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FCBEscola: How Aussie kids can play like Messi

FCBEscola: How Aussie kids can play like Messi

FC Barcelona Escola Technical Director Jordi Fernandez says the academy not only teaches kids the Barca methodology but combines that with the Australian style of play. 8 Dec 2017
Is this the Socceroos new Emperor?

Is this the Socceroos new Emperor?

Young Socceroos mentor Ufuk Talay has weighed into the search for the future Socceroos coach by suggesting that former Turkey boss Fatih Terim would be a great candidate. 7 Dec 2017
Why Australian women’s youth is behind Asia

Why Australian women’s youth is behind Asia

Former Young Matildas coach Ante Juric says Australia needs to produce a bigger pool of players at a young level after failing to qualify for youth World Cups in over a decade. 7 Dec 2017
Are the Socceroos past their prime?

Are the Socceroos past their prime?

Danish journalist Klaus Egelund says the Socceroos are past their prime and pointed to an ageing Tim Cahill and Mile Jedinak. 5 Dec 2017
Can the 'Aussies with no head' beat France?

Can the 'Aussies with no head' beat France?

After Australia were drawn to play France in the first group match of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, French media described the coach-less Socceroos as, "the Aussies with no head". 3 Dec 2017
How the W-League can score Matildas success

How the W-League can score Matildas success

Football Federation Australia general manager of women's football Sarah Walsh says the W-League can ride the wave of the Matildas' recent success. 27 Nov 2017
Cahill drops World Cup bombshell

Cahill drops World Cup bombshell

Record-breaking Socceroos striker Tim Cahill has hinted he may need to move from Melbourne City if he doesn’t get the required playing time in the lead up to next year's World Cup. 16 Nov 2017
Jedinak: Honduras Hat-trick is my first

Jedinak: Honduras Hat-trick is my first

Socceroos skipper Mile Jedinak says the hat-trick that secured Australia a spot at the 2018 World Cup in Russia was the first of his career. 16 Nov 2017
Australia kept guessing as Ange 'enjoys' the moment

Australia kept guessing as Ange 'enjoys' the moment

Ange Postecoglou says he'll enjoy the moment before announcing his coaching future after masterminding the Socceroos' fourth consecutive World Cup qualification on Wednesday night. 16 Nov 2017
Rasic: Raucous home support is our key to qualifying

Rasic: Raucous home support is our key to qualifying

World Cup coach Rale Rasic says the Socceroos' home support and Australian's mental strength will be the side's secret weapon ahead of tonight’s do-or-die qualifier against Honduras. 15 Nov 2017
Pinto: Tell Ange, Honduras are going long

Pinto: Tell Ange, Honduras are going long

Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou has received tactical assistance from Honduras coach Jorge Luis Pinto after he revealed that long balls and through balls will be the game plan for tomorrow night’s intercontinental play off. 14 Nov 2017
Drone-gate: Honduras coach cries espionage

Drone-gate: Honduras coach cries espionage

Honduras coach Jorge Luis Pinto says the drone that flew over the team’s training session was an act of espionage and labelled the incident embarrassing for Australia. 14 Nov 2017
Milligan: Socceroos never doubted Ange's tactics

Milligan: Socceroos never doubted Ange's tactics

Australian midfielder Mark Milligan says the Socceroos never had any doubts about Ange Postecoglou’s tactics. 13 Nov 2017
Cahill: I’m ready to start for the Socceroos

Cahill: I’m ready to start for the Socceroos

Ahead of Wednesday night’s winner-takes-all World Cup qualifier in Sydney, record-breaking Socceroos goalscorer Tim Cahill says he is ready to start against Honduras. 13 Nov 2017
Ange disrespectful says Honduran media

Ange disrespectful says Honduran media

Diego Paz, the editor in chief of Honduras national newspaper Diez, says Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou misunderstood Honduras’ culture and was disrespectful to their media. 13 Nov 2017
W-League: Sydney not in panic mode

W-League: Sydney not in panic mode

Sydney FC captain Teresa Polias says the Sky Blues aren’t hitting the panic button after two straight losses to open the W-League season. 10 Nov 2017
Gombau: I can't promise I can control my passion

Gombau: I can't promise I can control my passion

New Western Sydney coach Josep Gombau says he may not be able to control his exuberant sideline antics during in game situations when he takes charge of Wanderers. 9 Nov 2017
Rasic: We need a miracle in Honduras and victory in Sydney

Rasic: We need a miracle in Honduras and victory in Sydney

Ahead of the intercontinental World Cup play-off, former Socceroos coach Rale Rasic says Australia need a miracle in Honduras and victory in Sydney to progress to Russia 2018. 7 Nov 2017
How Johnny Warren took football to a new level

How Johnny Warren took football to a new level

On the anniversary of Johnny Warren’s passing his daughter, Shannon Warren, the late Les Murray, and Andy Paschalidis discuss the former Socceroos' legend's legacy. 6 Nov 2017
Figueroa: The only war Socceroos will find is inside the field

Figueroa: The only war Socceroos will find is inside the field

Honduras captain Maynor Figueroa says the Socceroos won’t find his country to be like what has been reported in the Australia media, but on the field it’s another story. 1 Nov 2017
AAFC: Game on for second division as FFA seek meeting

AAFC: Game on for second division as FFA seek meeting

Football Federation Australia has apparently had a change of heart, asking to meet with those behind a recently released plan for a second division. 31 Oct 2017