WHO WILL BE THE NEXT SOCCEROOS MANAGER?

March 28, 2017

With Russia 2018 getting closer, it seems blatantly obvious – though not discussed by big media – that Australia will have a new manager for international football post 2018. How seriously the 2022 World Cup […]

THEY’RE JOKING AREN’T THEY!

June 10, 2016

Just over a week ago there were stories circulating that Melbourne was likely to host Australia’s biggest World Cup Qualifier on the road to Russia. The story went that ANZ Stadium’s surface wasn’t good enough […]

SOCCEROOS FACE MENTAL TEST AGAINST GREECE

June 4, 2016

Australia takes on Greece tonight in a match that has very little riding on it and it’s for that reason that I see this as a massive test for the Socceroos. Australia has made a habit […]

AUSSIES TO TAKE POINTS OFF HOLLAND

June 18, 2014

They’re the team everyone’s talking about. In their World Cup opener Holland thrashed 2010 champions Spain 5-1. Wow! Now the Dutch move onto soccer’s downtrodden, mistreated and inglorious – Australia. The stereotyped ruffians, and technically […]

HARRY’S HOPES FOR BRAZIL GET A BOOST

February 1, 2014

He’s Australia’s most celebrated soccer player, and though many wouldn’t have believed it in 2001 it looks as though Harry Kewell will play in three World Cups. With Robbie Kruse’s heart breaking ACL tear virtually […]

KOREA REPUBLIC WITH DREAM DRAW FOR BRAZIL 2014

December 16, 2013

Of Asia’s participants in Brazil 2014 Korea Republic are the most fortunate. The Taeguk Warriors have been drawn in what I label the ‘Group of Fluff’, while Japan have also been rather fortunate in contrast […]

NICHOLS AND SAITO SET FOR BRAZIL 2014

July 28, 2013

So Japan’s Blue Samurai defeated the Socceroos 3-2 in an almost empty Hwaseong Stadium, in South Korea. It was the second match of the East Asian Cup for both sides, with both coming off first […]

AXE THE COACH HYSTERIA

July 22, 2013

Cue the hysteria. Australia has had a dour 0-0 draw with Republic of Korea at the East Asian Cup and the fans and media report the match as a disaster. “Axe Holger,” is the cry. […]

ASIAN WORLD CUP HOPES ON TENTERHOOKS

June 18, 2013

Can the Socceroos finish the job? Is Uzbekistan set for its first appearance in a soccer World Cup? Which two Asian teams will play off to face South America’s fifth placed qualifier? All these questions […]

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