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Japan, UAE join Australia in Asian Cup quarter-finals

Japan, UAE join Australia in Asian Cup quarter-finals

Four-time winners Japan and hosts UAE are both through to the final eight following Asian Cup wins overnight.

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Arnold ponders options to replace Rogic for UAE quarter-final
Socceroos

Arnold ponders options to replace Rogic for UAE quarter-final

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold says he may change the team's formation to deal with the absence of Tom Rogic for next Asian Cup clash.

  • by Vince Rugari
Dire Socceroos win shootout to beat brave Uzbekistan in Asian Cup
Socceroos

Dire Socceroos win shootout to beat brave Uzbekistan in Asian Cup

Players and coaches celebrated as if they had won the Asian Cup itself, but in truth there was nothing to rave about.

  • by Vince Rugari
Iran set up China clash, Vietnam beat Jordan in penalty shootout
Iran

Iran set up China clash, Vietnam beat Jordan in penalty shootout

Iran and China will face off in the Asian Cup quarter-finals, while Vietnam scraped through after a thrilling penalty shootout.

Arnold wants 'ruthless' instinct in attack from Socceroos
Socceroos

Arnold wants 'ruthless' instinct in attack from Socceroos

After watching several key chances go begging in their last Asian Cup match, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold wants his players to sharpen up in front of goal.

  • by Vince Rugari
White Wolves want 'revenge' for 6-0 belting in last Socceroos clash
Socceroos

White Wolves want 'revenge' for 6-0 belting in last Socceroos clash

Uzbekistan's players are seeking retribution in Monday's Asian Cup round of 16 clash for the thrashing they copped the last time they faced the Socceroos.

  • by Vince Rugari
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Socceroos have Bielsa-level intel on Uzbekistan: Arnold
Socceroos

Socceroos have Bielsa-level intel on Uzbekistan: Arnold

Graham Arnold doesn't spy on training sessions like Marcelo Bielsa, but the Socceroos coach says he knows everything there is to know about their opponents.

  • by Vince Rugari
From Lou Reed to Seinfeld to Buffy: Meet the Socceroos' odd man out
Socceroos

From Lou Reed to Seinfeld to Buffy: Meet the Socceroos' odd man out

Jackson Irvine is almost the antithesis of the stereotypical professional footballer. So how does he fit in with the Socceroos?

  • by Vince Rugari
Leckie's return 'like buying a new player', says Sainsbury
Socceroos

Leckie's return 'like buying a new player', says Sainsbury

There's no transfers in international football, but Mathew Leckie's pending return from injury feels like a bargain buy for the Socceroos at the Asian Cup.

  • by Vince Rugari
'I should have scored': Maclaren moves on from Syria stumbles
Socceroos

'I should have scored': Maclaren moves on from Syria stumbles

Jamie Maclaren is still riding the high of breaking his Socceroos duck, but he admits he should have scored at least once, probably twice, against Syria.

  • by Vince Rugari
Sven-Goran Eriksson joins race for vacant Brisbane Roar gig
Brisbane Roar

Sven-Goran Eriksson joins race for vacant Brisbane Roar gig

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson is the latest high-profile candidate to toss their hat in the ring to coach Brisbane Roar in the A-League.

  • by Vince Rugari