in...


Ecuador provided a solid test for Socceroos' World Cup game plan

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Craig Foster The Ecuador match was extremely valuable, for the opposite reasons that you may think.


Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade says Canberra could host Asian Cup winner

Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade.

David Polkinghorne Former Socceroos and Canberra Cosmos captain Paul Wade thinks the ACT could play host to the eventual winner of next year's Asian Cup.


FIFA World Cup 2014 tickets snapped up in minutes, leaving many Socceroos fans frustrated

Golden opportunity ... many Socceroos fans were left frustrated and disappointed by virtual queues as they tried to buy World Cup tickets on

Matt Bungard The fourth round of FIFA World Cup 2014 ticket sales has begun, with tickets to Australia's group matches being snapped up in minutes.