Meet Bryleeh Henry: The new 18y.o. Matilda who ‘terrorises defences’

Earning a surprise call-up to the Matildas' squad for friendlies against Brazil, 18-year-old Bryleeh Henry’s is emblematic of the opportunities a home World Cup is providing. Now, the Penrith local has the rare chance to earn her international debut in front of family and friends in her home stadium and target bigger things to come. … Continue reading Meet Bryleeh Henry: The new 18y.o. Matilda who ‘terrorises defences’

Jacob Italiano and Lachlan Brook highlight Olyroos squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification

Borussia Monchengladbach’s Jacob Italiano and Brentford’s Lachlan Brook highlight a 21-player Olyroos squad set to take part in AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification next week.  Currently in camp in Dubai, the squad is will transit to Tajikistan in the coming days, where they are scheduled to play Indonesia in a two-match series in Dushanbe for … Continue reading Jacob Italiano and Lachlan Brook highlight Olyroos squad for AFC U23 Asian Cup qualification

Gustavsson names strong squad for Matildas’ homecoming

Matildas’ coach Tony Gustavsson has named a star-studded squad for coming friendlies against Brazil in Sydney -- homecoming fixtures marking the end of a 597-day gap between games on home soil for Australia’s women. Absent from the team that suffered an upset 3-2 defeat to the Republic of Ireland last month, experienced campaigners Ellie Carpenter, … Continue reading Gustavsson names strong squad for Matildas’ homecoming

Australia’s loss to Japan in World Cup qualifying a missed opportunity for Socceroos

On the battle that played out on the park during #JPNvAUS, what the result means in the context of the race for automatic qualification, and asking the question of where and how November’s crucial game against Saudi Arabia will be played. Full story in ESPN: https://www.espn.com/soccer/blog-the-match/story/4496005/australias-loss-to-japan-in-world-cup-qualifying-a-missed-opportunity-for-socceroos

Australia extending winning streak has Socceroos’ qualifying campaign far surpassing expectations

Australia has extended its unbeaten run in 2022 World Cup Qualification to 11 -- a new world record for wins in a single campaign -- after downing Oman 3-1 in Qatar. Full story published in ESPN: https://www.espn.com.au/football/australia-aus/story/4493218/australia-extending-winning-streak-has-socceroos-qualifying-campaign-far-surpassing-expectations

A ‘crazy adventure’: Why Denis Genreau is a Socceroo with a journey Arnie wants you to know about

In less than 12 months, Denis Genreau has gone from putting his faith in an expansion side to revive his career to a regular part of Australia’s national team setup and starting week in and week out for Ligue 2’s promotion favourites. It’s a journey that serves as a model for the benefits Australian football … Continue reading A ‘crazy adventure’: Why Denis Genreau is a Socceroo with a journey Arnie wants you to know about

Arnold reveals 25-player squad for Oman and Japan World Cup qualifiers, talks Stensess and Jurić

Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has revealed his 25-player squad for coming World Cup qualifiers against Oman and Japan, but the biggest questions may lie with two players that he couldn’t call up in Gianni Stensness and Deni Jurić. As reported by JDL Media and others, Fran Karačić and Chris Ikonomidis have been called into Arnold’s … Continue reading Arnold reveals 25-player squad for Oman and Japan World Cup qualifiers, talks Stensess and Jurić

Karačić and Ikonomidis return to Socceroos as Football Australia seeks quarantine allowances

After being absent for wins over China and Vietnam, Fran Karačić and Chris Ikonomidis are set to reinforce the Socceroos for coming World Cup qualifiers against Oman and Japan, as Football Australia seeks to reach an agreement with the Victorian Government that will open the door for further callups from its Melburnian talent pool. Full … Continue reading Karačić and Ikonomidis return to Socceroos as Football Australia seeks quarantine allowances