world cup qualifiers

Kiwi's World Cup dream stays alive

Kiwi's World Cup dream stays alive

New Zealand's dream of qualifying for the World Cup is still alive, the Kiwi's holding Peru to a 0-0 draw at Westpac Stadium to leave it all on the line going into Lima. 11 Nov 2017
Azzuri on the brink after defeat to Sweden

Azzuri on the brink after defeat to Sweden

While Australia are battling through their own qualification journey to Russia in 2018, a far more prestigious nation’s struggles are flying under the radar. 11 Nov 2017
Socceroos player ratings vs Syria

Socceroos player ratings vs Syria

Tim Cahill proved the Socceroos' saviour once again leading Australia to a tense 2-1 extra time win over Syria at ANZ Stadium on Tuesday night. With an intercontinental playoff now on the horizon how did the players fare in their latest obstacle on the Road to Russia? 11 Oct 2017
Roos on the road to Damascus and play-offs against Syria

Roos on the road to Damascus and play-offs against Syria

Australia will need to qualify for Russia 2018 the hard way through up to four punishing tough play-offs after Saudi Arabia beat Japan 1-0 this morning. 6 Sep 2017
All career goals are now short term for Mark Milligan

All career goals are now short term for Mark Milligan

At yesterday's "Made in the Hyundai A-League" event in Melbourne, the focus and discussion was on the pathways many current Socceroos have taken through the Hyundai A-League and beyond. Former Socceroo and A-League legend Shannon Cole found out more... 4 Sep 2017
Socceroos Made In The Hyundai A-League

Socceroos Made In The Hyundai A-League

They faced the best in the world at the Confederations Cup and now they're battling to take the Socceroos to Russia 2018...but they started professional life in the Hyundai A-League. 1 Sep 2017
Postecoglou names 30-man Socceroos squad

Postecoglou names 30-man Socceroos squad

Ange Postecoglou has named a 30-man squad for the Socceroos' upcoming FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Japan and Thailand. 15 Aug 2017
Luongo 'buzzing' after first goal for QPR

Luongo 'buzzing' after first goal for QPR

Socceroo Massimo Luongo has scored his first goal for Championship side Queens Park Rangers as the club crushed Rotherham 5-1 at Loftus Road overnight. 19 Mar 2017
If I Was Ange...

If I Was Ange...

It’s a strange squad that Ange has picked for the games against Iraq and UAE. Strange if you want to score goals, that is… 15 Mar 2017
Allianz condition a 'concern' for Postecoglou

Allianz condition a 'concern' for Postecoglou

Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou has raised questions about the state of Allianz Stadium’s pitch after witnessing Friday night’s A-League match which saw Sydney FC down Central Coast Mariners 1-0. 14 Mar 2017
Ange: I'm satisfied about where we're at

Ange: I'm satisfied about where we're at

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou believes the national team’s status is where it should be after the progression of the past two years. 15 Nov 2016
Spira: No Thai, this is a must win

Spira: No Thai, this is a must win

Socceroo centre-back Matthew Spiranovic admits the past two draws were acceptable but maximum points are needed against Thailand away next Tuesday. 7 Nov 2016
A-League bolters in new Roos squad

A-League bolters in new Roos squad

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou today named five A-League players in an extended 30-man squad for next month's World Cup Qualifier against Thailand. 26 Oct 2016
Spiranovic: Japan would be happier than us

Spiranovic: Japan would be happier than us

Socceroo defender Matthew Sprianovic says Japan’s game plan of allowing Australia to maintain possession was unexpected. 12 Oct 2016
Yoshida: We have to stop Cahill

Yoshida: We have to stop Cahill

Japan and Southampton centre-back Maya Yoshida says the Samurai Blue is aware of the dangers Australia’s midfield causes. 10 Oct 2016
Ange: J-League best in Asia

Ange: J-League best in Asia

Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou believes Australia still has a way to go before matching the “strongest” domestic competition in the Asian region - the J-League. 10 Oct 2016
Ange predicts tight tussle

Ange predicts tight tussle

Coach Ange Postecoglou has shrugged off the idea the Socceroos have a mental hold over Asian rivals Japan on the eve of the 2018 World Cup Qualifier at Etihad Stadium. 10 Oct 2016
Ange: Nothing less than victory

Ange: Nothing less than victory

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou won’t accept anything less than three points against UAE on Wednesday morning despite the hosts’ shock win over Japan. 6 Sep 2016
Kruse: It's too early to come home

Kruse: It's too early to come home

Socceroo and Bayer Leverkusen forward Robbie Kruse says it’s too early to return to the A-League after plans to leave the BayArena in January. 4 Sep 2016
Mooy: Strong City in title mix

Mooy: Strong City in title mix

Socceroo and Huddersfield star Aaron Mooy believes former club Melbourne City can contend for the Championship this season. 3 Sep 2016
Jedinak: Club success good for Australia

Jedinak: Club success good for Australia

Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak believes success in club colours will be translated into good performances for the national team. 2 Sep 2016