Match Report: IRAN V QATAR

January 15, 2015

Tens of thousands of Iranian fans descended upon Sydney’s Stadium Australia for what was expected to be akin to a training ground match, after opponents Qatar were battered by UAE in their Asian Cup  opener. […]

ASIAN CUP SET TO PROVIDE SURPRISES

January 9, 2015

With hosts Australia going through an identity crisis at the moment, and numerous other Asian Cup contenders taking on new managers recently, the continental tournament is set to provide plenty of shocks. Last year East Asian […]

THE PAINS OF POSTECOGLOU

September 7, 2014

After a World Cup tournament that saw the Socceroos exceed expectations, the mood around the national team was notably positive. But there are plenty of questions to be answered. Manager Ange Postecoglou was elected under […]

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 […]

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 […]