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 […]

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 […]

FORK IN THE ROAD TO BRAZIL

June 11, 2013

Jordan manager Adnan Hamad has declared he and his team, “. . .came here for a win.” The Jordanians have arrived in Melbourne facing the same situation as the Socceroos. After six qualifying matches Jordan […]

AUSSIES TALKING A GOOD FIGHT IN JAPAN

June 4, 2013

The Socceroos 2014 World Cup qualification hopes sit precariously. Australia currently lie third behind the barnstorming Japan, and surprise packets Jordan. This round of World Cup qualifiers (04/06/2013) pits Australia against the Blue Samurai, while […]

JAPAN v IRAQ – MATCH REPORT

September 11, 2012

The home of the Urawa Reds, Saitama Stadium was packed as usual. Whilst the pitch wasn’t in the best condition the home team served up the standard fare for a Japan international. They were slick, […]

ASIAN WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

September 11, 2012

Tonight in Group B of World Cup qualifying Japan host Iraq while Australia travel to the mid east to face Jordan. Currently Japan lead Group B with 7 points from three matches. Iraq meanwhile, have […]

AUSTRALIA v JAPAN

June 12, 2012

With Australia set to face Japan tonight, the alarm bells are beginning to ring for the Socceroos. Manager Holger Osieck continues to select the aging stars over the ‘up and comers’, who realistically, lack the […]

SHIMIZU’S BROSQUE SHINES FOR SOCCEROOS

March 4, 2012

Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier saw the Socceroos survive a scare against a surprisingly resilient Saudi outfit. Starring for the Aussies was former Sydney-sider Alex Brosque, with two goals and an assist. Brosque’s goals coming in […]

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