The Socceroos have recorded just their second win under Ange Postecoglou with a nervy 3-2 triumph over Saudi Arabia in London.
Liam FitzGibbon and Julian Drape Defender Bailey Wright put his name in lights with a goal on debut in the Socceroos' win over Saudi Arabia.
Sebastian Hassett The Socceroos will round off their preparations for January's Asian Cup with a friendly on November 18 against arch-rivals Japan, the same team many are expecting they'll face in the final of the...
Michael Lynch The Socceroos will find the going rather easier when they face Saudi Arabia in London.
All work and no wins is making Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou a tough man to be around.
Liam FitzGibbon Most of Trent Sainsbury's maiden Socceroos experience was spent sweating, struggling to breath and trying to calm down enough to sleep.
Liam FitzGibbon World Cup bolter Bailey Wright will become the latest to audition for one of the Socceroos' most contentious roles when he makes his debut against Saudi Arabia.
Having proven himself a cool customer against top-class opposition, rising midfielder Massimo Luongo won't be daunted when he makes his first Socceroos start against Saudi Arabia.
A full year of tough love from coach Tony Popovic has Western Sydney striker Tomi Juric feeling like a new player and ready to make the most of a huge Socceroos opportunity.
Veteran playmaker Mark Bresciano will replace injured Sydney FC midfielder Terry Antonis for friendlies against Belgium and Saudi Arabia.
Steve Larkin Ageing playmaker Mark Bresciano has been summoned into the Socceroos squad in the clearest signal yet he wants to extend his career into next year's Asian Cup.
English Premier League stars Eden Hazard and Romelu Lukaku have been ruled out of Belgium's squad to face the Socceroos and replaced by their younger brothers.
Feeling his position in the Socceroos goal is far from safe, gloveman Mat Ryan plans to put the harsh lessons learned at the World Cup into practice against Belgium.
The Socceroos have won respect, now they're out to start winning games again.
Michael Lynch Hindsight is always 20/20, so the World Cup, in retrospect, now looks like the easy part for Ange Postecoglou as he seeks to rebuild the Australian side and make it a major contender for Asian Cup...
Australian coach Ange Postecoglou slammed a reporter as being disrespectful after being asked whether his side was "afraid" of the world's fifth-ranked team heading into Friday morning's friendly...
Michael Lynch World Cup quarter-finalists Belgium eased to a 2-0 victory over a new-look Australian side featuring several players making their first appearances for the national team in an international friendly...
Michael Lynch Socceroo boss Ange Postecoglou is adamant that the only way his young players can learn to play at the highest level is by taking on the best they can in friendly internationals.
Steve Zemek Former Socceroos great Paul Okon expects Ange Postecoglou to experiment with his side in the lead-up to next year's Asian Cup.
Tom Decent The man who coached Australia to their first World Cup finals appearance in 1974 says if the Socceroos do not win next year's Asian Cup, it should be viewed as nothing but a failure.