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Graham Arnold’s next Asian test? It’s in less than two months

Australia’s Asian Cup has come to an end and, perhaps fittingly, it arrived not with a bang, but with a whimper. A cursory glance over...

From the start? Mark Milligan welcomes Socceroos’ Mathew Leckie boost

If ever there was a sure sign a player was set to start, fronting up to an official prematch media conference is one.  Socceroos flyer...

Milos Degenek reveals defensive counterpart Trent Sainsbury’s secret power

We have always known Trent Sainsbury to be a more than able centre-half, but if teammate Milos Degenek is to be believed, Sainsbury has...

“What dreams are made of” – Experienced Socceroos win the day

The dreaded battle of wits.  It's something every player wants to avoid, particularly those on the side expected to win the particular match they are...

Talking Points: Socceroos 0(4) Uzbekistan 0(2) – Maty Ryan stands tall...

It took more than 120 dour, cagey minutes, but eventually the Socceroos overcame a dogged Uzbekistan to reach the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup...

Mathew Leckie returns to bolster “confident” Socceroos squad

The Socceroos have been handed a dose of Monday motivation ahead of their Asian Cup Round of 16 matchup against Uzbekistan, with coach Graham...

The importance of club form well and truly on show in...

In yesteryear, Socceroos fans have often been left frustrated by the team's inability to find the back of the net with regularity. One just needs to...

Talking Points: Socceroos 3 Syria 2 – Defending champs do enough...

The Socceroos have secured progression to the Asian Cup last 16, defeating a desperate Syria 3-2 in Al Ain on Tuesday night.  Australia looked impressive...

Socceroos assistant backs in depth to fill Sainsbury void

When talking of players who would be among the first named on a team sheet match by match, defender Trent Sainsbury would be one...

Socceroos looking to set the tone early against desperate Syria

Syria, alongside the Socceroos, were one of the pre-tournament favourites to progress out of the Asian Cup's Group B, but two matchdays in, the...